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New York Times, Friday, March 6, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,510
Across
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Musical sign : CLEF
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Word of impatience : PSHAW
10
Daniels of the silents : BEBE
14
Air corridor : LANE
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Arrive at : REACH
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Dance : REEL
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___ pinch of salt : ADDA
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Arawakan people : INERI
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Space : AREA
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Yogi, for one : MYSTIC
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Acts of compliance : CESSIONS
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Garden tools : HOES
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Car mishap : SKID
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Enrages : INCENSES
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Defunct autos : EDSELS
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Athens sight : AGORA
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Glass: Fr. : VERRE
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Aqueduct staple : BET
39
Roman god : MARS
40
Marquette and others : PERES
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Lunch-counter order : TOGO
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Zoological suffix : BIA
43
Waffle cover : SYRUP
44
Formosan town : TALIN
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Sober : SOLEMN
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Full development : MATURITY
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Great deal : MUCH
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Unit of bitters : DASH
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Think nothing of it! : NOBOTHER
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Hanks : SKEINS
60
Yonkers event : TROT
61
Legislate : ENACT
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Sufficient, to Omar : ENOW
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Patriot of Revolution : HALE
65
French relative : ONCLE
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Ohio city : LIMA
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Vehicle : SLED
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Exposed : NAKED
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Editorial mark : STET
Down
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Nontalker : CLAM
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Astor, for one : LADY
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Objectives : ENDS
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"Chicken today, ___ tomorrow" : FEATHERS
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Listings on tags : PRICES
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Japanese coin : SEN
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Partner of hic and hoc : HAEC
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Character in "The Rivals" : ACRES
9
Cat features : WHISKERS
10
Weaves : BRAIDS
11
Saarinen : EERO
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Snake-charmer's instrument : BEEN
13
High notes : ELAS
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Scottish island : IONA
23
Nonhittable part of a barn : SIDE
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Disconnect : SEVER
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Metrical feet : IAMBS
28
Writer Marsh : NGAIO
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Sea off New Guinea : CORAL
30
Antitoxin : SERUM
32
Italian town : EBOLI
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Live theater, for short : LEGIT
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Expressionless : STONY
37
Repair a pillow : REPAD
40
Family in "House of Seven Gables" : PYNCHEON
41
N. C. athletes : TARHEELS
43
Filth : SMUT
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Ivory in the raw : TUSK
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Acted in a way : EMOTED
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Enjoyed, as victory : TASTED
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Hair color : HENNA
52
Kinds of degrees : NTHS
53
Exam : ORAL
54
Tree trunk : BOLE
55
Pool-ball frame : RACK
57
Monogram part: Abbr. : INIT
58
Alaskan city : NOME
59
Clout : SWAT
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Diminutive suffix : CLE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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