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New York Times, Tuesday, April 28, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,563
Across
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Señora's house : CASA
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Extra job : SIDELINE
13
Moslem prayer call: Var. : ADAN
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Doubling : GEMINATING
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Get angry : BURN
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Lack of discretion : IMPRUDENCE
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Soviet range : ALAI
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Roof worker : TILER
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Count on : RELY
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Sped : RACED
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Substitute jurors : TALES
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Dance step : PAS
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French season : ETE
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Black : EBONY
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Onion's kin : CHIVE
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Slum problem : TENEMENT
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Oklahoman : SOONER
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Bowling alley : LANE
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Ninny : FOOL
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Burst of speed : SPRINT
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Cutting : SLITTING
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The ___ region of old Troy : TROAD
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"Positive-thinking" clergyman : PEALE
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Island group of Norway : SOR
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Matter, in law : RES
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Show contempt : SNORT
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Impelled : DROVE
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News piece : ITEM
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Gladden : ELATE
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Sea term : ALEE
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Pepper picker : PETERPIPER
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Lithuanian : BALT
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Begging : ENTREATING
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Salt tree : ATLE
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Accomplishing naught, old style : DEEDLESS
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Womanly weapon : TEAR
Down
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Night spot : CABARET
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Admire slavishly : ADULATE
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Arab : SARACEN
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Laurie : ANNIE
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Half step in music : SEMITONE
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Inculcate : IMPLANT
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In a terrible way : DIRELY
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Habituate: Var. : ENURE
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Stripling : LAD
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Highway of Pompey's day : ITER
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Target in a game : NINEPIN
12
Land within a land : ENCLAVE
14
Vamoose, out West : GIT
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Natural spring : GEYSER
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Urgent needs : DEMANDS
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Hurried off : SCOOTED
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Inclination : BENT
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Jack of the silents : HOLT
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"Essays of ___" : ELIA
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Earth : SOIL
35
Lays low : FLATTENS
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Kind : STRIPE
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Feign : PRETEND
38
Flower-shaped ornament : ROSETTE
39
Ship captured by Jones in 1779 : SERAPIS
40
Quarantine : ISOLATE
41
Literary work : NOVELLA
42
Official host : GREETER
44
Civil : POLITE
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India's neighbor : NEPAL
50
Moroccan city : RABAT
52
Bare : MERE
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Work unit : ERG
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Incarnadine : RED

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 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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