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New York Times, Saturday, February 28, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,504

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Across
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Yemenite : ARAB
5
Ill-natured : ACID
9
Gait : AMBLE
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Cow: Sp. : VACA
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Conservative : TORY
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Regulator : VALVE
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Fair chance : EVENSHAKE
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Letter-shaped bar : URAIL
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Paul Revere's foe : REDCOAT
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City of song : STLOUIS
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Mystical : RUNIC
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Service group: Abbr. : USO
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Gaze upon : BEHOLD
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Unprepossessing : ORDINARY
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Norwegian name : OLAF
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Kind of salt : ONION
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Canapé spread : ROE
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What Estragon was doing : WAITINGFORGODOT
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Worldwide: Abbr. : INT
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Annoys, familiarly : RILES
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Arnaz : DESI
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Constructions : EDIFICES
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Weather phenomena : FRONTS
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Like: Suffix : ISH
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Massachusetts seaport : SALEM
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Stone and carat : WEIGHTS
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Eating area : DINETTE
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Per ___ : ANNUM
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Upgrading : PROMOTION
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Kind : GENRE
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Sensory apparatus : EARS
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Therefore : ERGO
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Ruhr center : ESSEN
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Component of cheese : WHEY
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"Camino ___" : REAL
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Claim : AVER
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Carry on : RAVE
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Scored big, on a golf hole : ACED
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Mrs. Robinson : BANCROFT
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Nearby : ATHAND
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Mammal of tropical America : COATI
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Annoy : IRK
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Madder and cochineal : DYES
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Tearing away : AVULSING
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Color : MAROON
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Blue, in Leipzig : BLAU
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Year in Nero's reign : LVII
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Aquarium sights : EELS
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"___ on Ice" : SOUL
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Architectural style : TUDOR
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Own up : CONFESS
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Type of knife : BOWIE
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Large antelope : ELAND
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Land of voodoo : HAITI
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Rivers: Sp. : RIOS
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Rosalind's forest : ARDEN
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Resting place : ROOST
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Tibetans of a sort : YETIS
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Give the eye : OGLE
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Inhabitants of Munster : IRISHMEN
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German's not : NICHT
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Measuring device : ODOMETER
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Calculate : FIGURE
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Thin paper for carbons : FLIMSY
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Casino city : RENO
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Offer worship to : ADORE
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Engage in : WAGE
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Chemical suffixes : ENES
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Public houses : INNS
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Overflow from a mold : SPEW
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Auto cushion, in a way : TIRE
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Academic gown : TOGA
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Chemical compound : ENOL
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Cheer : RAH

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

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