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New York Times, Friday, September 25, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,713
Across
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Mother of Isaac : SARAH
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Word for a young person : TEENER
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Famous shrine : ALAMO
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Meandered : WANDERED
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Tremble : SHIVER
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Relinquish : ABNEGATE
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Instrument: Suffix : LABE
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Roman dictator : SULLA
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"___ one's life depended on it" : ASIF
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Soviet sea : ARAL
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Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
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Feat of skill : STUNT
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Keep ___ on : TABS
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You: Ger. : SIE
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Football throw : SPIRAL
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Spanish queen : ENA
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Expensive : DEAR
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Vivacious : LIVELY
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Jargon : CANT
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Members of blind trio : MICE
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Goes for a spin : MOTORS
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Yawn : GAPE
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Certain voter: Abbr. : DEM
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Show : EVINCE
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Irving's sleeper : RIP
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Lustrous cloth : PINA
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Like meshed fabric : NETTY
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Stun : DAZE
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Rara ___ : AVIS
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Sandarac tree : ARAR
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Foreshadowed : BODED
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Sleep uneasily : TOSS
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Form a passage : CANALIZE
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Excessively : OVERLY
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Drew out : ELICITED
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Dealer in hot goods : FENCE
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Recent : LATTER
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Honored : FETED
Down
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Of a desert : SAHARAN
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"Arabian Nights" character : ALIBABA
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Becomes frayed : RAVELS
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Prudent judgment : HORSESENSE
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Casino furniture : TABLE
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Sicilian city : ENNA
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Nigerian town : EDE
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Debating side : NEGATIVE
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Obliteration : ERASURE
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Of part of the eye : RETINAL
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Reuther or Scott : WALTER
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With dexterity : DEFTLY
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Roofing material : SLATE
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Eastern-rite Christian : UNIAT
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Ingredient of a girl : SPICE
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Decamped : SLIPPEDOFF
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"Pride and Prejudice" hero : DARCY
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Kind of bridge : CONTRACT
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Corn color : MAIZE
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Threat : MENACE
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Generally : OVERALL
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Oberon's better half : TITANIA
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Worked on a road : GRADED
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Reno speciality : DIVORCE
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Isolated : ENISLED
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Having great bulk : MASSY
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Evident : PATENT
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Tractor-driven machine : DOZER
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Morsel : BITE
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Illuminated : LIT
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Churchill sign : VEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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