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New York Times, Thursday, September 17, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,705
Across
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Part of a news story : LEAD
5
Rich soil : LOAM
9
Barber's gear : STROP
14
Italian town : ATRI
15
Solo : ARIA
16
Informed : AWARE
17
Flower : IRIS
18
Moslem magistrate : CADI
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More powdery : FINER
20
Vendor's call at ball park : REDHOT
22
Snarl : ENTANGLE
24
Eastern ruler : EMIR
26
U.S. marionette man : SARG
27
Old places for buffaloes : FIVECENTPIECES
33
Waiter's concern : ORDER
34
Atomic reactor areas : CORES
35
Gee's companion : HAW
36
Tweak : PULL
37
Goof : BONER
38
Tableland : MESA
39
Japanese apricot : UME
40
16 drams : OUNCE
41
Sign in a window : TOLET
42
What hope does, in poem : SPRINGSETERNAL
45
Soda-fountain choice : MALT
46
Comfortable : SNUG
47
Bright birds : TANAGERS
51
Red shade : CERISE
55
Saw : ADAGE
56
Forearm bone : ULNA
58
Ferber : EDNA
59
Tennis star : LAVER
60
Stage assists : CUES
61
Regan's father : LEAR
62
Salad ingredient : CRESS
63
Trunk, branches, etc. : TREE
64
Forms a catenary : SAGS
Down
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Haunt : LAIR
2
Common French verb : ETRE
3
Dry : ARID
4
Rumple : DISHEVEL
5
Of milk : LACTIC
6
Mouths : ORA
7
General's assistant : AIDE
8
City arteries : MAINSTREETS
9
Treks' relatives : SAFARIS
10
Rheumatic reminder : TWINGE
11
Summoned in a way : RANG
12
Russian city : OREL
13
Parisian relative : PERE
21
Hebrew measure : OMER
23
Candle : TAPER
25
Make over : RECONSTRUCT
27
Dowdy dame : FRUMP
28
Loafer : IDLER
29
Present : NONCE
30
Claw : CHELA
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Atelier furnishing : EASEL
32
Bat : SWAT
33
Work : OPUS
37
Kind of call : BUGLE
38
Mutts : MONGRELS
40
Catapults : ONAGERS
41
Aline : TRUE
43
Reflections : IMAGES
44
Put in a crate : ENCASE
47
Common cosmetic : TALC
48
Jewish month : ADAR
49
Wheel hub : NAVE
50
Elide : SLUR
52
Concept : IDEA
53
Impediment : SNAG
54
"I'm all ___" : EARS
57
Born: Fr. : NEE

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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