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New York Times, Tuesday, January 13, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,458
Across
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Vespid : WASP
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"Nutmeg Tree" author : SHARP
10
Bridge term : SLAM
14
___ Cinders : ELLA
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Lobster roe : CORAL
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Half: Prefix : HEMI
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Contest : BOUT
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Trustworthy : ONTHELEVEL
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Phantom : SPECTRE
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Former dictator : STALIN
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Pays attention to : HEEDS
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S.R.O. offering : HIT
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Supporting bars : STRUTS
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Expresses a beef : PROTESTS
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Figure of speech : TROPE
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Span : PAIR
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Complain : RAIL
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Dutch measure : AAM
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Brilliant : STELLAR
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Call ___ day : ITA
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Golfers' problems : LIES
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Rank very high : RATE
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Impatiently eager : ITCHY
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Locale of Service works : KLONDIKE
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Brings up : RAISES
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Constellation : ARA
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Up and ___ : DOING
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Add : APPEND
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New : UNTRIED
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Fall guys : SCAPEGOATS
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Millay : EDNA
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Common French verb : ETRE
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French river : LOIRE
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Did a base-running job : SLID
66
Political division : WARD
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Went astray : ERRED
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Soothe: Lat. : SEDO
Down
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Intricate patterns : WEBS
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Unbalanced : ALOP
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Slip off course : SLUE
4
End a quarrel : PATCHUP
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Orchestrations : SCORES
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Sharpened : HONED
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Carney : ART
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Cheers : RAHS
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Superabundance : PLETHORA
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Protection : SHELTER
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Jacob's son : LEVI
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Hymn word : AMEN
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Wire measure : MIL
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Addition for café : LAIT
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French heads : TETES
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Splintered, in dialect : SPALTED
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Move furtively : STALK
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Follow : TRAIL
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Lover : ROMEO
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Upset: Colloq. : RILE
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Eastern ketches : SAICS
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Share of income for church : TITHE
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Destroys : SLAYS
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Summit : PEAK
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Percussion instrument : TRIANGLE
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Laughing : RIANT
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Answered sharply : SNAPPED
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Violent woman : TIGRESS
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Endure: Scot. : DREE
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Washed lightly : RINSED
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Bizarre : OUTRE
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Recorded proceedings : ACTA
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Henry VIII's Catherine : PARR
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Entry : DOOR
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Inconsequential : IDLE
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Oklahoma city : ENID
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Pedestal part : DADO
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Stitch : SEW
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Broadcast : AIR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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