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New York Times, Wednesday, October 7, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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C
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L
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A
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P
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T
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I
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R
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J
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N
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H
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K
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A
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M
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B
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K
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E
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R
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B
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N
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P
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R
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B
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K
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M
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A
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D
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H
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S
T
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A
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G
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B
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L
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U
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M
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I
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C
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C
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R
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N
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F
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A
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F
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G
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,725
Across
1
Applaud : CLAP
5
Moves : STIRS
10
Thuringian city : JENA
14
Laugh : HOHO
15
Sacred book : KORAN
16
Assert : AVER
17
Caterpillar : AWORMINAFURCOAT
20
Calif. time : PST
21
Irish islands : ARAN
22
Place of pleasant aromas : BAKERY
23
Disagreeable person: Slang : PILL
24
Broadway role : ABIE
25
Abilities : SKILLS
28
Suffer from heat : SWELTER
31
Held and others : ANNAS
32
Swine : BOARS
33
Pile : NAP
35
Pleasant : ROSY
36
Nebs : BEAKS
37
Roman 1502 : MDII
38
Overwhelm : AWE
39
Perry Mason's detective : DRAKE
40
Provide quarters : HOUSE
41
Gazing people : STARERS
43
Made a breach in : GAPPED
44
Scarves : BOAS
45
Byway : LANE
46
Expose : UNMASK
49
Saarinen : EERO
50
U. S. agency: Abbr. : ICC
53
Man who sees the dull side : SCISSORSGRINDER
56
"Pompeii" girl : IONE
57
Friction match : FUSEE
58
Spanish jar : OLLA
59
Queries : ASKS
60
Sumptuous meal : FEAST
61
Slang for money : GELT
Down
1
Fellow : CHAP
2
Moos : LOWS
3
"There'll be ___ time in . . . " : AHOT
4
By: Sp. : POR
5
Plays a bagpipe : SKIRLS
6
Musical term : TONAL
7
Persia, today : IRAN
8
Brit. fliers : RAF
9
Shock absorbers : SNUBBERS
10
Book part : JACKET
11
Bacchanal's cry : EVOE
12
Close : NEAR
13
Affected, in a way : ARTY
18
Posts : MAILS
19
Barriers : RAILS
23
Frolic : PLAY
24
Rouse : AWAKE
25
Mrs. Roosevelt : SARA
26
"Sees all, ___ all" : KNOWS
27
Map addition : INSET
28
Penetrates, with "in" : SOAKS
29
Conclude : ENDUP
30
Lift : RAISE
32
Trio of children's story : BEARS
34
Jumbled, as type : PIED
36
Discontinue : BREAKOFF
37
Brood : MOPE
39
Waste product : DROSS
40
Asian capital : HANOI
42
Degrades : ABASES
43
Poet's traditional milieu : GARRET
45
Laws: Lat. : LEGES
46
Gov't. news agency : USIA
47
Army men: Abbr. : NCOS
48
Fur : MINK
49
It, in Italy : ESSA
50
Groundless : IDLE
51
Amoeba : CELL
52
Suffix for demo or auto : CRAT
54
Regret : RUE
55
Drink : NOG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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