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SELECTED WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, October 18, 1970

Author: Joseph LaFauci
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 513 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,736
Across Down
1. U.S. missile : POLARIS
8. Nile feature : DELTA
13. Ignominy : SHAME
18. Combative : MILITANT
19. Ethiopian town : ADUWA
20. Source : PARENT
22. Elevation : EMINENCE
23. Mansion : MANOR
24. Princeton color : ORANGE
25. Range : ROVE
26. Tact personified : DIPLOMAT
28. Assail vigorously : BOMBARD
29. Campbell : GLEN
30. Ruin : DOIN
31. Neighbor of Turkey : IRAN
33. Modified organism : ECAD
34. Attention : EAR
35. Tobacco mixture : BLEND
37. Daughter of David : TAMAR
39. Amory, for short : CLEVE
40. Elmo : SAINT
41. Willamette Univ. site : SALEM
42. Smoker's gadget : HOLDER
43. Type of playhouse : ARENATHEATER
46. Evening: It. : SERA
47. Golfer's wear : SLACKS
48. Inspire : ELATE
49. Chinese dynasty : HAN
50. Discourse: Abbr. : SER
53. Purport : TENOR
54. Lively : AGILE
55. Hobby hours : SPARETIME
58. ___ acid : AMINO
59. Sometime city flood source : WATERMAIN
61. Austerity : RIGOR
62. U. S. system of W. W. II aid : LENDLEASE
64. Florida cape : SABLE
65. Spanish corn bread : TANTA
66. Compass reading : ENE
67. Malay gibbon : LAR
68. Word of mouth : PAROL
69. City in Conn. : DARIEN
70. Earthen building material : PISE
71. July 4 parade feature : MILITARYBAND
73. Inhabit : TENANT
76. Kind of lily : CALLA
77. Lively dances : REELS
78. In company with : AMONG
79. Racetrack fences : RAILS
80. Gaze : STARE
81. Mil. award : DSC
84. ___ temperature : RUNA
85. Nobleman : EARL
86. Stadium sounds : BOOS
87. Strip of wood : LATH
88. With extra calories, so to say : ALAMODE
90. Encounter : COMEUPON
94. Kind of code : AREA
95. Carrying on : WAGING
96. Nymph loved by Minos : PARIA
97. Rapid-fire joke : ONELINER
99. Immediately : ATONCE
100. Antelope : ELAND
101. In a stringent way : SEVERELY
102. Stage direction : ENTER
103. Playing marble : ALLEY
104. Foot lever : TREADLE
1. Stuffed olive : PIMOLA
2. Kukla's friend, formally : OLIVER
3. Cambric or damask : LINEN
4. Used up : ATE
5. Famous fan dancer : RAND
6. Occurrence : INCIDENT
7. Pick up speed : STEPONTHEGAS
8. Famous friend : DAMON
9. Dutch cheese : EDAM
10. Large moth : LUNA
11. False friend : TWOTIMER
12. Swiss river : AAR
13. Golf club : SPOON
14. Injury : HARM
15. Strauss opera : ARABELLA
16. Threatened : MENACED
17. Impress deeply : ENGRAVE
18. Coalesce : MERGE
21. British marshal of W. W. II : TEDDER
27. Part of a jar : LID
28. Tribunal : BAR
32. Crash into : RAM
35. Financing : BANKROLLING
36. English limestone : LIAS
37. Fancy vests : TATTERSALLS
38. Toward shelter : ALEE
39. Cozy bistro setting : CORNERTABLE
40. Take a safe dueling role : SECOND
41. German river : SAALE
42. Find out : HEAR
43. Certain pub drinkers : ALEMEN
44. Like a frog : RANINE
45. Choice segment : ELITE
46. Alan Ladd film : SHANE
47. Mate of a sort : STALE
50. Register : SIGNIN
51. Hammed it up : EMOTED
52. Sought office again : RERAN
54. Cognizant : AWARE
55. Shoe : SABOT
56. Aimless drifting : PILLARTOPOST
57. Headbands : TIARAS
60. "West Side Story" girl : MARIA
63. Dude territory : EAST
68. Tiresome person : PILL
69. Musician Richard ___-Bennet : DYER
70. Calif. range : PANAMINT
71. Army camp event : MAILCALL
72. TV newsman Harry : REASONER
73. Pacific island : TARAWA
74. Imitate : EMULATE
75. Geometric figure : NONAGON
76. Jalopy : CAR
79. Scottish explorer : RAE
80. ___ markee : SOU
81. Weedy grass : DARNEL
82. English essayist : STEELE
83. Cautious : CHARY
85. Trimming device : EDGER
86. Like snakes' eyes : BEADY
87. Defense Sec. : LAIRD
89. Formerly : ONCE
91. Spoken : ORAL
92. Pit : MINE
93. Granular snow : NEVE
96. Shell-game item : PEA
98. Grassland : LEA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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