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New York Times, Wednesday, June 10, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,606
Across
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Coconut meat : COPRA
6
English spa : BATH
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Harte : BRET
14
Of a region : AREAL
15
Melville novel : OMOO
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Glowing, as a coal : LIVE
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Rabelaisian giant : PANTAGRUEL
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Military body : UNIT
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Limit : END
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North African : MOOR
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Be misplaced, as a participle : DANGLE
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Swiss city : BERN
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"Lorna Doone" hero : RIDD
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French empress : MARIE
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Divided : SUNDERED
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Phoenician city : SIDON
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Bullet sound : PING
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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British essayist : LAMB
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Adjutants : AIDES
37
Bath: Fr. : BAIN
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Chemical prefix : AMID
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Solidifies : GELS
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Now : TODAY
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Ease : MITIGATE
43
Sophia : LOREN
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Mrs. Helmer : NORA
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Record : TAPE
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Odin's wife : FRIGGA
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Dagger : DIRK
50
Sharp point : JAG
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___ shark : LOAN
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Prodigious : GARGANTUAN
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Loose robe : TOGA
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Mimic : APER
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American author : OHARA
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Urban blight : SMOG
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Lay at anchor : RODE
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Opinion : TENET
Down
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Horn or May : CAPE
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Medit. port : ORAN
3
Remain undecided : PEND
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Despicable one : RAT
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Site of W. W. II desert battle : ALAMEIN
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Chemical element : BORON
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Siberian river : AMUR
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___ hold : TOE
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Property : HOLDINGS
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Jack's giant foe : BLUNDERBORE
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Encircle : RING
12
Injurious : EVIL
13
Mal de ___ : TETE
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Dress insert : GORE
23
Put 2 and 2 together : ADD
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Swift's land of giants : BROBDINGNAG
25
Ancient Norse poems : RUNES
26
Ohio river : MIAMI
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Allow : ADMIT
28
Edge : SIDLE
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"Cloister and Hearth" author : READE
30
French spa : EVIAN
31
Disown : DENY
32
Bridge bid : SLAM
33
St. Peter's sight : PIETA
36
Seaweed product : AGARAGAR
40
Hair ribbon : TOPKNOT
42
Guildhall statue : GOG
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Zhivago's love : LARA
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Ethiopian province : TIGRE
46
Plane trips: Abbr. : FLTS
47
Space : ROOM
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Shakespearean villain : IAGO
49
Scott : DRED
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Pitcher Marichal : JUAN
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Swiss river : AARE
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Midge : GNAT
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Military address : APO
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Article : THE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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