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New York Times, Thursday, April 16, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,551
Across
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Noted cook : BEARD
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Sins : ERRS
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Portray : ACT
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Kind of reaches : UPPER
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Plunder : LOOT
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Display : SHOW
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Relative : NIECE
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Lanchester : ELSA
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Hue : TONE
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Noted cook : CRAIGCLAIBORNE
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Map addition : INSET
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Bearing a stigma : BRANDED
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Regard : ESTEEM
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Suit material : SERGE
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Bake eggs : SHIRR
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Goes it alone : SOLOS
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Metric measure: Abbr. : KLM
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Upon, In Germany : AUF
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Noted cook : CHILD
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Thai language : LAO
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Us, in Bonn : UNS
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John or Scarlett : OHARA
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Noted cook : FIELD
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Cabinet member : STANS
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Aspens : ALAMOS
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Coursing the slope: Var. : SKEEING
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Jazz : STOMP
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Pot for quick preparation : PRESSURECOOKER
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Civil wrong : TORT
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Cattle in poetry : KINE
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Old name for Greek range : ZIRIA
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Peau de ___ : SOIE
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Robert or Alan : ALDA
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Clumsy : INEPT
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Profit : NET
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Biblical word : HAST
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Bird : EGRET
Down
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Bread item : BUN
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Heroic : EPIC
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Drinks before dinner : APERITIFS
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Chair renovator : RECANER
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American author : DREISER
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Choose : ELECT
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Egg or Parker House : ROLL
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Most Happy Fella's girl : ROSABELLA
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Carpet-holder for steps : STAIRROD
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"___ for Danny Fisher" : ASTONE
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What Sullivan lost : CHORD
12
French weight : TONNE
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Lawn plague : WEED
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Jewel : GEM
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Accessories for women : BAGS
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Jacob's brother : ESAU
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Sidestep : SHUN
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Evenings in Paris : SOIRS
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Hilton's paradise : SHANGRILA
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Otto or Werner : KLEMPERER
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French composer : LALO
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In-people : MODS
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Jewish festival : CHANUKAH
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Skinner : OTIS
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Slovenly woman : FLOOZIE
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"When ___, Dilly Dilly" : IAMKING
40
Sonnet division : SESTET
41
Bontok political division : ATO
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Maritime cities: Abbr. : SPTS
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Estonian coin : KROON
44
Unearthly : EERIE
45
Anglo-Saxon coin : SCEAT
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Finishes : ENDS
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Mature : RIPE
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Lawyer: Abbr : ATT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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