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New York Times, Saturday, January 4, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,084
Across
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Memo. : CHIT
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A kind of poll. : STRAW
10
Chinatown street. : MOTT
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Revulsion. : HATE
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Affix. : TIETO
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Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
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Inkling. : IDEA
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Early supertrolley. : INTERURBAN
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Junk's relative. : SAMPAN
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Fat ___. : ANDSASSY
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Bach's instrument. : ORGAN
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Bad: Fr. : MAL
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Well-bred. : GENTEEL
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Historic buccaneer. : LAFITTE
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I love: Lat. : AMO
34
Greek islander. : CRETAN
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Official stamp. : SEAL
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Tree cobra. : MAMBA
39
Large receptacle. : VAT
40
Vapid. : STALE
41
Town linked with Xenophanes. : ELEA
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Two-tiered galley. : BIREME
44
Relative of assn. : SOC
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Boxers, e.g. : RINGMEN
47
Retaining fee. : EARNEST
49
Crucible. : POT
50
Well-known orphan. : ANNIE
51
On an incline. : UPTILTED
55
Moor. : ANCHOR
59
Make complete. : COMPLEMENT
61
Western bulrush. : TULE
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Molding. : OGEE
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Signature of noted general. : RELEE
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Opposed to: Dial. : AGIN
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Negative prefixes. : NONS
66
Soft leather. : SUEDE
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Source. : ROOT
Down
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Greek letters. : CHIS
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___ heart. : HADA
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Detail. : ITEM
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Drink server. : TEAPOT
5
Brandy cocktail. : STINGER
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Can. : TIN
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Get a new sunburn. : RETAN
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Egyptian solar symbol. : ATEN
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Philologist. : WORDMAN
10
Student of ethics. : MORALIST
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Planets. : ORBS
12
Gunpowder, etc. : TEAS
13
Theater award. : TONY
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Flier's monogram. : USAF
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Betel palm. : ARECA
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Young salmon. : ALEVIN
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More plucky. : GAMER
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Kenya village. : EMALI
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Name, in Rome. : NOMEN
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Dhow's relative. : LATEEN
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Pester. : TEASE
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Brass man of myth. : TALOS
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Choose. : ELECT
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Waterproofing. : TAR
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Noisy instruments. : BAGPIPES
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Finch. : SERIN
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People of "quality." : BETTERS
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Sea mammal. : MANATEE
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Miss Flanders. : MOLL
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Ambrosia. : NECTAR
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An Astaire. : ADELE
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Town near Idaho Falls. : UCON
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Jumping stick. : POGO
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U.S. agents. : TMEN
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Australian bird. : EMEU
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Contemporary of Dumas. : HUGO
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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Type of income. : RENT
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Writer Buntline. : NED

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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