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New York Times, Saturday, January 25, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,105
Across
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Frilly neckpiece. : JABOT
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Chimps. : APES
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Sharpen. : WHET
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Latin friends. : AMICI
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Minor or Major. : URSA
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Greek letter. : IOTA
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Infuse. : IMBUE
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Fallen angel. : BEELZEBUB
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Be lazy. : LOLL
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Hebrew letter. : MEM
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Casabas. : MELONS
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Role in "Othello." : IAGO
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Like some college halls. : IVIED
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Last stop, financially. : POORHOUSE
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Spanish verb. : ESTA
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Particularly: Abbr. : ESP
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Stanch. : ARREST
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Cabinet post: Abbr. : DHEW
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"O Sole ___." : MIO
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Bohea. : TEA
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Topple. : TIP
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"___ man of . . . " : IMA
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Benelux member: Abbr. : BELG
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Seed for rolls. : SESAME
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Hero of many a movie. : SPY
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Space. : AREA
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Frees. : UNLEASHES
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Lariat. : LASSO
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Fortune. : LUCK
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Spacecraft name. : APOLLO
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Beam. : RAY
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Pile. : HEAP
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Birds named for their song. : BOBOLINKS
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Veld animal. : ZEBRA
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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Stew flavoring. : LEEK
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With full force. : AMAIN
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Cozy home. : NEST
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Coins of Peru. : SOLS
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Film great. : GABLE
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Lock up. : JAIL
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Ordnance: Slang. : AMMO
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Bookseller. : BIBLIOPOLE
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Visual. : OCULAR
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Kind of score. : TIE
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Seine tributary. : AUBE
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Hypothesis. : PREMISE
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Direction: Abbr. : ESE
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Ragout. : SALMI
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Brandished. : WIELDED
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Rod-rider. : HOBO
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Vingt-___. : ETUN
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Bills. : TABS
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Hudson's Tappan ___. : ZEE
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Archie et al. : MOORES
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Ganges sight. : GHAT
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Pure. : VESTAL
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Island off Tanganyika. : PEMBA
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Willow. : OSIER
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Asp. : URAEUS
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Grilled delicacy. : SHISHKEBAB
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Greek valley sacred to a god. : TEMPE
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Quite ___ (quite a distance): Colloq. : AWAYS
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Opportune. : TIMELY
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___ de soie. : PEAU
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Clodhopper: Var. : GALLOOT
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Skindiving aid. : SNORKEL
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Outline. : SCHEMA
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Wholly. : ALL
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Smears. : SOILS
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___ marché. : ABON
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Cracow man. : POLE
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Sashes. : OBIS
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Inquires. : ASKS
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Seed coat. : ARIL
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Facet. : PANE
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Recent: Prefix. : NEO
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Sharp turn. : ZAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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