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New York Times, Tuesday, March 3, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,507

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Across
1
Radiate : BEAM
5
Figure in 1920 murder case : SACCO
10
Final outcome : FATE
14
Earthenware jar : OLLA
15
Honduran Indian : CARIB
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God of love : EROS
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Madrileño's hails : OLES
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Popeye's beloved : OLIVE
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Fastener : SNAP
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___ one's laurels : RESTON
22
Buffalo man : BILLCODY
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Infrequent : ONCE
26
Stead : LIEU
27
Kind of orange : SEEDLESS
31
Bergman and Garbo : SWEDES
35
Pewter, for one : ALLOY
36
Summer pests : TICKS
38
Opposite of syn. : ANT
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Profit : GAIN
40
Actor's assignments : ROLES
41
Nautical term : ALEE
42
Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
43
Barnyard bird : CAPON
44
Belle of the West : STARR
45
Playground accessory : SEESAW
47
Horse : STALLION
49
Radames's beloved : AIDA
51
Greek portico : STOA
52
Sign on a truck : NORIDERS
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Offer : TENDER
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Russian city : OREL
61
Semiprecious stone : AGATE
63
Library volume : TOME
64
London landmark : TATE
65
Theater sections : LOGES
66
Hip bones : ILIA
67
European river : EDER
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Weasel : STOAT
69
Market order : SELL
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Party pest : BOOR
2
Friend of il : ELLE
3
Drinks : ALES
4
Early American resident : MASTODON
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Lamp bracket : SCONCE
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Eel, in Germany : AAL
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Plagiarize : CRIB
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Type of servant : CIVIL
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Printers' daggers : OBELISKS
10
Pasture grass : FESCUE
11
Cartoonist : ARNO
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One-time prince : TOAD
13
Descry : ESPY
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Merely : ONLY
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Ayres and others : LEWS
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Prevent, in law : ESTOP
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Certain writings : SAGAS
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Fill with joy : ELATE
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Not the hoi polloi : ELITE
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Farm adjuncts : SILOS
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___ Lama : DALAI
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January in Toledo : ENERO
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Isaac : STERN
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Coins : CENTS
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Sharp practices : RAWDEALS
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Mythical island : ATLANTIS
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Moslem judge : CAID
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Blackthorn : SLOE
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Ship of seaworthy quality : SAILER
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Certify : ATTEST
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Slang : ARGOT
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Quaver or breve : NOTE
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Toward the mouth : ORAD
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Network : RETE
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Starch : SAGO
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Alms : DOLE
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Ludwig : EMIL
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Genuine : REAL
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Oolong : TEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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