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New York Times, Friday, May 29, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 87, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,594
Across
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Fusses : ADOS
5
Bitter medicine : ALOES
10
Kind of battle : SHAM
14
Dote on : LOVE
15
Sign of the zodiac : VIRGO
16
Señor's coin : PESO
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Over : ANEW
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Ending : OMEGA
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Preposition : UNTO
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Municipal div. : BOR
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Wister : OWEN
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Kind of military movement : PINCER
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Adjusts : ATTUNES
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Firemen : STOKERS
27
Reacted to a so-so joke : SMILED
28
Word for some jokes : CORNY
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Library items : TOMES
30
Veers : SLUES
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Impertinence : LIP
34
Arden and others : EVES
35
Do a fish-cleaning job : SCALE
36
Vigorous denial : NONO
37
Skelton : RED
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Graceful birds : SWANS
39
Sailors : HANDS
40
React to sunlight : BLINK
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Ligature : CATGUT
42
Ship lounges : SALOONS
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Mother's evening command : GOTOBED
46
Had a yen : CRAVED
47
Capitol Hill output : LAWS
48
Greek letter : ETA
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Pro ___ : RATA
50
Furlough : LEAVE
52
Street-crossing sign : WAIT
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Genus of maples : ACER
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Gantry : ELMER
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Peak : ACME
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Contrary girl : MARY
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Certain faces : DIALS
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Molt : SHED
Down
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Whitish shade : ALABASTER
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Photographer's warning : DONOTMOVE
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Exposed negatives too much : OVERTIMED
4
Stitch : SEW
5
Sworn : AVOWED
6
Bar fruits : LIMES
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Biblical name : OREN
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Kind of head : EGG
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Saponaceous plant : SOAPTREE
10
Courageous : SPUNKY
11
Ergo : HENCE
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Flower : ASTER
13
Othello and others : MOORS
21
Numbers : ONES
23
Particles : IONS
25
Rubber trees : ULES
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Spirits : SOULS
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Ringing sound : CLANK
30
Tests for rhythm : SCANS
31
L.I. city on Atlantic : LONGBEACH
32
Eventually : INDUETIME
33
Like some checks : POSTDATED
35
Cheated : SWINDLED
36
Alliance : NATO
38
Wild plum : SLOE
39
Millinery : HATS
40
Flaubert heroine : BOVARY
41
Shrinks : COWERS
42
Beat it! : SCRAM
43
Brazilian timber tree : ARACA
44
Afterward : LATER
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Judicial gear : GAVEL
47
Certain Tibetan : LAMA
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Wallach or Whitney : ELI
52
Common verb : WAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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