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New York Times, Thursday, July 9, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,635
Across
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Redolence : AROMA
6
Forelimb part : ULNA
10
Space : ROOM
14
African region : SUDAN
15
Restrain : REIN
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Desire : URGE
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Item for a whatnot : KNICKKNACK
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Accept a challenge : CALL
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School: Fr. : ECOLE
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In chains : SHACKLED
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Fabrics : NETS
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Olympian : EROS
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Blaster's need : TNT
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Buck : STAG
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Baked ___ : ALASKA
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State : IOWA
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Abrupt transition : LEAP
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Metrical accent : ICTUS
40
Poultry workers : CHICKENPLUCKERS
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In tight curls : KINKY
44
Noticed : SEEN
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___ precedent : SETA
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Violates a commandment : STEALS
48
___ avis : RARA
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Greek letter : PSI
51
Recent: Suffix : CENE
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Lather : SUDS
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Pessimist's field of vision : DARKSIDE
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Exotic flower : LOTUS
62
"I wouldn't let ___ out . . . " : ADOG
63
Junior vaults : PIGGYBANKS
66
Prohibition : TABU
67
O'Neill work : PLAY
68
Acid-alcohol compound : ESTER
69
Sabbath utterance : AMEN
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Kennel sound : YELP
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Exhibits : SHOWS
Down
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Call for : ASK
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Norse poem : RUNE
3
Of a poetic form : ODIC
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Georgia city : MACON
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Leg joints : ANKLES
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Luncheonette utensil : URN
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Yarn measures : LEAS
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Suitable place : NICHE
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Turkish capital : ANKARA
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Hikers' items : RUCKSACKS
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Spoken : ORAL
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Eye in a way : OGLE
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Pinochle play : MELD
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Kitchen implement : KETTLE
22
Baby ailment : COLIC
24
Saint ___ : SAENS
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Bedding covers : TICKS
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Pitcher's dream game : NOHIT
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Shipping-room item : TWINE
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One who stares : GAPER
32
Brew : STEEP
33
Weill and others : KURTS
34
Tree of Brazil : ASSAI
36
Ground-to-air weapon : ACKACKGUN
38
Court matters : PLEAS
41
Sportscaster Rote and others : KYLES
42
Disorderly : UNRULY
47
Curt : SNIPPY
49
Mesa dwellings : ADOBES
52
Roman magistrate : EDILE
54
Hide, as booty : STASH
55
Information : DATA
56
Genesis figure : ADAM
57
Vestment : ROBE
58
Alike: Fr. : EGAL
60
Till : UNTO
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Swerve : SKEW
64
Con out of : GYP
65
Certain students: Abbr. : SRS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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