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New York Times, Tuesday, May 5, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,570
Across
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Both: Prefix : AMBI
5
Furious : WROTH
10
Mexican menu item : TACO
14
City on the Orne : CAEN
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Old Greek colony : IONIA
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Borodin hero : IGOR
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Storm sound : CLAP
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Deles' opposites : STETS
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Mess : MEAL
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With 40 and 56 Across, a quote by Bryant : TRUTHCRUSHEDTO
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Usher's request : STUB
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Lots : SLEW
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Client of an atty. : PLF
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Secret society : TONG
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Strangely different : EXOTIC
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River to the Rhine : AAR
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Cooper character : UNCAS
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Asset for a cigar : AROMA
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Drudge : GRUB
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See 20 Across : EARTH
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Cribbage cards : NOBS
43
Spanish city : AVILA
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U. S. missile : ATLAS
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Letter : KUE
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Human item : NATURE
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Former pitcher Waite : HOYT
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Encouraged : FED
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All ___ : EARS
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Large: Prefix : MACR
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See 20 Across : SHALLRISEAGAIN
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Loose wrap : TOGA
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Raging: Var. : AMUCK
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"___ no kick from . . . " : IGET
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Not topside : ALOW
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Bakery product : TORTE
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Concert offering: Abbr. : RHAP
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___ off : BEGS
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Alternative word combination : ANDOR
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Holy Roman emperor : OTTO
Down
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Case in grammar: Abbr. : ACC
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Drink ingredient : MALT
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Gets results : BEARSFRUIT
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Computer section : INPUT
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Relative of a drumstick : WISHBONE
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Military group: Abbr. : ROTC
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Unique fellow : ONER
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Roman emperor : TITUS
9
Argument : HASSLE
10
Like some jokes : TIMEWORN
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Like some cheese : AGED
12
Layer : COAT
13
Flat plinth : ORLO
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Costume of a sort : TUTU
22
Numerical prefix : HEXA
25
Irreligious person : PAGAN
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Caterpillar : LARVA
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Group at odds with A.A.U. : NCAA
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Courtyard area : GARTH
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Froze : TOOKFRIGHT
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Permeate : IMBUE
33
Looked over, in a way : CASED
36
French town : STLO
39
Puritan specialties : BLUELAWS
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Frazier forte : HAYMAKER
44
Soviet sea : ARAL
46
Like some parties : STAG
49
Typos : ERRATA
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Simple one : SIMON
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City of Africa : CAIRO
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Try : STAB
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It's on the green : HOLE
58
Stirred up : AGOG
59
Math term : SURD
60
Outer: Prefix : ECTO
61
Well-shaped : NEAT
65
Mobile mailing place: Abbr. : TPO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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