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New York Times, Wednesday, September 23, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,711
Across Down
1. Detroit players : LIONS
6. ___ small world : ITSA
10. Merry sound : HAHA
14. Leading : ONTOP
15. Cruise : SAIL
16. Bovines : OXEN
17. Silly talk : FROTH
18. Sooner : OKLAHOMAN
20. Mark in curling : TEE
21. Key Biscayne, for one : ISLET
23. Poison for arrow tips : URARE
24. "And ___ grow on" : ONETO
25. Hot iron : BRAND
26. This year : MCMLXX
29. Have-nots : NEEDY
31. Egg-shaped : OOID
32. Capek of "R.U.R." fame : KAREL
33. Pastured : FED
36. Rare : ONCEINALIFETIME
40. Stain : DYE
41. Promenades : MALLS
42. Egyptian singing girl : ALME
43. Voodoo : MAGIC
44. Cash keeper : BURSAR
46. Plods through mire : SLOGS
48. Scented : OLENT
50. Deposit : STORE
51. Arctic canoe : UMIAK
52. Through: Prefix : DIA
55. Span : CROSSOVER
57. "Of thee ___" : ISING
59. Tributary of Seine : OISE
60. Olympian goddess : HERA
61. Neighbor of Sverige : NORGE
62. Asian weight : TAEL
63. Large quantity : MASS
64. Sights in Holland : DIKES
1. Choir's place : LOFT
2. Regarding : INRE
3. Western Indian : OTOE
4. "___ as a Stranger" : NOT
5. Enigmatic one : SPHINX
6. Lady of Arthurian romance : ISOLT
7. Act like a champ : TAKEONALLCOMERS
8. Muddy deposit : SILT
9. Term in cookery : ALA
10. Cheer : HOORAY
11. Logger : AXMAN
12. Got wind of : HEARD
13. Bancroft : ANNE
19. Obstacle : HURDLE
22. Latin 6 : SEX
24. Word for a shoppe : OLDE
25. Charqui : BEEF
26. Humor : MOOD
27. Rabbit : CONY
28. Small game for tabby : MICE
30. Discord goddess : ERIS
32. Persian carpet : KALI
33. Coin of Iraq and Jordan : FILS
34. Madame Bovary : EMMA
35. Wild game : DEER
37. Counterparts : IMAGES
38. Cheap platers : NAGS
39. Pastry item : TART
43. Small amount : MORSEL
44. Girl's nickname : BEA
45. Harsh : UNKIND
46. Narrow groove : STRIA
47. Kind of change : LOOSE
49. Cash in Turin : LIRAS
50. Glengarry man : SCOT
51. Layer of the iris : UVEA
52. Dagger : DIRK
53. American dramatist : INGE
54. Dark ___ : AGES
56. Electrical unit : OHM
58. Self, in France : SOI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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