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New York Times, Saturday, August 1, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,658
Across
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Child : BABE
5
Sour fruit : SLOE
9
Staffs : MACES
14
On vacation : AWAY
15
Tipster : TOUT
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Kind of movie : ADULT
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Plains plant : SAGEBRUSH
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European language : NORSE
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Choler : IRE
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Durable : LASTING
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Green : RAW
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Wrestling hold : NELSON
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Maine college : COLBY
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Reach a conclusion : ENDUP
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Responds : REACTS
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Position : STAND
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Impact : SLAM
39
Drill : BORE
40
Scraps : ORTS
41
Rings out : PEALS
42
Harbinger : OMEN
43
Material for a punch card : DATA
44
Tool : ADZE
45
Arrayed : ROBED
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Thwarts : SPITES
48
River of poetry : AFTON
50
Small change : CENTS
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Silent : HUSHED
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Occurred : WAS
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Braves' homes : TEEPEES
61
Ab ___ (from the beginning) : OVO
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Small type : AGATE
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Kind of stew : PEPPERPOT
66
Office girl : FILER
67
Location : AREA
68
Good exercise : HIKE
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Lugs : TOTES
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Legal claim : LIEN
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Some bills : ONES
Down
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Ship anchorage : BASIN
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Knowing : AWARE
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Hard roll : BAGEL
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Watch : EYE
5
Beach : STRAND
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Gehrig and others : LOUS
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Eject : OUST
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Body of principles : ETHIC
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Iron : MANGLE
10
Fuss : ADO
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Grooming tool : CURRYCOMB
12
Lioness : ELSA
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Fret : STEW
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Flaxen : BLOND
22
General levels : NORMS
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Materialistic : SENSATE
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Apes : BABOONS
29
Kind of car : USED
30
City square : PLAZA
32
Sassafras : TREE
33
Dispatch : SEND
34
Refurbishes the lawn : SODS
35
Pitfall : TRAP
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Dry wit : ATTICSALT
38
Hebrew letter : ALEF
41
Library ___ : PASTE
45
Stir : ROUSE
47
Takes the stage : ENTERS
49
Flash in ___ : THEPAN
51
Flower part : SEPAL
53
Invitation to a ride : HOPIN
54
Call forth : EVOKE
55
Goes overboard for : DOTES
56
Float : WAFT
57
Exchange premium : AGIO
59
About: Prefix : PERI
60
Sword : EPEE
63
Letter : TEE
65
Greek letter : RHO

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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