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New York Times, Monday, May 11, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,576
Across
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Inchmeal : GRADUAL
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French woman writer : COLETTE
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"Eye for an eye," for instance : REVENGE
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Convention feature : ORATORY
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"The high cost of leaving" : ALIMONY
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Girl's name : MELANIE
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Slant : BIAS
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Advantage : EDGE
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Undo : ANNUL
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Track transaction : BET
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False: Prefix : PSEUDO
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Polynesian god : TANE
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Call forth : EVOKE
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Like a babe in the woods : NAIVE
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___ a horse! : GET
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Gibe at : DERIDE
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Ornery quality : MEANNESS
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Church area : NAVE
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Amuse greatly: Colloq. : SLAY
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Three-ring name : RINGLING
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Specimens for a lab test : SMEARS
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Silkworm : ERI
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Part of an opera : SCENA
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Girl's nickname : ESSIE
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Lisa : MONA
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Newspaper section : TRAVEL
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Golfers' group: Abbr. : PGA
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Like some gases : INERT
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Middleweight champ of '20's : GREB
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Companion of wide : HIGH
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Japanese warrior : SAMURAI
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Argentine port : ROSARIO
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Part of a French motto : EGALITE
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Capturing : SNARING
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Dried roots of a plant : SENEGAS
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Hem finishes : EDGINGS
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Seized : GRABBED
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Serve a pitching role : RELIEVE
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Flier : AVIATOR
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Opponents of Reps. : DEMS
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Spanish numeral : UNO
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Actress Moorhead : AGNES
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Kind of jar named for Neth. city : LEYDEN
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TV offerings : COMEDIES
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Bauxite : ORE
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Musical refrain : LALA
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Part of être : ETANT
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Shipping measure : TONNAGE
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Groups of three : TRIUNES
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Shoe parts : EYELETS
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Agana island : GUAM
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Bike parts : PEDALS
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Some playing fields : OVALS
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Chess piece : KING
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Type of paint : ENAMEL
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Oust : EVICT
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U. S. humorist and family : NYES
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Inherent power : ENERGIES
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Fencing thrusts : REMISES
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Circa 1000 B.C. : IRONAGE
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Adjective for a baseball team : NINEMAN
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To growl : GNAR
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Pain reliever : ASPIRIN
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Ship's sails, etc. : RIGGING
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Porpoises : SEAHOGS
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Loath : AVERSE
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As ___ : ARULE
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Well-known security : EBOND
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Math subject : TRIG
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Mata : HARI
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One ___ time : ATA
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Droop : SAG

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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