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New York Times, Thursday, August 13, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,670
Across
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Harass : BESET
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Ump's call : SAFE
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Suey's partner : CHOP
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Napoleon, for one : EXILE
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Entreat : PRAY
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Traverse : ROVE
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Fail to take action : SITON
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Ceremony : RITE
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Burl : IVES
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Yield : STEPASIDE
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Aroma : SCENT
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College course: Abbr. : ECON
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Sad ___ : SACK
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Common contraction : IVE
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Unit in physics : ERG
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Design : CREATE
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Element: Prefix : CARB
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TV version of a book : ADAPTATION
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Into pieces : APART
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"Exodus" character : ARI
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Type of wine : MEDOC
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"Easy Rider" vehicle : MOTORCYCLE
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Depend on : RELY
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Like some films : EROTIC
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Language: Abbr. : LAT
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Military medal : DSC
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Dutch painter : HALS
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Marx and Wright: Abbr. : BROS
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Defiant one : REBEL
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Press to completion : PROSECUTE
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Bakery worker : ICER
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___ fixe : PRIX
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Baseball's Hank : AARON
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Zerubbabel's son : OHEL
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Strong current : RACE
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Belief : CREED
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Conservative : TORY
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Bordeaux seasons : ETES
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Tosser's call : HEADS
Down
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First Lady's first name : BESS
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Barnum's egress : EXIT
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Location : SITE
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What some lovers do : ELOPE
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High-card duo : TENACE
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Vernal time : SPRINGDAY
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Dull : ARID
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Trio of myth : FATES
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Hurricane area : EYE
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British sportsman : CRICKETER
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Moved nautically : HOVE
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Baker : OVEN
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Nuisance : PEST
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Marsh bird : SORA
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Beat it! : SCRAM
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Caught in the ___ : ACT
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Part of "veni, vidi, vici" : ICAME
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Steam : VAPOR
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Muse : ERATO
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Helped : AIDED
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Hammers and saws : TOOLS
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Ref. book : ENCYC
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Philadelphia's love : BROTHERLY
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Geometric line : ARC
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Places for aspirins or weapons : PILLBOXES
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Balloon of a sort : TRIAL
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3rd-century date : CCL
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Organs often lent : EARS
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___ his own : TOEACH
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Mother Goose character : SPRAT
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Certain kind of crow : SCARE
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Act of a sort : RIOT
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Kind of chamber : ECHO
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Beverage : BEER
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Wedding feature : RICE
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Chemical compound : UREA
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Driven on a slant : TOED
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Aims : ENDS
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Before: Prefix : PRE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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