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New York Times, Wednesday, August 19, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,676
Across Down
1. Support : ABET
5. Hero of Western film : SHANE
10. Lumpish mass : GLOB
14. Like a movie siren : SEXY
15. Seraglio : HAREM
16. Rake : ROUE
17. With 37 and 54 Across, a homely quote : HAPPYISTHEHOUSE
20. Time period : ERA
21. Scraps : ORTS
22. List : ROSTER
23. " . . . and baby makes ___" : THREE
25. Requires : ASKS
26. Jack and wife : SPRATS
28. Liqueur flavor : SLOE
29. Petition : SUE
32. Rugged : HAIRY
33. Where yokels come from : BOONDOCKS
35. State: Abbr. : ALAS
36. Measure for radium: Abbr. : IRU
37. See 17 Across : THAT
38. Excitab1e : HOTHEADED
41. Kind of face : FALSE
42. Mariner's heading : SSE
43. French companies: Abbr. : CIES
44. Lifework : CAREER
45. Donations : ALMS
46. Macaroni base : DURUM
47. Exalted : ASTRAL
50. Golden ide : ORFE
51. White House nickname : IKE
54. See 17 Across : SHELTERSAFRIEND
57. Feb. 22 event : SALE
58. French composer : SATIE
59. Lively dance : CLOG
60. Snake ___ : EYES
61. Use : SPEND
62. Town near Padua : ESTE
1. Tennis star : ASHE
2. Kodiak : BEAR
3. Banish : EXPATRIATE
4. Office machine: Abbr. : TYP
5. Stafford and Worcester : SHIRES
6. Proverbial waste-maker : HASTE
7. Study field : ARTS
8. O. T. Book : NEH
9. Author of the quote : EMERSON
10. Flagrant : GROSS
11. Lummox : LOUT
12. English river : OUSE
13. Drink : BEER
18. Well-known mayor : YORTY
19. ___ up (sham) : HOKED
24. Jarring : HARSH
25. Audibly : ALOUD
26. Eastern rulers : SHAHS
27. Columbus's starting point : PALOS
28. Lesions : SORES
29. Inept ones: Slang : SCHLEMIELS
30. Decree : UKASE
31. Organic compound : ESTER
33. Waits : BIDES
34. Japanese port : OTARU
39. Fame : ECLAT
40. Desultory : AIMLESS
41. Word with way or sea : FARER
44. Struck in a way : CUFFED
45. City on the Rhone : ARLES
46. Exhaust : DRAIN
47. African fox : ASSE
48. One-hoss ___ : SHAY
49. Distant: Prefix : TELE
50. Bone: Prefix : OSTE
52. Granny : KNOT
53. Sharpness : EDGE
55. Bum ___ : RAP
56. Kind of cube : ICE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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