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New York Times, Monday, December 7, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,786
Across
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Famous daughter : LUCI
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Culminating point : ACME
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Girl's name : LOIS
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Clear : OPEN
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Corners : TREES
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___ facto : IPSO
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Resulting : CONSEQUENT
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British statesman : PEEL
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Teach : INSTRUCT
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Poured : RAINED
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Met player : AGEE
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Fungi : MOLDS
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Muse : ERATO
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Rascal, in Dublin : SPALPEEN
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Beliefs : TENETS
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Is under the weather : AILS
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Apart: Abbr. : SEP
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Blackbirds : ANIS
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Company of lions : PRIDE
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Latin warning, with "canem" : CAVE
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Resembling: Abbr. : SIM
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Ardor : ELAN
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Nomad : ROAMER
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Clothing : GARMENTS
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Warning signal : ALERT
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Meat cuts : LOINS
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English gallery : TATE
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Furnish : AFFORD
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LSD of ancient times : NEPENTHE
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Scarves : BOAS
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Sign-off words : OVERANDOUT
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Eng. title : BART
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Word in a Thomas Wolfe title : RIVER
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British composer : ARNE
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Charity : ALMS
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Sticky one : PEST
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Rules, for short : REGS
Down
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Places : LOCI
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Immediately : UPON
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Time periods: Abbr. : CENS
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Puts in office : INSTATES
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Ave ___ vale : ATQUE
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Las ___ : CRUCES
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Get together : MEET
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Poetic word : EEN
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Greasy compound : LIPIDE
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Passwords : OPENSESAME
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Common response : ISEE
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Auction work : SOLD
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Baby carriage : STROLLER
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Rye fungus : ERGOT
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Blanc and neighbors : ALPS
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Bit part on stage : MAID
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Greek letters : ETAS
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Go back on a decision: Var. : RENIG
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Orwell title : ANIMALFARM
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Name for a Western horse : PAINT
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Emphatic denial : NEVER
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Magnificence : SPLENDOR
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Saucy : PERT
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Also-___ (losers) : RANS
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Gregorian or Julian : CALENDAR
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Arabian prince : EMIR
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Relative of wheaten : OATEN
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Settles down : ROOSTS
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Cubic meters : STERES
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Separate : APART
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Rhyme scheme : ABBA
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Colt : FOAL
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Glacial snow : NEVE
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Ran madly : TORE
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Some juries : HUNG
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Summers, in Paris : ETES
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Big shot : VIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 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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