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New York Times, Friday, January 10, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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F
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R
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A
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P
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S
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P
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E
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D
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I
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C
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M
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R
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O
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N
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O
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S
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A
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G
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M
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B
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S
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B
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A
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E
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S
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W
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A
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R
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S
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A
B
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S
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O
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K
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L
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L
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H
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W
N
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K
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R
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E
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S
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A
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L
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C
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V
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A
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A
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S
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A
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A
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O
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N
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R
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T
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D
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A
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D
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M
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S
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,090
Across
1
Tightens: Naut. : FRAPS
6
Foot: Prefix. : PEDI
10
Tenting area. : CAMP
14
Fix over. : RESET
15
Foreboding. : OMEN
16
Olive genus. : OLEA
17
Opening words, for short. : INTRO
18
Movie writer. : SCENARIST
20
His god was Mazda. : ZOROASTER
22
Pesky insects. : GNATS
23
Words on "Arrivals" board. : ONTIME
24
State wrongly. : MISSAY
25
Gentle ___. : BEN
27
Evian. : SPA
28
Kick. : BOOT
29
Wings. : ALAE
31
Cygnus. : SWAN
33
College subject. : ARTS
37
Border on. : ABUT
38
Relative of the ibis. : STORK
39
A kind of year. : LEAP
40
See 23 Across. : LATE
41
Felled. : HEWN
42
Cabbage variety. : KALE
43
Bring up. : REAR
45
E. Indian tree. : SAL
48
Spanish hero. : CID
49
Without success. : VAINLY
52
Optimally. : ATBEST
54
Indian coins. : ANNAS
55
Sideline. : AVOCATION
58
Memorable. : REDLETTER
60
Monotone. : DRONE
61
Indigo. : ANIL
62
Skin: Suffix. : DERM
63
Chop up. : MINCE
64
Sojourn. : STAY
65
Solidifies. : SETS
66
Comforted. : EASED
Down
1
Form into tufts. : FRIZ
2
Western city. : RENO
3
Modern hero. : ASTRONAUT
4
Argentine name. : PERON
5
Weasels. : STOATS
6
Man of zip codes. : POSTMASTER
7
Entertainer. : EMCEE
8
Red or roe. : DEER
9
River to the Danube. : INN
10
Fall field sight. : CORNSTALK
11
Cover-up name. : ALIAS
12
Perle. : MESTA
13
Scapegoat: Slang. : PATSY
19
Discount word. : AGIO
21
Use a straw. : SIP
24
Fra, for one. : MONK
25
Idol. : BAAL
26
Historic island. : ELBA
28
Makes one-night stands. : BARNSTORMS
30
Immutably. : ETERNALLY
32
Yipes! : WOW
34
Counter tendencies. : REACTIONS
35
Ankles. : TALI
36
Hurried. : SPED
38
One-hoss ___. : SHAY
44
Otherwise. : ELSE
46
Basic fact. : ABC
47
___ to the altar, Walter. : LEADME
49
Spanish measures. : VARAS
50
Regarding. : ANENT
51
Kind of ink. : INDIA
52
Turn away. : AVERT
53
Threadlike line. : STRIA
55
To ___. : ATEE
56
Formerly. : ONCE
57
Exigency. : NEED
59
Football scores. : TDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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