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WORD ASSORTMENT

New York Times, Sunday, February 22, 1970

2-Down : Exemplar

Author:
Nancy W. Atkinson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.61, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 521 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Nancy W. Atkinson has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,498
Across
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Put together : AMASS
6
What sopranos give dogs : EARACHES
14
Zenana : HAREM
19
Philosophy of a sort : LIVEANDLETLIVE
21
Italian seasoning : TAMARA
22
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Unspecified time : ONEDAY
24
Timetable listing : ARR
25
Wacky : LOCO
26
Enlists : SIGNSUP
28
Silent star Naldi : NITA
29
At no extra ___ : COST
31
Pianist Peter : NERO
33
Start : SETINMOTION
35
Zones : AREAS
37
Ship's hoist : DAVIT
39
Repute : ODOR
40
Backfield players: Abbr. : RHS
42
___ team : NINEMAN
45
Perspectives : VISTAS
50
Large decanters : FLAGONS
54
Bold ones : DARERS
55
Area of Europe : IBERIA
56
Fading politico : LAMEDUCK
58
___ packing : SENT
59
Some fishermen : SEINERS
60
Mindanao natives : ATAS
61
Gallery sounds : BOOS
63
Certain believers : DEISTS
65
Mineo and others : SALS
66
Color for the Baron : RED
67
Eskimo knives : ULUS
69
Bristle : SETA
70
Capuchin monkey : SAI
71
Cheese : EDAM
73
Threesomes : TRINES
75
Wrinkle : RUGA
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Kind of berry or bug : JUNE
78
Barbarians : SAVAGES
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Cheerless : DRAB
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Bemoans : DEPLORES
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Native of Provo : UTAHAN
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Kind of iron : WAFFLE
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Most stereotyped : STALEST
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Corolla : PETALS
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Fastens again : RESEALS
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Lush : SOT
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Greenland settlement : ETAH
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Strips : PEELS
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Installs : SEATS
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Wins recognition : EARNSAMEDAL
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Trophies : CUPS
108
Use straws in a way : DRAW
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Russian range : ALAI
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Police weapon : TEARGAS
112
Effrontery : GALL
114
Creek : RIA
115
Break one's word : RENEGE
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Come to terms : REACHAGREEMENT
120
Faint clues : TRACES
121
Quit trying to argue : SAVEONESBREATH
122
Water animal : OTTER
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Heraldic bearing : TRESSURE
124
Analyze in a way : PARSE
Down
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Hair fabric : ALPACA
2
Exemplar : MIRROR
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Opposed to : AVERSE
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Cabinet man: Abbr. : SEC
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Flying jib : SAIL
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Developed : EDUCED
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Inferior one : ALSORAN
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Home: Abbr. : RES
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Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
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Secluded : CLOISTERED
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Depend on : HINGE
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In any ___ : EVENT
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U.S. composer : SESSIONS
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Chinese dynasty : HAN
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Flower spike : AMENT
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Arm bones : RADII
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Muse : ERATO
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Yucatan native : MAYAN
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When the scholar comes : NOON
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Certain Oscar winners : TOPMOVIES
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German conjunction : UND
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Old shields : TARGES
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Roman poet : OVID
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Antelope : ORIBI
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Booted : SHOD
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___ much as : INAS
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Check suddenly : SNUB
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First king of Egypt : MENES
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More flamboyant : ARTIER
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Capitol Hill men: Abbr. : SENS
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Cherish : TREASURE
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Skyways : AIRLANES
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Most flip : SASSIEST
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Flies off the handle : FLARESUP
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Recent time : LATEDATE
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Cage bird from India : AMADAVAT
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Looks high and low : SCOURS
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Low Indian caste : KOLI
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Puts on : STAGES
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Fountain order : SUNDAE
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Scatter at intervals : STUD
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Bondmen : SERFS
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Ceylon ape : MAHA
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One-fifth of the Union : TENSTATES
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Havens : SAFEPLACES
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Flats: Abbr. : APTS
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Shook up : JOLTED
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Strong winds : GALES
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Livid, old style : BLAE
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Vientiane's land : LAOS
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Name in U.S. journalism : WRHEARST
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Kind of power: Abbr. : ELEC
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Mays, for one : SLUGGER
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French spirit : AME
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Few and far between : SPARSE
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Overdue debt : ARREAR
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Contaminates : TAINTS
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Bundle up : SWATHE
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An ___ the ground : EARTO
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On the job : ALERT
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Attacked : RANAT
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Relative : NIECE
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Sorrowful, in poems : DREAR
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Century plant : AGAVE
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Arabian nomad : SLEB
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Japanese measures : SHOS
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Eucalyptus wax : LERP
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Eur. lang. : GER
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Babylonian god : ANU
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___ culpa : MEA

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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