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New York Times, Tuesday, September 29, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,717
Across
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Kind of hist. : ANC
4
Southern city : TAMPA
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Savvy : HEP
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Pastures : LEAS
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U.S.S.R. mountains : URALS
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Put aside : SAVE
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Soaking : SOPPINGWET
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Unvaried : EVEN
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Great Lake : ONTARIO
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Safari redcaps : BEARERS
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Signs : INKS
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Pennsylvania city : ERIE
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___ de Boulogne : BOIS
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Sheep-counter's ailment : INSOMNIA
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Arithmetic word : PLUS
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Namath is one : PRO
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"When day ___" : ISDONE
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Mild expletive : GOSH
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Bridge call : REBID
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Roman dates : IDES
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Remove by erosion : ABLATE
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Religious group: Abbr. : LDS
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North or South : POLE
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Medicine injectors : SYRETTES
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Citrus fruit : LIME
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Allot : METE
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Appetizer spread : PATE
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Crusaders' foe : SALADIN
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Shallow baking dish : COCOTTE
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Urge : PROD
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Envelope contents : ENCLOSURES
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"___ Karenina" : ANNA
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Cordage fiber : SISAL
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Sediment : SILT
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Jane ___ : DOE
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Hebrew letter : TSADE
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Alphabet letter : CEE
Down
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Likewise : ALSO
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Kind of sign : NEON
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In a faultfinding way : CAPTIOUSLY
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North African city : TUNIS
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Cavernous opening : MAW
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Military freshmen : PLEBES
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Minor planets : ASTEROIDS
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___ a heart : HAVE
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Always : EVER
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Submarine docks : PENS
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Medina-Sidonia's fleet : SPANISHARMADA
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Able to make lucky discoveries : SERENDIPITOUS
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Irritates : IRKS
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Objectives : AIMS
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Unshaped masses : BLOBS
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Anger : IRE
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Aristocrat : NOBLE
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Of an antiseptic test : IODOMETRIC
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Anoint, old style : ANELE
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Snead's org. : PGA
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Most attractive : PRETTIEST
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Compass point : ESE
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Suppliers of the ego : IDS
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Started off a game : TEED
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Gonzalez's game : TENNIS
43
Varnish ingredients : LACS
45
Pulitzer novelist of 1918 : POOLE
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Mining nail : SPAD
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Italian river : ARNO
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Certain ranger : LONE
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Dressed : CLAD
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Prefix with meter and printer : TELE
51
Punta del ___ : ESTE
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Civil War initials : CSA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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