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New York Times, Wednesday, June 3, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,599
Across
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Ecce ___ : HOMO
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Follower of Joel : AMOS
9
McNamara's outfit : BAND
13
Dark : EBON
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Soft or no : SOAP
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Borer : AUGER
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Laugh, in Lyons : RIRE
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Modernize : STREAMLINE
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Handicapper's choice : BESTBET
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Interminable : AGELONG
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Vessel : EWER
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Related : AKIN
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Family member : SIS
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Confront : ACCOST
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Awaits judgment : PENDS
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Old card game : LOO
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Sawfish snout : SERRA
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Stringed instrument : SITAR
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Manner : MODE
38
17th-century theology : DEISM
40
Star or cat : POLE
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Bit of time : SPELL
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Handbill : FLYER
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On the ___ : LAM
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Prefix for a parent : MATRI
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Uno or dos : NUMERO
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"Shropshire ___" : LAD
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Gifts for men : TIES
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Aeschylus character : ORESTES
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Beckett play : ENDGAME
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Civil War figure : COPPERHEAD
62
Summer pest : GNAT
63
French love : AMOUR
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Existence: Lat. : ESSE
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Numerical prefix : OCTO
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Like George Apley : LATE
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Animals : DEER
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Adolescent : TEEN
Down
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Plant : HERB
2
Theater award : OBIE
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Dots and dashes : MORSECODE
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Shoe-buckling words : ONETWO
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Stated : ASSERTED
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Abolitionist leader : MOTT
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Put one's ___ in : OAR
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Phenomenon of the 1920's : SPEAKEASY
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Moose or Run : BULL
10
Exchange fees : AGIOS
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Italian socialist : NENNI
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Leavings : DREGS
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Makes additions : AMENDS
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Opposed; cowpoke style : AGIN
20
Good Queen ___ : BESS
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First words of "The Wasteland" : APRILIS
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Charity : ALMS
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Kind of store : COOP
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Taste : SIP
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Stimulated : REFRESHED
33
Leeway : TOLERANCE
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Winged : ALAR
35
San ___ : REMO
37
Tree : ELM
39
Greek playwright : MENANDER
42
Near the end : LATTER
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Former S.D.S. leader : RUDD
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Row : TIER
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Insect larva : MAGGOT
50
Parochial : LOCAL
51
Flowers' forte : AROMA
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Railway place : DEPOT
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Gush forth: Var. : SPUE
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Relax : EASE
58
Ship officer : MATE
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British school : ETON
61
Compass direction : ESE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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