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New York Times, Thursday, February 26, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,502
Across
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Kind of photo print : GLOSSY
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Old French coin : ECU
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Swampy areas : BOGS
14
Grand ___ Dam : COULEE
15
French literary prize : GONCOURT
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U.S. space booster : SATURN
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Role for Chamberlain : APPEASER
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Ship's boat : GIG
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Well-publicized cow : ELSIE
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Greek letter : TAU
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Steak order : TBONE
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Mortgage : LIEN
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Lab chore : TEST
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Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
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Feature of ninth letter : DOT
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Merchandise : WARES
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Lengthwise: Abbr. : LIN
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Prayer bench : PRIEDIEU
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A. B. and B. S. : DEGREES
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Lists : ROSTERS
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Offensive : INDECENT
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Old auto : REO
42
Condition : SHAPE
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Alliance: Abbr. : OAS
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Superior of col. : GENL
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Vetch : TARE
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Did a smithy job : SHOD
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Tourist purchase in Naples : CAMEO
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Peace Nobelist, 1949 : ORR
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Madison Ave. feature : SHOPS
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Japanese sash : OBI
54
Unspoiled : PRISTINE
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European sea : BALTIC
59
Speed-control device : GOVERNOR
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English essayist : STEELE
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Wister : OWEN
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Hesitating sounds : ERS
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Supple : LISSOM
Down
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Mashies, drivers, etc.: Abbr. : GCS
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Expansive : OUTGOING
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Swinging around : SLUING
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Fabric : SERGE
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Desire : YEN
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Word in a French motto : EGALITE
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Grove : COPSE
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Release in a way : UNPIN
10
Reptile : BOA
11
Dismissal : OUSTER
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Auto tuneup job : GREASE
13
Behaves pompously : STRUTS
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Dee's predecessor : CEE
20
Girl of the Plaza : ELOISE
22
Spilled the beans : TOLD
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Cheese : BRIE
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Strained : TAUT
27
Scott : DRED
28
Zane Grey locale : WEST
30
Almost: Prefix : PENE
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Faces with anxiety : DREADS
32
Gas particles : IONS
34
Certain olives : RIPE
36
Recluses : EREMITES
37
Frenchman's name : RENE
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Recital number : SOLO
40
Barrel workers : COOPERS
42
Words describing Sunday traffic : STOPGO
43
English school : HARROW
44
Attain : ARRIVE
46
Coral ___ : GABLES
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Excel : SHINE
49
Recognition : HONOR
50
Raccoon-like animal : COATI
52
Liner: Abbr. : STR
55
Japanese currency : SEN
56
Shipping abbreviation : BSL
57
Workers' group: Abbr. : ILO
58
Sidewalk material: Abbr. : CEM

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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