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New York Times, Wednesday, June 24, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 329 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,620
Across
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Soho swell : TOFF
5
Icon : IMAGE
10
Small change : CENT
14
Melville novel : OMOO
15
Unbend : RELAX
16
Region : AREA
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Change the setup : REORGANIZE
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Not recorded : LIVE
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Minstrel : ENDMAN
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Absurd : FARCICAL
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Sponsorship : EGIS
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Poise : TACT
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South Sea export : COPRA
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Cries of pain : OWS
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Not ___ (mediocre) : SOHOT
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Agora money : OBOL
36
Faction : CLIQUE
38
Silkworm : ERI
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Mere : VERY
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Confess : OWNUP
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Chkalov's river : URAL
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Devour : EAT
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Spreads out : SPACES
44
Furnish : LEND
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Prop : SHORE
47
Verily : YEA
48
Try : JUDGE
49
Verne's globalist : FOGG
51
Boat feature : KEEL
53
Obfuscates : BECLOUDS
57
Puts on : STAGES
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Exam : ORAL
62
Inventories : TAKESSTOCK
64
Flooring : TILE
65
Cordage : TWINE
66
Where the Liffey flows : EIRE
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Harbored : HELD
68
Extension : ANNEX
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Poker : STUD
Down
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Sped : TORE
2
Forbode : OMEN
3
Sustenance : FOOD
4
Once : FORMERLY
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Man of Tabriz : IRANI
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Certain voters : MEN
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Arabic letter : ALIF
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Middle East seaport : GAZA
9
Wield : EXERT
10
Multicolored : CALICO
11
Explorer : ERICTHERED
12
Leningrad's river : NEVA
13
Asian weight : TAEL
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Infatuated : GAGA
22
Situation : CASE
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Irish Sea firth : SOLWAY
26
Soho fellows : COVES
27
Magic ritual : OBEAH
28
Frequent stop : PORTOFCALL
30
Flinch : WINCE
31
Shrill cry : SQUEAK
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Anthropoid, for short : ORANG
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Diacritical mark : TILDE
36
Man on the beat : COP
37
Bullish times : UPS
41
Howls : ULULATES
43
Lily : SEGO
46
Trundled : ROLLED
48
Namath and co. : JETS
50
___-percha : GUTTA
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Where Chelmsford is : ESSEX
53
The pair : BOTH
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Buffalo's waterfront : ERIE
55
Beginning : DAWN
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Decorticate : SKIN
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___ alone : GOIT
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Beige : ECRU
60
Timetable, for short : SKED
63
Compass point : ENE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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