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New York Times, Thursday, October 22, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,740
Across
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Whale's captive : JONAH
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Disengaged: Abbr. : DET
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Order to a dog : SPEAK
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Funeral oration : ELOGE
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Agency of U.N. : ILO
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Hodge's other half : PODGE
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Automotive disaster : EDSEL
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Never, in Bonn : NIE
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Mao or Thieu : ASIAN
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Flattening with a hammer : PEENING
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Tantrum throwers : RANTERS
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Hold back : RETARD
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Rough : RUDE
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___ Paolo : SAO
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Lamour wear : SARONG
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Guns or Scott : GREAT
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Moth family : NOCTUIDAE
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Play : ROMP
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Canine sound : GRR
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French eye : OEIL
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Braggart's quality : IMMODESTY
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Stupid : CRASS
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Arctic ship : SEALER
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Farm sound : BAA
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Roman poet : OVID
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Woolly animal : ALPACA
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Daydream : IMAGINE
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Obvious : BLATANT
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Sweetheart: Sp. : NOVIA
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Cuckoo : ANI
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Pickling solution : BRINE
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Highest point : CREST
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Remick : LEE
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Gull : LARID
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Dispatch : HASTE
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Sea call : SOS
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Low-class Anglo-Saxons : ESNES
Down
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Vehicle : JEEP
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More mature : OLDER
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"Long time ___" : NOSEE
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Insurance man : AGENT
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Athenian judge : HELIAST
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Belfry sounds : DINGDONGS
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Eastern collegian : ELI
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"___ is human ... " : TOERR
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Berlin prison : SPANDAU
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Subsequent : POSTERIOR
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Adams : EDIE
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Seaweed substance : AGAR
13
Ranges of perception : KENS
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New Deal initials : NRA
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Neighbor of Hung. : AUST
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Greek theaters : ODEA
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River nymph : NAIS
30
Sets : GELS
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Spanish painter : GRIS
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Erie Canal city : ROME
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Austen heroine : EMMA
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Arguer for the defense : APOLOGIST
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Scrap : ORT
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Sore losers : CRYBABIES
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Change course : DEVIATE
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Limerick land : ERIN
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Up to : CAPABLE
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___ to the good : ALL
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Arrangements : DEALS
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Behind: Sp. : ATRAS
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Stone marker : CAIRN
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Oakley : ANNIE
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Kind of worm : INCH
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S. A. tree : MORA
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Arteries: Abbr. : AVES
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Scatters : TEDS
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Recent: Prefix : NEO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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