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New York Times, Friday, July 10, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { H J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,636
Across
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Propitiate : APPEASE
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Paint container : PALETTE
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Came from behind : RALLIED
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Medieval stone throwers : ONAGERS
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Dallied : TRIFLED
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Stains : STIGMAS
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Call ___ day : ITA
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Circumvented : SKIRTED
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Dessert : PIE
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Relatives : SIBS
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Does ushering : SEATS
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State: Abbr. : PENN
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Missile : ATLAS
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Indian title : SRI
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Conversational phrase : ISEE
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Had occasion for : NEEDED
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Grows from : EMANATES
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Aromatic plant : NARD
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N. C. college : ELON
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Valued : ASSESSED
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Tuck, et al. : FRIARS
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V.I.P.'s spot : DAIS
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Not wide: Abbr. : NAR
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Beauty or charm : ASSET
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Substitutes: Abbr. : ALTS
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Legendary king : MIDAS
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Kind of bag : TOTE
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Gull : MEW
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Examined : SIZEDUP
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Flesh: Prefix : CRE
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Ecclesiastic : PRELATE
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Handkerchief extra : INITIAL
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Stimulate : ENLIVEN
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Make faster time : OUTRACE
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Waves : ROLLERS
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Like some children : SPOILED
Down
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Cabinet maker, for one : ARTISAN
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Divided into sections : PARTITE
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Easily controlled : PLIABLE
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Sprite : ELF
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Bothers : AILS
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Hunts : SEEKS
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Water movements : EDDIES
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Big moment at the races : POSTTIME
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Bets : ANTES
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Placed : LAID
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Incite : EGG
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Storm : TEMPEST
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Beginner : TRAINEE
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Early ascetics : ESSENES
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Like some steaks : RARE
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Gloom : SADNESS
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Musician : PIANIST
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High ___ : SEAS
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M.D.s : DRS
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Landon : ALF
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Girl's name : NORA
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Inhabitants : DENIZENS
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Put ___ on (play down) : ADAMPER
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W. W. II landing site : SALERNO
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English literary family : SITWELL
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Florida county : DADE
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Self-centered : ASOCIAL
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Go over : RETRACE
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Hardened : STEELED
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Japanese exports : RADIOS
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Headdress : MITER
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Time of day : SUNUP
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___ face : SAVE
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Whistle, in Cadiz : PITO
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Abner : LIL
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Numerical prefix : TRI

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