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New York Times, Tuesday, April 21, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,556
Across
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Moon horn : CUSP
5
Cancel : DELE
9
Native of northern India : BHAR
13
Sponsorship : EGIS
14
Son of Zebulun : ELON
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Lake Geneva's other name : LEMAN
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Limbs : ARMS
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Moon science : SELENOLOGY
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Taste : SIP
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Hindu god : SIVA
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Medical : IATRIC
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Sky phenomenon : ECLIPSE
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Entr'___ : ACTE
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Common Latin verb : ERAT
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One kind of committee : STEERING
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Wand : BATON
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Disburse : SPEND
34
___ pros. : NOL
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Greek contest : AGON
36
German poet : HEINE
37
Israeli port : ACRE
38
Hebrew letter : NUN
39
Animal skins : FELLS
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Lena : HORNE
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Of bodily motions : GESTICAL
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Amerce : FINE
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Merkel and others : UNAS
45
Satinpod : HONESTY
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Alpine house : CHALET
51
British title: Abbr. : BART
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Shako : CAP
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Mock moon : PARASELENE
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Milldam : WEIR
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Certain writers: Abbr. : ANONS
57
Impertinence : SASS
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Heavenly being, in France : ANGE
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Bird sound : TWEE
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Mild expletive : DRAT
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Depots: Abbr. : STAS
Down
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Discontinue : CEASE
2
European language : UGRIC
3
Saps : SIMPLETONS
4
Letter addenda : PSS
5
Stop : DESIST
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French scholar : ELEVE
7
"Damn Yankees" girl : LOLA
8
Nautical reading : ENE
9
Distended : BLOATED
10
Partner of skelter : HELTER
11
Cupid : AMOR
12
Indian cereal grass : RAGI
16
Fun City initials : NYC
19
Christian creed : NICENE
21
Nine inches : SPAN
24
Mangle : IRON
25
Solar god and others : ATENS
27
Mishandle, as beans : SPILL
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Waxing : INCRESCENT
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Teutonic goddess : NORN
30
Singing group : GLEE
31
Hair fringe : BANG
32
Malaria : AGUE
33
Rices of Burma : SELAS
36
Moon goddess : HECATE
37
Top-drawer : AONE
39
Bridge play : FINESSE
40
Slight amount : HINT
42
Southern university : TULANE
43
Woodland : FOREST
45
Medieval guild : HANSA
46
Siberian forest region : TAIGA
47
W.W. I battle site : YPRES
48
Auditor: Abbr. : CPA
49
Ghost, in dialect : HANT
50
"Pretty maids all in ___" : AROW
51
Brown or black : BEAR
54
Controversial drug : LSD
55
Common verb : WAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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