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New York Times, Thursday, January 16, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 341 (avg 1.80)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,096
Across
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Grass. : ALFA
5
With "on" and 32 Across, honest. : THEUP
10
Sleepwear, for short. : PJS
13
Weevil's goal. : BOLL
14
Cardiff people. : WELSH
15
Covering. : WRAP
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Sunup. : BREAKOFDAY
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Expectation. : HOPE
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Range of vision. : EYESHOT
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Strained, as peas. : SIEVED
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Arabic letter. : KAF
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___ d'hotel. : MAITRE
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Official of India. : DEWAN
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Mastered. : CONQUERED
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Muscovites. : IVANS
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See 5 Across. : ANDUP
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Pasture sound. : BAA
34
Receives. : GETS
35
Vestige. : TRACE
36
Neon, for one. : SIGN
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Noun ending. : URE
38
Bake eggs. : SHIRR
39
Porous rock. : SHALE
40
Divination by fire. : PYROMANCY
42
Becomes dim. : PALES
43
Santa's vehicle. : SLEIGH
44
Brynner. : YUL
45
Oratorio composer. : HANDEL
47
Draws from. : DERIVES
51
Jai ___. : ALAI
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Compromise. : ADJUSTMENT
55
Companion of Paul. : LUKE
56
Unavailing. : NOUSE
57
___ boy! : ATTA
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Word of disapproval. : FIE
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Office furniture. : DESKS
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Etymon. : ROOT
Down
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French cleric. : ABBE
2
Australian parrot. : LORY
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Decamp. : FLEE
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Certain Eskimos. : ALASKANS
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___ a kind (pair). : TWOOF
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Weight. : HEFT
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Yore, of yore. : ELD
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G.I. initials. : USA
9
Build. : PHYSIQUE
10
Often said. : PROVERBIAL
11
Make fun of. : JAPE
12
Expedited. : SPED
15
Reporter's question. : WHERE
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Eastern rulers. : KHANS
21
Whoop ___. : ITUP
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Butterfly. : MONARCH
24
Hue ___. : ANDCRY
25
Ferret out. : DIGUP
26
Without exception. : EVERY
27
Moccasin, for one. : WATERSNAKE
28
Solicitous. : CARING
29
Golfing feat. : EAGLE
30
Men from Aarhus. : DANES
35
Cambodia's neighbor. : THAILAND
36
Gardens near Lahore. : SHALIMAR
38
"Peter Pan" pirate. : SMEE
39
Finishing kick. : SPURT
41
Last week's song, to a teenager. : OLDIE
44
Go-aheads. : YESES
45
Moiety. : HALF
46
His: Fr. : ALUI
47
Sundown. : DUSK
48
Forbid. : VETO
49
Inner: Prefix. : ENTO
50
Suffix for thermo. : STAT
53
Forest denizen. : DOE
54
Au ___. : JUS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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