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BRIEF MENTION

New York Times, Sunday, October 11, 1970

Author: Elmer Toro
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,729
Across Down
1. Misbehave : ACTUP
6. "___ to be you" : ITHAD
11. East, in Spain : ESTE
15. Draws a bead on : AIMSAT
21. Thicket : BRAKE
22. ___-prayer : DIALA
23. Relative of etc. : ETAL
24. Novice : ROOKIE
25. Level with : BEPERFECTLYFRANK
28. Picnic : OUTING
29. Reveals, to poets : OPES
30. "___ a star . . . ?" : ISIT
31. Besmirch : SOIL
32. Spade of TV : SAM
34. Blade : EPEE
35. Kennedy : TED
36. Unique : ALONE
37. Electrical unit : REL
38. Duct : VAS
40. Black or green : TEA
41. Esthetic doctrine : ARTFORARTSSAKE
46. Pshaw! : PAH
48. Resolve : DECIDE
51. Endure : LAST
52. Seaman : TAR
53. Astaire : ADELE
56. Valley of Europe : RUHR
57. Abundantly : RIFELY
61. British title: Abbr. : BART
62. Crew member : ROWER
63. Foreign : ALIEN
65. Commando command : FIREATWILL
68. Spartan magistrate : EPHOR
69. Famous island : CAPRI
70. Land of the Peacock Throne : IRAN
71. Shoot dice : ROLL
72. Cat, in Rome : GATTO
74. Gums: Prefix : ULO
75. Histories : PASTS
77. Use a curb space : PARK
78. Similar : SUCH
79. Inc., in Britain : LTD
82. Yutang : LIN
83. Like Pauline's rescuers : INTHENICKOFTIME
86. Poetic word : ERE
87. At the age of: Abbr. : AET
88. Slangy negatives : NAHS
89. Turkish weights : OCKS
90. Kind of hosen : LEDER
91. Pagoda : TAA
92. Headwear, in Chaucer's day : HATTE
94. Lily plant : ALOE
95. U. S. Indian : HOPI
96. Land of King Solomon's mines : OPHIR
98. Hebrew letter : ALEPH
100. Hold fast : STANDPATON
102. Jerks : DRIPS
103. Moon crater : ROSSE
104. Serf : PEON
105. Old coins of Japan : OBANGS
107. Town in China : ANSI
108. Master, in India : SAHIB
109. Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
110. Over, in Paris : FINI
112. Colorer : TINGER
114. Buckeyes' campus : OSU
115. Hotrodding : BALLINGTHEJACK
120. ___ Simbel : ABU
122. Eastern bay: Abbr. : DEL
124. Hymenopter : ANT
125. Like, teen-age style : ADORE
126. Relative of Sandy : MAC
129. Dash off : BOLT
131. Farm sound : MOO
133. Virginia : DARE
135. Opulent, in Ponce : RICO
136. Game : POLO
137. Feverel's burden : ORDEAL
139. Hoodwink : SELLABILLOFGOODS
143. Restless : UNEASY
144. Pulitzer Prize novelist : AGEE
145. Scottish slopes : BRAES
146. Useful quality : ASSET
147. Part of an insect's wing : TERMEN
148. Scepters : RODS
149. Sight, for one : SENSE
150. U. S. pioneer in mental hygiene : BEERS
1. Churchman : ABBOT
2. Fabric : CREPE
3. Kind of TV show : TAPED
4. Stringed instruments : UKES
5. Kind of rug: Abbr. : PER
6. ___ March : IDESOF
7. Locarno's canton : TICINO
8. Mad one : HATTER
9. "___ Alone" : ALL
10. Time periods : DAYS
11. Have the ___ feeling : EERIEST
12. Delays : STALLS
13. Color : TAN
14. Fraternal men : ELKS
15. Coffee quality : AROMA
16. Note : IOU
17. Particle : MOTE
18. "Forget it" : SKIPTHEWHOLETHING
19. Eldest daughter: Fr. : AINEE
20. Ancient city of Greece : TEGEA
26. Cigarette type : FILTER
27. Knox and Dix : FORTS
33. Prevent : AVERT
36. Suffix for dull or stand : ARD
39. Spoil : SPARETHEROD
41. Clothes-drying frame : AIRER
42. Fred : ALLEN
43. Ottoman slave : RAYA
44. In any way : ATALL
45. Marx : KARL
47. Choose : ADOPT
48. Dread Count : DRACULA
49. French saint : EULALIE
50. Invisible symbol : CHIPONTHESHOULDER
54. Where Regulus is : LEO
55. Goof : ERR
58. "Your ___ only peace-maker . . . " : IFISTHE
59. Clyde, Forth and others : FIRTHS
60. Take out : ERASE
61. Phil Silvers role : BILKO
64. Thwart : NIPINTHEBUD
66. Pursued : TRACKED
67. Operates : WORKS
72. Leading : GUIDING
73. Highest point : ACME
76. Med. subject : ANAT
77. Actress Molly : PICON
78. Tread : STEPON
80. Mosey : TRAIPSE
81. Opener of sorts : DEARSIR
84. Hale character : NOLAN
85. Armada: Sp. : FLOTA
93. Point in an orbit : APSIS
94. Eniwetok : ATOLL
95. Wont : HABIT
97. Trick : PRANK
98. Skill: Lat. : ARS
99. Mauna ___ : LOA
100. Stiff hair : SETA
101. Ping follower : PONG
104. Casals : PABLO
106. ___ David : STAROF
110. Conclusions : FINALES
111. Within: Prefix : INTRA
113. Bartender's need : ICE
116. Used a certain utensil : LADLED
117. Supreme Court justice : HARLAN
118. Roman magistrates : EDILES
119. Playful : JOCOSE
120. Near : ABOUT
121. Carried : BORNE
123. Actor Williams : EMLYN
126. Big game : MOOSE
127. Tree : ALDER
128. Legal expenses : COSTS
130. Lions or Bears : TEAM
132. Glacial ridges : OSAR
134. Decays : EBBS
136. Sit for : POSE
138. Enzyme : ASE
140. Self : EGO
141. Choler : IRE
142. Gift of sorts : GAB

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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