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New York Times, Tuesday, August 18, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
PS notes: Original 49-Down clue had "lunn"; changed to "Lunn."
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,675
Across Down
1. Part of the head : SCALP
6. Small lump : BLOB
10. Hindu deity : RAMA
14. Wood product : PAPER
15. Jungle sound : ROAR
16. Great : EPIC
17. Shaw : ARTIE
18. Becloud : OBFUSCATE
20. Finish an i : DOT
21. Pretend : FAKE
23. Election tickets : SLATES
24. European language : SLOVENE
26. Silence : SHUSH
27. N. Y. subway : IRT
28. Worst of a bargain : SHORTEND
31. Cowboy gear : CHAPS
34. Hotel employes : CHEFS
35. Noncocktail party : TEA
36. Word with sorry : OOPS
37. Legal summary : BRIEF
38. Decree : FIAT
39. Scrooge's exclamation : BAH
40. Decorate : PAINT
41. Pronouncements : DICTA
42. Trite sayings : BROMIDES
44. Place for coal : BIN
45. Quick : RAPID
46. Education officials : REGENTS
50. Bleach : WHITEN
52. Elanet : KITE
53. Man's name : IRA
54. Leash : RESTRAINT
56. Harden : STEEL
58. French weapon : ARME
59. Song : GLEE
60. Old Thai coin : TICAL
61. Gram. case : POSS
62. Makes do : EKES
63. Run-down : SEEDY
1. Mining nails : SPADS
2. Noel : CAROL
3. Likely : APTTO
4. Wreath : LEI
5. Puts forward : PREFERS
6. Go for ___ : BROKE
7. Leaf appendage : LOBE
8. Bumpkin : OAF
9. "Don't call us; we'll call you," e.g. : BRUSHOFF
10. Change actors : RECAST
11. Unresponsive : APATHETIC
12. Jot : MITE
13. Honor cards : ACES
19. Slips over : SLURS
22. Fast, to slow: Abbr. : ANT
25. Big shots : VIPS
26. Halloween wear : SHEET
28. Climbs in a way : SHINS
29. Well ordered : NEAT
30. Facts : DATA
31. Irvin S. or Ty : COBB
32. Frost : HOAR
33. Maxims : APHORISMS
34. Shouted : CRIED
37. Raillery : BADINAGE
38. Dandy : FINE
40. Man to be paid : PIPER
41. Abbreviated stories : DIGESTS
43. Ore-smelting mixtures : MATTES
44. Poker move : BET
46. Formalities : RITES
47. Relative : NIECE
48. Tire part : TREAD
49. ___ Lunn : SALLY
50. Cloak : WRAP
51. Leander's love : HERO
52. Joint : KNEE
55. Kind : ILK
57. Supporting beam : TIE

Answer summary: 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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