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New York Times, Tuesday, January 28, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,108
Across
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Assurance. : APLOMB
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Talk freely. : SPEAKUP
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Men, grammatically. : PLURAL
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Savage. : CANNIBAL
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Salad ingredient. : POTATO
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Speedy animal. : ANTELOPE
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Nautical rope. : TYE
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Against. : COUNTER
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Of age: Latin abbr. : AET
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Large barrels or casks: Abbr. : HHDS
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Stages. : ROSTRA
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Wildly enthusiastic: Slang. : GAGA
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Lands a fish. : REELSIN
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Outstanding thing: Slang. : LULU
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Island near Corsica. : ELBA
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Dress alterations. : DARTS
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Soviet river. : URAL
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Actor's big day. : DEBUT
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Go into bankruptcy. : FAIL
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Term of address. : MADAM
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Withered. : SERE
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Word with "trial offer." : FREE
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Diplomat of 1853 purchase. : GADSDEN
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Enrich. : LARD
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Bright. : CHEERY
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Bail. : LADE
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___-les-Bains. : AIX
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Famous theater name. : BELASCO
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A kind of drop. : DEW
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Unusual. : PECULIAR
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Paderewski. : IGNACE
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False show, British style. : PRETENCE
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Old cask. : TIERCE
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Hammers. : SLEDGES
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Bore young, as a sheep. : YEANED
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Date: Abbr. : APPT
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Oneupmanship word. : PLOY
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Guitar's ancestor. : LUTE
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___ pro nobis. : ORA
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Lighter of a sort. : MATCH
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Color. : BLOODRED
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Analyze verse. : SCAN
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Pulsate. : PANT
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Makes an appearance. : ENTERS
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Type of barometer. : ANEROID
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Metric distance: Abbr. : KIL
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Sea marauder. : UBOAT
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Kind of tiger. : PAPER
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"___ man do it." : LETA
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Ineffectual. : USELESS
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Transportation charge. : HAULAGE
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Part of a bridle. : SNAFFLE
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Depressed. : GLUM
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Emanation. : AURA
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Pleased. : GLAD
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Declined. : EBBED
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Victor's reward. : LAURELS
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___ avis. : RARA
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Row. : TIER
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Vehicle. : SLED
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Persistence. : TENACITY
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Like prime beef. : MARBLED
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Textile process. : DYEING
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Creator of the schmoo. : CAPP
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French yesterdays. : HIERS
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Outdo. : EXCEL
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Orphan calf. : DOGIE
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Product of Alençon. : LACE
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Son of Zeus. : ARES
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Mild oath. : DARN
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"___ homo." : ECCE
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Do a garden task. : WEED
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Western Indian. : UTE
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Teacher's org. : NEA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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