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New York Times, Tuesday, December 22, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,801
Across
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Ducks : TEALS
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Peer : EARL
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Ingenuity : WITS
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Pilasters : ANTAE
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Elm or oak : TREE
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Rat-___ : ATAT
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Toasting need : GLASS
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Poise : TACT
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"Woe ___" : ISME
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Made an analysis : ASSAYED
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Photo : SNAP
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Prove false : BELIE
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Fix up, as a play : DOCTOR
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Pallid : SALLOW
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Most recent : NEWEST
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Primp : PREEN
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"It tolls for thee" poet : DONNE
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Sally Rand's prop : FAN
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Grampuses : ORCS
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Common Latin abbr. : ETC
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Golfer's word : FORE
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Oriental holiday : TET
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On a ___ : SPREE
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Arthur Tracy's theme song : MARTA
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Bred : REARED
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Projecting window : DORMER
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Holdup-man's need : PISTOL
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Soprano Emma : EAMES
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Castro or Tito: Abbr. : DICT
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Cornet valves : PISTONS
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Pioneer movie director : INCE
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Turkish weight : OCHA
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Red dye : EOSIN
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Headliner : STAR
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Grape juice : STUM
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Indian coin : RUPEE
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___ de combat : HORS
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Anglo-Saxon slave : ESNE
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Sudden movement : START
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Child's game : TAG
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Photo lab abbr. : ENL
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___ standstill : ATA
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Defunct relatives of Cadillacs : LASALLES
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Meeting : SESSION
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Miss Kett of comics : ETTA
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___ of sunshine : ARAY
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Backward movement : RECEDENCE
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Disappoint : LETDOWN
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Blouses : WAISTS
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"___ to Say," Mathis song : ITSNOTFORME
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Daughter of David : TAMAR
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Progression : STEP
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Stitch : SEW
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Guitar-player's term : BARRE
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Anti-air pollution proposal : ELECTRICCAR
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Letter : CEE
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Name for a dog : SPOT
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Observed : NOTED
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Skid Row people : DERELICTS
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TV comic Johnson and others : ARTES
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Approach : NEAR
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Sends work to another shop : FARMSOUT
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Calendar abbr. : SAT
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Plan : PROPOSE
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Complaining people : MOANERS
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Organic compounds : ESTERS
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___ volente : DEO
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Pony : PINTO
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Kind of cloth : DISH
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Give a wide berth to : SHUN
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Insipid : TAME
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Bath : SPA
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Comparative suffix : IER
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Trapeze insurance : NET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 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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