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New York Times, Friday, January 17, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 328 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,097
Across
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Various: Abbr. : MISC
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Hindu deity. : RAMA
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Fountain drink. : COLA
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"Do ___ others" . . . : UNTO
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Dye. : ANIL
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Indian physicist. : RAMAN
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Pollux. : STAR
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Philosopher of Elea. : ZENO
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Raise. : ERECT
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Often-gaudy fabric. : CHINTZ
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Everything. : THEWORKS
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Roof sights. : AERIALS
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Branch angle. : AXIL
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Vapor. : STEAM
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Rendezvous. : TRYSTS
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Bishop's throne. : CATHEDRA
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Landlord's concern. : RENTAL
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Cretan mountain. : IDA
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Honshu city. : AKITA
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Arab garment. : ABA
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City in Iran. : TABRIZ
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Have fun. : LIVEITUP
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Substitute. : ERSATZ
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Endure. : STAND
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Knock down. : FELL
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Groups of eight. : OGDOADS
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Handle badly. : MISTREAT
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___ at the switch. : ASLEEP
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Farewell. : ADIEU
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Animal suffix. : ZOON
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Personal: Prefix. : IDIO
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Fire ___. : ALARM
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British queen: Abbr. : ELIZ
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Enthusiasm. : ZEST
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___ wear. : MENS
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Art style. : DADA
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Superlative suffixes. : ESTS
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Southern constellation. : MUSCA
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Paris ___ spring. : INTHE
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Step. : STAIR
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Breed of chicken. : CORNISH
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Flashy doings. : RAZZLEDAZZLE
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
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Denver building. : MINT
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Greeting by Gov. Burns. : ALOHA
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Girl's name. : CAROLYN
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Part of an ephah. : OMER
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Deficiency. : LACK
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Insects. : ANTS
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Fix a lamp. : REWIRE
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London gallery. : TATE
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Lavish production. : EXTRAVAGANZA
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Briton's shirt. : SARK
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Posts. : MAILS
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Fixed: Abbr. : STAT
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Banned. : TABU
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Blow. : SLAP
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Mention. : CITE
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Shebat's follower. : ADAR
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Items picked up by hosts. : TABS
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Josip Broz. : TITO
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Roof supports. : RAFTERS
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Again: Lat. : ITERUM
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Fragments. : ENDS
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Admire highly. : IDOLIZE
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Loafed. : LAZED
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Mosquito genus. : AEDES
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Follower of a belief. : DEIST
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Pips on cards. : SPOTS
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Word of respect. : MAAM
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Loaf. : IDLE
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City in China. : SIAN
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Indian weight. : TOLA
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Resembling: Suffix. : OID

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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