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New York Times, Friday, May 15, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,580
Across
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Pillar's counterpart : POST
5
Brake parts : SHOES
10
Schlemiels : SAPS
14
Colorful fish : OPAH
15
Mend : PATCH
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Bulrush : TULE
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Office communication : MEMO
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Bizarre : OUTRE
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Cuckoopint : ARUM
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With 36 and 49 across, miners' ailment : PNEUMONOULTRAMI
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Thick clay: Var. : GALT
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Siamese : TAI
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Ogee and ogive : ARCHES
28
Breastbones : STERNUMS
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Abrupt : CURT
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Yardarms : SPARS
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Make edging : TAT
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More of 20 Across : CROSCOPICSILICO
40
Hurried : RAN
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Praying figure : ORANT
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Acidity, in medicine : ACOR
43
Of a Syrian city : ALEPPINE
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Compassionate : HUMANE
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Asperity : IRE
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Hamlet : DORP
49
End of 20 Across, longest word in Webster 3 : VOLCANOCONIOSIS
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Aleutian island : ADAK
58
Scottish noble : THANE
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Oven : OAST
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Fish dish : SOLE
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Act of help, in law : AIDER
62
Famous river : NILE
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Jog : TROT
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Misses out on : LOSES
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Large number : SLEW
Down
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Splendor : POMP
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Dehiscent : OPEN
3
Unchanged : SAME
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Cerebrations : THOUGHTS
5
Bobbins : SPOOLS
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Obsess : HAUNT
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Holy Roman Emperor : OTTO
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Pale tan : ECRU
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Lees : SHELTERS
10
Play the leading role : STARIN
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Atmosphere : AURA
12
Political tidbit : PLUM
13
Half: Prefix : SEMI
21
West : MAE
22
Ankles : TARSI
25
Ghana's capital : ACCRA
26
Geoponic : RURAL
27
Ugly woman : CRONE
28
Book back : SPINE
29
Tastefulness : TACT
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City on the Mohawk : UTICA
31
City in Georgia : MACON
32
Cache : STORE
34
Encompass : SPAN
37
Coconut meat : COPRA
38
Asian : ORIENTAL
39
Ridicules : LAMPOONS
44
Paling : PICKET
45
Sharpeners : HONERS
46
Altdorf's canton : URI
48
Gift recipient : DONEE
49
Illimitable : VAST
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Bouquet : ODOR
51
French composer : LALO
52
State admitted in 1803 : OHIO
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Rude ones : CADS
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Spinnaker : SAIL
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Wight : ISLE
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Fret : STEW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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