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New York Times, Saturday, April 25, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,560
Across
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Northern European : BALT
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Froths : FOAMS
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Bird, to Vergil : AVIS
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Seaweed product : AGAR
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Fir variety : LARCH
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Callao's land : PERU
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Case : NOMINATIVE
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___ dieu : PRIE
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Smitten : ENAMORED
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Big name in London : LLOYDS
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Clatter : DIN
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"Uncle Tom" girl and others : EVAS
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Sharpies : CONMEN
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Belief : CREDENCE
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O. T. book: Abbr. : OBAD
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Name in blue-nose lore : GRUNDY
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Old measure : ELL
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Massages, to McLuhan : MEDIA
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Before : ERE
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Savory : SAPID
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Noun suffix : ESE
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Thin : SPARSE
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Musical show : MAME
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Third in rank : TERTIARY
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Postal machine : MAILER
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Witches : HAGS
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Aged: Abbr. : AET
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Graffiti advice for Yankee : GOHOME
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Accented : STRESSED
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Same : IDEM
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Thoroughly : ALTOGETHER
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Dickens girl : DORA
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"___ but you" : NOONE
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Depend : RELY
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Greek god : EROS
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Guzzles : TOPES
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What Simon does : SAYS
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Ruin : BANE
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Conflict in literature : AGON
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Monk : LAMA
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Barbershop job : TRIM
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Spreading : FLARING
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Of a grain : OATEN
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Unproductive : ARID
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Twelfth-century date : MCV
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Put aside : SHELVED
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Put side by side : APPOSE
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Precisely : VERY
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Perennial herb : IRID
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Litigates : SUES
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Protuberance : NODE
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One kind of maid : LADYS
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Birds : ERNES
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Sky phenomenon : COMET
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Overweight : OBESE
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Auto-safety crusader : NADER
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Roman 1,501 : MDI
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Horse massage : CURRY
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Himalayan country : NEPAL
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Poetic weather word : CLIME
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Churchman : ELDER
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Raises : REARS
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"Accept me ___" : ASIAM
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French friend : AMI
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Show : PAGEANT
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Makes an appearance : EMERGES
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No. 1 doubter : THOMAS
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To ___ : ATEE
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Make up for : ATONE
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French writer : GIDE
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Scent : ODOR
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Kind of sandwich : HERO
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Red light : STOP
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Ships: Abbr. : STRS
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Stadium in Queens : SHEA
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Hard to grasp : EELY
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Prohibitionists : DRYS
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Old card game : LOO

Answer summary: 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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