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New York Times, Friday, May 1, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,566
Across
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Parents : PAPAS
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On : ATOP
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Impact : SLAM
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"A gauntlet with ___ in't" : AGIFT
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Brunch : MEAL
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Opening : PORE
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Right-hand page : RECTO
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Decorator's specialty : INTERIORS
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Out of line : ASKEW
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Board member : CHAIRMAN
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"___ stars out tonight?" : ARETHE
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Western group : POSSE
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Pacific cloth : TAPA
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Phone : RINGUP
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Viva voce : ORAL
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Adjust : ATTUNE
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___-relief : BAS
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Maidenly : GIRLISH
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Side by side : ABREAST
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Grain : OAT
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Dismiss : SHELVE
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Birthplace of Garibaldi : NICE
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Arab : SYRIAN
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Advanced degree : DLIT
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African : BANTU
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Plantation : ESTATE
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Cupid in early Italian art : AMORETTO
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Speed detector : RADAR
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Base hit, possibly : LINEDRIVE
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" . . . to get her poor dog ___" : ABONE
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Genu : KNEE
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Once more : ANEW
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Dyed : BLUED
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Hollywood structures : SETS
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Trim off : PARE
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Argument : SETTO
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S. A. rubber : PARA
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Long time : AGES
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Criticize : PICKAPART
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Nevertheless : AFTERALL
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Vermont resort : STOWE
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Gallic friend : AMI
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Cheap : TENCENT
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Solemn word : OATH
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Pretext : PLEA
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Washington name : SPIRO
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Comes into view : LOOMS
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Wall hanging : ARRAS
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Intervening, in law : MESNE
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Humdinger : RIPPER
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Worthless : TRASHY
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Yon's friend : HITHER
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Takeout order : TOGO
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Met highlight : ARIA
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Tropical fruits : GUAVAS
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Relented : UNBENT
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Hit the silk : BAILEDOUT
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Spore sacs : ASCI
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Printing term : STET
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In print : ISSUED
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Living-room piece : ENDTABLE
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Await disposal : LIEOVER
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Pitchers' mistakes : BALKS
47
Chemical compound : AMINE
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Musical work : NONET
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Kilmer's love : TREES
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Bedouins : ARABS
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Pitfall : TRAP
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Miss Louise : TINA
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Dill : ANET
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Change the color scheme : REDO
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Sheep : EWE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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