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New York Times, Thursday, April 23, 1970

45-Across : Thin

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,558
Across
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Boorish ones : SLOBS
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Shed : MOLT
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Radiate : BEAM
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Barracks beauty : PINUP
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Tract : AREA
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"Rus in ___" : URBE
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Playing marble : AGATE
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Band instrument : SNAREDRUM
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Time of life : CHILDHOOD
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Judgment : TASTE
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Exist, in France : ETRE
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Savings-book abbreviation : INT
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Go one better : CAP
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Obstacle : RUB
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Football pass : LATERAL
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"Vive le ___!" : ROI
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Draw water in a way : SIPHON
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Utah's lily : SEGO
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Cramped : INCLOSEQUARTERS
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Melville title : OMOO
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Western leader : CASTRO
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New Guinea port : LAE
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Thin : TENUOUS
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Cool : ICE
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Parts of psyches : IDS
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Stage signal : CUE
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Fish : DACE
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Cup in Calais : TASSE
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Irving locale : CATSKILLS
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Advantage : HEADSTART
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Have ___ : ITOUT
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"Cogito ___ sum" : ERGO
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Poker money : ANTE
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Receiver : DONEE
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Othello : MOOR
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Drink : BEER
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Adorn : DRESS
Down
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New frontier : SPACE
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Like a feather : LIGHT
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Walking ___ : ONAIR
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Vanishing breed : BUTLER
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Hustled : SPED
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Kind of jar : MASON
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"To be ___ to ... " : ORNOT
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Symbol of heaviness : LEAD
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Pitch : TAR
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City on Danube : BUDAPEST
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Strays : ERRS
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Join : ABUT
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Same, in Paris : MEME
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Body politic, in France : ETAT
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Showy shrub : HIBISCUS
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Singers : CANARIES
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G.I.'s friend : USO
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Oaf : LOUT
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Dance : REEL
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Uttar Pradesh city : AGRA
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Mislay : LOSE
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Outbreak : RIOT
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"Don't tread ___!" : ONME
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Image : ICON
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Vegetables : PEAS
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Mil. places : HQS
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French gold coin : LOUISDOR
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Fictional bird : ROC
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Poems : ODES
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Greeley, for one : EDITOR
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___ blanche : CARTE
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Complete : UTTER
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Unaided : ALONE
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Fingerprints, at times : CLUES
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Park in West : ESTES
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" ... gold in ___ thar hills" : THEM
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Flying prefix : AERO
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Variety of palm : SAGO
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Sugar source : CANE
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Name in piracy : KIDD
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File marker : TAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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