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New York Times, Friday, January 3, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,083
Across
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Furtiveness. : STEALTH
8
Ionian Sea inlet. : ARTA
12
Halting in words. : STAMMERING
15
Southern whisky. : CORN
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Typesetter. : COMPOSITOR
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Give out. : EMIT
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U. S. S. R. water body. : ARALSEA
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Atlas item. : MAP
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Political group. : ADA
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Song refrain. : LALA
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Drowse. : NOD
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Batted ball. : LINER
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Term in rocketry. : AGENA
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Open weave fabric. : GRENADINE
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Look like. : RESEMBLE
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Legislates. : ENACTS
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Shade. : HUE
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Shem's father: Var. : NOE
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Summon. : MUSTER
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British peerage name. : MONTROSE
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Construe. : INTERPRET
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Finch. : SERIN
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Cardinals' Marion. : SLATS
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Earlier. : AGO
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Valley. : DALE
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San Francisco hill. : NOB
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Number. : TEN
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Discompose. : FLUSTER
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Rara ___. : AVIS
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Giving one's best effort. : UNSTINTING
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Honey: Prefix. : MELI
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Domination. : ASCENDANCY
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German river. : EDER
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Glut. : ENGORGE
Down
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Cold ___. : STORAGE
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Mexican delicacy. : TAMALES
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Get aboard at Kennedy. : EMPLANE
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Biblical prophet. : AMOS
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Lovers' entanglement. : TRIANGLE
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Success. : HIT
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Hotshot. : ACE
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Of certain languages. : ROMANIC
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Retiarius's weapon. : TRIDENT
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Scorpio star. : ANTARES
12
Graduated. : SCALAR
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___ plume. : NOMDE
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Irishman's sweetheart. : GRA
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Space-age tourist spots? : PLANETS
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Western state: Abbr. : ORE
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Landmark on Crete. : IDA
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Lord Jeffrey. : AMHERST
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Illuminant. : NEON
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___ gun. : BURP
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Rarely. : NOTOFTEN
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Designate wrongly. : MISNAME
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Neglected. : UNLOVED
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Abstract sculpture. : STABILE
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Vietnamese holiday. : TET
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Nickname of a princess. : MEG
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See 11 Down. : REDSTAR
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Speechifying. : ORATING
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Sign in a library. : SILENCE
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Vitality. : ENERGY
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Stanzas of old Irish songs. : RANNS
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French version of USA. : EUA
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Cod family fish. : LING
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Upset. : UNDO
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Word of respect. : SIR
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Engineering group: Abbr. : SCE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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