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New York Times, Monday, January 26, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,471

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Across
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Subject of certain count down : SHEEP
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Sculler's misstroke : CRAB
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Mountain lion : PUMA
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U.S. gold coin : EAGLE
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Wife of Zeus : HERA
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Violently : AMAIN
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Took advantage of : USED
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Metallic fabric : LAME
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Showed the way : LED
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Verne voyager : NEMO
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Highlander's speech : GAELIC
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Fleshy : CORPULENT
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City on Gulf of Mexico : HAVANA
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White elephants, for example : RARITIES
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Corrosive : ACID
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Place, in law : LOCUS
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Send out : EMIT
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Harrison : REX
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Poem: Abbr. : VER
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Fruit drink : ADE
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Part of a plant : STEM
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Living-room pieces : SOFAS
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Curved molding : OGEE
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U.S. capital : HONOLULU
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Render as due : ACCORD
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Decomposition of fat : LIPOLYSIS
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Part of the foot : INSTEP
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Orioles' home : NEST
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Law man: Abbr. : ATT
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Roar of the surf : ROTE
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Olive genus : OLEA
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Ham's medium : RADIO
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Having wings : ALAR
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Take five : REST
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Subordinate : UNDER
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Small horses : NAGS
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Prepare salad : TOSS
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Ornamental buttons : STUDS
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Fasten securely : SEAL
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Harness bar : HAME
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Old oath : EGAD
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Eastern student : ELI
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Pointed streamer : PENNON
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Foolish person : CHUMP
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Useful talent : RESOURCEFULNESS
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Land measure : ARE
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Wisconsin players : BADGERS
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Artist's equipment : PALETTE
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Russian river : URAL
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French girl's name : MIMI
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Guinness : ALEC
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Of a period : ERAL
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Blackbird : ANI
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Callous fellow : CAD
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Petrarch's beloved : LAURA
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Strident : HARSH
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Of an acid: Prefix : ACETO
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Female fox : VIXEN
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Adult insect : IMAGO
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Large sea duck : EIDER
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War horse : STEED
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Convex molding : OVOLO
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Birds, at times : MOLTERS
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Beam or pillar, for instance : SUPPORT
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Back talk : SASS
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Army training center: Abbr. : OCS
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U.N. name : LIE
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Type of fruit : CITRUS
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Irish poet : YEATS
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Asian land : IRAN
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Song of the '20's : NOLA
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Male party guest : STAG
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Babylonian god : ADDU
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Fastened : TIED
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Rock peaks : TORS
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Durocher : LEO
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Tiny tunneler : ANT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 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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