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New York Times, Wednesday, September 2, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,690
Across
1. Charles or George : LAKE
5. Do a farm job : PLANT
10. Shawl or scarf : WRAP
14. Holly : ILEX
15. Lofty nest : AERIE
16. Primate genus : HOMO
17. Speck : MOTE
18. Unruly : RAMPAGEOUS
20. Small faucet : PETCOCK
22. Steeple area : BELFRY
23. Baits : LURES
24. TV musician : WELK
25. Solvent : ACETAL
27. Mocking : DERISIVE
31. ___ Powell, founder of Boy Scouts : BADEN
32. Scot landowner : LAIRD
33. Conjunction : NOR
34. "___ Town" : OUR
35. East Indian dish : CURRY
36. Town in Belgium : SPA
37. Big Ten team: Abbr. : MSU
38. Revolutionary War general : GATES
39. Dart : SCOOT
41. Lamented : BEMOANED
43. Opera immortal : CARUSO
44. Cuts of meat : RIBS
45. Kind of button : PANIC
46. Narcotic : OPIATE
49. Biblical character : ANANIAS
52. Chaucer locale : CANTERBURY
55. Kind of plum : GAGE
56. Belgrade name : TITO
57. Montague : ROMEO
58. Sicilian city : ENNA
59. Repute : ODOR
60. Colorado resort : ASPEN
61. Prison: Colloq. : STIR
Down
1. Flaccid : LIMP
2. Lily plant : ALOE
3. Percussion instrument : KETTLEDRUM
4. Accomplish : EXECUTE
5. Postman's burden : PARCEL
6. Gives out news sub rosa : LEAKS
7. Inlet : ARM
8. Sharp cold : NIP
9. Fruit of the wintergreen : TEABERRY
10. Large marine snails : WHELKS
11. Mansard or gambrel : ROOF
12. Great Asian river : AMUR
13. Flower : POSY
19. Icy ___ : GELID
21. Algerian naval base : ORAN
24. Fish dams : WEIRS
25. Enola Gay's cargo : ABOMB
26. Motive : CAUSE
27. Ventured : DARED
28. Carefree : INSOUCIANT
29. Berliners' name for East German police : VOPOS
30. Sister of Calliope : ERATO
32. Renaissance instruments : LUTES
35. Capital of Australia : CANBERRA
38. Mirth, in France : GAITE
39. City in Yemen : SANA
40. Fawns : CRINGES
42. Webster or Calhoun : ORATOR
43. Western sight : CANYON
45. Gay ___ : PAREE
46. Eight: Prefix : OCTO
47. Made amends : PAID
48. Division word : INTO
50. Hindu god of fire : AGNI
51. Brand : SEAR
53. Cattle genus : BOS
54. Diamond figure, for short : UMP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 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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