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New York Times, Saturday, May 30, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,595
Across
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Seals : SHUTS
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Billiard cushion : BANK
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Rose's love : ABIE
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Saigon's counterpart : HANOI
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Signature on some writings: Abbr. : ANON
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Face: Slang : PUSS
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Build up : ACCUMULATE
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Lack-a-day! : ALAS
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Goodness me! : WHATINTHEWORLD
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Earlike handles : LUGS
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Mold : DIE
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Leather thong : STROP
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Before : ERE
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Bees : SOCIALS
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Site of Tell fable : URI
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River in Russia : DESNA
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Texas county : MCLENNAN
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Oast : OVEN
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She was a lady : EDIE
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Hollywood name : KIMNOVAK
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Designates : NAMES
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Fat ___ pig : ASA
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Allowances : RATIONS
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Cockpit abbreviation : ALT
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Oslo's land, to natives : NORGE
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French scream : CRI
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Molding : OGEE
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Heavens to Betsy! : LANDSAKESALIVE
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S. A. rodent : PACA
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Word applying to few in Washington : APOLITICAL
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Sounds from Sandy : ARFS
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Like Humpty Dumpty : OVATE
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Hardy heroine : TESS
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Nickname for trackman Johnson : RAFE
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More wan : PALER
Down
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Garbed a la Lincoln : SHAWLED
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Elevation line on map : HACHURE
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Releases in a way : UNCAGES
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Tipsters : TOUTS
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Dodecanese island : SIMI
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Northern sea : BALTIC
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Angels' home : ANAHEIM
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Bill : NOTE
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Understood : KNEW
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Individually : APART
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Civil War battle : BULLRUN
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Duncan : ISADORA
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Letter : ESS
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Loosen : UNDO
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Bone substances : OSSEINS
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Piece of jewelry : PIN
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Enjoyed : SAVORED
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Expert : ACE
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Degree: Abbr. : LLD
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Common negative prefix : NON
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Teachers org. : NEA
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Gabor : EVA
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King Cole : NAT
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State: Abbr. : KAN
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Set apart : ISOLATE
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Musical rattles : MARACAS
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Start of a game : KICKOFF
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Enchanting : MAGICAL
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Raise : ELEVATE
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Pittsburgh player : STEELER
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Threatening words : ORELSE
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Unless: Lat. : NISI
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Bugs : GNATS
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Tony of baseball : OLIVA
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Area of Europe : SAAR
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Port of Guam : APRA
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Sleep like ___ : ATOP
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Pique : PET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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