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New York Times, Wednesday, April 22, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,557
Across
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Food fish : CARP
5
Abrupt transition : LEAP
9
Italian staple : PASTA
14
Lab material : AGAR
15
Concerning : INRE
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Kind of committee : ADHOC
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Leader of a sort : MAJORDOMO
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U.S. poet : MOORE
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Greek letter : ETA
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Encourage : ASSURE
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Business-name abbreviation : BROS
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"Merry Widow" creator : LEHAR
26
Tiny brook : RILLET
28
Unfair acts : RAWDEALS
31
Wine-list word : SEC
34
Queen, for short : CLEO
37
___-been : HAS
38
Home of Ulysses : ITHACA
40
Postal service : AIRMAIL
42
Fraternity letter : EPSILON
43
Bog : MORASS
44
Parts of feet: abbr. : INS
45
Trapper's desire : PELT
46
Former Spanish queen : ENA
47
Beauty, in a saying : SKINDEEP
50
Chemical substances : NITERS
52
Streaked with gray: Scot. : LYARD
56
N.L. players : REDS
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Kind of business : RETAIL
61
Digit : TOE
62
Campfire feature : EMBER
64
Military shelter : NISSENHUT
66
Love in Napoli : AMORE
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Dorsal bones : ILIA
68
Tiny amount : MOTE
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Name on a draft : PAYEE
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Former champ : CLAY
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One who takes advantage : USER
Down
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Bactrian : CAMEL
2
Kind of rock : AGATE
3
Nickname for Hornsby : RAJAH
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Sports figure : PRO
5
Eye parts : LIDS
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Biblical name : ENOS
7
Patterned fabrics : ARMURES
8
City on Illinois river : PEORIA
9
Card game : PAM
10
Building material : ADOBE
11
Stock market transaction : SHORTSALE
12
Corrida performer : TORO
13
Tennis serves : ACES
18
___ avis : RARA
22
Geometric figure : ELLIPSE
25
Scent : AROMA
27
W.W. II vessels : LSTS
29
Narrow margin : WHISKER
30
Pigeon pea : DAL
32
Science subject: Abbr. : ECOL
33
Tilt : CANT
34
"___ the dawn" : CAME
35
Social ___ : LION
36
Messenger : ERRANDBOY
39
Modern rebel : HIPPY
41
Aide: Abbr. : ASST
42
Football position : END
44
Impart gradually : INSTILL
48
Peaceful : IRENIC
49
French pronoun : ELLE
51
French river : ISERE
53
Musketeer : ATHOS
54
Road-map word : ROUTE
55
Stop by threats : DETER
56
Harvest : REAP
57
Poet Lazarus : EMMA
59
Far East : ASIA
60
Attention-seeking words : ISAY
63
Dakota people : REE
65
Sailor's org. : NMU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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