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New York Times, Monday, January 12, 1970

56-Down : Leaves: Abbr.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,457
Across
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Cooking direction : STEW
5
Cook : CHEF
9
Some museum hangings : OPART
14
So long : TATA
15
Garden worker : HOER
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Track man : MILER
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Soon : ANON
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Guthrie : ARLO
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Start of Dickens title : ATALE
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One of Haydn's twelve : LONDONSYMPHONY
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Perfume : ESSENCE
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Horse color : ROAN
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Dakota Indian : REE
26
Fleur-de-___ : LIS
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Smooth, to Scots : SNOD
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Flat plinths : ORLOS
34
Animal : TIGER
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Yes : AYE
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Specialty on an Innsbruck menu : WIENERSCHNITZEL
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Greek letter : ETA
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___ up (clinch) : TIEIT
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Grab : SEIZE
43
Without: Fr. : SANS
45
Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Estimate : SET
47
Bills : TENS
49
African bird : TOURACO
53
Substance used for moldings : PLASTEROFPARIS
56
Equals : PEERS
57
Church vessel : FONT
58
Man, familiarly : GENT
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Garbo : GRETA
60
Small sled : LUGE
61
Ace : ONER
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Boyish epithet : SISSY
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Leap ___ : YEAR
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Space initials : NASA
Down
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Trite : STALE
2
New Mexican Indians : TANOS
3
Jackets : ETONS
4
Talk endlessly : WANDERON
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Happen : CHANCE
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Carpentry support : HORSE
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Slippery : EELY
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___ to left : FROMRIGHT
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Siouan people : OMAHA
10
Mountain climber's gear : PITONS
11
Novelist Paton : ALAN
12
Depend : RELY
13
Three, in Rome : TRE
21
Like some plays : ONESET
22
Polish city : POSEN
26
Allowable : LICIT
28
Himmler, for one : NAZI
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Court cry : OYEZ
30
Printer's mark : DELE
31
Has debts : OWES
32
Rio ___ : RITA
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Thin : LEAN
34
Insect : TSETSEFLY
35
Rebel : RISEUP
38
Cheerful : RIANT
39
Quadrangle : TETRAGON
44
Onsets : STARTS
46
More pliant : SOFTER
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Literary form : ESSAY
49
Friendly Islands : TONGA
50
Scene : ARENA
51
Spanish movies : CINES
52
Town in central Italy : OSTRA
53
Persian elf : PERI
54
Shelters : LEES
55
Rake : ROUE
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Leaves: Abbr. : PGS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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