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New York Times, Wednesday, September 9, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,697
Across
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Cushion filling : KAPOK
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Elevate : LIFT
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Border : ABUT
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Past, to poets : AGONE
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Plinth : ORLO
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Crescent : LUNE
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___ Rookh : LALLA
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See: Fr. : VOIR
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Travail : TOIL
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Indian : ERIE
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Region of Kentucky : PENNYROYAL
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Warbled : CAROLED
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Party men : HOSTS
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Win out : PREVAIL
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Dark : EBON
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Sieved : RICED
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Like some checks : PREDATED
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Oxalis : OCA
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Deadlock : IMPASSE
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Egg cells : OVA
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After aurora : BOREALIS
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Western capital : SALEM
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Shrub yielding indigo : ANIL
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Carpenters : JOINERS
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In pieces : APART
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“ . . . ___ hungry look” : LEANAND
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City on the Ohio : LOUISVILLE
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Tops : AONE
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Notice : SIGN
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City of Kansas : IOLA
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Mme. De ___ : STAEL
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Cassini : OLEG
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Impertinent one : SNIP
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Heating lamps : ETNAS
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Buys: Abbr. : PURS
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She, in Naples : ESSA
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Rib : COSTA
Down
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Salad plant : KALE
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Thickening agent : AGAR
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Prowler of a sort : POLICECAR
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Absent from duty : ONLEAVE
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New Zealand parrot : KEA
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U. S. astronaut : LOVELL
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Perfume ingredient : IRONE
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Little Polly : FLINDERS
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Conservative : TORY
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Pennsylvania city : ALTOONA
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Floats : BUOYS
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Eastern church member : UNIAT
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Reveals : TELLS
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Hawaiian dish : POI
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African country : RHODESIA
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Points that emit light : RADIANTS
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Likely: Abbr. : PROB
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Puerto ___ : RICO
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Egyptian deity : BES
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Dance : PAS
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Certain Ohioans : TOLEDOANS
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At all : EVER
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Animal mothers : DAMS
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Roman 1051 : MLI
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Saddle pads : PILLIONS
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Nautical lines : EARINGS
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Yellowish red dye : ANNATTO
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Capital of Veracruz : JALAPA
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Pronoun : ONE
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Stewart or Joseph : ALSOP
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French soldier : POILU
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Bit : AUGER
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Havelock : ELLIS
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Holding device : VISE
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Straight : NEAT
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Princess of Brabant : ELSA
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Dry : SEC

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 11 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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