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New York Times, Wednesday, August 19, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,676

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Across
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Support : ABET
5
Hero of Western film : SHANE
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Lumpish mass : GLOB
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Like a movie siren : SEXY
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Seraglio : HAREM
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Rake : ROUE
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With 37 and 54 Across, a homely quote : HAPPYISTHEHOUSE
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Time period : ERA
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Scraps : ORTS
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List : ROSTER
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" . . . and baby makes ___" : THREE
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Requires : ASKS
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Jack and wife : SPRATS
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Liqueur flavor : SLOE
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Petition : SUE
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Rugged : HAIRY
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Where yokels come from : BOONDOCKS
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State: Abbr. : ALAS
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Measure for radium: Abbr. : IRU
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See 17 Across : THAT
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Excitab1e : HOTHEADED
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Kind of face : FALSE
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Mariner's heading : SSE
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French companies: Abbr. : CIES
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Lifework : CAREER
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Donations : ALMS
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Macaroni base : DURUM
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Exalted : ASTRAL
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Golden ide : ORFE
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White House nickname : IKE
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See 17 Across : SHELTERSAFRIEND
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Feb. 22 event : SALE
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French composer : SATIE
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Lively dance : CLOG
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Snake ___ : EYES
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Use : SPEND
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Town near Padua : ESTE
Down
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Tennis star : ASHE
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Kodiak : BEAR
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Banish : EXPATRIATE
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Office machine: Abbr. : TYP
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Stafford and Worcester : SHIRES
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Proverbial waste-maker : HASTE
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Study field : ARTS
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O. T. Book : NEH
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Author of the quote : EMERSON
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Flagrant : GROSS
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Lummox : LOUT
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English river : OUSE
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Drink : BEER
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Well-known mayor : YORTY
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___ up (sham) : HOKED
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Jarring : HARSH
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Audibly : ALOUD
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Eastern rulers : SHAHS
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Columbus's starting point : PALOS
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Lesions : SORES
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Inept ones: Slang : SCHLEMIELS
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Decree : UKASE
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Organic compound : ESTER
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Waits : BIDES
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Japanese port : OTARU
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Fame : ECLAT
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Desultory : AIMLESS
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Word with way or sea : FARER
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Struck in a way : CUFFED
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City on the Rhone : ARLES
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Exhaust : DRAIN
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African fox : ASSE
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One-hoss ___ : SHAY
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Distant: Prefix : TELE
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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Granny : KNOT
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Sharpness : EDGE
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Bum ___ : RAP
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Kind of cube : ICE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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