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New York Times, Thursday, May 7, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,572
Across
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Pottery center : DELFT
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Places : LOCI
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Outdo : BEST
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Not uncognizant : AWARE
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Flunkable ordeal : EXAM
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Osaka happening : EXPO
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Red cattle : DEVON
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Flashy red : VERMILION
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Galena : ORE
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Night club's favorite : SPENDER
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Katmandu's land : NEPAL
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Old desk accessory : INKWELL
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Lancaster emblem : REDROSE
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Perplexed : ASEA
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Warded off : AVERTED
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Diacritic : CEDILLA
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Name in silents : BARA
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Shelters : LEES
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Put in office : INSTATE
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Readies the hash again : REHEATS
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Some: Sp. : UNAS
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U. S. essayist : EMERSON
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Mountain features : SUMMITS
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Blue-ribbon spot : FIRST
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Italian numeral : UNO
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Unfruitful : STERILE
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Sunday talk: Abbr. : SER
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Surround : CLOSEINON
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Headwear : TIARA
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Insurance word : RISK
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Behold: Lat. : ECCE
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In an aloof manner : ICILY
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Times for juillets : ETES
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Parch : SEAR
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Yields : CEDES
Down
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Wall decoration : DADO
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Jug : EWER
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Scents : LAVENDERS
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Backward : FRO
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Honor card : TENSPOT
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Spoke the truth : LEVELED
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Slow motive power : OXEN
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About the heart : CARDIAC
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Vast : IMMENSE
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Measure of loudness : BEL
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Banish : EXILE
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Thread unit : SPOOL
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Of sound : TONAL
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Got on one's nerves : IRKED
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Matador's maneuver : PASE
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Proofreader's concern : ERRATUM
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Users of the Wall : WAILERS
28
Harvest in India : RABI
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John, in Cardiff : EVAN
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In any case : LEASTSAID
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Mother of Artemis : LETO
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Organization: Abbr. : ASSN
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Aromatic plant : ANISE
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Room coolers in India : TATTIES
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Pith : ESSENCE
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Oil man : REFINER
43
Man's name : EMIL
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Dissenter : HERETIC
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Capital of Bolivia : SUCRE
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Dark : UNLIT
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___ Jaw : MOOSE
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Portuguese cape : ROCA
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Gardner : ERLE
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Certain fish : RAYS
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Bags: Abbr. : SKS
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Hockey milieu : ICE

Answer summary: 1 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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