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New York Times, Saturday, June 6, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,602
Across
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Falter in speech : STAMMER
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"I Am ___" : ACAMERA
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Make merry : CAROUSE
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Slackens : RELAXES
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State capital : AUGUSTA
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Norman family : MAILERS
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Loafer : DRONE
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Move aimlessly : COAST
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Long rod : CUE
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Form of to be: Fr. : SONT
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Docile : TAME
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Football play : PUNT
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What ___ of time! : AWASTE
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Picture border : MAT
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Ratify : AFFIRM
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Derisive : SNEERING
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Small pianos : SPINETS
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Like some sloths : TWOTOED
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Downs' relatives, in puzzles : ACROSSES
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Scottish physicist and family : EWINGS
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Kind of stock fund: Abbr. : MUT
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Craving : THIRST
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Arm: Fr. : BRAS
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Flabbergast : STUN
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Poetic foot : IAMB
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Fordham mascot : RAM
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Esoteric groups : CULTS
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Confined : LOCAL
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Usual : AVERAGE
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Come forth : EMANATE
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Oil and ___ : VINEGAR
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Adores : REVERES
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Hat racks in some places : ANTLERS
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Dealers : TRADERS
Down
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Oodles : SCADS
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Bull: Prefix : TAURO
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Gaseous element : ARGON
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Of impressive size : MOUNTAINOUS
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Meditate : MUSE
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Rough calculation: Abbr. : EST
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Responds : REACTS
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Martial equipment : ARMAMENT
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___ and desist : CEASE
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Came down : ALIT
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Bad: Prefix : MAL
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Performance : EXECUTION
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Summer fare : RERUN
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Property : ASSET
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Feel one's ___ : OATS
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Divided : PARTITIONED
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Force violently : WREST
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Sums: Abbr. : AMTS
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Pet cries : MEOWS
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___ rule : ASA
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U. S. agency : FPC
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Sky : FIRMAMENT
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Big-mouthed vessel : EWER
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Opposing: Abbr. : NEG
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Mdse. : GDS
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Sooners and others : SETTLERS
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Exclude : SHUT
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Set between : INSERT
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Costa ___ : BRAVA
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Voracity : RAVIN
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Ingredient of girls : SUGAR
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Have ___ : ACARE
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Cornelia, for one : MATER
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Sanctify : BLESS
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American composer : CAGE
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Hot rock : LAVA
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Pertinent: Abbr. : REL
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French body of water : MER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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