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New York Times, Friday, June 26, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,622
Across
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Horsemen or seasons : FOUR
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Yell : SHOUT
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High-priced : DEAR
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Fishing adjunct : LURE
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Certain statue : TORSO
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Freedom from care : EASE
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Periods : ERAS
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More singular : ODDER
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American Indian : CREE
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In the sandman's arms : ASLEEP
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Creative : ORIGINAL
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Scruff : NAPE
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Progeny : SEED
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Throws about : SCATTERS
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"As unpremeditated as a ___" : SNEEZE
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Bursts open : POPS
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Deep in thought : RAPT
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Wasted time : IDLED
39
Letters : EMS
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Soothe : ASSUAGE
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Choler : IRE
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Eggs on : ABETS
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___ go brath : ERIN
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Jacket : ETON
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Put on board again : RESHIP
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Defames : SLANDERS
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Title : EARL
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Gulp of liquor : SWIG
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Certain knots : GRANNIES
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Long tales : ILIADS
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Via Veneto's city : ROMA
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Squelch : SITON
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Trim : NEAT
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Part of a molecule : ATOM
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"Fables in ___" : SLANG
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Departed : GONE
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Presume : DARE
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English novelist of 1800's : YATES
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Break quickly : SNAP
Down
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Powder for a dog : FLEA
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Pronoun : OURS
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Russian range : URAL
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Feels indignation : RESENTS
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Certain cards at no-trump : STOPPERS
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Scuttle : HOD
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Church booklet : ORDO
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Customers : USERS
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Conservatives : TORIES
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Settled : DECIDED
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Merit : EARN
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Bewildered : ASEA
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Bobbin : REEL
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Corrode : EAT
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Arabian demon : GENIE
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Remove : ERASE
27
Asparagus tidbit : SPEAR
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Valley, in England : COMBE
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Recesses : APSES
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Cowboy gear : SPURS
32
Choice part : ELITE
33
Biblical name : ZEROR
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Anthony and family : EDENS
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Coin-toss call : TAILS
40
Thant or Mao : ASIAN
41
Pangs : GNAWINGS
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"___ of the game" : THENAME
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Lace trimmings : EDGINGS
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Nice-nelly : PRISSY
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"De mortuis ___ . . . " : NIL
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Girl's name : LEILA
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Commencement guest : GRAD
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Church court : ROTA
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Cupid : AMOR
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Office copy, for short : STAT
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Long time : AEON
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Famed U. S. editor : DANA
61
Walk : STEP
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___ world : ONE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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