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New York Times, Thursday, November 5, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,754
Across
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Derrick part : MAST
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Mild expletive : PSHAW
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Mesozoic et al. : ERAS
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Stravinsky : IGOR
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Con ___ (tenderly) : AMORE
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Honduran port : TELA
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Isinglass : MICA
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ID on stationery : LETTERHEAD
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Desk item of yore : INKWELL
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Purse item : HANKIE
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___ ease : ILLAT
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Girl's name : TONI
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Collins Ave. features : HOTELS
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Supports : CRUTCHES
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Disillusions : SOURS
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Mother's command : EAT
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Site of Sugar Loaf : RIO
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Husbands : SAVES
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Touchy subject for Benny : AGE
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Cathedral: Ger. : DOM
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British auto parts : TYRES
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Woman thief, in Rome : LADRA
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Shows contempt for : SNEERSAT
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Summoned : CALLED
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Branch of medicine: Abbr. : PATH
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Sans ___ : SOUCI
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Musical direction : ARIOSO
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Rhythm : CADENCE
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Comedian's forte : PUNCHLINES
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Brand : SEAR
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Restless desire : ITCH
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Kind of sale : ICENT
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First-name in baseball lore : TRIS
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Sounds of discovery : AHAS
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Transfers : CEDES
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Anglo-Saxon slave : ESNE
Down
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Opera role : MIMI
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Once more, Western style : AGIN
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Saying popularized on TV : SOCKITTOME
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Vessel : TRAWLER
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Giant slain by Athena : PALLAS
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Fish : SMELT
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Peppery : HOT
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Craft : ART
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Early in the A.M. : WEEHOURS
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Of a group : ETHNIC
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Emit vapor : REEK
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Marquis de ___ : SADE
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Becomes angry : RANTS
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French pronoun : ELLE
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Adjusts : TRUES
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Flocks : HERDS
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Shish kebab ingredient : ONION
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Desire wrongfully : COVET
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Marquee names : HEADLINERS
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Tidal flood : EAGRE
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Stand in good ___ : STEAD
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Isaac's mother : SARAH
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Blood-pressure word : SYSTOLIC
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Nonsense : TRASH
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Honor : LAUD
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Gluck opera : ALCESTE
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Time periods : EPOCHS
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Moves on momentum : COASTS
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Location : SCENE
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Capital of Western Samoa : APIA
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Famous Yankee : RUTH
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Early South American : INCA
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Son of Adam : CAIN
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Chill : ICE
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Reference work: Abbr. : NED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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