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New York Times, Friday, April 3, 1970

20-Across : Cheapskate

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,538
Across
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Servant of the East : AMAH
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Headdress : MITER
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Shoe part : WELT
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African land : MALI
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Word in a prayer : ADORE
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Mixture : OLIO
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Excited : AGOG
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Courage : HEART
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U.M.W. concern : MINE
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Cheapskate : TIGHTWAD
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African port : RABAT
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Inlets : RIAS
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Lugosi : BELA
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In style : MODISH
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Of birds : ORNITHIC
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Greek god : ARES
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Manipulate, as cards : STACK
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Collection of facts : ANA
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Clark Gable classic : GONEWITHTHEWIND
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Order of animals: Suffix : INI
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Large quantities : ACRES
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Sheltered : ALEE
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Approach : COMENEAR
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Take away from : DIVEST
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Challenge : DEFY
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Math word : SINE
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Children's classic : HEIDI
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Enters quietly : STEALSIN
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Take one's ease : LOLL
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Rye fungus : ERGOT
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Seine tributary : EURE
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Metric measure : LITRE
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Show off, with "out" : TROT
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Oolong and others : TEAS
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Prescribed : DOSED
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Wash. men : SENS
Down
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Word in Latin lesson : AMAT
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Wise men : MAGI
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Sleep like ___ : ALOG
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Modern dwelling : HIGHRISE
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New Jersey community : MAHWAH
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Brainstorming results : IDEAS
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Disagreeable fellow : TOAD
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Miscue : ERR
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Curtail : RETRENCH
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Australian animal : WOMBAT
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Pen name : ELIA
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Hospital cloth : LINT
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___ the line : TOE
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Poetic contraction : TIS
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Word for peas : ALIKE
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Teacher's nuisances : BRATS
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Merlin's forte : MAGIC
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U. of Maine's town : ORONO
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Tough cloth : DENIM
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Different : OTHER
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Selassie : HAILE
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U.S. landscape painter : INNES
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V.M.I. man : CADET
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Homeless animal : STRAY
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Declined : WANED
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Arctic sight : ICEFIELD
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Ripples : WAVELETS
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Ancient magistrates : EDILES
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Watched the calories : DIETED
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One ___ million : INA
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Supply : STORE
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Dike danger : HOLE
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Maxwell : ELSA
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NCO's : SGTS
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Confident : SURE
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Inflexible : IRON
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Lacy fabrics : NETS
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Tennis word : LET
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___ Bravo : RIO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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