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New York Times, Tuesday, January 27, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,472
Across
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Weakens : SAPS
5
New kind of lottery : DRAFT
10
" . . . king of ___, I am" : SIAM
14
Prepare copy : EDIT
15
Extend : RENEW
16
Israeli port : ACRE
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Formality : RITE
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Underhand arrest maneuver : ENTRAPMENT
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Unbelievers : ATHEISTS
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Italian port : NAPLES
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Ledger entry : LOSS
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River to the Colorado : GILA
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Guarantee : SURETY
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Elevation : EMINENCE
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Santa ___ : CLARA
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Heating places : OVENS
34
Scout group : DEN
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Book of Bible : ACTS
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Crash in Britain : PRANG
37
Droplet : BEAD
38
Wreath : LEI
39
Aspects : MIENS
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Describe, as a sentence : PARSE
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Draws out : PROLONGS
43
Congregated : MASSED
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Man's nickname : NATE
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Arrange : SORT
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Lacking movement : STATIC
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One kind of ankle : SPRAINED
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Angels' state : CALIFORNIA
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Knowledge : LORE
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Egyptian deity : AMEN
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Comes closer : NEARS
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Ranger or Star : LONE
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Headland : NESS
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Wins by a close score : EDGES
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Gained tediously : EKED
Down
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Fluids : SERA
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Mine entrance : ADIT
3
Essence : PITH
4
Pittsburgh team : STEELERS
5
Stylish : DRESSY
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Leases : RENTS
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Formicary dwellers : ANTS
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___-de-lance : FER
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Sounding like a bowstring : TWANGING
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Representative part : SAMPLE
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North Atlantic people : ICELANDERS
12
English composer : ARNE
13
Yankees' counterpart : METS
19
Great effort : PAINS
21
Tiny amount : IOTA
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Brave's trophy : SCALP
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Business-pressure result : ULCER
27
Justifications : RATIONALES
28
George Eliot's name : EVANS
29
___ wear : MENS
30
Stop : CEASE
31
Over : ENDED
33
Western state: Abbr. : OREG
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Coniferous product : PINECONE
37
Old Paris landmark : BASTILLE
39
Central theme : MOTIF
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S.A. rubber : PARA
42
People south of the border : LATINS
43
Marsh : MORASS
45
Steeple : SPIRE
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European region: Abbr. : SCAN
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Spiritless : TAME
48
Obstacle : SNAG
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Small recess : NOOK
50
Sea eagle : ERNE
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Feat : DEED
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Kind of herring : RED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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