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New York Times, Wednesday, January 21, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,466

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Across
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South Sea cloth : TAPA
5
Oriental nurses : AYAHS
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Tunisian seaport : SFAX
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Matured : AGED
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Musical group : NONET
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Injury : HARM
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Wide-ranging : FARANDNEAR
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Extent : AREA
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Camera adjunct : TRIPOD
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Infringe : TRESPASS
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Set foot : TROD
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Captivated : TAKEN
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Obscured : BEFOGGED
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Mad dogs' time for sun : MIDDAY
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Not ___ in the world : ACARE
34
Czech patriot : BENES
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Snacked : ATE
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Round Table knight : BORS
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Uninteresting : VAPID
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Braces : TWOS
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___ carte : ALA
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Unit of one cycle a second : HERTZ
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Of a specified quality: Suffix : PHANE
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Telegraph device : SENDER
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___ for (be attracted to) : HAVEEYES
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Dress features : DARTS
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Blackbird : MERL
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Bearish time : DOWNBEAT
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In ___ (instead) : LIEUOF
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Sevareid : ERIC
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Mostly : BYANDLARGE
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Old nag : JADE
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Sublease : RELET
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Discovered : SEEN
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Pub specialties : ALES
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Solos : ARIAS
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Nautical chains : TYES
Down
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White House name : TAFT
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Culture medium : AGAR
3
Beautiful girl : PERI
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Interconnecting devices : ADAPTORS
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Cat-___ fight : ANDDOG
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Place for Cassius : YON
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French writer : ANET
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Courage : HEART
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Trailed out : STREAMED
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Adapted : SHAPED
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By much : FARANDAWAY
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Olympian : ARES
13
Holiday season : XMAS
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Sverige's neighbor : NORGE
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Squaw Valley gear : SKIS
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Preclude : DEBAR
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Patisserie items : BABAS
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Lycée's relative : ECOLE
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Extensively : FARANDWIDE
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Abyss : DEPTH
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Joined : ATONE
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Approvals : YESES
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Hyderabad sovereign : NIZAM
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Spinal feature : VERTEBRA
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Not ___ bit : THELEAST
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Anise or tansy : HERB
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Hazard : PERIL
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Social affairs : DANCES
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African grasslands : VELDTS
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Word with "sooth" and "nay" : SAYER
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Already: Fr. : DEJA
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By word : ORAL
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Anklebones : TALI
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Nobel physicist : UREY
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Pointed arch : OGEE
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Swampy lands : FENS
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Profs' org. : NEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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