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New York Times, Monday, September 14, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,702
Across
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Crake's milieu : SWAMP
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Old Irish alphabet : OGAM
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Twenty bob in England : QUID
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Prescribed : TABOO
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Girl of song : LOLA
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Language of Pakistan : URDU
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Operatic figure : IVANTHETERRIBLE
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No longer active: Abbr. : RET
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Membership : SEAT
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Iroquoians : ERIES
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Greek letter : PHI
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Dais personality : EMCEE
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Anger : CHOLER
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Auto : ROADSTER
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Optical device : LASER
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Navy V.I.P. : ADML
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Biblical name : ELI
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Strauss opera : ARIADNEAUFNAXOS
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Jeanne d'Arc, for one : STE
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Doctrines : ISMS
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Practice : USAGE
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One after the other : SERIATIM
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Diamonds, etc. : STONES
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Dazzling light : GLARE
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Sixth sense : ESP
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Tea fare : SCONE
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Luxuriant : RICH
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Naval term : AFT
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Cio Cio San : MADAMEBUTTERFLY
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Heroic : EPIC
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Flat side : PANE
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Navigational device : LORAN
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Lose power : WANE
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Tropical timber tree : INGA
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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Cooking direction : STIR
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Growing trend : WAVE
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Blind as ___ : ABAT
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Japanese family badge : MON
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Piece of earthen vessel : POTSHERD
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True olives : OLEA
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"Ring" work : GOTTERDAMMERUNG
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Pub order : ALE
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Spoil : MAR
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Paper measures : QUIRES
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___ et orbi : URBI
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Otiose : IDLE
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Fees : DUES
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Legatee : HEIR
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Six cubits : REED
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Prayer : PLEA
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Carping critic : MOMUS
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Dogie : CALF
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Style : CLASS
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Bret : HARTE
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Willow : OSIER
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L.B.J., for one : TEXAN
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Encomium : ELOGE
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Comes up : RISES
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Norse gods : AESIR
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Naldi of silents : NITA
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Place for brevity : NUTSHELL
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Dripping : ASOP
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Paderewski : IGNACE
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Turkish standard : ALEM
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Denomination : SECT
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Merganser : SMEW
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Spanish mantle : CAPA
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Frigg's spouse : ODIN
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Virginia willow : ITEA
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Hair style : AFRO
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Custard pastry : FLAN
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Newcastle's river : TYNE
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Roof ornament : EPI
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Interdict : BAN
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Caviar : ROE

Answer summary: 2 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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