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New York Times, Friday, February 13, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,489

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Across
1
Cut : SLIT
5
Bookkeeping entry : DEBIT
10
Hair styles : BOBS
14
Beginner : TIRO
15
Escape : ELUDE
16
Farm animals : OXEN
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Leave out : OMIT
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___ one's time : BIDES
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City on the Dvina : RIGA
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Failure : WASHOUT
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Remain durable : STANDUP
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Boundary markers : HEDGES
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Details : ITEMS
27
Universe : COSMOS
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Philosopher : PLATO
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Church section : ALTAR
33
Ottoman : FOOTSTOOL
37
Nothing, to a Parisian : RIEN
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Writer's style : PROSE
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Cronyn : HUME
40
Spoiler of a smooth plane ride : DOWNDRAFT
42
Greek letters : ZETAS
43
Irregularly notched : EROSE
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Leave : DEPART
45
Supply : STORE
48
Trial : DRYRUN
50
Bedouin : ARABIAN
53
"This is ___!" : ANORDER
56
Mother of Apollo : LETO
57
Dors : DIANA
59
End of the earth : POLE
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Eternally : EVER
61
Choir voices : ALTOS
62
Grease : LUBE
63
Gopher state: Abbr. : MINN
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Had in mind : MEANT
65
Latin catchall : ETAL
Down
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Put away : STOW
2
Bean : LIMA
3
Menu item : IRISHSTEW
4
Ideally suited : TOTHEMANNERBORN
5
Corrects a computer program : DEBUGS
6
Type size : ELITE
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Social deb : BUD
8
Caesar's date : IDES
9
Binet-Simon, for one : TEST
10
Of good lineage : BORNTOTHEPURPLE
11
Rust : OXIDE
12
Moslem queen : BEGUM
13
Cookies : SNAPS
21
Reputation : ODOR
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River islets : AITS
25
Kidded : SPOOFED
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One of 52 : CARD
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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Missing : LOST
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Corroded : ATE
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Monks : FRAS
34
Arrant : OUTANDOUT
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Name in poetry : OMAR
36
Kipling word : LEST
38
Tennis instructor : PRO
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German numeral : DREI
42
Centigrade freezing point : ZERO
44
Hereditary ruler : DYNAST
45
Western capital : SALEM
46
Fountain of Rome : TREVI
47
Of a cereal : OATEN
49
Kept talking : RANON
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Furniture style : ADAM
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African river : NILE
54
Island off Tuscany : ELBA
55
Lively dance : REEL
58
___ loss : ATA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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