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New York Times, Wednesday, December 30, 1970

42-Down : Greek

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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A
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M
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B
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L
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R
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C
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D
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R
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P
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Y
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K
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,809
Across
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Gov't representative : AMB
4
Wing-shaped : ALAR
8
Moslem magistrates : CADIS
13
Stratagem : PLOY
14
City in Italy : PISA
15
One at ___ : ATIME
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Doing business : OPEN
18
Declivity : SLOPE
19
Foretokens : OMENS
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Sweetener : SACCHARIN
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Deteriorate : GOTOPOT
25
Minute space : HAIR
26
Savory : SAPID
28
Encompass : ENGIRD
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Church area : APSE
35
Neighbor of S.M.U. : TCU
36
In any degree : SOEVER
37
Written account: Abbr. : REC
38
Positively not : LIKEFUN
40
Dentist's group : ADA
41
Kind of crackers : GRAHAM
43
Roofing substance : TAR
44
___ Penh : PNOM
45
Small antelope: Var. : OUREBI
46
Be conspicuous : STARE
48
Poetic relative of hark : LIST
50
Lessees : TENANTS
54
Sweetener : CYCLAMATE
58
Sound during a dull speech : SNORE
59
Rent again : RELET
60
Japanese syllabic writing : KANA
62
Drug quantity : UNIT
63
In harmony : ATONE
64
Official, for short : EXEC
65
Applied science: Abbr. : TECH
66
Cleaned : WIPED
67
Torment : RIDE
68
Compass point : SSE
Down
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Cottonwood : ALAMO
2
Anthem : MOTET
3
Narrowly : BYANOSE
4
Service mail initials : APO
5
Cosmetic : LIPSTICK
6
Cruising : ASEA
7
"Meanwhile, back at the ___" : RANCH
8
Take one's profit : CASHINON
9
Free : ATLARGE
10
Designer : DIOR
11
Body of African warriors : IMPI
12
Pictured : SEEN
13
La Follette, for one: Abbr. : PROG
20
Ballston ___ : SPA
22
Pauses, in poetry : CAESURAE
24
Bright disposition : OPTIMISM
27
Twosomes : DUETS
29
Great or Terrible name : IVAN
30
Decorate anew : REDO
31
Weight : DRAM
32
Jason's ship : ARGO
33
Home of the sol : PERU
34
Precipitous rock : SCAR
38
Having lips : LABIATED
39
Filled out : FATTENED
42
Greek : HELLENE
44
Insignificant : PEANUTS
47
Hospital grads : RNS
49
Accepter of bets : TAKER
51
Ancient calendar date : NONES
52
Moment : TRICE
53
Third son of Adam : SETH
54
Animal's stomach : CRAW
55
Himalayan figure : YETI
56
Horsey sound : CLOP
57
Place for a meter : TAXI
61
Hole in one : ACE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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