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New York Times, Friday, August 14, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.57, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 358 (avg 1.96)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,671

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Across
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Expedited : SPED
5
Kind of brush : SCRUB
10
"The French ___" : CHEF
14
Paris airport : ORLY
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Sports enclosure : ARENA
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Attend : HEAR
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Warm attachment : LOVE
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Succulent fruit : LOGANBERRY
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River of England : EXE
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Engrossed : RAPT
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___ of Hearts : QUEEN
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Organized patterns : SYSTEMS
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River of Wales : USK
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Parisian assent : OUI
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One of a pair : DIE
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Special-interest group : BLOC
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Shiftless one : TRAMP
36
Fuzz : LINT
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Tokyo, formerly : YEDO
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Greek letter : IOTA
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Dimensions : SIZES
40
Sisera's killer : JAEL
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Equal : EVEN
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Chicago–New Orleans product : JAZZ
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Least skilled : WORST
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Exploit : DEED
45
Alcott heroine : AMY
46
Do needlework : SEW
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Spread : JAM
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Bewitched : SPELLED
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Sour : ACERB
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Star in Perseus : ATIK
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Mouths : ORA
57
With 59 Across, eatery man : SHORTORDER
59
See 57 Across : COOK
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Berlin man : HERR
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N. Z. tree : KAURI
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Thessalonian peak : OSSA
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TV award : EMMY
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Exhausted : SPENT
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Tavern offering : BEER
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Golf-club parts : SOLES
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Designated substitute : PROXY
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Santa's helpers : ELVES
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Color : DYE
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Sandwich ingredient : SALAMI
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Cuts close : CROPS
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Mil. unit : REGT
8
Spanish article : UNA
9
Festive occasions : BANQUETS
10
Juxtaposed : CHEEKBYJOWL
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Now's companion : HERE
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Merit : EARN
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Young fish : FRY
19
Part of the street scene : BUS
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Enlist again: Slang : REUP
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Bar offering : TOMANDJERRY
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One of the Deans : DIZZY
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
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Shakespearean role : LEAR
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Literary works : ODES
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Unitas, for one : COLT
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___ the knot : TIED
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Wander : ROVE
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To ___ : ATEE
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O'Flaherty : LIAM
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African hide whips : SJAMBOKS
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Calendar unit : WEEK
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Distillate : SPIRIT
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Skill : ART
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Austere : STERN
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Unpin : LOOSE
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Uneven : EROSE
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Port of Senegal : DAKAR
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Throat-clearer : AHEM
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Crocus bulb : CORM
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Together, in music : ADUE
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Haggard heroine : SHE
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Rebuke : RAP
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Male swan : COB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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