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New York Times, Saturday, August 8, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,665
Across Down
1. Familiar beach sight : HIGHTIDE
9. Juntos : CABALS
15. City in Michigan : ANNARBOR
16. Certain numerals : ARABIC
17. Deciphers in a way : LIPREADS
18. Hindu hell : NARAKA
19. Anthem contraction : OER
20. Convention figure : KEYNOTER
22. See 8 Down : CARL
25. "In ___ veritas" : VINO
26. Cape : NESS
27. Together with : AMID
28. Sacrament : PENANCE
30. Measure of length : ROD
31. Seaweed : VAREC
32. "___ Like It" : ASYOU
36. Divine : PREDICT
38. Ornaments : TASSELS
40. Saarinen and others : EEROS
41. Dislodge : EVICT
43. Mrs. Nixon, ___ Ryan : NEE
44. Light rifle : CARBINE
46. Squirrel skin : VAIR
47. Staff member: Abbr. : ASST
50. State: Abbr. : OREG
51. Caravansaries : INNS
52. Opens fire : SHOOTSAT
54. U. S. agency : AEC
56. Illusory reward : CARROT
57. Debater's position : NEGATIVE
62. Ester : OLEATE
63. Famous cup : AMERICAS
64. Bank worker : TELLER
65. Navy buddy : MESSMATE
1. Holbrook : HAL
2. Zoological suffix : INI
3. U.S. economic indicator: Abbr. : GNP
4. Urey : HAROLD
5. Elm or ash : TREE
6. Shaped beam : IBAR
7. Mold for clay : DOD
8. Longtime Dodger pitcher : ERSKINE
9. Bryce or Chaco : CANYON
10. Irish islands : ARAN
11. Lady of rank : BARONESS
12. Reduce : ABATE
13. Relishes : LIKES
14. Mementos of battle : SCARS
21. Decreeing : ENACTING
22. ___ diem : CARPE
23. Love in Italy : AMORE
24. Jockey : RIDER
25. Bone : VERTEBRA
28. Logger's footwear : PAC
29. Compute astrologically : CAST
31. Passport entry : VISA
33. Mao's former capital : YENAN
34. Liquid fat : OLEIN
35. People who take advantage : USERS
37. Of an academic degree : DOCTORAL
39. Skilled hand : ACE
42. Debater's subject : VIETNAM
45. Duty officer's list : ROSTER
46. Prey : VICTIM
47. English track : ASCOT
48. Fissile rock : SHALE
49. Stendhal character : SOREL
53. Convey : TOTE
54. Devonian and Permian : AGES
55. All ___ : EARS
58. Scotch uncle : EME
59. Peruvian river : ICA
60. Hogshead : VAT
61. Nautical reading : ESE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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