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New York Times, Wednesday, April 8, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,543
Across
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Inclined : BOWED
6
Book of the Bible : ACTS
10
750, in Rome : DCCL
14
Loos : ANITA
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Eastern title : SHAH
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Alas, for Horace : EHEU
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Ethan of Vermont : ALLEN
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Neighbor of Twelve Oaks : TARA
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Zip : TANG
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Word part: Abbr. : SYL
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Desserts : CHERRYTARTS
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Arrives beforehand : ISEARLY
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Has troubles : AILS
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House part : STAIRS
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Poets' ever : ETERNE
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Smithfield's pride : HAMS
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Like ___ thumb : ASORE
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Stock market term: Abbr. : SHR
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General : ROBERTEDWARDLEE
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Mideastern republic: Abbr. : ISR
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Buddy of TV : EBSEN
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Pitcher parts : EARS
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Sick ___ : ASADOG
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Arthurian heroine : ISEULT
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Striking lightly : PATTING
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Aggravated a ski injury : REFRACTURED
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Elevations: Abbr. : HTS
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Cleaving tool : FROE
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Sound : HALE
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Brightened : LITUP
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Secretary of War under F.D.R. : DERN
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Supporter : ALLY
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French school : ECOLE
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Turfs : SODS
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Golfing areas : TEES
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French governing body : SENAT
Down
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Farm sounds : BAAS
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Sole : ONLY
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Governor of Plymouth : WILLIAMBRADFORD
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French season : ETE
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Tallchief, for instance : DANCER
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Autumn flower : ASTER
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Pompidou's predecessor : CHARLESDEGAULLE
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Washington Irving's home : TARRYTOWN
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O. W. Holmes's carriage : SHAY
10
Keep waiting : DETAIN
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Memorable actor : CHARLESLAUGHTON
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Monetary units : CENTS
13
Carries with effort : LUGS
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Owns : HAS
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One who weighs goods : TARER
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Situated: Fr. : SISE
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Hindu goddess : SHRI
28
New Mexico resort : TAOS
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Time period : ERA
32
"The Dog in the Manger," for one : AESOPTALE
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Artificial fly : HERL
35
Musical notation : REST
37
Lasso : REATA
38
Kind of warcraft: Abbr. : TBD
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Finished: Scot. : DEEN
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Sea nymphs : SIRENS
45
Follower: Suffix : ITE
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Moves obliquely : SIDLES
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Correo ___ (air mail): Sp. : AEREO
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Cards : TREYS
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Certain addresses: Abbr. : RFDS
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Old-World thrush : CHAT
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Russian rail center : TULA
54
Small barracuda : SPET
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Kind of bygone wagon : ICE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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