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New York Times, Wednesday, January 14, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B H }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,459
Across
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Study : READ
5
Enthusiasm : ZEAL
9
Bantu-speaking native : KAFIR
14
Escutcheon fillet : ORLE
15
Own: Prefix : IDIO
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Baffle : ELUDE
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Trouncing : WALLOPING
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Tore down : RAZED
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Organic compound : ESTER
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Perpetuates : ETERNIZES
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Himalayan cedar : DEODAR
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Notice : SEE
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Japanese general : TOJO
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Make happy : PLEASE
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Darn, for one : EXPLETIVE
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A Nicholas : SANTA
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Place : AREA
41
Shots that go past target : OVERS
43
Canonized women: Abbr. : STES
44
Yellow-flowered herb : TANSY
46
Schumann-Heink : ERNESTINE
48
Plan of procedure : SYSTEM
50
Dress style : TENT
51
Drunkard : SOT
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Fill a cliffhanger's role : DANGLE
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Doubts : QUESTIONS
64
Navigation aid : LORAN
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Immoderate : UNDUE
66
Treacherous footing : QUICKSAND
68
___ by verdict, in law : AIDER
69
Arm bone : ULNA
70
___ homo : ECCE
71
Certain copies, for short : STATS
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Primary: Abbr. : ELEM
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Source : SEED
Down
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Propelled : ROWED
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Remove : ERASE
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___ the good : ALLTO
4
Took out : DELED
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Kind of code : ZIP
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Lady of song : EDIE
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"There ___ no Santa Claus" : AINT
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Theater seats : LOGES
9
Centers : KERNELS
10
Asian range : ALAI
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Police: Slang : FUZZ
12
French notion : IDEE
13
Russians : REDS
18
Sound off : ORATE
22
Cloth : REP
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Newspaper part, for short : ROTO
27
Swing music : JIVE
28
Manifest : OVERT
30
Direction : EAST
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Against : ANTI
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British gun : STEN
33
Comfort : EASE
34
Food: Colloq. : EATS
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Photo of sorts : XRAY
36
Jails : PENS
37
Shoemaker's item : LAST
38
Sea bird : ERNE
42
Forward : SEND
45
Days past, to poets : YESTERS
47
Plant part : STALK
49
French pronoun : MOI
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Brimless hat : TOQUE
54
Snoops : NOSES
55
A Coolidge : GRACE
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Old weapon : LANCE
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Over : ENDED
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European herons : QUAS
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Single thing : UNIT
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Icelandic literary work : EDDA
61
Fat : SUET
62
Void : NULL
63
Math term : SINE
67
English river : CAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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