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New York Times, Wednesday, March 25, 1970

43-Across : Joe Namath fans

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,529
Across
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English literary historian : BOAS
5
Immorality : VICE
9
Comb in a way : CARD
13
Everything : ALLTHATIS
15
Island off Norway : SOFRY
16
Disapprove : DEPRECATE
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Famed Cleveland surgeon : CRILE
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Cousin of Aurora : EOS
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French composer : LALO
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Deliberate : PONDER
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Rabbit : CONY
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Stunt pilot's maneuver : LOOP
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Dred : SCOTT
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Follower : PARTISAN
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Shrub genus : MALUS
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Force : DINT
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Doves' home : COTE
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Mediterranean port : ORAN
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Monaco name : GRACE
34
Sheepshank : KNOT
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Access : ADIT
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Kind of review : RAVE
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Resources : MEANS
38
Junior, for one : NAMESAKE
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Wretched : SORRY
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Magic incantation : RUNE
42
Striplings : LADS
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Joe Namath fans : JETSET
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Dull : TAME
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Roman seven : VII
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Sidestep : AVOID
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Haphazard : HITORMISS
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Dismissal : CONGE
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Everybody : ONEANDALL
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Splendid: Colloq. : KEEN
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Three-masted schooner : TERN
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Weaver's reed : SLEY
Down
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Invited : BADE
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Spread : OLEO
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Switzerland's pride : ALPS
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Ocean vessel: Abbr. : STR
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Empty : VACANT
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Home of espresso : ITALY
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Quickly: Lat. : CITO
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Wind direction : ESE
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Certain farm workers : CORNPICKERS
10
Barren : AFID
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Part : RRLE
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Colorist : DYER
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Spartan serfs : HELOTS
15
Dart : SCOOT
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Parisian's door : PORTE
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Sentry's demand : COUNTERSIGN
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Cavalry weapon : LANCE
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Common bonito genus : SARDA
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Miner's stakeout : CLAIM
25
Italian river : PIAVE
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Submarine device : SONAR
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Muscular weakness : ATONY
28
Clears : NETS
29
Eerie sound : MOAN
30
English admiral and explorer : DRAKE
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U.S., for one : GRANT
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Contemporary : MODERN
39
Shoe leather : SUEDE
40
Native of Upolu : SAMOAN
42
Subsequently : LATER
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Man of all trades : JACK
44
Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
45
Pitch : TONE
46
Prong : TINE
47
Container : VIAL
48
Man or Capri : ISLE
49
Site of Moorish defeat, 1884 : ISLY
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___ off the press : HOT
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Doctors' degrees: Abbr. : MDS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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