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New York Times, Wednesday, July 15, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,641
Across
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Bed frame : STEAD
6
Greek goddess : HERA
10
Arabic name : ABOU
14
Muse : ERATO
15
Norse god : ODIN
16
Deserters : RATS
17
Race led by 15 Across : AESIR
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Irreproachable : LILYWHITE
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Visitor from outer space : METEORITE
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Broncobuster's helper : HAZER
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Drives slantingly : TOES
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Liturgical headdresses : MITERS
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Instead : RATHER
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"One ___ or one tittle . . . " : JOT
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Makes fast : BELAYS
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Kneecaps : PATELLAE
35
Inactivity : SLEEP
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Lively dance : JIG
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___ cologne : EAUDE
38
Primrose : CYCLAMEN
40
Delicatessen gadget : SLICER
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Use an eraser : RUB
42
Inspects : CHECKS
43
Items for raccoon-coat pockets : FLASKS
47
Betty of old cartoons : BOOP
48
Spoon : LADLE
49
"___ Blues" : LIMEHOUSE
54
Weaken : UNDERMINE
56
Latin roll-call reply : ADSUM
57
Arabian king : SAUD
58
Outstanding person : ONER
59
Racket : NOISE
60
Two ___ and a hooray : HIPS
61
Bookies' entries : BETS
62
Snares : TRAPS
Down
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Coal stratum : SEAM
2
Beerbohm ___ : TREE
3
New York, Delaware, etc. : EAST
4
End in ___ (dead heat) : ATIE
5
Much-quoted U.S. writer : DOROTHYPARKER
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___ than thou : HOLIER
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Blue-pencils : EDITS
8
Irritate : RILE
9
Some : ANY
10
Certain Buddhist monk : ARHAT
11
Casino-table covering : BAIZE
12
Aquatic mammal : OTTER
13
Employers : USERS
19
Common U.S. animal : WHITEELEPHANT
21
Deer : ROES
24
Sally : MOT
25
Bank on : RELY
26
Guinness : ALEC
27
Old Chinese money : TAEL
28
Spree : JAG
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College degree: Abbr. : BSC
30
Fasten : PIN
31
Nonprofessional : LAIC
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___ of the draw : LUCK
33
Beverages : ADES
34
Poetic word : EER
36
Gen. Stuart : JEB
39
Greek letters : MUS
40
One-two subject : SHOE
42
Likely prospects : COMERS
43
Elizabeth Barrett's dog : FLUSH
44
Hawaiian veranda : LANAI
45
Tot : ADDUP
46
Cutters : SLEDS
47
I.Q. man : BINET
49
Part of a football team : LINE
50
___ of sanctity : ODOR
51
Gov't. agency : USIA
52
Bar temporarily: Abbr. : SUSP
53
Scottish uncles : EMES
55
Throng : MOB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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