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New York Times, Monday, February 2, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,478
Across
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Pilaster : ANTA
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Cuts : HEWS
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Big S.A. birds : RHEAS
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Thai money : BAHT
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Oh ___? : YEAH
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Artery : AORTA
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___ of faces : ASEA
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Santa Ana's country : ELSALVADOR
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Soot : CARBON
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___ warmer : FAIRAND
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Reference work : ALMANAC
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Ganymede's father : TROS
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Maxim : OLDSAW
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Flashes : GLEAMS
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Billiard stroke : MASSE
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Riposte : REJOINDER
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Skill : ART
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Flies in a way : SOLOS
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___ culpa : MEA
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Frameworks : SCAFFOLDS
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U.S. missiles : THORS
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Star-shaped : ASTRAL
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Ape : SIMIAN
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Asian prefix : INDO
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Ecclesiastic : PONTIFF
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Gazer's globe : CRYSTAL
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Snakebird : DARTER
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Fastener : HOOKANDEYE
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Comfort: Fr. : AISE
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"___ moi ... " : APRES
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River to Elbe : EGER
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Animal shelter : COTE
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Indigent : NEEDY
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Teutonic goddess : NORN
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Knot in wood : KNAR
Down
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Rope fiber : ABACA
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Twangy : NASAL
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Temperature regulator : THERMOSTAT
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Moorish drums : ATABALS
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Nocturnal animals : HYENAS
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Elver : EEL
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Verb form : WAS
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Column : SHAFT
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Pasta : RAVIOLI
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Become raspy : HOARSEN
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Earth goddess : ERDA
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___ of bricks : ATON
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Gem quartz : SARD
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Passages in music : LARGOS
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Wave: Fr. : ONDE
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Mme. Lupescu's friend : CAROL
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Unites : WELDS
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Counsel : ADMONITION
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Lake, in Netherlands : MEER
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Ladies of Madrid : SRAS
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Dough: Sp. : MASA
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Bows : ARCS
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Broz : JOSIP
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Moslem ruler : SOLDAN
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Gamboled : FRISKED
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Illusion : FANTASY
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Girl's nickname : TINA
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Hall furniture : HATRACK
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Type style : MODERN
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Days or times : OLDEN
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Holiday, Italian style : FESTA
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More at ease : FREER
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Biggers's Charlie : CHAN
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Ratline : ROPE
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Time past : YORE
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Conceit : EGO
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Ending for law or saw : YER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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