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New York Times, Monday, June 29, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,625
Across
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Diagonal line : BIAS
5
Organ part : STOP
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Showy flower : TULIP
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Eastern language : URDU
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Stick : CANE
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Growing out : ENATE
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Indonesian island : NIAS
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Parts of an inning : OUTS
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Turkish sultan : AHMED
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Trivia : SMALLPOTATOES
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Nasty : SNIDE
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Iberian river : EBRO
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Pineapple : ANANAS
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Gets used to new shoes : BREAKSIN
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Wall Street term : NOPAR
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Zeus or Hera : DEITY
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Alas: Lat. : HEU
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Big man: Abbr. : VIP
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Certain horses : ROANS
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Statute: Abbr. : ORD
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Manhattan, for one: Abbr. : ISL
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Person : BEING
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River to the Rhone : SAONE
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Talisman of Scott novel : LEEPENNY
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Stitches in a way : BASTES
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Few: Prefix : OLIG
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Protecting power : AEGIS
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On the outs : ATLOGGERHEADS
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Purify : CLEAN
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Wave: Fr. : ONDE
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Small monkey : TITI
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Trolley sound : CLANG
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Certain literary works : ODES
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Did a cake job : ICED
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Common ailments : COLDS
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Mother's word : DONT
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Onion : CEPA
Down
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Bread roll : BUN
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Rainbow : IRIS
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Crape jasmine : ADAMSAPPLE
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Girl of song : SUSANNA
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Termagants : SCOLDS
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Mole gray : TAUPE
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Familiar with : ONTO
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Bothersome : PESTERING
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Service piece : TEATRAY
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Release : UNHOOK
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Poor, as an excuse : LAME
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Natives: Suffix : ITES
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Piano part: Abbr. : PED
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Untrustworthy one : LIAR
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Urges on : ABETS
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Stithy : ANVIL
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Outcry : NOISE
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Mettlesome : BEANY
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Gambles in a way : SHOOTSDICE
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Old name for De Valera's land : IERNE
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Certain art works : NUDES
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Busy with charitable works : DOINGGOOD
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Revoke at cards: Var. : RENIG
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Fits in : BELONGS
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Wise man : SAGE
40
Of an earth area : ASIATIC
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Where the Vistula flows : POLAND
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Command : BEHEST
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Tennyson's Enoch : ARDEN
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Reversal: Prefix : ALLO
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Freshwater duck : TEAL
48
Within: Prefix : ENDO
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Action : STEP
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Depression-era letters : CCC
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Mount ___ : IDA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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