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New York Times, Thursday, June 4, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,600
Across
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"Ars Poetica" author : HORACE
7
Specialized prayer : GRACE
12
Symbol of welcome : OPENARMS
15
Attiring : ROBING
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Give away one's intent : TELEGRAPHAPUNCH
19
Greek island : CRETE
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Tear, old style : REAVE
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Distaff rabbit : DOE
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Rockfish : RENA
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Absurd : SILLY
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Sea gull : TERN
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Giant star : OTT
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Surmount : SCALE
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Court decree : ARRET
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Become precipitous : STEEPEN
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Hamlet : DANE
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Become downcast : SADDEN
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Kind of soup : LENTIL
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Daughter of Chaos : GAEA
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Overlook : CONDONE
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German river : WESER
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Sing in a way : CHANT
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Ragweed genus : IVA
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Arthurian wife : ENID
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Abundance : STORE
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Fruit decay : BLET
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Cyprinoid fish : IDE
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Scorn : FLOUT
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Hosiery color : FLESH
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Game offering 5-1 odds : RUSSIANROULETTE
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Abominate : DETEST
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Patent holder : INVENTOR
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Pub game : DARTS
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Hash house : EATERY
Down
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Kind of Lenten bun : HOTCROSS
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Friml's forte : OPERETTA
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Let up : RELENTED
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Dutch news agency: Abbr. : ANETA
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Teller's space : CAGE
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Be incorrect : ERR
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Kind of boat or train : GRAVY
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Lasso : ROPE
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Sumerian deity : ABU
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Track covering : CINDER
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Opera fan's shout : ENCORE
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"Music Man" heroine : MARIAN
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Incantation : SPELL
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Treaty city of 1814 : GHENT
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Forced, as into court : HALED
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Lucia's "Mad ___" : SCENE
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Vogue : TREND
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Assegai or trident : SPEAR
27
Concerning : ANENT
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___ out (won closely) : EDGED
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Unique : ALONE
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Fashionable attire : TOILETTE
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Portfolio holder : INVESTOR
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Tough : LEATHERY
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___ impulse (be imprudent) : ACTON
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Container : CARTON
40
Eldritch : WEIRD
41
Transfused : ENDUED
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Noontime ritual in Tijuana : SIESTA
44
Mohammedan beauty : HOURI
47
Pieces of wood : SLATS
48
Mixed : BLENT
50
Knuckle sandwich : FIST
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Insect : FLEA
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Sunday talk: Abbr. : SER
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P. I. yam: Var. : UVE

Answer summary: 1 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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