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New York Times, Wednesday, August 5, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F G J Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,662

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Across
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Sap : BOOB
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Boarding device : RAMP
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Cut : SLIT
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Asian river : AMUR
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Pocatello campus : IDAHOSTATE
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Put in place : POSITIONED
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Furniture items : DRESSERS
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Dye workers : INKERS
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European river : RHONE
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Stir the fire : POKE
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Plus values : ASSETS
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Utahan : DESERET
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Splashes against : LAPS
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More miffed : SORER
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Clock dial number : XII
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Land map : PLAT
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Humble abode : HUT
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African lake : CHAD
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Short time, for short : SEC
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Store away : STASH
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Early Irishman : AIRE
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Fabric : PERCALE
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Athena : PALLAS
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Sarah ___ Jewett : ORNE
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___ Rookh : LALLA
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Lament : BEMOAN
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Seaside area : LITTORAL
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Nettle : EXASPERATE
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Lose force : WANE
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Much-scaled peak : MATTERHORN
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Jacket : ETON
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You love: Lat. : AMAS
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Wallet items : ONES
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Torn : RENT
Down
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Verse maker : BARD
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Persian name : OMAR
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New travel realm : OUTERSPACE
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Most forward : BRASHEST
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Ages, as cheese : RIPENS
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Look up to : ADORE
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Assemble : MASS
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Greek letter : PHI
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Furnace man : STOKER
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Passage : LANE
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Roman way : ITER
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Spreads hay : TEDS
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Indolent : OTIOSE
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Item for dunking : SINKER
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Obstinate: Colloq. : SOT
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Scottish city : PERTH
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European region : ALPS
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Dried tubers : SALEP
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Extinguish : DOUSE
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Cheer : EXHILARATE
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Headdress : TIARA
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Type of rock : SHALE
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Roman period : IDES
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More immature : CALLOWER
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Difficulty : SCRAPE
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Leather worker : TANNER
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Barnyard areas : ROOSTS
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Metal plates : PATENS
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High in pitch : ALT
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Metric unit : LITRE
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Platform for Demosthenes : BEMA
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Campus ordeal : EXAM
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Hari : MATA
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French town : LAON
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Shortly : ANON
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Spring period : LENT
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Greek letter : RHO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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