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New York Times, Monday, October 5, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q U V W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,723

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Across
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Hawaiian gifts : LEIS
5
Walk nervously : PACE
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Ancient region of Asia Minor : CARIA
14
Part of an auto : AXLE
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Blunders : ERRS
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Old Greek coins : OBOLS
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River to the Colorado : GILA
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Moderately priced : REASONABLE
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Thoroughly excellent : STERLING
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Ceremonies : RITES
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Kind of nut : COLA
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Bourbon St. feature : CAFE
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Oriental nurses : AMAHS
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Servicing a dinner party : CATERING
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Levee sights of old : BALES
33
One past recovery : GONER
34
Tumultuous sound : DIN
35
Book holders : ENDS
36
Raise livestock : BREED
37
Bristlelike part : SETA
38
Donkey, in France : ANE
39
Pointed instruments : PRODS
40
Set in operation : START
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Officious meddlers : MARPLOTS
43
Borders, in heraldry : ORLES
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Garden implement : RAKE
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Portico : STOA
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One of a Tolstoi pair : PEACE
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TV divisions : CHANNELS
53
Name in detective fiction : MISTERCHAN
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Courage : GRIT
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Kind of sanctum : INNER
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Hunter's cry to hounds : HARK
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Existence: Lat. : ESSE
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Exploits : DEEDS
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Sweetsop : ATES
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Nurture : REAR
Down
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Falls behind : LAGS
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Stage direction : EXIT
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That, to Cicero : ILLE
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Explores : SEARCHES
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Jeopardy : PERIL
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Amphitheater : ARENA
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Jutting rock : CRAG
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Sigmoidal figure : ESS
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Pine or spruce : CONIFER
10
Subtractor : ABATER
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Vestment : ROBE
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Misfortunes : ILLS
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Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
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Made a formal speech : ORATED
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Minus-yardage in football : LOSS
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Certain candy shapes : CANES
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Nautical word : ABEAM
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Divine food : MANNA
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Northern tree : ALDER
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Some college students : COEDS
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Standard of perfection : IDEAL
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Saltpeter : NITRE
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Annoying insects : GNATS
33
British historian : GROTE
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Wall Street man : BROKER
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"___ in Paradise" : STRANGER
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Surface mineral deposits : PLACERS
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Promptly : SOON
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Babbled : PRATED
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Portion : SHARE
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Armored vehicles : TANKS
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Yearn : PINE
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Old slave : ESNE
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Talk in a way : CHAT
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Mona : LISA
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Silver: Abbr. : STER
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Word with day or night : MID
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Rolled tea : CHA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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