Remove perforation dots from drawing

I’d like to remove perforation dots/lines from drawing. It’s a scan of well-known “Bicycle Day” LSD blotter. What filter should I look for?


Filter ‘Repair / Remove Hot Pixels’ seems to do a decent first pass :

it gives:


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Thank you. As first approximation it is OK, but the blur is too big. Can I use wavelet decompose or FFT in this example?