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New York Times, Friday, July 31, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,657
Across
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Certain photo job: Abbr. : ENL
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___ in the dark : ASTAB
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Happy sounds : HAHAS
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___ Paulo : SAO
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British pamphleteer of 1700's : BURKE
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Dispatch boat : AVISO
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Resumé : THUMBNAILSKETCH
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Thompson and others : SADIES
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Not one : NOPERSON
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Musical notes : FAS
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Insurance men: Abbr. : AGTS
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Ceremony : RITE
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Greek letters : PSIS
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Hill slope : SIDE
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Bridge term : SET
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Long time : EON
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Dullwitted one : DODO
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Put ___ (quit handling) : ITDOWN
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Tiger, for one : RAG
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Hermit : EREMITE
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Scottish negative : NAE
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High in pitch : TREBLE
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U.S. carrier : WASP
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Italian numeral : TRE
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Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : REL
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Tale : SAGA
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Doff : SHED
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"___ ho!" : LAND
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Fair : SOSO
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Marie, for one : STE
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Tangled : INASNARL
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Fruit parts : STONES
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Posted in a way : NAILEDTOTHEWALL
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Showy display : ECLAT
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"The time ___" : ISNOW
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French river area : ILE
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Recesses : RESTS
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Feminine suffixes : ETTES
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Young one : LAD
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Guesses: Abbr. : ESTS
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Okinawa city : NAHA
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Results of a garish manicure : LOUDFINGERNAILS
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French clergymen : ABBES
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Basks : SUNS
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Refrain syllable : TRA
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"For want of a nail ___" : AKINGDOMWASLOST
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French card game : BELOTE
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Cod's relative : HAKE
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Stated : AVERRED
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Acts with precision : HITSITONTHENAIL
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English track : ASCOT
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Family members: Ger. : SOHNE
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Orangutan of Malay : MIAS
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Silverware items: Abbr. : SPS
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Military man : AIDE
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Sassy : PERT
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Glide high : SOAR
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Grievous : SORE
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Word with up or lively : STEP
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Valley : DELL
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"___ girl!" : ITSA
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Goods : WARE
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Essential : NEED
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Shakespearean character : IAGO
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Wooden support of a sort : BEDSLAT
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Battle maneuver : SORTIE
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Put away : STOW
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Baseball drive : LINER
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Within ___ of (nearly) : ANACE
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Kind of iron : SAD
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Mulligans : STEWS
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Returns after expenses : NETS
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Do a stable job : SHOE
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Cinders : ELLA
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Vehicle : SLED
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Explosive : TNT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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