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New York Times, Thursday, March 26, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { H J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,530
Across
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___ Ababa : ADDIS
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Minute plant opening : STOMA
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Precursor of the space age : AVIATION
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Florid : ORNATE
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Highly prized : VALUABLE
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Became insolvent : FAILED
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___ glance : ATA
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Strong cleanser : LYESOAP
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Eastern name : ALI
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Egyptian queen of gods : SATI
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Powerful beam : LASER
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Heroic : EPIC
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Inclination : TREND
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Door in Leipzig : TUR
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Wading bird : EGRET
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Adduces : CITES
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Either ___ the other : ONEOR
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Chessmen : PIECES
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Comprehends : GRASPS
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Nine: Prefix : ENNEA
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Moralistic treatise : TRACT
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Importune : PRESS
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Fondness, in Ireland : GRA
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Church list : TERNA
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Land unit : ACRE
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Woodland deities : FAUNS
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Name in fashion : DIOR
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Household friend : PET
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Journal : GAZETTE
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Late columnist : FPA
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Friend of vegetable and mineral : ANIMAL
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___ as the end of one's nose : SEEASFAR
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Blemishes : STAINS
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Spherical magnet : TERRELLA
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Bluish gray : SLATE
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Kefauver : ESTES
Down
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Incarnation : AVATAR
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Comment at length : DILATE
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Family member: Abbr : DAU
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Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Prophetess : SIBYL
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___, so good : SOFAR
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Two-wheeled carriage : TRAP
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Navy branch: Abbr. : ONI
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Butcherer of words : MALAPROP
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Studios : ATELIERS
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Nautical call : AVAST
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Acid salts : OLEATES
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Legendary centaur : NESSUS
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Official decree : EDICT
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Above, to a poet : OER
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Enrage : INCENSE
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Expelled : EGESTED
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Cuts up : DICES
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Perform : ENACT
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Drink : TEA
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___ pro nobis : ORA
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Certain fractions : PERCENTS
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___ guidance in rocketry : INERTIAL
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Legal recipient : GRANTEE
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Most loyal : TRUEST
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Parents : PAPAS
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Geography book: Abbr. : GAZ
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Shuffle cards in a way : RIFFLE
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Prickly pears : NOPALS
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Macaw : ARARA
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Under ___ colors : FALSE
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Metric measure : STERE
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Thomas Wolfe character : GANT
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Corn units : EARS
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Actress Farrow : MIA
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Tennis division : SET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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