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New York Times, Saturday, August 22, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,679
Across
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Give out : METE
5
___ de deux : PAS
8
Quahog : CLAM
12
Ruler of the Aesir : ODIN
13
Loud, in music : FORTE
15
Hospital ship : HOPE
16
Frustrating experiences : WILDGOOSECHASES
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Brilliant : STELLAR
20
School books : PRIMERS
21
Fish : EEL
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Imitation sealskin : MOUTON
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Picked : CHOSE
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Sawbuck : TEN
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Service club : LIONS
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Fowl : HENS
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___ diem : PER
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Grant : BESTOW
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Wrath : IRE
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Move with effort : CLAMBER
36
___ second : INA
37
Hoyden : TOMBOY
39
Support : AID
40
Verily : AMEN
41
Essences : ODORS
42
Hole : PIT
43
Tiny Tim word : BLESS
44
Struck : RAMMED
46
___ alai : JAI
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Part of an estate : MANSION
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Food fish : PORGIES
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Bishop's footwear : EPISCOPALSANDAL
55
Salesman's samples : LINE
56
Potentate : RAJAH
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Or ___ : ELSE
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License plates : TAGS
59
Ground : LOT
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Legal paper : DEED
Down
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Barn lofts : MOWS
2
B1ue-pencil : EDIT
3
Tessera : TILE
4
Infinite : ENDLESS
5
Near-flunking mark : POOR
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___ nova, music style : ARS
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Squelch : STEPON
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Buffing cloth : CHAMOIS
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Hurry : LOSENOTIME
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Mimic : APER
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Jumble : MESS
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Young mule : FOAL
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Tan shade : ECRU
17
High spirits : GLEE
18
Adolf : HITLER
22
Old London tavern : MERMAID
23
Hush, in Tijuana : CHITO
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Judean king : HEROD
25
"___ in May . . . " : ONEMORNING
26
Oolong : TEA
28
Canonical hour : NONES
29
Some dives : SWANS
31
Tire word : PLY
32
Cot : BED
34
Kind of ray : COSMIC
35
Piece : BIT
38
Orchestra section : BRASSES
40
Set right : ALIGNED
42
Kind of correspondent : PENPAL
43
Theda : BARA
45
Othello : MOOR
46
Kid : JOSH
47
Relent : MELT
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Samoan port : APIA
49
Land map : PLAT
50
Vain : IDLE
51
Relax : EASE
52
Go-devil : SLED
54
Garlic, in the Southwest : AJO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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