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BREATHING EXERCISE

New York Times, Sunday, July 26, 1970

Author:
Adelyn Lewis
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 532 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Adelyn Lewis has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,652
Across
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Veranda : PORCH
6
Ignoble : BASE
10
Young salmon : PARRS
15
Three: It. : TRE
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A fond ___ : ADIEU
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Astringent : ALUM
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Wartime vessel : EBOAT
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Small deer : ROES
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Circles: Fr. : RONDS
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Source of iodine : KELP
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Large snake : ABOMA
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Unspoiled site : EDEN
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"What glorious sunsets have their birth ___" (Davies) : INCITIESFOULEDBYSMOKE
30
Outstanding : STELLAR
31
Containers : URNS
32
Mother of Artemis : LETO
33
Moon module : LEM
34
Sutherland specialty : ARIA
35
Feel tired : NEEDAREST
40
"Fill'd the air with ___" (Milton) : BARBAROUSDISSONANCE
43
Paris parties : BALS
45
Oil container : DRUM
46
English village : ECTON
47
Oxford tutor : DON
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Cassowary's relative : EMU
49
Some monsters : GILAS
51
Pale : ASHEN
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Fr. composer : FAURE
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April, 1970, event : EARTHDAY
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Becomes taxing : TRIES
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"___ Spring" : SILENT
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Salt: Prefix : HALI
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Adjusts : GEARS
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Fade away : MELT
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Disprove : REFUTE
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Marsh bird : CRAKE
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Name for W. J. Bryan : COMMONER
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Sour substances : ACIDS
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Ready: Fr. : PRETE
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Preserves : SAVES
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Greek letter : ETA
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Labor org. : ILO
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Encourage : CHEER
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Church part : APSE
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Laborer : PEON
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R. L. Stevenson line : DARKBROWNISTHERIVER
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Solid fats : STEARINES
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Suffix for Cyprus natives : OTES
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Wine: Prefix : OEN
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Nautilus man : NEMO
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Silver: Abbr. : STER
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Ready to perform : ONSTAGE
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Hamlet's words for the air : CONGREGATIONOFVAPOURS
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Space : AREA
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Zodiac sign : ARIES
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Some predictions : DIRE
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___ Canarias : ISLAS
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Stingy : NEAR
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Caretakers of a sort : NANAS
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German river : EDER
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Uncritical : NAIVE
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High, in music : ALT
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Word for some cities : SMOKY
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Summer times : DSTS
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Noun suffixes : ENCES
Down
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Apple-giver of myth : PARIS
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Dental prefix : ODONT
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___-doigts: Fr. finger bowl : RINCE
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Marks under consonants : CEDILLAS
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Shady dealer : HUSTLER
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Cascade peak : BAKER
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British fetes : ALES
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Like some pollutants : SULFUROUS
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Big store : EMPORIUM
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Sets of bells : PEALS
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French cleric : ABBE
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Fourth of an acre : ROOD
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Keeps talking : RAMBLESON
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Extended one's vacation : STAYEDON
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Confusion : TODO
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Bad odor : REEK
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Serf : ESNE
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Suckfish : REMORA
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Metrical foot : IAMB
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Spanish articles : UNAS
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Musial : STAN
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Proper order : ARRAY
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Places for statues : NICHES
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___ Park : ESTES
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Clothe : ENDUE
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Disdain : SCORN
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Opinion : TENET
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Eye chart, to some : BLUR
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Stevenson : ADLAI
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"Streetcar" sign : DESIRE
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Relative of a social : BEE
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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Indian ranges : GHATS
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Fruitless : IDLE
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Inclined : ARAKE
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Hazes : FILMS
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Chorus girl : ALTO
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Dull sound : THUD
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Culture centers in Rome : TEATRI
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Powdered, in heraldry : SEME
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Golf areas : GREENS
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Van man : MOVER
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Invasions : RAIDS
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Acclaim : ECLAT
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Flower: It. : FIORE
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English railway town : CREWE
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Instances : CASES
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___-do-well : NEER
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W.W. II area : ETO
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Norse sea goddess : RAN
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Speech-sound character : PHONOGRAM
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Geometric solids : SPHEROIDS
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Yalta people : CRIMEANS
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Listened to : ATTENDED
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Plant substance : PENTOSAN
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Malaysian town : KANGAR
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___ Rabbit : BRER
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"And ___ bed" : SOTO
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Hebrides island : IONA
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Of wasps : VESPINE
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Pantywaist : SISSY
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Parts of cricket games : OVERS
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Of a royal court : AULIC
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Serious : GRAVE
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Road curves : ESSES
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Biblical miracle site : CANA
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City on the Oka : OREL
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Undiluted : NEAT
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Japanese race: Var. : AINO
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Hardwood tree : TEAK
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Worry : FRET

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 12 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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