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New York Times, Monday, August 10, 1970

5-Down : Bombards

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,667
Across
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Bedevil : HARASS
7
Morose : SAD
10
Box : SPAR
14
Land : ALIGHT
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Gums: Prefix : ULO
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Hounds' leader : HARE
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Stubborn : DOGGED
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Some verse : DOGGEREL
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Silvers : PHIL
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Craze : MANIA
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Utter : SAY
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Wire: Abbr. : TEL
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Writer Patri : ANGELO
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School org. : PTA
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College degree : SCM
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Spiced game dish : SALMI
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Sea bird : ERN
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Leave out : OMIT
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Pester : TEASE
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Wild flower : DOGSTOOTHVIOLET
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French passage : ALLEE
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Pianist Peter : NERO
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Refrain part : TRA
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Restraint : LEASH
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45 inches : ELL
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Fish : EEL
51
Cigar : STOGIE
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Military wear: Abbr. : ODS
56
Blackbirds' milieu : PIE
59
Collars : ETONS
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Saul's chief herdsman : DOEG
62
Prospective also-ran : UNDERDOG
64
Flea bath : DOGDIP
66
Hero : STAR
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Sugar: Suffix : OSE
68
Arsenal : ARMORY
69
Suffix for lone and win : SOME
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Language: Abbr. : GER
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Snoopy for one : BEAGLE
Down
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Experienced : HAD
2
Crooked : ALOP
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Specialty of Pythagoras : RIGHTANGLE
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Texas A. & M. man : AGGIE
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Bombards : SHELLS
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Regular: Abbr. : STD
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Region of Africa : SUDAN
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With : ALONG
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Range animals : DOGIES
10
Pronoun : SHE
11
Plays good golf : PARS
12
Section : AREA
13
Count on : RELY
19
Port of Rumania : GALATI
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"Ye cannot serve God and ___" : MAMMON
25
Market purchase : OLEO
26
Pastoral staffs : PEDA
27
Fish : TROLL
29
Cote sound : COO
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Toy animal breed : MALTESEDOG
32
River of France : ISERE
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Native of: Suffix : ITE
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Fates and Bears : THREES
38
Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
40
Ross and Coral : SEAS
41
Bed canopy : TESTER
42
Book: Abbr. : VOL
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Ball-park fare : HOTDOG
49
Canyon in Colorado : LODORE
52
Silly one : GOOSE
53
Stevens : INGER
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Belief : DOGMA
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Certain wearer of boots : PUSS
57
Preposition : INTO
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Cheese : EDAM
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Miss : GIRL
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"Able was I ___ ... " : ERE
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Little bit : DAB
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Poet laureate of 1700's : PYE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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