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New York Times, Friday, October 9, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,727

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Rotating machine part : CAM
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Highway stops : MOTELS
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Greek letters : PSIS
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Caucasian language : UDI
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Turkish inn : IMARET
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"___ Britannia" : RULE
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Excessive thirst : POLYDIPSIA
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Initiate : OPEN
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Gay : RIANT
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Farming: Abbr. : AGR
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Father: Prefix : PATRI
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Borscht topping : SOURCREAM
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Gasket : ORING
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Vistas : PANORAMAS
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Restraint : LEASH
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Black: Prefix : ATRO
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Map lines: Abbr. : MERS
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Misery : TORMENT
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Pier in architecture : ANTA
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Angers : IRES
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Skyborne : ALOFT
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Victim of a sort : SCAPEGOAT
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Button source : NACRE
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Porringers : SOUPBOWLS
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Dutch ___ : TREAT
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Civil War soldier : REB
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Heathen : PAGAN
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Issue : EMIT
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Portliness : CORPULENCE
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Princess of India : RANI
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Mosaic gold : ORMOLU
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Screw pines of Pacific : IES
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Restrained eating : DIET
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Forest paths : TRAILS
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Snake : ASP
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Trophy : CUP
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Worship: Lat. : ADORARE
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Home reserve : MILITIA
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Snack time for some : MIDNIGHT
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Leave out : OMIT
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Faucet : TAP
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Hesitant sounds : ERS
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Garland : LEI
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Usher's offering : PROGRAM
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Sherbet glass : SUPREME
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___ de France : ILE
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Japanese coin : SEN
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Tales : YARNS
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Summit: Abbr. : ACR
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Warsaw's land: Abbr. : POL
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Undersized person : SPARROW
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Breakfast dish : OATMEAL
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States of turmoil : UNRESTS
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Circular: Scot. : ROON
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Swiss river : AAR
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Future books: Abbr. : MSS
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I hear, in Spain : OIGO
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Son of Zeus doomed to frustration : TANTALUS
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"The jawbone of an ___" : ASS
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Cpl. or sgt. : NCO
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Resembling a bull : TAURINE
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"Bon ___!" : APPETIT
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Kind of order : LARGE
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Pacific island area : OCEANIA
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Willard or Perkins : FRANCES
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Vietnamese holiday : TET
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Decline : EBB
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Influence : PULL
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European shrew : ERD
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French month : MAI
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Camper's item : COT
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British peace Nobelist : ORR
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British West Point: Abbr. : RMA
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Oahu fare : POI
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Form of precognition: Abbr. : ESP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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