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New York Times, Monday, September 28, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,716
Across
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One kind of race : HORSE
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Jenny Lind or Greta Garbo : SWEDE
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Room in a harem : ODA
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Part of a Virginia Woolf title : AROOM
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Grew ashen : PALED
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Girl's nickname : NAN
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Water activity : SCUBADIVING
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Language: Abbr. : ENG
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Reward for a good horse : PAT
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Distinction : NOTE
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Press agent's concern : IMAGE
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Bowling alley : LANE
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Hymn of praise : PAEAN
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Have reference : RELATE
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Mineral suitable for jewelry : GEMSTONE
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Incensed : IRATE
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Harass : BESET
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Word with brass or banana : TOP
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Tabletop décor : VASE
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Gentleman of Acapulco : SENOR
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Emphatic negative : OHNO
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Superlative ending : EST
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Havelock : ELLIS
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Let go : FREED
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Light again : REIGNITE
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Conveyance of sorts : HEARSE
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Wants : NEEDS
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Vote count : POLL
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Port of Brazil : BELEM
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Giants' old grounds : POLO
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Certain G.I. : PFC
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Nickname for a Greek : ARI
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Having sway : INFLUENTIAL
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Rubbing fluid: Abbr. : LIN
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Fisherman : EELER
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Nerve networks : RETIA
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Traveler's rider : LEE
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Beans : SOYAS
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Long : YEARN
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Door fastener : HASP
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Debacle : ROUT
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Sound of sorrow : SOB
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Flow out : EMANATE
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Malice : SPITE
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Beauty-parlor job : WAVE
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Hebrew priest : ELI
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___ of thieves : DEN
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Most nervous : EDGIEST
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Reciprocal pronoun : ONEANOTHER
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Rural oath : DANG
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Heavenly creature: Fr. : ANGE
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"Thy will be ___" : DONE
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Launching pad for an acrobat : MAT
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Recent : LATE
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Mexican money : PESOS
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New World resident: Abbr. : AMER
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Housatonic : RIVER
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Remove : ERASE
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Bringing up the rear : LASTINLINE
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Aladdin's friend : GENIE
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Canonical hour : NONES
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Lyric poem : EPODE
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Haberdashery items : BELTS
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Coasted : SLID
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Not written : ORAL
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Ill-wishers : ENEMIES
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Convict population : FELONRY
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Direction to a horse : GEE
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___ in one : HOLE
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Presides at tea : POURS
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Event for Cinderella : BALL
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Canal finished in 1825 : ERIE
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Legal action : PLEA
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Cordage fiber : PITA
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"My ___ Lady" : FAIR
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Social group : CLAN
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Prefix with classic or mycin : NEO
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Texas leaguer : FLY
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Launching pad on the links : TEE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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