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New York Times, Wednesday, January 7, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,452
Across
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Vessel with one mast. : SLOOP
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Spirited horse. : ARAB
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Poor poker hand. : RUNT
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Skeleton group. : CADRE
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Soft palates. : VELA
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Colorful fish. : OPAH
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Surreptitious. : UNDERCOVER
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Rebel of Rhode Island. : DORR
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Cap. : TAM
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Clubs. : MACES
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Volcano in Martinique. : PELEE
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Gulf of South China Sea. : SIAM
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Indonesian coin. : SEN
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Excite. : AROUSE
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Certain events at Shea. : NIGHTGAMES
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Supernatural being. : TROLL
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Do newspaper work. : EDIT
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Housewives' worry: Abbr. : HCL
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Coins enclosed in paper. : ROULEAU
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Enthusiastic. : ZEALOUS
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Further. : YET
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Southern constellation. : ARGO
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Lost to view. : PERDU
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"The birds ___." : INTHETREES
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Planets. : GLOBES
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___ volente. : DEO
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Guns a motor. : REVS
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Quick. : RAPID
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Certain flavors. : MINTS
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Tiff. : ROW
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Copied. : APED
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Undervalue. : DEPRECIATE
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Bare. : MERE
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Chill. : AGUE
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Curved. : ARCED
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Bridge bid. : SLAM
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Gender: Abbr. : MASC
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Peewee ___. : REESE
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Rabbit tails. : SCUTS
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Veranda. : LANAI
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Elimination via a coin toss. : ODDMANOUT
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Galena. : ORE
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Hair job, for short. : PERM
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Shore bird. : AVOCET
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Exact satisfaction. : REVENGE
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Beverages. : ALES
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Counter. : BAR
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Cowboy specialties. : RODEOS
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Samoan island. : UPOLU
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Nostrils. : NARES
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Fairy-tale number. : THREE
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Singer Johnny. : CASH
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Record beforehand. : PRETAPE
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Move aimlessly. : MILL
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French friend. : AMIE
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Gathered by degrees. : GLEANED
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Cutting tool. : ADZ
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Make a stab at. : TRY
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Canapé item. : ROE
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Belmont offering. : HORSERACE
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Cow's morsel. : CUD
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Baton Rouge initials. : LSU
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Field of study. : ARTS
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Exclamation of disgust. : UGH
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Glance of sorts. : LEER
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Kind of complex. : OEDIPUS
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In the same place: Latin. : IBIDEM
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Insect-eater of Madagascar. : TENREC
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Fixed course. : ROTE
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Small weights. : GRAMS
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Place for a carnation. : LAPEL
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Entertainment form. : OPERA
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Ayes and nays. : VOTES
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Rutabaga. : SWEDE
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Great: Prefix. : MEGA
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Cliff. : SCAR
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Hoover, for instance. : DAM
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Irritation. : IRE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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