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New York Times, Thursday, February 5, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F H }, Scrabble score: 361 (avg 1.93)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,481

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Across
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Wing-shaped : ALAR
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West Pointer : PLEBE
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Fastener : SNAP
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"I never ___ purple cow" : SAWA
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Egg grouping : DOZEN
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Hack : TAXI
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Jumble : CRAZYQUILT
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Neat as ___ : APIN
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Correspond : AGREE
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Sport : POLO
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Enjoy the sun : BASK
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Go hawking : PEDDLE
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Both: Prefix : AMBI
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Attention-getting sound : PSST
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Sprang away : BOLTED
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Freshen : PERK
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Allied : AKIN
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Word used with uncertain dates : CIRCA
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State induced by certain pills : TRANQUILIZATION
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Loire Valley region : ANJOU
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Ten: Prefix : DECI
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Part of an egg : YOLK
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Montreal sight : SEAWAY
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Forward : SEND
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The same: Lat. : IDEM
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Jalopies : CRATES
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James I, for one : SCOT
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Water's partner : SOAP
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Spiritless : AMORT
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Home for Scarlett : TARA
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Portuguese East Africa : MOZAMBIQUE
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Precious stone : OPAL
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___ man (in unison) : ASONE
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Bldg. V.I.P. : SUPT
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I declare! : WELL
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Under no circumstances : NEVER
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Bridge defeats : SETS
Down
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Tin Pan Alley initials : ASCAP
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Dress size : LARGE
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Oscar or Tony : AWARD
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Leveled : RAZED
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Pronto: Abbr. : PDQ
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Silken half-mask: Fr. : LOUP
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"South Pacific" name : EZIO
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Beautiful: It. : BELLA
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Inter : ENTOMB
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Monetary policy goal : STABILITY
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California valley : NAPA
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W. W. II alliance : AXIS
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Sweet william : PINK
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Fox cry : YELP
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Brother of Jacob : ESAU
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___ Raton : BOCA
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Highway hazard : SKID
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Makes mosaics : TILES
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Musical work : TRIO
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Study of environment: Abbr. : ECOL
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Humid : DANK
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Harper Valley group and others : PTAS
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Eastern potentate : RAJA
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Would-be expert : KNOWITALL
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Agreeable : NICE
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Maternity-ward celebrity : QUAD
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Component of brass : ZINC
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Office flunky : YESMAN
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Grayish : DRAB
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Big animal : MOOSE
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It's supposed to equal a mile : AMISS
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Woman's hat : TOQUE
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Break out : ERUPT
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Printers' directions : STETS
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Pack away : STOW
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Mantle : CAPE
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Exam : ORAL
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Asian sea : AZOV
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Facet : PANE
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La Méditerranée, for example : MER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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