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New York Times, Saturday, September 5, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,693

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Across
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Sidekick : PAL
4
Quantity : BATCH
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Quote : CITE
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Overhead : ATOP
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Toughen : ENURE
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Cape Kennedy term : NOGO
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Display frame : EASEL
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Money in Lido : LIRE
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Happy person : SMILER
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Bermuda port : HAMILTON
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Knowing : SCIENT
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Instruments : MEDIA
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Sherlockian finds : CLUES
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Certain income : RENTAL
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Office gadget : DATESTAMP
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Limber : AGILE
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Omani : ARAB
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Twists : SLUES
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Salutations : AVES
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Hayley or John : MILLS
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Like some dresses : STRAPLESS
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Western setting : SALOON
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Occult device : SIGIL
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Different : OTHER
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Sharp instrument : LANCET
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Some missiles : AIRTOAIR
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Be sincere : MEANIT
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Portend : BODE
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Same: Prefix : TAUTO
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Hotel tariff : RATE
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Pitcher : EWER
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Business letter term : ANDOR
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Read quickly : SCAN
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Seamen : TARS
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Tin Pan Alley name : STYNE
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Explosive : TNT
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Containers : PANS
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Tiny things : ATOMS
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Reason : LOGIC
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Tavern munchables : BEERNUTS
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Collection : ANA
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Word of impatience : TUSH
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Best part : CREAM
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Ibsen character : HELMER
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Radiocast of a sort : CALLINGALLCARS
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Counterfeit : IMITATIVE
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Beginner : TIRO
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Paradise : EDEN
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Station-house records : POLICEBLOTTERS
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Fishes : EELS
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Brainstorm : IDEA
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Ducks : TEALS
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South African statesman : SMUTS
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Southern French town : ALES
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Without: Suffix : LESS
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Hoover and others : DAMS
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Sutherland forte : ARIA
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Formidable task : TALLORDER
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Pau1ine’s problem : PERIL
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Algonquian chief : SAGAMORE
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Where toffs wander : SOHO
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Conifer : PINE
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___ a pin : NEATAS
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Laughing : RIANT
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Perform : ENACT
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Person of power : TITAN
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Encourage : ABET
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Hawkeyes’ home : IOWA
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Vallee : RUDY
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Big Top : TENT
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Weight : TON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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