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New York Times, Monday, August 17, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,674

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Do a football line job : BLOCK
6. Bursts open : POPS
10. Fervor : ZEAL
14. Truman's first home : LAMAR
15. Nazimova : ALLA
16. River to the Moselle : ORNE
17. Giraffe's relative : OKAPI
18. Abrupt change : LEAP
19. Crosspiece : RUNG
20. Officer of the Bounty : CHRISTIAN
22. Pith helmet : TOPEE
23. Leg part : SHIN
24. Field of operation : THEATER
26. This ___ surprise! : ISA
29. Rosinante, for one : NAG
30. Time spans : EONS
31. Opera role : TOSCA
33. Rising, as a flood : CRESTING
37. Chorus voice : ALTO
38. Bridge player's words : IPASS
40. Tropical tree : EBOE
41. Daniel's milieu : LIONSDEN
43. Quality : TRAIT
44. Fodder : FEED
45. ___ glance : ATA
47. Erie and Wabash: Abbr. : RRS
48. Oriental warrior : SAMURAI
51. Asian nation : LAOS
53. In reserve : ONICE
54. Follower of a certain doctrine : CALVINIST
59. Skirt length : MINI
60. Refined jujitsu : JUDO
61. Naval apparatus : SONAR
62. Aleutian island : ATTU
63. Language of Pakistan : URDU
64. Shinto gateway : TORII
65. Doris and others : DAYS
66. Binet-Simon, for one : TEST
67. Glasses, for short : SPECS
Down
1. Legislative group : BLOC
2. Large sum in India : LAKH
3. Persian poet : OMAR
4. Roman sacrificial vessel : CAPIS
5. Indian deity : KRISHNA
6. Fence picket : PALING
7. Olive genus : OLEA
8. Kind of punch : PLANTERS
9. Foolish one : SAP
10. Persian prophet : ZOROASTER
11. Break out : ERUPT
12. Year in Paris : ANNEE
13. French cubist : LEGER
21. Spanish relative : TIA
22. Shoe sizes : TENS
25. Implements : HOES
26. Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
27. Arias : SOLI
28. Regarding : ASTO
32. Chinese philosopher : CONFUCIUS
33. Container : CAN
34. Construction piece : IBAR
35. Rouge's sidekick : NOIR
36. Obtains : GETS
38. What's the big ___? : IDEA
39. Foot care : PEDICURE
42. Withered : SERE
43. Followers of a Chinese philosophy : TAOISTS
45. Completely : ALLOUT
46. Hebrew letter : TAV
48. "I was ___ I could . . . " : SOMAD
49. Santa ___ : ANITA
50. Like a julep : MINTY
52. Pry : SNOOP
55. Does arithmetic : ADDS
56. Regarding : INRE
57. Eastern ketch : SAIC
58. First name in baseball : TRIS
60. Project : JUT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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