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New York Times, Monday, April 6, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 344 (avg 1.80)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,541
Across
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Lebanese : ARABS
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Ointment : BALM
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Synagogue : SHUL
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TV offering : MOVIE
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America's publicist: Abbr. : USIA
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Section : PANE
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Straightforward : POINTBLANK
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Wagnerian role : ERDA
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Controversial campus org. : SDS
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___ shot : BIG
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Excited : KEYEDUP
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Finger ___ : LAKES
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Perfume pad : SACHET
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Join : SPLICE
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Good point! : TOUCHE
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Candidate's base : PLANK
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Peculiarity : QUIRK
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Asian gazelle : AHU
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Ghoulish : EERY
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More than a kopek : RUBLE
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Castor's slayer : IDAS
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Former U.N. name : DAG
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African antelopes : GUIBS
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Ones inspired by Helicon : POETS
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Card game : ECARTE
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Cosmetic : POWDER
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Italian family : SFORZA
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Reese : DELLA
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Panacea : CUREALL
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Deer : ROE
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___ du tout : PAS
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Crosley Field team : REDS
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Republic west of Ghana : IVORYCOAST
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Rock of ___ : AGES
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Yak hybrid : ZOBO
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Parting word : ADIEU
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Like some whodunits : GORY
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Pernicious : EVIL
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L.B.J., for one : TEXAN
Down
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Elec. units : AMPS
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Cross : ROOD
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Bird: Latin : AVIS
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Hutch : BIN
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Feature of some skyscrapers : SETBACK
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Protrude : BULGE
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___ consequence : ASA
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Nexus : LINK
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Take no chances : MAKESURE
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Address : SPEECH
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Shrewd : HARDHEADED
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Inappropriate : UNDUE
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Sprang : LEAPT
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Tandem : BIKE
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Chatter: Slang : YACK
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Streaked : LINY
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Short and thick : STUBBED
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Hurried : SPED
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Defense : PLEA
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Washing an elephant, for one : LARGEORDER
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Art genre : OILS
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Forsake : QUIT
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Abominate : HATE
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Archangel's country: Abbr. : USSR
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Rusticate : RURALIZE
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Hawkeye state : IOWA
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Disrupted strip : GAZA
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Skunk : POLECAT
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Historic French town : CRESSY
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Stratagem : PLOY
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Rawboned one : SCRAG
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Tierra del ___ : FUEGO
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Flynn : ERROL
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City also known as Lemberg : LVOV
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Peace, in Paris : PAIX
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Uncertain : ASEA
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Dumfound : STUN
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Sash : OBI
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Pindaric form : ODE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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