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New York Times, Friday, September 11, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,699
Across
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Vallee : RUDY
5
Jack and wife : SPRATS
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Peep shows : RAREES
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German delicacies : STRUDELS
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Pressing : URGENT
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NASA accomplishment : MOONSHOT
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Bock or lager : BEER
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Firemen's concerns : ALARMS
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Greek letter : ETA
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Garishness : GLARE
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"___ la vie" : CEST
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Kind of night : STARLIT
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G.I. address : APO
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Loses hope : DESPAIRS
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Adjusted : GEARED
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Neat ___ : ASAPIN
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Sugar form : ACROSE
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Electrician's concern : WIRING
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Sponger : PARASITE
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Certain votes : AYS
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Strange state : ODDNESS
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Dangerous ice : THIN
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Adjusts : TRUES
44
Paul Newman film : HUD
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Stir : AWAKEN
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Mideast league : ARAB
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Device showing prismatic tints : IRISCOPE
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Medicine-cabinet item : IODINE
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Travel break : STOPOVER
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Singer Conner : NADINE
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Gaped : STARED
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Trick : RUSE
Down
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Exceptional : RARE
2
Plead : URGE
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Bambi : DEER
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Hankering : YEN
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Shopping-mall unit : STORE
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School event : PROM
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Stocking woes : RUNS
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Classifieds : ADS
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Titter : TEHEE
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Mail-chute areas : SLOTS
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Massage : RUB
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Playwright Laurence : STALLINGS
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Stings : SMARTS
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Copy, for short : STAT
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Hideout : LAIR
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Like poorly-made fudge : GRAINY
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Vulgar : COARSE
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Blackfin snapper : SESI
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Ivan or Nicholas : TSAR
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Italian way : APPIAN
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"There is ___ her face" (Campion) : AGARDENIN
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State trees of Texas : PECANS
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Crowlike bird : DAW
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French kings : ROIS
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Superlative endings : ESTS
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Scottish river : DEE
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Hog : PORKER
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Together, in music : ADUE
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Pronoun : THIS
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Pains : HURTS
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Dense one : IDIOT
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Most TV shows : TAPED
45
Acidity : ACOR
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Zigzagged : WOVE
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Babylonian god : ADDU
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Jacob ___ Park : RIIS
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Boleyn : ANNE
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Stinger : BEE
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Resort : SPA
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Put one's ___ in : OAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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