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New York Times, Monday, August 3, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,660
Across
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Hepburn : KATE
5
Misrepresent : BELIE
10
Behave childishly : SULK
14
Neighbor of Pakistan : IRAN
15
___ costs : ATALL
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Cradle locale : TREE
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"___ a bat out of . . . " : LIKE
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Advice to the uptight : TAKEITEASY
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Pindaric : ODE
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Feminine suffix : ETTE
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City on the Rhone : ARLES
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Knots : NODES
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Orifice : PORE
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Fireman : STOKER
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Kit's companion : CABOODLE
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Low, Vulgar or Late : LATIN
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Rates : FARES
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Western alliance : OAS
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Amerind : ERIE
37
Northern shrub : ALDER
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Fill the bill : SUIT
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And more: Abbr. : ETC
40
Saw : ADAGE
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Subdued, in France : SOBRE
42
Memento : KEEPSAKE
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Baby LeRoy's foil : FIELDS
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Tennis name : ASHE
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Edible seaweed : DULSE
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Frenchman's world : MONDE
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Luxuriant in growth : RANK
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Youngster : TAD
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Coming up to : OVERTAKING
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Cabbage : KALE
58
College in N.Y.C. : PACE
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African language : BANTU
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Related : AKIN
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Fraternal members : ELKS
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Staff men : AIDES
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Cape : NESS
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Thousand: Prefix : KILO
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Barren : ARID
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Heed : TAKENOTICE
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Direction : ENE
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Lead-off, for one : BATTER
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___-Unis : ETATS
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Purplish red : LAKE
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___ de France : ILE
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High priest : ELI
10
Record player : STEREO
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River to the Caspian : URAL
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___ majesty : LESE
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Isle of Man's House of ___ : KEYS
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Starchy roots : TAROS
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Paradise : EDEN
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Steinbeck D.P. : OKIE
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Gay ___ : PAREE
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Upper: Ger. : OBER
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Svelte : SLEEK
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Parisian sweetmeat : TARTE
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Sponge on : CADGE
30
Second look : DOUBLETAKE
31
Scottish landowner : LAIRD
32
Western park : ESTES
34
Peel in a way : FLAKE
37
Biblical woman : ADAH
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Wooden tubs of old : SOES
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Ledger entry : ASSET
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Symbol of softness : SILK
43
Fathers : PADRES
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Puffball, for one : FUNGUS
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Beatrice's friend : DANTE
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Brood : MOPE
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Pecan-shaped : OVAL
49
Connecting land : NECK
50
Coating : RIND
52
Baba and others : ALIS
53
Hideaways : DENS
55
Arabian garment : ABA
56
New Guinea people : KAI
57
Where Abilene is: Abbr. : KAN

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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