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New York Times, Thursday, December 3, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 245 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,782
Across
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Shooter fodder : PEA
4
Show place : SALON
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Lacking interest : ARID
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Harding and Sothern : ANNS
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Diadem : TIARA
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Slipper : MULE
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Take issue with : CONTRADICT
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Actor Walter : ABEL
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Saddle ___ : SORE
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Discipline : CHASTISE
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Greek letters : ETAS
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Terry : ELLEN
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Like some wood : GRAINY
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N. M. Indian : SIA
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Resort : SPA
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Broadway : THEMAINSTEM
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Comm. system : TEL
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Quick blows : RAPS
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Org. founded in 1890 : DAR
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Place for a stretch : CELL
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Compass point : ENE
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Good will : AMICABILITY
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Indian cymbals : TAL
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Indian money : LAC
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Projecting pieces of wood : TENONS
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Vine : LIANA
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Unfledged bird : EYAS
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Passes over : TRANSITS
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Art figure : NUDE
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Pullets : HENS
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Boone's forte : PIONEERING
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Stake : ANTE
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Doone : LORNA
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Roof part : EAVE
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Cartoonist : NAST
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Door sign : ENTER
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Strong solution : LYE
Down
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Moccasin : PAC
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Seth's son : ENOS
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___ mundi : ANNO
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Stopping place: Abbr. : STA
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Help : AID
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Nonprofessional : LAIC
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Arrange music in a way : ORCHESTRATE
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Miss Wood : NATALIE
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Tropical timber tree : AMATE
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Famous pianist : RUBINSTEIN
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Martinique et al. : ILES
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Printing direction : DELE
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Gushes forth : STREAMS
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Nerve networks : RETIA
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Small or grand : SLAM
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Blackbird : ANI
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Columnist's ambition : SYNDICATION
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African country : GHANA
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Certain sprays : REPELLANTS
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Skins : PELTS
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Colleague : ALLY
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Flight arm: Abbr. : SAC
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Conclusion : CLOSURE
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Too bad! : ALAS
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Vestment : MANIPLE
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Tunisian ruler : BEY
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Silly : INANE
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Gore : INSET
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Conjunction : THAN
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Rockfish : RENA
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___ of (rather) : SORT
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Jargon: Abbr. : DIAL
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Covet : ENVY
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Direction : NNE
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Spike : EAR
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___ whiz : GEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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