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New York Times, Friday, August 21, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,678

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Students & seniors
Across
1. ___ value : PLUS
5. Hoist : LIFT
9. Chair part : SPLAT
14. Gaunt : LANK
15. Flat plinth : ORLO
16. Equally : ALIKE
17. Unqualified : OUTANDOUT
19. European thrush : MAVIS
20. Certain votes : WRITEINS
21. Solar god and namesakes : ATENS
22. Rummage and fire : SALES
23. Car part : TIEROD
26. Remnant : TAGEND
29. Missile : NIKE
32. Exclamation in Bonn : ACH
35. Turns outward : EVERTS
36. Passage in anatomy : ITER
37. Extend : BROADEN
39. Liberator : RESCUER
41. ___ lie : BALD
42. Orange oil : NEROLI
44. Additions to letters : PPS
45. "On a wing ___ prayer" : ANDA
46. French city : GRASSE
47. Broadcast : SPREAD
49. Pipe device : VALVE
54. Scribbled : WROTE
56. Less important : INFERIOR
59. Refuge : HAVEN
60. Attacks : SAILSINTO
61. Turn away : AVERT
62. Formerly : ONCE
63. Plant : SEED
64. Succinct : TERSE
65. Fret : STEW
66. Gaelic : ERSE
Down
1. Farm implements : PLOWS
2. Lady of sonnets : LAURA
3. Conjunction : UNTIL
4. Hockey equipment : SKATE
5. City near Milan : LODI
6. Pig ___ : IRON
7. Disconcert : FLUSTER
8. Urchin : TOT
9. Philippine island : SAMAR
10. Purely spiritual : PLATONIC
11. Indulged oneself : LIVEDITUP
12. Related : AKIN
13. Girl's name : TESS
18. Placed one within another : NESTED
24. Preliminaries of jazz pieces : INTROS
25. Defunct autos : EDSELS
27. Vindicate : AVENGE
28. Classes : GENERA
30. Dungeon : KEEP
31. Slips up : ERRS
32. Jewish title : ABBA
33. Herring measure : CRAN
34. Postpones : HOLDSOVER
38. Certain TV writers : ADAPTERS
40. Colanders : SIEVES
43. Sparkling : RADIANT
48. Income: Fr. : RENTE
50. Spring : ARISE
51. Eye cosmetic : LINER
52. Ballots : VOTES
53. Undermine : ERODE
54. ___ it takes : WHAT
55. Talk extravagantly : RAVE
57. Fastidious : NICE
58. Fluttered : FLEW
60. Sea call : SOS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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