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OFFICE DOINGS

New York Times, Sunday, November 29, 1970

Author:
Gladys V. Miller
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 525 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Gladys V. Miller has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,778
Across
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Open house : ATHOME
7
Battery terminal : ANODE
12
Clark : PETULA
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Alcohol : ETHANOL
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Defiant one : DARER
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Desk items : ERASERS
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Leroy Anderson work : THETYPEWRITER
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Clerical cap : BIRETTA
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Ear part : HELIX
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Plasters over : CEILS
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Sky body : ORB
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Kind of space : OUTER
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"___ Old Spanish Garden" : INAN
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Awkward : STIFF
32
Exams : ORALS
34
Liven, with "up" : PERK
35
Instance: Fr. : CAS
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John and Mark: Abbr. : STS
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Falling-out : TIFF
39
Miserly : MEAN
41
Union Pacific et al. : RYS
42
Parents' need : SITTER
44
Vitality : LIFE
46
Pry : SNOOP
48
Tennis placements : ACES
50
Roof décor : AERIAL
52
Arena V.I.P. : TORERO
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Tammany man : BOSSTWEED
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Light color : ECRU
60
"Blossom in purple ___" : ANDRED
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Vapor : REEK
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African village : STAD
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River features : DELTAS
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"How stupid ___!" : OFME
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Letterhead abbr. : INC
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Suffix for acids : OLIC
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Vivid display : RIOT
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Lamb, old style : EAN
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Standard : NORM
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Gillette and Louise : ANITAS
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Appraisals: Abbr. : ESTS
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Galatea's lover : ACIS
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Takes a rifle position : KNEELS
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Depression initials : NIRA
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Galápagos sight : SEATURTLE
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Bouts : SETTOS
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Become bankrupt: Slang : GOBUST
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Carry on : RAVE
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Flower : ASTER
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New star : NOVA
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Truman and Myerson : BESSES
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Kind of stool : BAR
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Action : STEP
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Verne hero : NEMO
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Air group: Abbr. : NAA
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Jungfrau : ALP
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Writer Seton : ANYA
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Removes dross : SCUMS
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Church man : ABBOT
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___ breve : ALLA
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Zodiac sign : LIBRA
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Where: Lat. : UBI
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Entrance : INLET
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Out of bed : ASTIR
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Swizzle stick : STIRRER
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Third Reich et al. : DICTATORSHIPS
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Muster : ARRAYAL
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Nursemaids : AMAHS
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"It makes ___ to me" : NOSENSE
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Voters : ADULTS
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Chair piece : SPLAT
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Foot in the door : ENTREE
Down
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Acropolis city, to Greeks : ATHENAI
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Omega : THELAST
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Throw one's ___ the ring : HATIN
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Cameo stone : ONYX
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Mass of hair : MOP
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Chooses : ELECTS
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Unstable : ADRIFT
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Cosmetic implement : NAILFILE
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Fragments : ORTS
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Aberdeen's river : DEE
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Baseball statistic : ERROR
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"The Sand ___" : PEBBLES
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Silkworm : ERI
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Edible root : TARO
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Finish : USEUP
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Highway : ARTERY
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Principles : ETHICS
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Shirts, in Scotland : SARKS
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Chinese dynasty : WEI
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L.A. player : RAM
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Broadcasts : STREWS
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Policeman : OFFICER
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Anna and Clara : SANTAS
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Faction : SECT
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Inspired : FIRED
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Between A.M. and P.M. : NOON
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Certain master : TASK
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First : EARLIEST
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Church calendar : ORDO
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Attack : SETON
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Builder's afterthought : ADDITION
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Covered with clay : LUTOSE
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Forward : REMAIL
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Danish port : ODENSE
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Name in 1950 robbery : BRINKS
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Greek nymph : OENONE
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African raptor : SECRETARYBIRD
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London borough : EALING
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Flower oil : ATTAR
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Copies : CARBONS
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Baseball team : METS
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Resources : ASSETS
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___ qui peut : SAUVE
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___ Mater : STABAT
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Greek god : ARES
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Movie studios : LOTS
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Eye part : UVEA
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Eggar : SAMANTHA
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Freshens up a perm : RECURLS
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Cracker : SALTINE
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Certain shape : ELLIPSE
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Meager : SPARSE
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Life raft : BALSA
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Grieg dancer : ANITRA
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Alehouse : PUB
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Russian province : OBLAST
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Zero : NOTONE
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Pianist Claudio : ARRAU
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Tycoon : MIDAS
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What to do with your boots : BET
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Tribe of Israel : ASHER
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Chemical group : ARYL
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Adjective suffix : ICAL
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Aide: Abbr. : ASST
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Consume : EAT
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Opposite of exp. : IMP
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Swoboda : RON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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