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New York Times, Tuesday, April 14, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.56, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,549

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Across
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Parts of auto frames : COWLS
6
Jazz singing style : SCAT
10
Modern road annoyances : JAMS
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To no ___ : AVAIL
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Spouse : MATE
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Med. subject : ANAT
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Jason's lover : MEDEA
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In a short time : ANON
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Writer Montresor : BENI
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Scott Fitzgerald's alma mater : PRINCETON
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Electric or flower : POWER
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Ray : SKATE
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Wink : BAT
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Fort Worth campus : TCU
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Nautical reading : SSE
29
Scottish name : IAN
30
Certain fly-catchers: Abbr. : CFS
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___ avis : RARA
35
Acropolis temple : ERECHTHEUM
38
Sheik locale : ARABY
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Wrath : IRE
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Saw grass : SEDGE
42
Gravity : SOLEMNNESS
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Heavy hammer : MAUL
46
British ship initials : HMS
47
Tooth : COG
48
Josh : KID
50
Soften in water : RET
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Label : TAB
52
Disconcerted : FAZED
54
Surfaces : AREAS
57
Makings : MATERIALS
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Battery metal : ZINC
62
Dover delicacy : SOLE
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Kind of ink : INDIA
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Frenzied : AMOK
65
Not closed : AJAR
66
Judges : DEEMS
67
Cronkite specialty : NEWS
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Feel the lack of : MISS
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Eagles : ERNES
Down
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Summer place : CAMP
2
"___ There" : OVER
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African watercourse : WADI
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Property writs : LIENS
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Informal wear : SLACKS
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Superficial amount : SMATTERING
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Craft : CANOE
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Weigh ___ : ATON
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Midmorning : TEN
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Lace cravat : JABOT
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Once again : ANEW
12
Horse hair : MANE
13
Arouse : STIR
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Comfort : EASE
22
Puffs : PANTS
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Scrooge word : BAH
25
Some reading : TRASH
26
Rebound : CAROM
27
Soviet range : URALS
29
Button and others : ICESKATERS
30
Coniferous tree : CEDAR
31
Musical form : FUGUE
32
Silvery fish : SMELT
34
Honest name : ABE
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"___ I saw Elba" : ERE
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It drops this year : HEM
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Youth centers: abbr. : YMCAS
43
Distinguished gent, in Soho : NOB
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___ up (evaluate) : SIZE
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Jeer at : DERIDE
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Courses of action : TACKS
52
Refrains : FALAS
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Greasy-spoon : DINER
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Call to Moslem prayer : AZAN
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Icy fog deposit : RIME
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Adequate for poets : ENOW
57
Seaport of Japan : MOJI
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Arabian area : ADEN
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Drink flavor : LIME
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Lip : SASS
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"Play It Again, ___" : SAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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