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New York Times, Tuesday, July 21, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,647

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Across
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Sky : ETHER
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Goes limp : SAGS
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Kind : SORT
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Overused : TRITE
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Waiter's burden : TRAY
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Authentic : TRUE
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Astronauts : HIGHFLIERS
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Maxwell : ELSA
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Noted publisher : OCHS
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Certain poetry : EPOS
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Moslem prince : EMEER
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French possessive : SES
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John Jones's middle name : PAUL
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Gullet : MAW
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Thread : LISLE
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Source : ORIGIN
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Prune : SHEAR
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Somali people : ASHA
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Not one, informally : NARY
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Rendezvous : HANGOUT
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One place to stop : ONADIME
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Underling : AIDE
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Great amount : REAM
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Reach : GETAT
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Hymn of praise : GLORIA
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General idea : TENOR
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Bad: Prefix : MAL
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Gov't. agents : TMEN
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Commit a crime : ROB
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King of Troy : PRIAM
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Pasture sounds : BAAS
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Twining stem : BINE
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Vulgar : RANK
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Slipper : BACKSLIDER
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Whenever : ONCE
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Throb : ACHE
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Paragon : IDEAL
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Mariner's guide : STAR
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Tiger, in India : SHER
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Villa ___ : DESTE
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Group moral character : ETHOS
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Moment : TRICE
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Temperature listings : HIGHS
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Ordinal suffixes : ETHS
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Ring man : REF
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Make terms : STIPULATE
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Small cavities : AREOLES
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Predatory fishes : GARS
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Network: Abbr. : SYS
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Certain watch : STEMWINDER
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Voided escutcheon : ORLE
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Stratagem : RUSE
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Rupert's drop : TEAR
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Fields : LEAS
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Fruiting spike : EAR
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Indian of Peru : PIRO
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Lament : MOAN
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Brewmaster : LAGERMAKER
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Pace : GAIT
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La Douce : IRMA
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Familiar protest : NYET
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Chase, as flies : SHAG
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Before Columbia : HAIL
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Prefix for crine or carp : ENDO
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Housewife : HOMEMAKER
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U.S.S.R. range : URAL
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Dramatic conflict : AGON
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Embassy worker : ATTACHE
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"I think, therefore ___" : IAM
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Headland : NESS
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Uses the bridle path : RIDES
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___ a time : ONEAT
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Uncle Miltie : BERLE
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Laver and Rosewall : PROS
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Carry on : RANT
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Lake in Andes : INCA
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Master of fugues : BACH
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Wait : BIDE
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Parisian's stocking : BAS
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Beanie : LID

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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