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New York Times, Saturday, March 14, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F H J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,518

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Across
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Soil renovator : COMPOST
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Oily liquid : CREOSOL
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Silas Marner's trait : AVARICE
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Navigational path : AIRLANE
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Occurring once in a century : SECULAR
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Anklets and bracelets : BANGLES
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Orderly succession : TRAIN
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River to the Rhine : AARE
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Relatives : AUNTS
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Reach across : SPAN
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Knights : SIRS
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Crests of hills : KNAPS
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Jan. 1 tournament city : PASADENA
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Gypsy's instrument : VIOLIN
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Lends an ear : LISTENS
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Kind of rifle : CARBINE
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Sound : INTACT
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Subject, predicate, etc. : SENTENCE
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Electrical pioneer : TESLA
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Bell sound : DING
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Evil look : LEER
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Flux or scorify : SMELT
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Diva's performance : ARIA
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Astir : ABOUT
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One of the leagues: Abbr. : AMER
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Choral piece : CANTATA
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Principal : PRIMATE
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Calls for more : ENCORES
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Barely perceptible : LIMINAL
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Popular cat : SIAMESE
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Eugénie : EMPRESS
Down
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Skier's trademark : CAST
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Finished : OVER
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Staff of a dignitary : MACE
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River to the Danube : PRUT
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Texas output : OIL
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Jazz improvisation : SCAT
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Environments : TERRAINS
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Summer homes : CABINS
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Gay : RIANT
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Sea bird : ERN
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Greek queen : OLGA
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Parlor: Sp. : SALA
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Humdinger : ONER
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___ majesty : LESE
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Emanation : AURA
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Go around : SKIRT
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Cleave : SPLIT
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Publisher of "Common Sense" : PAINE
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Helpers: Abbr. : ASSTS
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Port of Brazil : NATAL
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Delivered : SENT
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Inventor of dynamite : NOBEL
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Skirt style : ALINE
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___-nez : PINCE
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Unpleasant look : SNEER
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Prefixes for ten : DECAS
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Rope for steadying a gaff : VANG
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Increase a hundredfold : CENTUPLE
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Storage place : SILO
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Corrupt : DEBASE
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Two socks, one hopes : MATES
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Experts : ACES
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Eastern title : RANI
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S. A. Indian : INCA
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Source of energy : ATOM
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Remove fat : TRIM
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Mohammedan noble : AMIR
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Moppy hair : MANE
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Greek vowels : ETAS
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Aunts and others: Abbr. : RELS
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Common verb : ARE
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Counterpart of exp. : IMP

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

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