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New York Times, Monday, February 9, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.57, Missing: { G Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid is asymmetric.
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C
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O
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C
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A
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S
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D
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E
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C
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A
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B
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L
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L
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I
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F
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C
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K
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T
O
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C
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A
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H
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R
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C
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E
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O
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C
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E
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I
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N
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L
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C
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E
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L
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U
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D
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A
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O
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P
R
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M
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T
R
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T
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L
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H
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B
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B
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C
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H
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E
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A
L
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A
M
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R
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C
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E
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U
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E
M
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O
W
N
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S
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T
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R
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A
C
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N
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C
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A
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T
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R
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J
A
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A
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S
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A
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M
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O
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M
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B
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N
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,485
Across
1
Imogene and family : COCAS
6
Ten: Prefix : DECA
10
Umpire's call : BALL
14
Building clay : ADOBE
15
Pres., for one : EXEC
16
Corn lily : IXIA
17
Slot-machine fruit : LEMON
18
Shoot : FIRE
19
Come upon : FIND
20
Invent : FABRICATE
22
Boar's pride : TUSKS
23
Implement : TOOL
24
Mutt : CUR
25
Exclamations : AHS
28
Strong current : RACE
30
___ a while : ONCEIN
34
Valenciennes : LACE
36
Heaps praise on : LAUDS
38
As well : ALSO
39
Hyde Park sight : PRAM
40
Italian's three : TRE
41
Flooring : TILE
42
Rue : HERB
43
Nut tree : BEECH
45
Relative of etc. : ETAL
46
Punish by a fine : AMERCE
48
___ de vie : EAU
50
Measures in printing : EMS
51
Admit : OWN
52
Pirouettes : SPINS
54
Treatise : TRACT
57
Complex : INTRICATE
61
Indian V.I.P. : RAJA
62
Jai ___ : ALAI
63
Taste : SAVOR
64
. . ., amas, ___ : AMAT
65
Griffin : MERV
66
Fatty liquid : OLEIN
67
Heavy footing : MIRE
68
Tree trunk : BOLE
69
Aeries : NESTS
Down
1
Pasture animal : CALF
2
Greek theaters : ODEA
3
Item for Rapunzel : COMB
4
Halt a flight prematurely : ABORT
5
Elder : SENIOR
6
Embezzle : DEFALCATE
7
Door sign : EXIT
8
Part of a bird's beak : CERE
9
Card : ACE
10
Forked : BIFURCATE
11
Central line : AXIS
12
Connect : LINK
13
Young people : LADS
21
Ember : COAL
22
Cask : TUN
24
Lettuce : COS
25
Greek letter : ALPHA
26
Seraglio : HAREM
27
Alarm : SCARE
29
French river : EURE
31
V.I.P. class : ELITE
32
Religion of East : ISLAM
33
Harrison et al. : NOELS
35
Rub with liniment : EMBROCATE
37
Misleading : DECEPTIVE
43
Big name in London : BEN
44
Thin margin : HAIR
47
100 pounds: Abbr. : CWT
49
Harmony : UNISON
52
Entangle : SNARL
53
Climb : SCALE
54
Mine car : TRAM
55
Branches : RAMI
56
Like certain gates : AJAR
57
Medical prefix : ILEO
58
Thoroughfares: Abbr. : AVES
59
Roof: Fr. : TOIT
60
Eagles : ERNS
62
Envoy: Abbr. : AMB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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