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New York Times, Friday, June 19, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,615
Across
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Prepare for takeoff : TAXI
5
Mill materials : ORES
9
Fieldwork with two faces : REDAN
14
Provoked : IRED
15
Barber's call : NEXT
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Napoleon's sentence : EXILE
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Strays : ERRS
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Singer : ALTO
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Sounds on glass : TINGS
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Cox's partner : BOX
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Opposite of dep. : ARR
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Comics' Miss Kett and others : ETTAS
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Some votes : AYES
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Ecclesiastical test : EXAMEN
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Product of Newark, N. Y. : ROSE
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Surgical operations : RESECTIONS
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At variance with : AJAR
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Certain farms : DAIRIES
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Hersey town : ADANO
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More obnoxious : VILER
40
Tests the fruit : PINCHES
43
Gypsy gentlemen : RYES
45
Span an interval : EXTENDOVER
47
Common Latin word : ESSE
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Three-masted vessels : XEBECS
52
Bulb's relative : SEED
53
Attach : AFFIX
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High note : ELA
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Year in reign of Tiberius : XVI
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Hungarian conductor : SOLTI
60
Underhand ploy : RUSE
62
Printing word : STET
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Ear parts : TRAGI
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College study : ARTS
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Bull: Sp. : TORO
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Holy Roman emperor : OTTOI
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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Unique thing : ONER
Down
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Masculine accessory : TIEBAR
2
Met soprano : ARROYO
3
Famous Persian : XERXES
4
Freudian terms : IDS
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Stop ___ dime : ONA
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Back rub, for one : RELAXER
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Certain dividends : EXTRAS
8
Raged : STORMED
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Having good memory : RETENTIVE
10
Theater sign : EXIT
11
Force : DINT
12
Seaweed plant : ALGA
13
Scottish loch : NESS
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Medium's medium : SEANCE
25
Time period : ERA
26
Postwar U.S. org. : ECA
29
Eye parts : IRISES
30
Alaskan find : OIL
31
Bridal word : NEE
32
Russian initials : SSR
34
Paul's predecessor : JOHNXXIII
36
Mimic : APE
37
Late columnist : DIX
38
Industrious one : ANT
41
Dutch city : EDE
42
___ a judge : SOBERAS
43
Forms in a new way : RECASTS
44
Parts of cens. : YRS
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Hatter's pad : VELURE
48
Church worker : SEXTON
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Extreme : SEVERE
50
Watterson or Dana : EDITOR
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Regarding : ASTO
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Military post : FORT
55
Off key : FLAT
56
Let ___ : ITGO
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Curve : ESS
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Furnace tender: Abbr. : STO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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