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New York Times, Wednesday, September 9, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,697
Across
1. Cushion filling : KAPOK
6. Elevate : LIFT
10. Border : ABUT
14. Past, to poets : AGONE
15. Plinth : ORLO
16. Crescent : LUNE
17. ___ Rookh : LALLA
18. See: Fr. : VOIR
19. Travail : TOIL
20. Indian : ERIE
21. Region of Kentucky : PENNYROYAL
23. Warbled : CAROLED
25. Party men : HOSTS
26. Win out : PREVAIL
28. Dark : EBON
30. Sieved : RICED
31. Like some checks : PREDATED
35. Oxalis : OCA
36. Deadlock : IMPASSE
39. Egg cells : OVA
40. After aurora : BOREALIS
42. Western capital : SALEM
44. Shrub yielding indigo : ANIL
45. Carpenters : JOINERS
47. In pieces : APART
50. " . . . ___ hungry look" : LEANAND
52. City on the Ohio : LOUISVILLE
54. Tops : AONE
57. Notice : SIGN
58. City of Kansas : IOLA
59. Mme. De ___ : STAEL
60. Cassini : OLEG
61. Impertinent one : SNIP
62. Heating lamps : ETNAS
63. Buys: Abbr. : PURS
64. She, in Naples : ESSA
65. Rib : COSTA
Down
1. Salad plant : KALE
2. Thickening agent : AGAR
3. Prowler of a sort : POLICECAR
4. Absent from duty : ONLEAVE
5. New Zealand parrot : KEA
6. U. S. astronaut : LOVELL
7. Perfume ingredient : IRONE
8. Little Polly : FLINDERS
9. Conservative : TORY
10. Pennsylvania city : ALTOONA
11. Floats : BUOYS
12. Eastern church member : UNIAT
13. Reveals : TELLS
21. Hawaiian dish : POI
22. African country : RHODESIA
24. Points that emit light : RADIANTS
26. Likely: Abbr. : PROB
27. Puerto ___ : RICO
29. Egyptian deity : BES
31. Dance : PAS
32. Certain Ohioans : TOLEDOANS
33. At all : EVER
34. Animal mothers : DAMS
37. Roman 1051 : MLI
38. Saddle pads : PILLIONS
41. Nautical lines : EARINGS
43. Yellowish red dye : ANNATTO
45. Capital of Veracruz : JALAPA
46. Pronoun : ONE
47. Stewart or Joseph : ALSOP
48. French soldier : POILU
49. Bit : AUGER
51. Havelock : ELLIS
53. Holding device : VISE
55. Straight : NEAT
56. Princess of Brabant : ELSA
59. Dry : SEC

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 11 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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