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New York Times, Friday, October 16, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q V }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,734
Across
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Unit of magnetic induction : TESLA
6
Iranian king : SHAH
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___ out (made do) : EKED
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Concert hall : ODEUM
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Renovate : REDO
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Prefix meaning dry : XERO
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Item on a spice rack : GARLICSALT
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Acclaim : HAIL
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Event at the pass : AMBUSH
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Small compensation : PITTANCE
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Do a farm chore : SOW
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Suitor : BEAU
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Mastodon feature : TUSK
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Secret nationalist org. : IRA
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Blot : ABSORB
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Word heard in the back room : ANTE
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Liquid container : CASK
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Perplexed : ATSEA
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Hospital employes : XRAYTECHNICIANS
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Certain potatoes : IRISH
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Enthusiastic : KEEN
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S-shaped molding : OGEE
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Author of "The Flies" : SARTRE
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Pitiful : SAD
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Information : NEWS
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O'Neill : OONA
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Gillespie, for short : DIZ
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Hoarded : GARNERED
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Of bodily motions : GESTIC
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Musical instrument : OBOE
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Douglas fir : OREGONPINE
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Grow hazy : BLUR
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Place : LIEU
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Obsolete : DATED
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Understands : SEES
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Lunar vehicles : LEMS
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Came into play : AROSE
Down
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Garment for a quaestor : TOGA
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Cheese : EDAM
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Balkan native : SERB
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Whopper : LULU
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Off the mark : AMISS
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Classmen: Abbr. : SRS
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Jumbled mass : HEAP
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Comic's specialty : ADLIB
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Cold remedy of yore : HOTTEA
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Total consumption : EXHAUSTION
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Shakespearean actor : KEAN
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Father of Leif : ERIC
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Disburse : DOLE
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Grade of meat : CHOICE
22
French smoker's item : TABAC
24
Destruction : WRACK
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Hacks : TAXIS
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U. N. agency : UNRRA
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Part of a building : STAIR
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Pennsylvanians : KEYSTONERS
31
Timber trees : ASHES
33
American Indian : OSAGE
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Breathe life into : RENEW
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Foundations : BASES
38
Work, as clay : KNEAD
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Sharp spasm : THROE
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Color : INDIGO
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Sign up : ENROLL
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Mountain stronghold : AERIE
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"The Prisoner of ___" : ZENDA
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Loads : GOBS
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Competent : ABLE
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Debauchee : ROUE
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Adjudge : DEEM
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Mast : SPAR
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European head of state : TITO
61
Feminine suffixes : INES
62
Relinquish : CEDE
65
Augie's other nickname : GUS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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