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New York Times, Saturday, January 3, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { B G J W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,448
Across
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Art lovers : ESTHETES
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Desk accessory : LAMP
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Bumbling idealist : DONQUIXOTE
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Lustrous mineral : SPAR
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Wall hanging for the titled : ESCUTCHEON
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Pedestal part : DADO
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On the water : ASEA
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Biblical brother : CAIN
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Soak : RET
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Noted caricaturist : NAST
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Business-letter word : ULTIMO
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Article : THE
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Gibbon : APE
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Elec. measure : AMP
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Owns : HAS
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Return to the other side : RECROSS
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Grooviest : NEATEST
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"___ the other" : ONEOR
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Positively : QUITE
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Kind of pants : STRETCH
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Noise : THUNDER
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Man's nickname : IRV
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Service address : APO
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Girl's nickname : RAE
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Teachers' group: Abbr. : NEA
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Shade of pink : SALMON
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Kind of ticket : MEAL
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Kind of report: Abbr. : ANN
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Dearth : LACK
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Bitter drug : ALOE
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___ bene : NOTA
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___ bend (knot) : FISHERMANS
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Day: Abbr. : TUES
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Decides : DETERMINES
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Actual being : ESSE
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Evaluated : ASSESSED
Down
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Suffixes with differ and confer : ENCES
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Crouch : SQUAT
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Exclamation : TUT
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Involuntary contractions : HICCUPS
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Breathes : EXHALES
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What to do to the mark : TOEIT
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English schoolboy : ETONIAN
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Counterpart of Rep. : SEN
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British money: Abbr. : LSD
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South African issue : APARTHEID
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Hurried : MADEHASTE
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Man with a picket sign : PROTESTER
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Rusk : DEAN
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Greek elevation : OSSA
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French title: Abbr. : MME
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Dull : OPAQUE
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Heart links : AORTAS
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Broken-down horse : ROSINANTE
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Confidentially : ENTRENOUS
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Spanish novelist : CERVANTES
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Lobster coral : ROE
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Wine cask : TUN
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Ledger man: Abbr. : CPA
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Ornamental shrubs : HOLLIES
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Metrical foot : TROCHEE
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Yearns : HANKERS
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Spars : MASTS
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Successor to Bess : MAMIE
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African antelope : ELAND
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First-rate : AONE
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Without : LESS
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Chemical suffix : ASE
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Gov't. agency : FDA
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Paper quantities: Abbr. : RMS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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