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New York Times, Thursday, December 17, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,796

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Resort in West : TAHOE
6
Prince of Wales: Abbr. : CHAS
10
Asian priest : LAMA
14
Sun-dried brick : ADOBE
15
Assembly room : HALL
16
Building beam : IBAR
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Substantive in grammar : NOMEN
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Share : ALLOTMENT
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Canadian football cup : GREY
21
Lightens : ALLEVIATES
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Chosen: Abbr. : SEL
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Painted : COLORED
24
French Guiana territory : ININI
26
Ground together : GNASHED
31
Excites : IGNITES
33
Like an egg yolk : YELLOWY
34
Bearing : MIEN
35
To ___ : ATEE
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Lack : ABSENCE
40
Salt and cocktail : SHAKERS
43
More untidy : MESSIER
44
Beach or bath : TOWEL
45
Mission : CRUSADE
47
Relative, for short : SIS
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Some tire workers : RETREADERS
54
Sacrifice play : BUNT
55
Aromatic herb : SPEARMINT
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Completely : QUITE
57
Manner : VEIN
58
Chemical suffix : ITOL
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Extreme : ULTRA
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Trapper's prize : PELT
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Part of a parrot's bill : CERE
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Nautical position : ABEAM
Down
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Projecting strips : TANGS
2
Worships : ADORE
3
Simplicity : HOMELINESS
4
Mind : OBEY
5
Poetic word : EEN
6
Lightweight fabric : CHALLIS
7
Shout : HALLO
8
Hay fever : ALLERGY
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Serb or Croat : SLOVENE
10
S. A. metropolis : LIMA
11
Support : ABET
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Hair : MANE
13
Buchwald and Carney : ARTS
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___ basin : TIDAL
21
Topnotch : AONE
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Resident: Abbr. : CIT
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Muses and others : NINES
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Allay : SLAKE
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Accommodation : HOTELSUITE
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Pitcher : EWER
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Does a hair job : DYES
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Caliph : IMAM
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Sneer at : GIBE
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More exact : NICER
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Kind of arts : CERAMIC
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Learned : ERUDITE
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Catch unawares : STARTLE
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Scuttles : HODS
42
Wonder : AWE
46
Spanish title : SENOR
48
Prefix for mural : INTRA
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James Watt's medium : STEAM
50
Hostess's letters : RSVP
51
Fencing weapon : EPEE
52
Linden : TEIL
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Carry on : RANT
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Underground bud : BULB
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Between sine and non : QUA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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