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New York Times, Tuesday, August 25, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,682
Across
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Caesar and namesakes : SIDS
5
Pack tightly : TAMP
9
Body powder : TALC
13
Old cowboy star : HART
14
Large birds : EMEUS
16
Olive genus : OLEA
17
Seaweed product : AGAR
18
Cowboy's equipment : RIATA
19
Stock-market manipulator : BEAR
20
Bookmark for some : DOGEAR
22
Fierce combat : DOGFIGHT
24
Bug-eyed : AGOG
26
Star's light : NEON
27
Old card game : PRIMERO
30
Clews : THREADS
34
Prepared, as potatoes : RICED
35
Giggle : TEHEE
37
Siamese: Var. : TAI
38
Roman poet : OVID
39
Subway fare : TOKEN
40
Kind of call : ROLL
41
Ott : MEL
42
Wined and dined : FETED
43
Easily corrupted : VENAL
44
Smart : STYLISH
46
Jacks or better : OPENERS
48
Or ___ : ELSE
49
Total receipts : GATE
50
Yukon vehicles : DOGSLEDS
54
G.I. wear : DOGTAG
58
Touch : ABUT
59
Brawled : ROWED
61
Golden Fleece ship : ARGO
62
In days of ___ : YORE
63
Desert plant : AGAVE
64
Legal paper : DEED
65
Disparage : SLUR
66
Broke a traffic law : SPED
67
Summers in Paris : ETES
Down
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Food fish : SHAD
2
Villain of drama : IAGO
3
Move heavily : DRAG
4
Flew in the wind : STREAMED
5
Brat : TERROR
6
French friend : AMI
7
Fermented drink : MEAD
8
Show off : PUTONTHEDOG
9
Type of silk : TOBINE
10
Shake ___ : ALEG
11
Jacob's first wife : LEAH
12
Conveyance : CART
15
Female grouse : SAGEHEN
21
Matured : AGED
23
Golf-links cry : FORE
25
Deteriorate : GOTOTHEDOGS
27
School dances : PROMS
28
Fix closely : RIVET
29
In an unfriendly manner : ICILY
31
In harmony : ATONE
32
Polish money : DALAR
33
One-time actor Milton : SILLS
36
Squeeze out : EKE
39
Mosaic piece : TESSERA
40
Apostate : RENEGADE
42
Satisfy : FILL
43
Turn thumbs down : VETO
45
"Tobacco Road" character : LESTER
47
Exaggerated : PADDED
50
Dog ___ : DAYS
51
Coin of old Greece : OBOL
52
Hindu teacher : GURU
53
Make a deal : SWAP
55
Allowance for waste : TRET
56
Askew : AGEE
57
In the lap of the ___ : GODS
60
Miss Arden : EVE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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