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New York Times, Monday, June 15, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.57, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,611
Across
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Caucasian native : OSSET
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Noted traveler : POLO
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Fellow : CHAP
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Prized zoo exhibit : PANDA
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Chemical compound : ENOL
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U.S. physicist : RABI
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German craft : UBOAT
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Thin, as gas : RARE
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Army initials : AWOL
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Nemo's transportation : SUBMARINE
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Flow out : ISSUE
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Broadway signs : SROS
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Note of scale: Var. : DOH
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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Doctrinal group : SECT
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Ship device : RUDDER
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Former movie star : LADD
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Like dishpan hands : SOAPY
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Captive of Hercules : IOLE
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Group of words: Abbr. : PHR
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Sotto or viva : VOCE
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Former Mrs. : MISS
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Dormouse : LEROT
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Star in Pegasus : ENIF
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Resting place for a sub : BOTTOM
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Footlike part : PES
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Ms. men : EDS
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In a ___ : RUT
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Harass : BESET
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Benefactor : DONOR
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Submarine's milieu : SALTWATER
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Roger! : OKAY
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Barnacle ___ : BILL
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Swiftly : APACE
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Knowing : WISE
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Handle: Fr. : ANSE
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Scouting mission, for short : RECON
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Kind of miss : NEAR
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Time period : YEAR
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Pilotless ship : DRONE
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Composition : OPUS
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Elephant boy of movies : SABU
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Social climber : SNOB
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Cheeses : EDAMS
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Asian tribesmen : TATARS
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Seagoing eye : PERISCOPE
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___ even keel : ONAN
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Knowledge : LORE
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Bravo, in Madrid : OLE
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Submarine ploy : CRASHDIVE
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Hesitant sounds : HAWS
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Ben Adhem : ABOU
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Rug surface : PILE
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Deer : ROES
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Debtor's initials : IOU
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Type of dock : DRY
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Ascend : CLIMB
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Seagoing ears : RADIO
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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Asian goat : TAHR
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Blackmore heroine : DOONE
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Spanish hero : ELCID
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Submarine hazards : REEFS
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Submarine's enemy : DESTROYER
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Submarine's mover : PROPELLER
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Area clock reading: Abbr. : LMT
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Student's concern : TEST
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"___ Town" : OUR
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Famed folly man : SEWARD
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Type of raft : BALSA
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Gradual decrease : TAPER
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Elevator button : DOWN
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Tom Joad, for one : OKIE
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Space initials : NASA
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___ qua non : SINE
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Mexican food : TACO
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College course: Abbr. : ECON
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French name : RENE
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Fundy, for one : BAY

Answer summary: 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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