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New York Times, Wednesday, January 15, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,095
Across
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Offspring: Abbr. : DESC
5
Fragrances. : ODORS
10
Pretense. : SHAM
14
Bonneville Flats state. : UTAH
15
Strong fiber. : RAMIE
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Totem. : POLE
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By hand: Prefix. : MANU
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Dismal, in verse. : DREAR
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___ go bragh. : ERIN
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Banana. : PLANTAIN
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Key. : ISLAND
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Net. : GAIN
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Hastings and Orleans. : BATTLES
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Fiddlers' audience. : OLDKINGCOLE
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Make use of. : AVAIL
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Says in another way. : RESTATES
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Glacial snow. : FIRN
37
Swiss river. : AAR
38
Cousin of 51 Across. : WADI
39
Auctioneer's tone. : SINGSONG
42
Fabric. : SATIN
43
Winter carnival V.I.P. : THESNOWKING
46
Braid again. : REPLAIT
50
Gould's railroad. : ERIE
51
Gulch. : ARROYO
52
In power. : REIGNING
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Amphibian. : TOAD
57
"___ With Me." : ABIDE
59
Arrow poison. : INEE
60
Italian family. : ESTE
61
Kind of orange. : NAVEL
62
River of Africa. : NILE
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Understands. : SEES
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Coasters. : SLEDS
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Guys' friends. : GALS
Down
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Jettison. : DUMP
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Yemen capital. : SANA
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City on the Yangtze. : CHUNGKING
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Decree. : ORDAIN
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Fearless. : DARING
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Sign. : OMEN
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Inlet. : RIA
9
Soap operas. : SERIALS
10
Kind of wheat. : SPELT
11
Hourly. : HORAL
12
Straighten. : ALINE
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Heals. : MENDS
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Follow. : TAIL
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Printing term. : STET
25
Smuts was one. : BOER
26
Bumpkins. : OAFS
27
Roman 57. : LVII
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Drat! : DARN
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Steep rocks. : CRAGS
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Alarm clock's job. : AWAKENING
33
Noted French actor. : TATI
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Scot's city: Abbr. : EDIN
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Join the choir. : SING
37
Dill. : ANET
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Delay. : STAY
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Reds, Browns and Indians. : OHIOANS
42
Mouthful, as of rum. : SWIG
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Required. : NEEDED
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Bay windows. : ORIELS
46
Charges. : RATES
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Uneven. : EROSE
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Talk idly. : PRATE
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49ers' quests. : LODES
52
Split. : RIVE
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Amazon dolphin. : INIA
54
Little girl. : NELL
55
Right turns, horsewise. : GEES
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French dance. : BAL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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