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New York Times, Tuesday, August 4, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q W }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,661
Across
1. Sacred bull : APIS
5. V.I.P. in child's life : MAMMA
10. Pedestal part : DADO
14. Certain payment : RENT
15. Arabian gazelle : ARIEL
16. Beasts of burden : OXEN
17. Fill with elation : INTOXICATE
19. Area : ZONE
20. False name : ANONYM
21. Scopes : EXTENTS
23. German girls' names : ILSES
26. Opposite of dep. : ARR
27. ___'Groat's House (tip of Scotland) : JOHNO
30. Put on a certain coat : VARNISHED
35. Excited : AGOG
36. Hair groomer : POMADE
37. Mountain in Asia Minor : IDA
38. Marsh : FEN
39. Entire : ALL
40. ___ Plaines : DES
41. Goat : KID
42. Payment : FEE
43. ___ faire : SAVOIR
45. Contained : HELD
46. Selectors : ASSORTERS
48. U.S. educator : PUSEY
49. Ring figure: Abbr. : REF
50. Pronoun : THEIR
52. Smoker's accessory : HUMIDOR
56. Cliffhanger of silents : SERIAL
60. Spread : OLEO
61. Overabundance : REDUNDANCY
64. Chime : BELL
65. River to North Sea : MEUSE
66. Lease : HIRE
67. Bone: Prefix : OSTE
68. Fruits : SLOES
69. French sacred people: Abbr. : STES
Down
1. Opera feature : ARIA
2. American patriot : PENN
3. Division word : INTO
4. Biblical punishment : STONING
5. Injures : MAIMS
6. Rainbow : ARC
7. Farrow : MIA
8. Dole : METE
9. Conqueror of Greece : ALEXANDER
10. Nappers : DOZERS
11. Nerve appendage : AXON
12. Nick : DENT
13. Poss. pronoun : ONES
18. Woody: Prefix : XYLO
22. Gives a hard time : TRIES
24. Develop : EVOLVE
25. Uncle : SAM
27. Seaport in Israel : JAFFA
28. Double curves : OGEES
29. Sharpens : HONES
31. Salad ingredient : RADISH
32. Scout activities : HIKES
33. Roman official : EDILE
34. Sugar ___ : DADDY
36. Political policies : PLATFORMS
39. ___ as a beet : ASRED
44. Food fragment : ORT
45. Cheers : HURRAHS
47. Bird : ORIOLE
48. Word for a piper : PIED
51. Slaves : ESNES
52. Rod-rider : HOBO
53. Caucho trees : ULES
54. Relent : MELT
55. Dance : REEL
57. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
58. Brazilian state : ACRE
59. Strong solutions : LYES
62. Pair : DUO
63. Avail : USE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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