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New York Times, Monday, January 13, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,093
Across
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Secretary. : DESK
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Skeins. : HANKS
10
Fellow. : CHAP
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Entr'___. : ACTE
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Constellation. : ORION
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Angel feature. : HALO
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The Deacon's masterpiece. : SHAY
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Discuss. : TALKITOVER
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Short-tempered one. : HOTHEAD
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Gluttonize. : OVEREAT
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Eye: Suffix. : OPIA
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Pen name. : ELIA
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Middy. : SAILOR
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Item for a gang weapon. : SILENCER
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Leered. : OGLED
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Vetch. : TARE
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An, in Germany. : EINE
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Dover's state: Abbr. : DEL
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Tag specially. : EARMARK
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Lilting. : GAY
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Science course: Abbr. : ANAT
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Kind of sign. : NEON
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Take ___ (accept a challenge). : ADARE
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Some servicemen. : SADSACKS
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Fifths, on a car. : SPARES
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Ave atque ___. : VALE
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Incentive. : SPUR
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Snow White word. : FAIREST
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Unsophisticated. : ARTLESS
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Support. : ASSISTANCE
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There is: Fr. : ILYA
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Waltz city. : WIEN
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Word with horse and comic. : OPERA
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Noun suffix. : NESS
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De ___ (you're welcome): Sp. : NADA
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Sang praises: Colloq. : RAVED
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Attains. : GETS
Down
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Track event. : DASH
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Reverberation. : ECHO
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Copy, for short. : STAT
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Basketball court area. : KEYHOLE
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Empty talk. : HOTAIR
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Plowed land. : ARADA
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Zero. : NIL
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G. & S. immortal. : KOKO
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Whimpering one. : SNIVELER
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Girl in the line. : CHORINE
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New father's words. : HAVEACIGAR
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Greek goddess. : ALEA
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Sweet wine. : PORT
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Prefix for gram. : TELE
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Poetic form. : EPODE
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Fountain drinks. : SODAS
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Spacecraft booster. : AGENA
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Lacking wisdom. : ILLADVISED
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One of the Sporades. : SAMOS
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Afghanistan neighbor. : IRAN
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Finnish lake. : ENARE
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Kings, in Spain. : REYES
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Expedition. : TREK
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Forebear. : ANCESTOR
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Done for: Slang. : KAPUT
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Russian noble. : TSARINA
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Name for Clementine. : DARLING
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Drinks. : ALES
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Sumptuous meal. : SPREAD
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___ bleu! : SACRE
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Grovel. : FAWN
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Largest of seven. : ASIA
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Coarse cloth. : TAPA
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Rob't ___. : ELEE
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Method: Abbr. : SYST
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Impertinence. : SASS
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Silver state: Abbr. : NEV

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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