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New York Times, Tuesday, September 8, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,696
Across
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Seats of a sort : LAPS
5
Bin : CRIB
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Deviate from a course : SHEER
14
Regarding : INRE
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Indian queen : RANI
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Body : TORSO
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Nylons : STOCKINGS
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Rope : RIATA
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Nuts : PECANS
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Accented : STRESSED
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Run off : ELOPE
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Certain exterminators : RATTERS
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Trainee : CADET
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Option : CHOICE
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Flightless bird : EMU
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Hunting cry : SOHO
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Fragments : SHREDS
37
Knowledge : LORE
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Cody event : RODEO
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Weather forecast : SNOW
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Vibration : TREMOR
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Kind of plank : GANG
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Bohea : TEA
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Fused : UNITED
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Sluggish : INERT
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Companion of arsenic : OLDLACE
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Economical one : SAVER
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Soldiers detailed to seek supplies : FORAGERS
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One waiting at the airport : MEETER
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Threadbare : TRITE
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Utility service charge : METERRATE
64
___ Pasha, Turkish leader : ENVER
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Work for : EARN
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Spoken: Fr. : DITE
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Lacks : NEEDS
68
Prohibitionists : DRYS
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Bide ___ time : ONES
Down
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Speech fault : LISP
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Pony up : ANTE
3
Methods used : PROCEDURE
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Cereal grass genus : SECALE
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Bacon order : CRISP
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Wife of Aegir : RAN
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Common word endings : INGS
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Night club : BISTRO
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Pitching position : STRETCH
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Davits : HOISTERS
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Make disappear : ERASE
12
Chemical compound : ESTER
13
Ways : ROADS
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Nautical speed units : KNOTS
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___ d’être : RAISON
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Lover of Narcissus : ECHO
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Primitive chisel : CELT
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Cupid : AMOR
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Rustic: Colloq. : HODGE
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Florentine iris: Var. : ORRICE
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Consider : ENTERTAIN
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Active person : DOER
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Go after a fly : SWAT
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Tried to surpass : EMULATED
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U. S. engineer : EADS
43
Wild asses of Asia : ONAGERS
45
Charitable one : GIVER
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Designated : TERMED
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___-well : NEERDO
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Frequently : OFTEN
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Greene of “Bonanza” : LORNE
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Initiative : DRIVE
55
Affirmations : AMENS
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Gunlock catch : SEAR
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Diminutive ending : ETTE
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Arikara Indians : REES
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Endeavor : TRY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 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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