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New York Times, Thursday, July 2, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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D
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O
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L
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E
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L
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E
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T
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O
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N
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A
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F
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A
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R
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E
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L
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M
O
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N
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G
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A
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E
V
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H
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C
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B
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L
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D
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M
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O
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E
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T
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A
R
U
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F
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A
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L
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T
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A
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S
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H
P
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R
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A
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D
O
U
W
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D
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S
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R
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D
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S
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O
D
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A
L
A
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S
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O
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T
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Y
O
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W
L
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R
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G
A
R
M
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E
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T
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F
B
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E
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B
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I
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N
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G
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N
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F
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L
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N
O
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A
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L
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A
L
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G
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A
F
R
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B
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S
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N
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E
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,628
Across
1
Mete out : DOLE
5
Pretend : LETON
10
Remote : AFAR
14
Dash : ELAN
15
Cheer : ELATE
16
Blanc, for example : MONT
17
Pinches : NIPS
18
"By George, she's ___!" : GOTIT
19
Tops : AONE
20
Holiday time : EVE
21
Marriage bureau : HOPECHEST
23
Hag : BELDAME
25
Caucasian : OSSET
28
Indeed: Irish : ARU
29
Certain voice : FALSETTO
32
Fireplace part : ASHPIT
35
Inlet : RIA
36
Rembrandt protégé : DOUW
37
Mold : DIE
38
Leaves in a lurch : STRANDS
41
Poem : ODE
42
Word of pity : ALAS
44
Cereal grass : OAT
45
Moonstruck dog : YOWLER
47
Seventh Ave. concern : GARMENTS
49
Hoover's milieu : FBI
50
Legally prevent : ESTOP
51
Influencing in a way : BIASING
55
Stingy one : SKINFLINT
59
" . . . ___ a drop to drink" : NOR
60
Lily plant : ALOE
62
Accompanying : ALONG
63
Hair style : AFRO
64
Famous duelist : BURR
65
Rush : SURGE
66
Headland : NESS
67
Former spouses, informally : EXES
68
Purport : TENOR
69
___ chic : TRES
Down
1
Star in Cygnus : DENEB
2
Cocktail fruit : OLIVE
3
Coat part : LAPEL
4
Type measures : ENS
5
Sleeve shape : LEGOMUTTON
6
One way to marry : ELOPE
7
London gallery : TATE
8
Of the ear : OTIC
9
Dike country: Abbr. : NETH
10
Gathered : AMASSED
11
Ottoman : FOOTSTOOL
12
Cape near Boston : ANN
13
Highway: Abbr. : RTE
21
Mata and others : HARIS
22
Goddess of dawn : EOS
24
Drop bait lightly : DAP
26
Musical piece : ETUDE
27
Eiffel : TOWER
29
Campus groups : FRATS
30
Own: Scot. : AIN
31
Bakery product : LADYFINGER
32
Saying : ADAGE
33
Marner : SILAS
34
Grieving : HEARTSORE
39
Ship stowaway of sorts : RAT
40
Sudanese river : SOBAT
43
Stag affairs : SMOKERS
46
State: Abbr. : WIS
48
Prefix for derm or gram : EPI
51
Game of chance : BINGO
52
Conclude : INFER
53
Scandinavian : NORSE
54
Unrefined : GROSS
56
Tweed's nemesis : NAST
57
Duct : FLUE
58
Forsaken : LORN
60
Man's nickname : ABE
61
Eur. country : LUX
63
Insect : ANT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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