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New York Times, Friday, October 2, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,720

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Across
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Prefix for physics : META
5
Small type : AGATE
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Spaniard's cloak : CAPA
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Encourage : ABET
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Aromatic seeds : CUMIN
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Elliptical : OVAL
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Bonbon : CONFECTION
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Dickens heroine : NELL
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Whole : ENTIRE
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Consoles : SOLACES
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Diameter parts : RADII
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Franklin : BEN
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Make a new judgment on : REASSESS
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News hot off the press : LATEST
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Overlook : OMIT
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Adores : LOVES
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Army man: Abbr. : NCO
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Relative, for short : SIS
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Down-to-earth person : REALIST
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Stock-market quotation : LOW
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Wing of a building : ELL
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La Douce et al. : IRMAS
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Hock : PAWN
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Equivalent of believing : SEEING
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Loams : TOPSOILS
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Long ___ : AGO
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Explode : ERUPT
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Advance : PROMOTE
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Armed merchant ship : RAIDER
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Melville hero : AHAB
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Colorful : IRIDESCENT
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S. A. country : PERU
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Congo-Sudanese people : ZANDE
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Abhor : HATE
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Impertinence : SASS
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Feminine suffixes : ETTES
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Greek god : EROS
Down
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Spice : MACE
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Black : EBON
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Loose dress : TENT
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" . . . loved not ___ sight?" : ATFIRST
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Consent : ACCEDE
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Violin-string material : GUT
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Friend, in France : AMI
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Spanish uncles : TIOS
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Elevates : ENNOBLES
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U. S. educator : CONANT
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Enclosure : PALE
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"___ well" : ALLS
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Periods : ERAS
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Minimal : LEAST
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Religion of East : ISLAM
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Set apart : ISOLATE
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Flowers : ROSES
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Rousseau's fictional pupil : EMILE
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Two on the ___ : AISLE
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Chou ___ : ENLAI
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Angry look : SCOWL
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Localities : TOWNS
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Shade : VISOR
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Starr : RINGO
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Argue logically : ERGOTIZE
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Covered vase : POTICHE
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Metrical foot : IAMBUS
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Soups : PUREES
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Resorts : SPAS
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Soft foods : PAPS
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Big bird : RHEA
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Paddles : OARS
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Common Latin verb : ERAT
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First word of a letter : DEAR
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Within: Prefix : ENTO
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U.S. 1 and others: Abbr. : RTES
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Savings-bank word: Abbr. : INT
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Presidential initials : DDE

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

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