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New York Times, Tuesday, May 12, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
David Steinberg notes:

Original clue for 41-Across had "Washington on gallery"; corrected this to "Washington gallery." Original clue for 9-Down had "Roulete"; corrected this to "Roulette." Original clue for 11-Down had "Shakespearian"; changed this to "Shakespearean."

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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,577
Across
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Kind of out, in football : TIME
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Flower : ROSE
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Nobel chemist in 1963 : NATTA
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Disquiet : ROIL
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Name of ancient Syria : ARAM
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Color from natural earth : OCHER
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Like some ink : INDELIBLE
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Tribe of Queen Boadicea : ICENI
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French scientist : PASCAL
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Ancient galleys : TRIREMES
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U. S. Indian : UTE
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Indication : SIGN
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Memo : NOTE
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Portuguese titles : DOMS
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Penetrate, as with a bit : BOREINTO
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Doctrine : ISM
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Reveal : BARE
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Fencing position : TIERCE
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Courtly : ELEGANT
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Ascertain : FINDOUT
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One of the zones : TORRID
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Back : FRO
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Washington gallery : NATIONAL
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Explorer Hedin : SVEN
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Quasi : ASIF
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Sgts. : NCOS
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Anne or Marie : STE
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Rough-and-tumble battle : DOGFIGHT
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Did housework : IRONED
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Plant louse : APHID
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Pink garnet used as a gem : RHODOLITE
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Night, in Rome : NOTTE
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Weird : EERY
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Deed, in France : ACTE
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Upbeat in music : ARSIS
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Russian sea : ARAL
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Permeate : SEEP
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Voyage : TRIP
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Hebrides island : IONA
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A dream of sorts : MIDSUMMERNIGHTS
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Chooses : ELECTS
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Sora : RAIL
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Globe : ORB
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X-shaped cross : SALTIRE
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Come forth : EMERGE
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Roulette color : NOIR
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Stressed : ACCENTED
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Subtitle of a Shakespearean play : THEMOOROFVENICE
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Belief : TENET
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Come into being : ARISE
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New Guinea port : LAE
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Incipient : INITIAL
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Kind : SORT
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Legislative body : DIET
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European capital : OSLO
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Material for hat strips : BANDING
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Muses, e.g. : NINE
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Badger : BAIT
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Preserve : CURE
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Kind of collar : ETON
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Wall or sidewalk scrawlings : GRAFFITI
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Brothers : FRAS
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___ words : INOTHER
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Botanical sheath : OCHREA
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Long robes : STOLAS
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Turkish city : ADANA
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Lethargy : SOPOR
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Broadway sign : SRO
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Certain dates : IDES
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Pastoral poem : IDYL
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Diminutive ending : ETTE
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___ in my heart : DEEP
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Old English money : ORA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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