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New York Times, Thursday, August 27, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K V Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,684
Across
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Lively dance : GALOP
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Sandwich : HERO
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Unbend : THAW
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Abscond : ELOPE
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Child in painting : AMOR
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Sacrosanct : HOLY
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Making all stops : LOCAL
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Thummim’s partners : URIM
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Bridge bid : TWOHEARTS
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Protozoan : AMEBA
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Word in detergent ads : SUDSY
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Small chunk : NUBBIN
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Before D.D.E. : HST
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Taste : SIP
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Endorse : SIGN
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Single : UNAL
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Bullied : BROWBEATEN
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Helmet: Latin : GALEA
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Seine area : ILE
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___ Oro : RIODE
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Unprejudiced : OPENMINDED
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Wildcat : LYNX
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Bell sound : DING
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Marble : TAW
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Met : SAT
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Reduce to a common standard : EQUATE
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Belt : STRAP
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Weather forecast : SUNNY
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Postscripts of a sort : FOOTNOTES
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Scene of action : SITE
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Karate’s cousin : JUDO
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Look daggers at : GLARE
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Upolu seaport : APIA
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Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
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Vampire : LAMIA
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River to North Sea : YSER
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Net : MESH
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Standing : ERECT
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Money: Slang : GELT
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Nautical term : ALOW
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Noxious weed : LOCO
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Brilliantly colored fish : OPAHS
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Achilles’s father : PELEUS
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Watch part : HAIRSPRING
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Void : EMPTY
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Antarctic sea : ROSS
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State: Abbr. : ORE
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Kind of sketch : THUMBNAIL
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Biblical mountain : HOREB
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Legal defense : ALIBI
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Jane of the movies : WYMAN
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Star : ADIB
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Drill : AUGER
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Point : NIB
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Jean Valjean’s creator : HUGO
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Sinecure : SNAP
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Saga : TALE
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Certain craving : SWEETTOOTH
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Harken : LENDANEAR
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Veteran : OLD
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Dallies : TOYS
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Millay : EDNA
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Barber’s summons : NEXT
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Goodwill : AMITY
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Feminine suffix : INE
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Scuttle : DART
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Induce deviously : WANGLE
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Addison’s forte : ESSAY
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Wisecracks : QUIPS
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Loosen : UNTIE
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Fountain items : SODAS
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Kind of bear : POLAR
55
Pollution factor : FUME
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Unexciting : TAME
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The Red : ERIC
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Membership : SEAT
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Bottleneck : JAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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