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New York Times, Monday, September 21, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,709

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Across
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Social insect : WASP
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Port of Spain : PALOS
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Where Tabriz is : IRAN
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Resound : ECHO
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Marketplace : AGORA
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Isinglass : MICA
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Cupid : EROS
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Diamond coup : DOUBLEPLAY
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Utensil ware : PEWTER
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Councils in Europe : SOVIETS
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Hesitates : WAVERS
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Recent: Prefix : NEO
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Limber : AGILE
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Audience : EAR
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Oxidizes : RUSTS
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Hair style : BUN
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Florida resort town : NAPLES
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Pack : STOW
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First ___ : AID
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Garden frame : TRELLIS
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Wonder : AWE
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Boor : SLOB
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Customer : CLIENT
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Exclamation : GEE
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Lumberman : HEWER
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Ten rin : SEN
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Awake : ALERT
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Tiny ___ : TIM
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Unchanging : STATIC
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Thankful : OBLIGED
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Enhance : SETOFF
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Playwriting : DRAMATURGY
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Post : MAIL
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Coin : DIME
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Oakley : ANNIE
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West Coast campus : UCLA
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Spots : SEES
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Minimal : LEAST
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Passé dance : SHAG
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Drip : WEEP
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Israeli port : ACRE
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Where the mannequins are : SHOWWINDOW
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Kind of zone : POSTAL
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Chaplain : PADRE
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In the past : AGO
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Lady in a poem : LOU
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Spheres : ORBS
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Art gallery : SALON
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Profane : IMPIOUS
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Vex : RILE
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" ... to skin ___" : ACAT
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Some votes : NAYS
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Hardly ___ : EVER
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Happening : EVENT
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Drives off : REPELS
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Quips : SALLIES
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Disconcert : ABASH
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Duplicity : GUILE
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Yield : RELENT
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John Wayne oldie : STAGECOACH
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Stand high : TOWER
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Fragrant : SWEET
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Curved line : ARC
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Err : SIN
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U. S. department : STATE
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In good season : BETIMES
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Latvian gulf : RIGA
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Acid indicator : LITMUS
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Gold, for instance : METAL
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Up till now : ASYET
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Racetrack term : ODDS
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Cheese : BRIE
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Cloth : LAME
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Sandhill : DUNE
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Threadlike structures : FILA
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Ensign : FLAG
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Basic cell substance : RNA
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U.S. troops : GIS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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