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New York Times, Tuesday, April 7, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,542
Across
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Springfield : RIFLE
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Domineer : BOSS
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Bonnet : POKE
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Illinois name : ADLAI
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Landed : ALIT
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Potentate : EMIR
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Tartan : PLAID
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Like summer days : LAZY
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Age group : TEEN
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Achilles and others : TENDONS
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Baffling : ELUSIVE
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Trojan epic : ILIAD
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Inner: Prefix : ENT
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Seasonal drink : EGGNOG
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Lucid : RATIONAL
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Veneto, for one : VIA
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More unaccustomed : NEWER
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Erie or Huron : TRIBE
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Greedy : AVID
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Boards cargo : LADES
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Spring campus routine : EXAM
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Restrain : DETER
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Staring : AGAPE
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W. W. II area : ETO
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Settle comfortably : ENSCONCE
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California peak : LASSEN
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Ceremonial vow : IDO
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Collar, cuffs, etc. : SHIRT
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Runners : CARPETS
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Free : ATLARGE
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Western state : UTAH
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Kind of loser : BORN
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Early Celtic priest : DRUID
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Italian city : ROME
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Barren : ARID
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Nymph : OREAD
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Box : SPAR
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Size of paper : DEMY
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Loy : MYRNA
Down
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Engrossed : RAPT
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Dally : IDLE
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Custard dish : FLAN
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Hoarded : LAIDIN
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Phantom : EIDOLON
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Light wood : BALSA
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Wave: Sp. : OLA
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Dimension : SIZE
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Pointed weapon : STYLET
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Specialty shop : PETSTORE
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Buddhist resort area : OMEI
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Ukrainian city : KIEV
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Sea bird : ERNE
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Actor Bruce : NIGEL
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Integer : UNIT
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Scrapes the bottom : DREDGES
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Get away from : EVADE
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Specified : GIVEN
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Horses' specialties : GAITS
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Scope : AREA
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Vetoes on a low level : NIXES
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Mitigate : ABATE
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Flavor : LEMON
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W. W. II girl : WAAC
40
Crack, in a way : DECIPHER
42
Banana concoction : SPLIT
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Motored : RODE
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Titled jurisdiction : EARLDOM
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So-so : NOTBAD
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Like night skies : STARRY
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Close by : HANDY
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Mutts : CURS
57
On : ATOP
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Hindu deity : RAMA
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Carbuncle : SORE
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Bemoaner : RUER
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Menotti name : GIAN
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Icelandic work : EDDA
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Margin : RIM

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