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New York Times, Saturday, August 22, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,679
Across Down
1. Give out : METE
5. ___ de deux : PAS
8. Quahog : CLAM
12. Ruler of the Aesir : ODIN
13. Loud, in music : FORTE
15. Hospital ship : HOPE
16. Frustrating experiences : WILDGOOSECHASES
19. Brilliant : STELLAR
20. School books : PRIMERS
21. Fish : EEL
22. Imitation sealskin : MOUTON
23. Picked : CHOSE
26. Sawbuck : TEN
27. Service club : LIONS
30. Fowl : HENS
31. ___ diem : PER
32. Grant : BESTOW
33. Wrath : IRE
34. Move with effort : CLAMBER
36. ___ second : INA
37. Hoyden : TOMBOY
39. Support : AID
40. Verily : AMEN
41. Essences : ODORS
42. Hole : PIT
43. Tiny Tim word : BLESS
44. Struck : RAMMED
46. ___ alai : JAI
47. Part of an estate : MANSION
49. Food fish : PORGIES
53. Bishop's footwear : EPISCOPALSANDAL
55. Salesman's samples : LINE
56. Potentate : RAJAH
57. Or ___ : ELSE
58. License plates : TAGS
59. Ground : LOT
60. Legal paper : DEED
1. Barn lofts : MOWS
2. B1ue-pencil : EDIT
3. Tessera : TILE
4. Infinite : ENDLESS
5. Near-flunking mark : POOR
6. ___ nova, music style : ARS
7. Squelch : STEPON
8. Buffing cloth : CHAMOIS
9. Hurry : LOSENOTIME
10. Mimic : APER
11. Jumble : MESS
13. Young mule : FOAL
14. Tan shade : ECRU
17. High spirits : GLEE
18. Adolf : HITLER
22. Old London tavern : MERMAID
23. Hush, in Tijuana : CHITO
24. Judean king : HEROD
25. "___ in May . . . " : ONEMORNING
26. Oolong : TEA
28. Canonical hour : NONES
29. Some dives : SWANS
31. Tire word : PLY
32. Cot : BED
34. Kind of ray : COSMIC
35. Piece : BIT
38. Orchestra section : BRASSES
40. Set right : ALIGNED
42. Kind of correspondent : PENPAL
43. Theda : BARA
45. Othello : MOOR
46. Kid : JOSH
47. Relent : MELT
48. Samoan port : APIA
49. Land map : PLAT
50. Vain : IDLE
51. Relax : EASE
52. Go-devil : SLED
54. Garlic, in the Southwest : AJO

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

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