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New York Times, Monday, August 31, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,688
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1. Bungle a play : MUFF
5. Branches : RAMI
9. Impudent : SASSY
14. Japanese medicine case : INRO
15. To ___ (everybody) : AMAN
16. Genus of Asian birds : PITTA
17. Polaris, for one : STAR
18. Caballero's weapon : BOLA
19. Beau ___ : IDEAL
20. German article : EINE
21. Generally : BYANDLARGE
23. Bring to mind : RECALL
25. Parisian notion : IDEE
26. Straits : NEEDS
28. ___ as a rock : ASHARD
33. Dull noises : THUDS
36. Kind of assets : REAL
38. Outfielder Felipe : ALOU
39. Aquatic mammal : MANATEE
41. Having a mouth : STOMATE
43. Hebrew letter : ALEF
44. This day of: It. : ADDI
46. Nest of sorts : MARES
47. Wise man : NESTOR
49. Ruhr city : ESSEN
51. Fatigue : WEAR
53. Loosens : UNDOES
57. Couple : MANANDWIFE
62. Common French verb : ETRE
63. Perennial herb : AVENS
64. Athirst : AVID
65. Advance : GAIN
66. Hornlike part : CORNU
67. Descartes : RENE
68. Campus reunion figure : GRAD
69. Eagle's maneuver : SWOOP
70. Sea birds : ERNS
71. Similar words: Abbr. : SYNS
1. Silas Marner : MISER
2. Disentangle : UNTIE
3. Money in Lille : FRANC
4. Nautical phrase : FOREANDAFT
5. Noisy throng : RABBLE
6. Island in Formosa Strait : AMOY
7. Vague feeling of discomfort : MALAISE
8. ___ out : INAND
9. Heavy stakes : SPILES
10. Radamès's beloved : AIDA
11. Suffix for trick or pun : STER
12. Antlered animal : STAG
13. Eli : YALE
22. Administered : DEALT
24. "___ we forget" : LEST
27. Scott : DRED
29. Breakfast order : HAMANDEGGS
30. Wing-shaped : ALAR
31. Surf sound : ROTE
32. Club income : DUES
33. U. S. agent : TMAN
34. Nathan : HALE
35. French numbers : UNES
37. Sale sign : ASIS
40. Auriculate : EARED
42. Prognostic : OMEN
45. One who infers : DERIVER
48. Confesses : OWNSUP
50. Leathers : SUEDES
52. Cognizant : AWARE
54. Eared seal : OTARY
55. Of a geological epoch : ERIAN
56. Directs : SENDS
57. N. Y. apples, for short : MACS
58. Confess : AVOW
59. Pianist Peter : NERO
60. Part of A.D. : ANNO
61. Turku resident : FINN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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