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New York Times, Saturday, January 10, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,455

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Across
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Scads : SLEW
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Outer space: Prefix : ASTRO
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Fruit refuse : MARC
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Son of Jacob : LEVI
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"___ to Be You" : ITHAD
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Notion: Fr. : IDEE
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West Indian shrub : ANIL
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Unmanned plane : DRONE
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Buddhist priest : LAMA
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Five or nine : BALLTEAM
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Ragout : SALMIS
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Through: Prefix : DIA
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Hook in secretly, as a phone : TAP
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Moisten while cooking : BASTE
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Ermine : STOAT
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More pale : ASHIER
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West German port : BREMEN
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Swindle : JOB
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M.D.'s : DRS
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Invertebrate : WORM
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Girl's name : ELENA
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Entertain : FETE
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Decoration: Abbr. : DSC
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Her Majesty's fliers : RAF
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Poker player, at times : RAISER
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Mountain passes in Africa : KLOOFS
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Astronaut from Ohio : GLENN
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Secure again : RETIE
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New-math unit : SET
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Shade tree : ELM
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Sea holly : ERYNGO
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Bear in mind : REMEMBER
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Vex : GALL
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Part of a church : AISLE
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Slavic girl's name : OLGA
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To ___ : ATEE
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Toast : SKOAL
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Military group: Abbr. : REGT
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Parrot : LORY
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Opinion : TENET
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Existence: Lat. : ESSE
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Pitching rubber : SLAB
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Arm of Laptev Sea : LENA
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Sinners : EVILDOERS
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President : WILLIAMMCKINLEY
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Ziegler, to Nixon : AIDE
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Layers : STRATA
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President : THOMASJEFFERSON
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Sea goddess : RAN
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Horatian and Pindaric : ODES
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President : MILLARDFILLMORE
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President : ADAMS
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Pardon : REMIT
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Discontinue : CEASE
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London gallery : TATE
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Presidential nickname : ABE
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Study of speech sounds: Abbr. : PHON
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Direction: Abbr. : SBW
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Walked : TROD
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Building beam : IBAR
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First-century V.I.P. : NERO
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Takes after : RESEMBLES
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Type of gun : STEN
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Vientiane's country : LAOS
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Sea bird : ERN
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Met : AGEE
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Trouser part : LEG
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Tablets of stone : STELAE
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Kingly : REGAL
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Muse : ERATO
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President : TYLER
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Kiln for hops : OAST
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Soften : MELT
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People: Slang : EGGS
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Deserve : RATE
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Presidential nickname : IKE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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