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New York Times, Tuesday, February 10, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,486

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Students & seniors
Across
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1935 Derby winner : OMAHA
6
Cigar or brass : BAND
10
Priestly caste of old Persia : MAGI
14
Tooth : MOLAR
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Surf sound : ROAR
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Unwrap : OPEN
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Straight : ERECT
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Playwright : INGE
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Fume : REEK
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Grigri, sometimes : NECKLACE
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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Before : ERE
25
Grigris : AMULETS
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Breach : SCHISM
33
Barometer measurement : PRESSURE
34
Banking deals : LOANS
35
Office worker : CLERK
36
Hiatus : GAP
37
Blunders : ERRS
38
Layers : COATS
39
Russian river : NEVA
40
Likely pass receiver : END
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Isolated : ALONE
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Kind of metal : MONEL
43
Memento : KEEPSAKE
45
Tags : LABELS
46
Urban arteries : STREETS
47
Dinnertime, for some : SIX
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Mrs. Nixon : PAT
49
Grigri : TALISMAN
54
Bloke : CHAP
57
Iniquitous : EVIL
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Site of Kineo and Katahdin : MAINE
60
Part : ROLE
61
Frog: Prefix : RANI
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Capitol name : AGNEW
63
Jan. to Jan. : YEAR
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Charon's river : STYX
65
Minimum : LEAST
Down
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Black cat, to some : OMEN
2
Seconds, at the table : MORE
3
Fish sauce : ALEC
4
Trashy writer : HACK
5
Naive : ARTLESS
6
Baby Snooks : BRICE
7
Top-drawer : AONE
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Be a shrewish wife : NAG
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Ivory-tower inhabitants : DREAMERS
10
Scruples : MORALS
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Alleged ancestor : APE
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Equine order : GEE
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Press necessity : INK
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Inlet : ARM
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Kind of ox : MUSK
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Ridge : ARETE
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Home of the Webfoots : EUGENE
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Gulliver's forte : TRAVEL
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Calyx leaves : SEPALS
29
Glosses over : SLEEKS
30
Horn : CORNET
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More steely : HARDER
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Those holding power : INS
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Sycamore : PLANE
35
In excess, broth spoilers : COOKS
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Moves noisily : CLATTERS
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San Francisco hill : NOB
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Lost : ASEA
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Greatest : MAXIMAL
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Capsicum : PEPPER
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Describing a Yokum : LIL
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Genus of willows : SALIX
49
Microscopic : TINY
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Scarlet flower or purple herb : SAGE
51
Talking bird: Var. : MINA
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Once, in Scotland : ANES
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Eft : NEWT
54
Call : CRY
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Dig potatoes : HOE
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Neighbor of Miss. : ALA
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Cauldron : VAT

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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