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New York Times, Tuesday, March 24, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B J Q }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,528

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Across
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Gulf : CHASM
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Five-seeded fruit : POME
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Type of haircut : CREW
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___ Rookh : LALLA
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Track field : OVAL
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Wife of Zeus : HERA
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Causing a disturbance : ARIOT
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Prepare a course : TOSSSALAD
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Stage and film actor : PETERFALK
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Discordance : NOISE
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Othello's ensign : IAGO
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London peddler, for short : COSTER
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Mistake : MISCUE
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Scale tone : SOL
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Star in Gemini : POLLUX
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Card-matching machine : COLLATOR
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Spinning : AREEL
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Japanese sect : ZEN
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Aspire : YEARN
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___ et messieurs : MESDAMES
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Corresponded : AGREED
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Drive slantingly : TOE
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Thread holders : SPOOLS
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One kind of jacket : STRAIT
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Drinks : ALES
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Detective Vance : PHILO
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Covered with spots : SPATTERED
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Famous Papa : HEMINGWAY
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Diffuse : EXUDE
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Garden : EDEN
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Tempo : PACE
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Crest : RIDGE
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Thin : RARE
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___ and terminer : OYER
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Tip, usually bum : STEER
Down
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Sharp sound : CLAP
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Leporine creature : HARE
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Plum : SLOE
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Enrollment : MATRICULATION
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Thick soup : POTAGE
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Molding : OVOLO
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Pretense : MASK
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Letters : ELS
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Agglomeration : CHAOS
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Used another match : RELIT
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Remove : ERASE
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Certain boot : WADER
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Unprincipled politicians : SNOLLYGOSTERS
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___ pas : FAUX
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Mountain pass : COL
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English author : MORE
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French land areas : ILES
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Cutter : SLED
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Family member : SON
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Card game : PAM
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These, in Paris : CES
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Atmosphere: Prefix : AERO
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Far-East weight : TAEL
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Mesabi products : ORES
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Boxing bout division: Abbr. : RND
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Zuider ___ : ZEE
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Quip : MOT
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Egyptian goddess : APET
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Cain, for one : SLAYER
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Ball: Prefix : SPHER
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Name of a film vamp : THEDA
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Poet, old style : RIMER
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Set straight : ALINE
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Quickly : APACE
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Influence : SWAY
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Stage direction : EXIT
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Inexpert : RUDE
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Advantage : EDGE
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Fleet one : DEER
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H. Q. for mail : GPO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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