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New York Times, Tuesday, March 17, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,521
Across
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Tree : CEDAR
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Wasted : LOST
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Branch of the Rhine : WAAL
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Nitrogen, in chemistry : AZOTE
15
Mies's profession: Abbr. : ARCH
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Song : ARIA
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Disturbances : RIOTS
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Sailing vessels : SCHOONERS
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Old song hit : SOMEOFTHESEDAYS
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Spanish Mrs. : SRA
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Only : MERE
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Spar : MAST
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Medical patient : CASE
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Clears away : RIDS
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Sash : OBI
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Reserve supply : BANK
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Anatomical sheaths : THECAE
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Old song hit : THELADYISATRAMP
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Old word for a Cenozoic period : EOGENE
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Planet : MARS
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Keep: Abbr. : RET
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Not kosher, in Jewish law : TREF
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Sacred Egyptian bull : APIS
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City near Phoenix : MESA
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Afrikaans : TAAL
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Purpose : USE
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Old song hit : MYWILDIRISHROSE
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Otoliths : EARSTONES
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Iron oxide : OCHER
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Settled : ALIT
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Get as a reward : REAP
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Checks : REINS
65
Slangy word of disappointment : NUTS
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Vortex : EDDY
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Eat into : ERODE
Down
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Autos : CARS
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"South Pacific" singer : EZIO
3
Condemn : DOOM
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Bear witness to : ATTEST
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Secretary of the Army : RESOR
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Endure : LAST
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Music group: Abbr. : ORCH
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Design : SCHEME
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Pronoun : THOSE
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Odysseus, for one : WANDERER
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Scope : AREA
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Visionary : AIRY
13
Girl : LASS
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Poetic preposition : OER
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Front : FACADE
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Sacred song : MOTET
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Regard with repugnance : ABHOR
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Protracted period : SIEGE
28
"Read ___ good books lately?" : ANY
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Spend sparingly : SKIMP
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"You're the One ___ For" : ICARE
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"South Pacific" song subject : DAMES
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Dividing membranes : SEPTA
35
Prohibit : BAN
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City in Turkey : TARSUS
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Altitudes: Abbr. : HTS
39
Some demonstrators : LEFTISTS
40
Capuchin monkey : SAI
45
Adjusted in a way : ALINED
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Composer Johnny : MERCER
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High-pitched : ALT
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Look up to : ADORE
51
Popular songstress : SHORE
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"___ to Me" : MEAN
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River to Yellow Sea : YALU
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Legal document : WRIT
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Study : READ
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TV program : ISPY
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River of song : OHIO
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Excite: Slang : SEND
59
Scottish : ERSE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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