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New York Times, Saturday, April 11, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,546
Across
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Mop : SWAB
5
Shadow : TAIL
9
Pup : WHELP
14
Cocktail mix : LIMEJUICE
16
Lumber-camp contest : ROLEO
17
Fruit holder : APPLETREE
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Church sections : APSES
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Racehorses: Slang : GEEGEES
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Frigid : WINTERY
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Mellow : RIPE
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Tropical fruit : MANGO
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Taxco homes : CASAS
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Men-about-town : GAYBLADES
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Opposite of a rave review : PAN
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Business loss : REDINK
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Ballpoint : PEN
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Stirs : BUSTLES
36
Garland : LEI
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"Over ___" : ANDOUT
39
Serling : ROD
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Slave : SERF
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Proverbial back-breaker : LASTSTRAW
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___ temper : FITOF
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Connect : TIEUP
45
Target : BUTT
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End man : MRBONES
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Dessert : PARFAIT
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"Oh, give me ___" : AHOME
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Emphatically, in music : SFORZANDO
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___ Bulba : TARAS
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With ardor : EARNESTLY
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Joyrides : SPINS
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Card : TREY
59
Golfing areas : TEES
Down
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Metal dross : SLAG
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Do dishes : WIPE
3
Short ands : AMPERSANDS
4
Hercule Poirot, for instance : BELGIAN
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Pupil : TUTEE
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Haughtiness : AIRS
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Kind of cream : ICE
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Tolerance : LEEWAY
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Bickers : WRANGLES
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Bufo : HOPTOAD
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Or ___ : ELSE
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Wanton look : LEER
13
Nosegay : POSY
15
Army vehicles : JEEPS
21
Natural : INBRED
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Latent source of danger : MANTRAP
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Varnish resin : COPAL
25
Palestra : ARENA
26
Highway sign : GAS
27
Dabbler : DILETTANTE
28
Spanish month : ENERO
29
Rowboat : SKIFF
31
Gaiter of W.W. I : PUTTEE
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Occupation : BUSINESS
35
Weather word : LOW
38
Footstool : OTTOMAN
40
Chafing on a horse's back : SITFAST
42
Winter apple : RUSSET
43
Evergreen shrub : FURZE
45
Big and drafty : BARNY
46
Doilies : MATS
47
Concert piece: Abbr. : RHAP
48
Former Met soprano : BORI
49
Stare : PORE
50
Empty : IDLE
51
Small dogs : TOYS
54
Remote : FAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 10 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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