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New York Times, Thursday, September 24, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J V Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,712
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1. Moonlighting group : NASA
5. Awry : SNAFU
10. Basic principles : ABCS
14. Acknowledges : OWNS
15. Stock, in cards : TALON
16. Child lacking manners : GOOP
17. Authentic : REAL
18. Webfooted animal : OTTER
19. Movie dog : ASTA
20. Speech sound : ASPIRATE
22. Book of Bible : ESTHER
24. Girl's nickname : KATY
25. Replay medium : TAPE
26. Primps : PREENS
29. Quit : DESISTED
33. Ex-Yankee pitcher : LOPAT
34. Peg for Hillary : PITON
35. New Havenite : ELI
36. Mil. addresses : APOS
37. Guinevere : QUEEN
38. Short rail extension : SPUR
39. Gumshoe : TEC
40. Bacharach and Lancaster : BURTS
41. Scold : CHIDE
42. Sources of baseball bats : ASHTREES
44. Do ___ : GOODER
45. Slacken : EASE
46. Coalition : BLOC
47. Alive : EXTANT
50. More posh : SWANKIER
54. Sustain : PROP
55. Hawkeye : IOWAN
57. Pale color : ECRU
58. Villain of drama : IAGO
59. Player of Chan role : OLAND
60. Becloud : ROIL
61. Animal sac : CYST
62. Eelworms : NEMAS
63. Ko-Ko's weapon : SNEE
1. Ibsen role : NORA
2. Frightens : AWES
3. Easy job : SNAP
4. ___ not (in all probably) : ASLIKEAS
5. Ermines : STOATS
6. Soigné : NATTY
7. Adenauer word : ALTE
8. Adversary : FOE
9. Irrationality : UNREASON
10. Marbles : AGATES
11. Baloney! : BOSH
12. Shelter : COTE
13. Yard : SPAR
21. Rave's pal : RANT
23. Weave : SPIN
25. French heads : TETES
26. S.A. river : PLATA
27. Things to know : ROPES
28. Period in history : EPOCH
29. Skips second helpings : DIETS
30. Not so hot : TEPID
31. Slip away from : ELUDE
32. More desperate : DIRER
34. Soup : PUREE
37. Wonder about : QUESTION
38. Horror movies : SHOCKERS
40. Light brown : BRAN
41. Animal, for short : COON
43. Drink-maker : TEAPOT
44. Endocrines : GLANDS
46. Master, in Africa : BWANA
47. "Odyssey," for one : EPIC
48. Lab picture : XRAY
49. Clothing : TOGS
50. Enjoyed the surf : SWAM
51. Image : ICON
52. Canal : ERIE
53. ___ of thumb : RULE
56. Cheer in Madrid : OLE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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