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New York Times, Thursday, September 10, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,698

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Worshiper of images : IDOLIST
8
Mental infirmities : DOTAGES
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Regal fur : MINIVER
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Jurisdiction of an Arab ruler : EMIRATE
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Full : PLENARY
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Refer to : MENTION
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Classical language: Abbr. : LAT
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Wise old advisers : NESTORS
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___ Juana : TIA
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Suffix for tonsil : ITIS
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Musial and others : STANS
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Dissolve : MELT
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Comets’ heads : COMAS
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Runner : SKI
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Gay ___ : PAREE
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Irascible : IREFUL
33
Dine at home : EATIN
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There were thirty in Athens : TYRANTS
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Manage : CONDUCT
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Corrodes : RUSTS
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Stingier : MEANER
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Uncover : STRIP
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High note : ELA
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Passage on a farm : STILE
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Letters : TEES
51
Strip of cut grass : SWATH
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Times prior to : EVES
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Sturm ___ Drang : UND
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Late-afternoon meal in Britain : MEATTEA
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Clairvoyance: Abbr. : ESP
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Urban rarity today : PUREAIR
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Jasper Park’s province : ALBERTA
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Pompous : OROTUND
63
School units : CLASSES
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Assesses new levies : RETAXES
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Table seater : HOSTESS
Down
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Inferable : IMPLICIT
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Tardy : DILATORY
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Former inhabitant : ONETIMER
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Yutang : LIN
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Russian czar : IVAN
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Dry periods : SERES
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Secret meetings : TRYSTS
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Frenzied : DEMONIAC
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Hebrew measures : OMERS
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Containers : TINS
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Craft : ART
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Calf covering : GAITER
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French star : ETOILE
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Group of 100 : SENATE
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Receipts : TAKE
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Hunting trips : SAFARIS
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Authoritative order : MANDATE
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Dawn : SUNUP
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Isle of ___ : PINES
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Mil. officers : LTS
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Half a drum : TOM
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Club employes : STEWARDS
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Cosmos : UNIVERSE
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Piano pedals : CELESTES
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Transgress : TRESPASS
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Part of a Venetian blind : SLAT
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Benumbed state : STUPOR
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Holding period : TENURE
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Wood decay : REDROT
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Join : ATTACH
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Fishing net : SEINE
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Telephone opener : HELLO
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Slattern, in Britain : MAUX
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Arabian garments : ABAS
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Greek letter : ETA
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N. Y. time : EST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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