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WORD PARADE

New York Times, Sunday, January 11, 1970

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,456
Across
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Light gray : PLATINUM
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Slovenly chap : SLOB
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Brown, rainbow, etc. : TROUTS
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Italian cheese : PROVOLONE
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Etna's output : LAVA
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Greet, as a villain : HISSAT
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Honor : REVERENCE
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Caused to see red : IRED
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Belong : INHERE
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Rhone tributary : ISERE
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Unkempt hair : MAT
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Housewifely chore : DARNING
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Sourdough's find : ORE
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Yard and boom support : MAST
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Fundamental : BASIC
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Girl Friday's station : DESK
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Biblical city : ANER
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Generation : AGE
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With: It. : CON
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Intolerantly petty : NARROWMINDED
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Pretends : LETSON
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Disapproving sounds : GROANS
44
Track supports : TIES
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Yesterday, in Rheims : HIER
47
Run on : PRATE
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Sindbad's bird : ROC
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Never: Ger. : NIE
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Role in "Private Lives" : AMANDA
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Mechlin or Honiton : LACE
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Serenade, for one : LOVESONG
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Football fields, for short : GRIDS
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Blackbeard : TEACH
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Blend : FUSE
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Hollow sound : PONG
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Buffalo of India : ARNI
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Epithet for a kettle : BLACK
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Gradual decrease : TAPER
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___ fixe : IDEE
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___ one's time : BIDE
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Origin : RISE
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Manservant : VALET
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Crossed out : DELED
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Seize : OVERTAKE
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Masonry creation : WALL
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Shopped : TRADED
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Name for a dog : REX
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Hasten : HIE
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Orchestra strings : CELLI
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Flying prefix : AERO
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Heraldic fur : PEAN
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Big name in Pittsburgh : MELLON
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Printed matter : LINAGE
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Resourceful : FASTTHINKING
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Face: Slang : PAN
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Hindu deity : DEV
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France's Le ___ : MANS
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Cure of a kind : REST
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Attempt : ESSAY
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Destiny : FATE
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Days of yore : ELD
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TV comedy star : BURNETT
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Drone : HUM
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Novarro : RAMON
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Wild golf strokes : SLICES
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Ancient Syria : ARAM
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Working : OPERATIVE
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Lease signer : TENANT
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Bare : MERE
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Consigned to obscurity : RELEGATED
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Aspects : ANGLES
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Garden : EDEN
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Lee's horse : TRAVELER
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Foreshadow : PRESAGE
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Tennis term : LOVESET
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Ward off : AVERT
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Lacerated : TORE
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Corse, for one : ILE
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Ungentlemanly one : NONMAN
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Cooper Indian : UNCAS
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Town hall, for one : MEETINGPLACE
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Drifted : SLID
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Byron poem : LARA
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Exaggerated : OVERDONE
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Fast traveler : BADNEWS
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Mull : THINKITOVER
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Sonority : RING
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Kirghiz city : OSH
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Make a wise judgment : USEONESNOODLE
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Defiled : TARRED
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Bullock : STEER
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Original : PRIMAL
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Doctrine : ISM
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Filleted : BONED
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Galleon : CARRACK
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"Fables in Slang" author : ADE
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Numismatist's goodies : COINS
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Freshwater fish : ROACH
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Consider : RATE
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Pleasing : NICE
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Like some fast deals : SHADIER
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Resembling a pest : RATLIKE
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Egyptian city : ROSETTA
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Poor : INNEED
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Incited, with "on" : EGGED
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Succeed : ARRIVE
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Quality of some psychedelic drugs : MINDEXPANDING
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Actress Velez : LUPE
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Watched jealously : SPIEDON
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Eva : GABOR
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Alleviate : EASE
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Not making the grade : FALLINGSHORT
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Expert advisers : BRAINTRUSTS
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Refreshing drink: Colloq. : TALLONE
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Italian actress : VALLI
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Singer Bobby : DARIN
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Pronoun : THAT
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TV maestro : WELK
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Kind of race : RELAY
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Concentrated : CENTERED
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Feminine suffix : ESS
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Entitle improperly : MISNAME
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Human being : ADAMITE
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Recover from : GETOVER
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Tied : EVENED
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Degraded : FALLEN
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"Leave ___ to Heaven" : HER
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Girl's name : PAMELA
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D. C. hostess : MESTA
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Dandy : SUPER
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Ruinous : FATAL
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Part of N.B. : BENE
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Counterweight : TARE
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Gov't. agents : TMEN
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Frenzy : RAGE
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Coolidge : CAL
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Gun an engine : REV

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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