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New York Times, Wednesday, August 26, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,683
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1. Posture : STANCE
7. Monk's title : FRA
10. Fine vase : MING
14. Kind of equation : LINEAR
15. Moon-landing craft : LEM
16. Music halls : ODEA
17. Nearby : AROUND
18. Campus décor : IVY
19. Costly : DEAR
20. So ___ : BEIT
21. French cleric : ABBE
23. Bored to ___ : TEARS
24. Agency of the 30's : NRA
26. Li'l and others : ABNERS
28. Fiend : SATAN
30. Granite : PEGMATITE
34. Small town : HAMLET
36. Johnny ___ : REB
37. Giant of Norse myth : YMER
38. Common verb : ARE
39. Mediterranean wind : MISTRAL
42. Dr. Buchman's group: Abbr. : MRA
43. Fay Wray's King : KONG
45. Buffalo butter: Var. : GHI
46. Partners of friends and countrymen : ROMANS
48. Attendants : ENTOURAGE
51. French school : LYCEE
52. Earhart : AMELIA
53. Needle: Prefix : ACU
54. French nobleman : COMTE
57. River of Spain : EBRO
59. Dash : ELAN
62. Kipling words : ARAG
63. Shipping initials : FOB
64. Tebaldi : RENATA
66. Half a Samoan town : PAGO
67. Fib : LIE
68. Scram! : BEATIT
69. Went into second base : SLID
70. High in pitch : ALT
71. Drowses : SLEEPS
1. Thick piece : SLAB
2. Auto part : TIRE
3. Consecration : ANOINTMENT
4. Indifferent : NEUTRAL
5. Preserve : CAN
6. Wagnerian role : ERDA
7. Featherbrain : FLIBBERTIGIBBET
8. Vindictive one : REVENGER
9. Lowell : AMY
10. Victorian virtue : MODESTY
11. Concept : IDEA
12. Close : NEAR
13. Fish : GARS
22. Church member: Abbr. : BAP
23. Refrain syllable : TRA
25. Wind: Prefix : ANEM
27. Hinder : EMBAR
28. Prepare cocktails : SHAKE
29. Moses's brother : AARON
31. Flawless : IMMACULATE
32. Alloy of lead and tin : TERNE
33. Rub out : ERASE
35. Clemenceau's epithet : TIGRE
40. Petroleum distillate : SHALEOIL
41. "Damn Yankees" girl : LOLA
44. Pan, for one : GOATGOD
47. Tourist sight near Corinth : MYCENAE
49. Japanese apricot : UME
50. Play by ___ : EAR
54. Mortarboards : CAPS
55. Exam : ORAL
56. Biblical wise men : MAGI
58. Globes : ORBS
60. Eagerly awaiting : ATIP
61. Wash. players : NATS
63. State: Abbr. : FLA
65. Smorgasbord item : EEL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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