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New York Times, Thursday, May 14, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 348 (avg 1.84)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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S
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Q
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U
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A
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B
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J
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E
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H
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U
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C
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L
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E
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F
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O
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A
T
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P
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R
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R
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F
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D
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L
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S
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K
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A
Z
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L
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I
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N
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N
C
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B
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M
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A
M
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S
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Q
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U
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W
K
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M
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R
R
Y
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M
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E
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N
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A
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T
S
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D
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M
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I
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R
O
M
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T
O
P
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A
M
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S
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A
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R
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V
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L
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O
X
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D
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H
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T
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B
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S
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U
N
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C
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O
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A
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O
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Z
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H
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I
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L
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K
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N
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E
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N
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A
R
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B
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Q
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R
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S
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T
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,579
Across
1
Bird : SQUAB
6
Madman at the wheel : JEHU
10
C or G : CLEF
14
Measure : OUNCE
15
Over : ATOP
16
Laugh, in France : RIRE
17
Name in Cuba : FIDEL
18
Delete : STRIKEOUT
20
Nitrogen: Prefix : AZO
21
Fat, in medicine : LIPA
23
Gradation : NUANCE
24
T ___ : BONE
25
Address to English queen : MAAM
26
Complain, informally : SQUAWK
29
Pals of a Hood : MERRYMEN
33
Relatives : AUNTS
34
College units : DORMS
35
Workers' group: Abbr. : ILO
36
Erie Canal city : ROME
37
Overdrinks : TOPES
38
Athos and Porthos : AMIS
39
Used up : ATE
40
French composer : RAVEL
41
Chemical compound : OXIDE
42
Closet items : HATBOXES
44
Not cooled : UNICED
45
Condition: Suffix : OSIS
46
Insects : ANTS
47
Having pure air : OZONIC
50
Sound of relief : SIGH
51
Class : ILK
54
Master and drill : SERGEANTS
56
Opposite of broadside : ENDON
58
Storied ship : ARGO
59
False god : BAAL
60
Line : QUEUE
61
Rob and others : ROYS
62
Terrier : SKYE
63
Business : TRADE
Down
1
Chesterfield : SOFA
2
Test : QUIZ
3
Nullify : UNDO
4
Card : ACE
5
Saul and others : BELLOWS
6
Clouded in streaks of color : JASPE
7
Girl's name : ETTA
8
Companion of vert. : HOR
9
Angry : UPINARMS
10
Luscious : CREAMY
11
V.I.P. : LION
12
Palm fiber : ERUC
13
Celebration : FETE
19
Hindu months : KUARS
22
Sign : INK
24
Restrain : BATE
25
Man used in old game of morris : MEREL
26
Famed name of French stage : SARAH
27
One's share : QUOTA
28
Like some obligations : UNMET
29
Low spirits : MOPES
30
Imitate : MIMIC
31
Pass over : ELIDE
32
Pried : NOSED
34
Birds : DOVES
37
Hacks : TAXICABS
38
W. W. II powers : AXIS
40
O'Grady : ROSIE
41
Sub rosa : ONTHEQT
43
Certain drums : BONGOS
44
Ointment: Abbr. : UNG
46
Passage : AISLE
47
Glacial ridges : OSAR
48
Goose egg : ZERO
49
Wild time : ORGY
50
Hold back : STAY
51
Intention : IDEA
52
Some colors : LOUD
53
Joint : KNEE
55
Mango part : NAK
57
Gnarl: Var. : NUR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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