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New York Times, Monday, January 19, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,464
Across
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Excites : WARMS
6
Still : CALM
10
Immense : VAST
14
Circa : ABOUT
15
Water: Sp. : AGUA
16
Hindu god : AGNI
17
South American plain : LLANO
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French bench : BANC
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Groovy : NEAT
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Scott novel : KENILWORTH
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2.54 centimeters : INCH
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Cereal grass : OAT
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Kind of pipe : INTAKE
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Jesters : CLOWNS
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Pester : ANNOY
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Pluto's realm : HADES
33
Screwball : QUEERFISH
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Bullring bravos : OLES
38
Baseball ploys : BUNTS
39
Palo ___ : ALTO
40
Mona Lisa et al. : PORTRAITS
42
Rabbitlike mammals : PIKAS
43
Distorts : WARPS
44
Salad plant : BORAGE
45
Beach sight : CABANA
48
Nonsense! : ROT
49
Bradley : OMAR
50
Dickens novel : BLEAKHOUSE
57
Like a spring day : MILD
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Flop on Broadway : BOMB
59
Sinned : ERRED
60
Tau cross : ANKH
61
Crimean river : ALMA
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Stormed : RAGED
63
Indifferent : SOSO
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Bed part : SLAT
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Twisting : SNAKY
Down
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Pedestrian signal : WALK
2
___ seaman : ABLE
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Bookbinding leather : ROAN
4
Famed actor : MUNI
5
Slender plant shoots : STOLONS
6
Discoverer of American mainland : CABOT
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Culture medium : AGAR
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Actor Alfred : LUNT
9
Contrivances : MACHINES
10
Thackeray novel : VANITYFAIR
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___ rocket : AGENA
12
Cheese and crackers, for one : SNACK
13
Share for the church : TITHE
21
Common verb : WAS
25
Scandinavian: Abbr. : NOR
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Wave motion : CHOP
27
French composer : LALO
28
___ Neisse Line : ODER
29
Kingsley novel : WESTWARDHO
30
Mame and Polly : AUNTS
31
Snares : NETS
33
Witty remark : QUIP
34
Actress Chase : ILKA
35
Antlered animal : STAG
36
Nylons : HOSE
38
Biblical criminal : BARABBAS
41
Flowed : RAN
42
Uproars : POTHERS
44
U.S. editor: 1863–1930 : BOK
45
Torpors : COMAS
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___ acid : AMINO
47
Thwarts : BALKS
48
Moroccan city : RABAT
51
Lounge : LOLL
52
Austen novel : EMMA
53
Allied landing area in 1942 : ORAN
54
Early name for Ulan Bator : URGA
55
Ask for : SEEK
56
Name in Christian Science : EDDY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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