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New York Times, Friday, April 24, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,559
Across
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Mountain ash : ROWAN
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This, in Spain : ESTA
10
Vasco da ___ : GAMA
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Diminish : ABATE
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Sinew : THEW
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Bomb type : ATOM
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___ Alegre : PORTO
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Medicinal herb : HELLEBORE
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Whitney : ELI
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Outer casing : SHELL
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Countryless man : NOLAN
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Actor Maximilian : SCHELL
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Folklore people : TROLLS
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Fish group : SCHOOL
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Brother of Moses : AARON
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Spread : OLEO
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Faster, in music: Abbr. : ACCEL
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___ polloi : HOI
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Shrew : HELLCAT
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Rambunctious children : HELLERS
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Bird : OWL
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One ___ other : ORTHE
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Ancient kingdom : ELAM
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Mutiny scene : CAINE
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Aromas : SMELLS
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Stage and screen star : BACALL
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Rather tardy : LATISH
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School in Paris : ECOLE
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Howe : ELIAS
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Cockney's wish : OPE
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Aquatic bird : HELLDIVER
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Persons : SOULS
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Stub ___ : ATOE
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Sweeper's prey : MINE
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Old name of Florence's river : ARNUS
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French direction : NORD
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Begged : PLED
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Shelf : LEDGE
Down
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Forage herb : RAPE
2
Old Greek coin : OBOL
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Sherman's quote : WARISHELL
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Lawyer: Abr. : ATT
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River into the Arkansas : NEOSHO
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Lionel's sister : ETHEL
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Trounce, informally : SHELLAC
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Swiss name : TELL
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Shoemakers' aid : AWL
10
Variety of viper : GABOON
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Bikini : ATOLL
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Virtuous : MORAL
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Final words : AMENS
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Register : ENROLL
22
Underworld goddess : HEL
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Play it ___ : COOL
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English actor-manager : TREE
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London district : SOHO
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Ball of Yarn : CLEW
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Yearn : ACHE
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Care: Abbr. : ATTN
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Mythical watchdog : HELLHOUND
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Using speech : ORAL
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Theories : ISMS
37
Took on fuel : COALED
38
Seed covering : ARIL
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Harry and Robert E. : LEES
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Greek : HELLENE
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Designated : CALLED
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Stopping place: Abbr. : STA
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Religious book : MISSAL
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Irish playwright : BEHAN
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Chemical prefix : ACETO
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"___ me gray" : COLOR
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Broadcast : AIRED
54
Satan's forte : EVIL
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Good word, to press agents : PLUG
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Exist: Lat. : ESSE
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Opposite of exp. : IMP
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Cassiterite : ORE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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