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New York Times, Friday, August 28, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 344 (avg 1.82)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,685
Across
1. Yakked away : JAWED
6. Competition : RACE
10. Nursery item : CRIB
14. Flabbergast : AMAZE
15. ___ arms : UPIN
16. Small animal : HARE
17. Join a card game : SITIN
18. Judge’s seat : BANC
19. ___ the finish : INAT
20. Spread : OLEO
21. Mrs. Onassis : JACQUELINE
23. Saul’s grandfather : NER
24. Snack : BITE
25. Cooperstown name : MEL
26. Give up : FORGO
28. Indirect : OBLIQUE
32. Opera-box headgear : TIARAS
34. Off course : AWRY
35. Spanish article : UNA
36. Take it easy : IDLE
37. In difficulty : ATSEA
39. Spanish numeral : SEIS
40. Nothing : NIL
41. Exchange : SWAP
42. Precision : NICETY
44. Talkative : GOSSIPY
46. Disdain : SCORN
47. Neighbor of Arg. : URU
48. Besides : THEN
49. Thoroughfares: Abbr. : STS
52. Apollo 10 feat : RENDEZVOUS
56. Gardener’s box : FLAT
57. W. W. II powers : AXIS
58. Relish : ZEST
59. Chip : FLAKE
60. All right: Slang : JAKE
61. Delayed : LATE
62. Antisocial one : LONER
63. City north of Des Moines : AMES
64. Achaea’s neighbor : ELIS
65. City on the Meuse : SEDAN
Down
1. Hero of myth : JASON
2. ___ a minute : AMILE
3. Victoria and Yosemite : WATERFALLS
4. Name in Broadway lore : EZIO
5. Retreat : DEN
6. Musical term : RUBATO
7. Expeditiously : APACE
8. French numeral : CINQ
9. Impedimenta : ENCUMBRANCES
10. Hot pepper: Var. : CHILLI
11. See 52 Down : RANI
12. Mideast country : IRAN
13. ___ noire : BETE
21. Parlor game : JIGSAWPUZZLE
22. Slippery : EELY
24. Swimsuit top : BRA
27. Cinnabar : ORE
28. Go in the red : OWE
29. Brisbane’s state : QUEENSLAND
30. Determinate quantity : UNIT
31. Effortless : EASY
32. Bell sound : TING
33. Personal: Prefix : IDIO
34. Cleo’s quietus : ASP
38. Scotland’s largest river : TAY
39. Film writing: Abbr. : SCR
41. Found a line : SIRE
43. Noun ending : ION
45. Washes in a way : SUDSES
46. Writer Nevil and family : SHUTES
48. Italian composer : TOSTI
50. ___ chance : TAKEA
51. Inexorable : STERN
52. Eastern V.I.P. : RAJA
53. Student’s concern : EXAM
54. U.S. missile : NIKE
55. Menu item : VEAL
56. Arctic sight : FLOE
59. Skyscraper units: Abbr. : FLS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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