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Nancy Schuster
Nancy Schuster

AWAY FROM IT ALL

New York Times, Sunday, July 5, 1970

Author:
Nancy Schuster
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 651 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Nancy Schuster has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,631
Across
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My Gal and others : SALS
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Panama city : COLON
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Argyll resort : OBAN
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Taiwan city : TAIPEH
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Quality : TRAIT
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Well's companion : ALIVE
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Diet : FARE
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Like some beds : UNMADE
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Manikin: It. : OMINO
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Mets, Muses, et al. : NINES
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Flutter : FLAP
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Stoppage of fluid : STASIS
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Kit-bag advice : PACKUPYOURTROUBLES
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Purposes : USES
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Guthrie : ARLO
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Guide : STEER
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Beach substitute : SUNLAMP
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___-la : TRA
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Particles : IONS
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Exclamation : RATS
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Goes on the town : STEPSOUT
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Galileo's crime : HERESY
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Skiing place : ALP
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Silent : MUTE
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Harem room : ODA
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Brit. sea unit : RNR
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Handy : ADEPT
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Proverb : AXIOM
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Houston initials : NASA
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Honshu town : SATTE
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Prepared chestnuts : ROASTED
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Big deal from the boss : TWOWEEKSWITHPAY
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Whale : ORCA
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"Wish you were ___" : HERE
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Admit : LETIN
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Ancestor: Ger. : AHN
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Most important : PRIMAL
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Dickens heroine : DORRIT
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Hebrew letter : RESH
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Bird output : SONG
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Roman bronze : AES
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Toll road : PIKE
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Kind of seer : SIGHT
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Gather : REAP
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Golf place : TEE
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Dim : PALE
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Ring : PEAL
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Rose of ___ : SHARON
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Pie à ___ : LAMODE
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Research room : LAB
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Genesis wife : SARAH
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Danish weights : ESER
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Ten: Prefix : DECA
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Twain book : INNOCENTSABROAD
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Igloo dwellers : ESKIMOS
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Name in Cuba : FIDEL
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German title : HERR
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Mug : STEIN
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Common contraction : ARENT
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"___ dien" : ICH
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Prefix for derm or gram : EPI
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Harness strap : REIN
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Time spans: Abbr. : YRS
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Travel ___ : AGENCY
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Ballet gear : LEOTARDS
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Oliver's partner : STAN
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Broadway role : MAME
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The fair ___ : SEX
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Kneecap : PATELLA
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Sea term : APORT
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Youngsters : TADS
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Skipper, familiarly : CAPN
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Blasé remark of tourists : SEENONESEENTHEMALL
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Straightens : ALINES
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Steady : EVEN
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Abrogate : ANNUL
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High nest : AERIE
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One of a Biblical tribe : DANITE
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Number for a Henry : VIII
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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Reaches port : LANDS
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Okayed : SIGNED
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Poet Wilcox : ELLA
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To the point : TERSE
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Plant part : ROOT
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Telegram word : STOP
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Vergil word : ARMA
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Secular : LAIC
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___ putt : SINKA
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Grand place to visit : CANYON
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Medley : OLIO
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"Peanuts" character : LINUS
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Manifest : OVERT
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Bird : NESTER
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Soldier ___ : OFFORTUNE
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Sumatra wildcat : BALU
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Sons of Ishmael : ARABS
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___ ultra : NEPLUS
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Scuffled : TUSSLED
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Pismire : ANT
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Moslem leaders: Var. : IMAUMS
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Mug shot of a kind : PASSPORTPHOTO
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Miss Adams : EDIE
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Rudolf or Myra : HESS
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Accommodation to avoid : TOURISTTRAP
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Shrewd move : PLOY
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Paper measure : REAM
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Inner: Prefix : ENTO
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Woman with ___ : APAST
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Yonder, out West : THAR
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Repeat : REDO
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Code for callers : AREA
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Instrument : SAX
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Madame de ___ : STAEL
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Word for parasol users : UNTANNED
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Playing card : TREY
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Downs or salts : EPSOM
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Printing process, for short : LITHO
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Authorities : POWERS
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Sandy ridge : ESKER
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Nabokov work : ADA
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Folk dance : MORRIS
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Aft : ASTERN
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Exclamations : AHAS
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Event of March 7, 1970 : ECLIPSE
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Luggage man : WEIGHER
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Judicious : WISE
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Smokes in a way : INHALES
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Childish fare : PAP
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Swell : REALNICE
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Jet-set delight : ISLANDHOPPING
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Scarcity : DEARTH
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Aegean island : THASOS
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Turn right : GEE
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English theater name : KEAN
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Compact : TREATY
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Tour offering : PACKAGEDEAL
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Tropical tree : EBOE
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Light beam : LASER
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Judge's word : ORDER
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City V.I.P. in France : MAIRE
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Rodents : HARES
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Retreat : DEN
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P. I. tree : IFIL
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Gangplank strip : CLEAT
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Lady of the waves : BRITANNIA
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Kind of store : MENS
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Not repeatedly : ONCE
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River of myth : STYX
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Theory : ISM
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Crowded : PRESSED
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Groundless : IDLE
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Place for a chignon : NAPE
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Eastern nurse : AMAH
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Astringent : TANNIN
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Garment part : SLEEVE
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Describing some diets : NOSALT
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Churchill's successor : ATTLEE
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Verdi chorus : ANVIL
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Jeanmaire : RENEE
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Melchior, for one : TENOR
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Lab sample : SMEAR
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Bounders : CADS
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Eye: Fr. : OEIL
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Hebrew letters : NUNS
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River of Italy : ARNO
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Venetian resort : LIDO
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For fear that : LEST
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After printemps : ETE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 11 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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