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New York Times, Thursday, May 28, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Y }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 87, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,593

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Across
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Afternoon pick-me-up : APERITIF
9
Go this way and that : ZIGZAG
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Tear roughly : LACERATE
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New York lake : ONEIDA
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Coastal region : LITTORAL
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Indian Ocean gulf : MANNAR
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Sign of a hit : SRO
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Little Eleanor : NELL
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European badgers : BROCKS
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Irish luck : CESS
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Kind of cotton : PIMA
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Repudiate : ABJURE
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Liquefy by heat : FUSE
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___ jure? : QUO
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Rummage : ROUT
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Word under a red light : EXIT
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Intimidate : DAUNT
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Function : ROLE
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"Moll Flanders" author : DEFOE
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___ yourself : DOIT
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On the qui vive : ALERT
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Hur and others : BENS
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Little thing : MITE
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Enervate : SAP
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Important nights : EVES
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Morning glory, for one : TWINER
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Secular : LAIC
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Trumpeter Al : HIRT
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Nautical ropes : SHEETS
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Branches : RAMI
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Church title : FRA
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Go one better : OUTWIT
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Of an area of Turkey : ANATOLIC
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Last syllable : ULTIMA
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Enzyme : ESTERASE
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Hesitations : PAUSES
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Alternated : SEESAWED
Down
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Contraction in Shakespeare title : ALLS
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Shoes or stockings : PAIR
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Prefix for plasm : ECTO
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Send back: Abbr. : RET
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Mangle : IRONER
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Darnel kernel : TARESEED
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Styles of type: Abbr. : ITALS
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What Jack did : FELL
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Tall rum drinks : ZOMBIS
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Embraced : INARMED
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Rival of Pisa and Venice : GENOA
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Metallic element : ZINC
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Island off Alaska : ADAK
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Destructive fishes : GARS
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Like one's own baby : CUTER
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Don : PUTON
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Wall hanging : ARRAS
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Word in a college song : BOOLA
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Derby drink : JULEP
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They go with drums : FIFES
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Wedgelike piece of stone : QUOIN
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Be as one : UNITE
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Badger's relative : OTTER
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Medit. vessel : XEBEC
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Confess : ADMIT
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Early word on TV repair cost : ESTIMATE
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Four o'clock, to some : TEATIME
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Outlooks : VISTAS
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Pens : WRITES
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Trailblazer with Clark : LEWIS
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Early guild: Var. : HANSE
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Heavy fog : SOUP
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Dance : HULA
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Caesar's words : ETTU
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Name for girls : RAES
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Gust of wind : FLAW
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Get up : RISE
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Scored a point : ACED
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___ pro nobis : ORA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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