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New York Times, Monday, July 20, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,646
Across
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Old English court : LEET
5
Deal in scarce tickets : SCALP
10
Pace : RATE
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"___ , Brute" : ETTU
15
Monastery man : PRIOR
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Tennyson heroine : ENID
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Gambler's choice : DOUBLEORNOTHING
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Cuckoo : ANI
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Like delicate ferns : LACY
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True-blueness : FEALTY
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French painter : DORE
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"Bonanza" figure : HOSS
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Assuages : ALLAYS
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Spoke without sound : MOUTHED
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New look, on the chin : BEARD
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Wedding notice : BANNS
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Hang limply : LOP
35
Place of interest : BANK
36
Subjected to hardship : TRIED
37
Chat : COZE
38
Constellation : ARA
39
Thousand dollars : GRAND
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Open-mouthed one : GAPER
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Chemical used in fertilizer : NITRATE
43
Physicians : GALENS
44
Brinker : HANS
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Kipling's hair-unit : HANK
46
Sudden attacks : ONSETS
49
Fish : SOLE
50
Wildebeest : GNU
53
In a tight spot : BETWEENTWOFIRES
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Nymph loved by Apollo : ARIA
57
Loses interest : COOLS
58
Rebel : RISE
59
Flat-bottomed boat : DORY
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Contents of a Shakespearean purse : TRASH
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Picnic spoilers : ANTS
Down
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"___ and the Swan" : LEDA
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Collar or jacket : ETON
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Case for odds and ends : ETUI
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Bath : TUB
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Asparagus units : SPEARS
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Italian historian : CROCE
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Vivacious : AIRY
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Chaney : LON
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Sagacious : PROFOUND
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Old material in a new form : REHASH
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Indigo plant : ANIL
12
Delicate color : TINT
13
Irritable : EDGY
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Comedian of silents : LLOYD
19
School-day hurdles : TESTS
23
Alvin of baseball : DARK
24
Sharpened : HONED
25
Israeli name : ABBA
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Discover : LEARN
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Veranda : LANAI
28
1898 naval casualty : MAINE
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Go off on the q. t. : ELOPE
30
Round or baker's : DOZEN
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Some children : BRATS
34
Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : PERS
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Cut across : TRANSECT
37
Horseshoe wedge : CALK
39
Fireplace : GRATE
40
Yiddish crook : GANEF
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Show ___ (lead) : THEWAY
43
Overshoe : GALOSH
45
Responds well to a joke : HOWLS
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Book of Bible: Abbr. : OBAD
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Emperor : NERO
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Recipe direction : STIR
49
Portico : STOA
50
Halfway smile : GRIN
51
Cuddle in : NEST
52
Takes advantage of : USES
54
Correlative : NOR
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Gershwin : IRA

Answer summary: 2 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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