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New York Times, Friday, February 27, 1970

32-Across : Instructor's degree: Abbr.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { B Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 95, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both left-right and up-down symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,503
Across
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Kind of phone : FRENCH
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Watery sound : GURGLE
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Oriental porters : COOLIES
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It's usually grand, for merchants : OPENING
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Wearing away : ERODENT
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Canadian city : TORONTO
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Badgers' relatives : RATELS
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You ___! : NAMEIT
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"I want ___ just like ... " : AGIRL
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Of a calling: Abbr. : VOC
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Instruct : TEACH
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Number : TEN
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Surplus goods : OVERAGE
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Brew : TEA
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Work unit : ERG
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Hit a one-bagger : SINGLED
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Instructor's degree: Abbr. : EDM
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Color, as glass : STAIN
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Reply: Abbr. : ANS
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Postures : STANCES
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Resort : SPA
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Dove sound : COO
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Most indistinct : VAGUEST
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Thrash : TAN
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Land rail : CRAKE
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German river : EMS
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Regretful ones : RUERS
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Absolute domain : EMPERY
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Flexible rod : WATTLE
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Like some picnic edibles : SANDIER
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Building employe : JANITOR
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Curl up comfortably : SNUGGLE
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Users of lures : ANGLERS
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Hard : STEELY
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Horses : STEEDS
Down
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One who seeks provisions : FORAGER
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Digging : ROOTING
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Flowered shrub : ELDER
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Deep-black alloys : NIELLOS
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Time periods: Abbr. : CENS
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Presidential initials : HST
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Acquired : GOT
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Fairy-tale word : UPON
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Set a new price : RERATED
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Aphorism : GNOME
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Marked with stripes : LINEATE
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Tempted : ENTICED
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Unctuous preparation : CERATE
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New York City : GOTHAM
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Small hole : VENTAGE
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Polyphonic voice part : ORGANUM
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Cups : CALICES
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Prospect : VISTA
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Hereditary factors : GENES
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Approach : ACCESS
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Conquerors of 1066 : NORMANS
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East Indian vine : SOAPNUT
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Neighbor of Norge : SVERIGE
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Curious : STRANGE
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Changed one's mind, in printing : STETTED
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Rooms for conversation : PARLORS
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Geese : ANSERS
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Small anchor : KEDGE
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Practical : UTILE
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Cheer : YELL
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Destitution : WANT
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Monarch, in Spain : REY
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An apostle: Abbr : JAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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