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New York Times, Wednesday, July 22, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,648

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Across
1
Major Hoople's word : EGAD
5
Shed : MOLT
9
Crones : HAGS
13
Thin : RARE
14
Copycat : APER
15
Supports : ABETS
17
Sharpen : EDGE
18
Kind of review : RAVE
19
Pacific island group : SAMOA
20
Swiss city : ZURICH
22
Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Pixy : IMP
25
"___ see the Wizard . . . " : OFFTO
26
Immediately after : ASSOONAS
28
Agitates : ROILS
29
John Wayne picture : TRUEGRIT
30
___-dokey : OKEY
31
Mapped : CHARTED
32
Mideast country: Abbr. : ISR
33
___ of everything : THEBEST
34
Santa ___ : ANA
37
"Sit by ___ and spin . . . " : THEFIRE
38
Command to a dog : STAY
39
Famed Babe : ZAHARIAS
41
Lauder and others : SCOTS
42
Member of a hockey team : CANADIEN
43
Fragrance : AROMA
44
Renounced the crown: Abbr. : ABD
45
Eastern state: Abbr. : DEL
46
Words to brats : STOPIT
47
Nuance : TRACE
49
Shaping tools : DIES
51
Arm of Black Sea : AZOV
53
Giant armadillo : TATOU
54
River to the Moselle : ORNE
55
Town in Africa : TERA
56
Does seamstress work : SEWS
57
___ Morgana : FATA
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Formerly, of old : ERST
Down
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Palindrome word : ERE
2
Relative of zounds : GADZOOKS
3
Polemic : ARGUFIER
4
Insect : DEERFLY
5
Polo : MARCO
6
Bright fish : OPAH
7
Coin of Bulgaria : LEV
8
Money men : TREASURERS
9
Needs : HASTOGET
10
Arab's cloak : ABA
11
Between Cancer and Taurus : GEMINI
12
Mouth: Prefix : STOMAT
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Nincompoops : SAPS
21
___ a deal! : ITS
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Noxious fly : TSETSE
26
Fine horse : ARABIAN
27
Weapons: Abbr. : ORD
28
Reine's husband : ROI
29
On ___ battle : THEFIELDOF
31
Darling, in France : CHERIE
33
Biblical apostle : THADDEUS
34
Item on milady's dresser : ATOMIZER
35
Frogmen, for example : NATATORS
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Certain votes : AYS
37
___ Chin, river in Thailand : THA
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Covered with bristly hair : SCOPATE
39
Old Spanish vessels : ZABRAS
40
Ate ___ (gorged oneself) : ANDATE
41
Theater sign : SRO
42
Carrie Chapman ___ : CATT
43
Bewildered : ATSEA
46
Delivered : SENT
48
Bossy : COW
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Man's name : IRA
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Container : VAT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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