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New York Times, Saturday, October 24, 1970

3-Down : Military weapons

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,742
Across
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Pitcher part : SPOUT
6
Ad offering : SALE
10
Accessories : BAGS
14
Anathema : CURSE
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Bible book: Abbr. : OBAD
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Nimbus : AURA
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Forest of "As You Like It" : ARDEN
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Arena : RING
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Believe, old style : TROW
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Tear : REND
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Blues composer : HANDY
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Witty remarks : MOTS
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High note : ELA
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Rib : COSTA
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Islands in North Atlantic : FAROE
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King of Morven : FINGAL
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Meditative : RUMINANT
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Remove in a way : UNCASE
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Continent : ASIA
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Looked slyly : LEERED
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Historical records : ANNALS
38
Yorkshire river : OUSE
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Slag : SCORIA
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Fairy-tale words : ONCEUPON
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Average : MEDIAL
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Ranges : ROAMS
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Radium discoverer : CURIE
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Supplement, with "out" : EKE
51
Join the poker game : ANTE
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Type of Greek column : DORIC
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U. S. Indians : OTOS
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Neighbor of Ky. : TENN
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Of the ear : OTIC
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Assumed proposition : DATUM
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Old expletive : EGAD
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Scarlett : OHARA
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Dunks : SOPS
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Droops : SAGS
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Lazy ___ : SUSAN
Down
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Alarming, old style : SCAREFUL
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Descendants through a single strain : PURELINE
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Military weapons : ORDNANCE
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Second-hand : USED
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Decade : TEN
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Marsh birds : SORAS
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From within: Lat. : ABINTRA
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Two-seated carriages : LANDAUS
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Irritable : EDGY
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Robin's friend : BATMAN
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Dawn goddess : AURORA
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F.D.R.'s prep school : GROTON
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Notching instrument : SAWSET
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Hibernated : HOLEDUP
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Like cheese : CASEOUS
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Betrothed : FIANCEE
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Needlefish : GAR
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Noxious : MIASMIC
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React to a dull speech : NOD
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Short songs : ARIETTAS
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Old name for Parnassus : LIAKOURA
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"Death of a ___" : SALESMAN
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Island in Indian Ocean : SOCOTRA
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Hardening : ENURING
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Harangues : ORATES
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Metaphysical word : NONEGO
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Bit of shut-eye : CATNAP
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Corrects : EMENDS
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Prepares potatoes : RICES
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Female animals : DOES
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Hawaiian island : OAHU
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Two in Spain : DOS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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