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New York Times, Friday, October 23, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,741

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Across
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Elec. units : AMPS
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Tree with poisonous sap : UPAS
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James Truslow or John Couch : ADAMS
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Flying turn : LOOP
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Hottentot tribesman : NAMA
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D.F.C., for one : MEDAL
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French miss: Abbr. : MLLE
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"___ I didn't already know" : ASIF
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Previously, old style : AFORE
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Hit show : SELLOUT
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Stuck fast : ADHERED
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Small: Suffix : ULE
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Monster : OGRE
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Well-known Loch : NESS
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Pierce : ENTER
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Certain bridge bids : RAISES
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Wild habitat : LAIR
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Bookkeeping abbr. : BAL
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Belief in one God : THEISM
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Containing nitrogen: Prefix : AZO
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Things to get hot under : COLLARS
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Recent: Prefix : NEO
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Size of type : MINION
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Business: Suffix : ERY
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Tunisian port : SFAX
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Corporal or sergeant : NONCOM
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___ spade a spade : CALLA
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Deer trail : SLOT
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Years and years : EONS
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Wing : ALA
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National concern : POVERTY
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Deducted : REBATED
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Counterpart : IMAGE
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Test : ORAL
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Flexible shoot : BINE
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Has a good standing : RATES
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Muscle twitches : TICS
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Prospector's quest : LODE
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Exercise vigorously : EXERT
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"Touché" weapon : EPEE
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Son of Seth : ENOS
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Gifts for the poor : ALMS
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Taupe : MOLE
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National concern : POLLUTION
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School book : SPELLER
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Two-toed sloth : UNAU
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Beethoven symphony : PASTORAL
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"What a good boy ___" : AMI
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Kenya outing : SAFARI
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Eastern nurse : AMAH
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National concern : DEFENSE
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Love : ADORE
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Horses : MARES
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Greenland vehicles : SLEDS
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Poetic contraction : OER
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"___ Rides Again" : DESTRY
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Old sailing ship : GALLEON
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Biblical country : ELAM
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Axis follower : NAZI
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Querying sounds : EHS
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Hat : BONNET
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National concern : INFLATION
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Official stamp : SEAL
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Cauterizing material : MOXA
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Bill's partner : COO
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National concern : ARMSRACE
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Whole number : INTEGER
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Fit for marketing : SALABLE
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Prairie wolf : COYOTE
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Calloway : CAB
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Pinnacle : SPIRE
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Folklorist Alan : LOMAX
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Egg-shaped : OVATE
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Part of R and R : REST
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Within: Prefix : ENDO
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Letters : DEES
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Split : RIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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