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New York Times, Wednesday, September 16, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.80)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,704
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1. Tea : CHA
4. Ice-cream treat : FLOAT
9. Orchestra member : OBOE
13. Called : RANG
15. L.B.J. retreat : RANCH
16. Shade of blue : NAVY
17. Spread : OLEO
18. Speechify : ORATE
19. Christmas decoration : TREE
20. Pet-show preparation : COMBING
22. Oliver Twist and friends : URCHINS
24. Opposite of post : ANTE
25. Study carefully : PORE
26. Building materials : BRICKS
29. Far East temple : PAGODA
33. Farmyard sounds : OINKS
34. Noisemakers of a sort : JUKEBOXES
37. River of Thailand : NAN
38. Medit. port : TUNIS
39. Encore! : BIS
40. Peerless : UNEQUALED
43. Eastern U.S. river : TIOGA
45. Attacked : STRUCK
46. Like guards and tackles : BRAWNY
47. Malt liquors : ALES
49. Aerobatic stunt : ZOOM
50. Nefertiti's husband : PHARAOH
53. Offers more : OUTBIDS
57. Berliner : HERR
58. European money : FRANC
60. Notion : IDEA
61. Sea bird : ERNE
62. Savage : FERAL
63. U.S. patriot : CLAY
64. Cashmere or angora : WOOL
65. Marshy ground : SWALE
66. Time units: Abbr. : YRS
1. Gator's cousin : CROC
2. Angelic aura : HALO
3. Wind: Prefix : ANEM
4. Figureheads : FRONTS
5. Clothing size : LARGE
6. ___ shoestring : ONA
7. Misbehave : ACTUP
8. Know ___ (be hep) : THEROPES
9. Active : ONTHEGO
10. Adriatic seaport : BARI
11. Baker's need : OVEN
12. Ogles : EYES
14. Return : GOBACK
21. Stationery items : INKS
23. Seafood : CRAB
26. Christmas extra : BONUS
27. Merry : RIANT
28. ___ tube : INNER
30. "The ___ Incident" : OXBOW
31. Condescend : DEIGN
32. Analysis : ASSAY
34. Calendar abbr. : JUL
35. French pronoun : UNE
36. Nanny's offspring : KID
38. Airport sights : TAKEOFFS
41. Argument : QUARREL
42. Western campus : UCLA
43. Gait : TROT
44. Kind of verse : IAMBIC
46. Nubby fabric : BOUCLE
48. Nagger : SHREW
49. Of an area : ZONAL
50. Sound of relief : PHEW
51. Type of sandwich : HERO
52. River of Italy : ARNO
54. Without interest : IDLY
55. Cherished : DEAR
56. Utters : SAYS
59. The Altar : ARA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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