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New York Times, Wednesday, June 17, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,613
Across
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For ___ : SHAME
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Gov't agency of 1933 : CCC
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Moisten in a way : BASTE
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Corolla part : PETAL
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French pronoun : LUI
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Chemical salt : ESTER
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Call at a certain track : ALLABOARD
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Yoga position : ASANA
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Nos. expert : CPA
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Bird: Lat. : AVIS
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Ferdinand and others : TOROS
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Existence : ESSE
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Poet's word : ERE
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Culinary item : HERB
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French infinitive : ETRE
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Advisers : MENTORS
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Egyptian symbol : SCARAB
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Rower's need : OAR
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Levantine ketch : SAIC
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Letter : ELL
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Paying guest : BOARDER
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Electronics initials : RCA
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Troubles : AILS
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Humorist : ADE
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Something for dobbin : FODDER
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Like some nuts : TOOHARD
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Mouth, in Madrid : BOCA
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Hospital area : WARD
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Flight word: Abbr. : ARR
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Fountain order : MALT
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Shelter of a kind : STALL
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1947 Nobel writer : GIDE
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Extinct bird : MOA
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Shelve in a way : TABLE
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"Front Page" locale : PRESSROOM
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Fabric : ORLON
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W. W. I group: Abbr. : AEF
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Future, for one : TENSE
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Nash and Dickinson : POETS
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___ adjudicata : RES
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Athirst : EAGER
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Separate, with "out" : SPACE
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Furthers : HELPS
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Man with a load : ATLAS
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Barnyard sound : MAA
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Historic island : ELBA
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Ina of stage : CLAIRE
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Witch's hex : CURSE
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El ___ : CID
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Whipped up : BEATEN
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Classifies : ASSORTS
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Port's partner : STARBOARD
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Sinew: Prefix : TENO
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Periods : ERAS
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Place to fall : OVERBOARD
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Noun suffix : EER
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Cattle of a certain breed : HEREFORDS
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Designate in a way : TAB
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Anthony Wayne : MAD
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Staple : RICE
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Cicatrix : SCAR
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County ___ : SEAT
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Muse : CLIO
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Legitimate : ALLOWABLE
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State: Abbr. : ORE
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Tot : ADD
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Fabulous bird : ROC
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Bulblet : SHALLOT
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Hoover : DAM
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Author Michael and others : ARLENS
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Certain papers : BRIEFS
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Be affable : AGREE
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___ friends : AMONG
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Unattached : LOOSE
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Less challenging : TAMER
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Sign at a through street : STOP
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Stemless plant : TARO
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This, in Toledo : ESTE
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Normal : PAR
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American caricaturist : REA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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