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WORKADAY WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, September 6, 1970

Author:
Barbara Lewis
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 505 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 24, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Barbara H. Lewis has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,694
Across
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___ or nothing : ALL
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"___ Three Lives" : ILED
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Biblical word : THY
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Biblical name : OSEE
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Hawaiian shark : MANO
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Garden tool : HOE
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Two-wheeled vehicles : CARTS
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Heating vessel : ETNA
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Fundamentals : ABCS
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Greek letter : ETA
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Spa : RESORT
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Hear a case again : RETRY
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Oil in old Rome : OLEUM
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Response : REACTION
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___ of Cutch : RANN
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___ seedling (plant) : ROOTA
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Dawn goddess : EOS
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Dark : EBON
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Argues in favor of : CONTENDSFOR
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Go back : RETROCEDE
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Italian beach : LIDO
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" . . . the giftie ___ us" : GIE
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Some G.I.'s : PVTS
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Sensed : FELT
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False god : IDOL
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Donkey : ASS
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Doer: Suffix : IER
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Certain space flights : ORBITAL
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___ in a poke : APIG
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Pub drink : ALE
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Guarantee : VOUCHFOR
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Scoff : GIBE
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Remove : RID
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Prepares clams : STEAMS
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Cause: Prefix : ETIO
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Six-day Biblical advice : LABOURANDDOALLTHYWORK
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Perfume: Var. : ATAR
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___ God : ACTSOF
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Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
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First-rate : AONE
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Groom : STRAPPER
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Mischievous one : IMP
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By any chance : EVER
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Lacks truth : ISNOTSO
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Spanish cape on Medit. : NAO
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Stand-off : TIE
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Maintained : KEPT
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Scottish river : DOON
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"Arma virumque ___" : CANO
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Go wrong : ERR
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Concerning : INRE
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Murderous person : CUTTHROAT
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Labor Day orator, perhaps : SPELLBINDER
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Roman emperor : OTHO
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Housewife : MRS
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Girl's name : LEILA
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Mellowed : AGED
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___ in his life : THEWOMAN
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Off the cuff : ADLIB
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Writer Marsh : NGAIO
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Star in Draco : ETAMIN
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Lie : FIB
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Jacket : ETON
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Asian country : IRAN
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Pours : RAINS
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Stir : ADO
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French verb : ETRE
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Uncles, etc.: Abbr. : RELS
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Small bird : TIT
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Rocky peak : TOR
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Victory margin : NOSE
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Peers: Abbr. : LDS
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Sky body : ASTEROID
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Retarding, in music : LENTANDO
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Advice from Longfellow : LEARNTOLABORANDTOWAIT
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"___ little teapot" : IMA
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Grant's words about toil : LABORDISGRACESNOMAN
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Inserts : ENCLOSES
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___ medicine : DOSEOF
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Words by L.B.J. : THEMARVELSOFMANSLABOR
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In demand : HOT
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Indeed : YEA
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Zoological suffix : ACEA
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Gender: Abbr. : MASC
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A job for heaven : PROTECTTHEWORKINGGIRL
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Poet's above : OER
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Huron or Erie : TRIBE
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Endured : STOOD
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The dead may "___" (Bible) : RESTFROMTHEIRLABORS
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Chem. suffix : YNE
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Place of ideal perfection : UTOPIA
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Eggs : ROE
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Direction : NNE
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Sounds of hesitation : ERS
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Roman 151 : CLI
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African spirit : NGAI
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Move shrubbery : REBUSH
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Suffix for acids : OLIC
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Trick, in Italy : TRETA
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Racetracks : OVALS
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"Flow-gently" river : AFTON
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French river : LOIRE
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Little, in Paris : PEU
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Korean G.I. : ROK
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___-Casazza : GATTI
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Building beams : IBARS
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Start of a jazz piece : INTRO
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Dentist's degree: Abbr. : DDS
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Ivy leaguer : ELI
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___ Vegas : LAS
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Bird of prey : RAPTOR
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Rumanian folk song : DOINA
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One: Scot. : YAE
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Winnie : POOH
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All in : POOPED
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Part of speech : VERB
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___ the judge : TELLITTO
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Made lovable : ENDEARED
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Landed slaves: Var. : PREDIALS
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Three: Prefix : TER
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Coins: Abbr. : CTS
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Campers : COT
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King Arthur's father : UTHER
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Greek letter : THETA
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Scottish alder : ARN
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"My Sister ___" : EILEEN
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Fleming : IAN
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Prefix with bus and present : OMNI
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Bedim : MIST
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Cricket sides : ONS
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Kind of cat : FAT
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Marriage words : IDO
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Born: Fr. : NEE

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 12 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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