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New York Times, Thursday, January 9, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 63, 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. 7,089
Across
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Exclamation. : AHA
4
Vapor. : STEAM
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Latin abbr. : IBID
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Part of speech. : VERB
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Cuddly bear. : KOALA
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Cyrano's worry. : NOSE
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Of an age. : ERAL
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Misstepped. : ERRED
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Type of oak. : HOLM
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Night club. : CABARET
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Discounts. : REBATES
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Nonsense! : RATS
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Pagodas. : TAAS
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Delicate flowers. : BLUETS
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Horseplayer. : BETTOR
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Actress Christian. : LINDA
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Roofed passage by a house. : BREEZEWAY
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Dated. : OLD
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Vaunt. : BOAST
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Japanese statesman. : ITO
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Count your ___. : BLESSINGS
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Culet. : FACET
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Related items. : SERIES
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Carpenter's joints. : MITERS
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Be an angel, on Broadway. : BACK
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Marsh bird. : SORA
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Civil War site. : BULLRUN
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Frauds. : HUMBUGS
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Turkish regiment. : ALAI
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Small bits. : IOTAS
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Samoan port. : APIA
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Mountain lake. : TARN
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Coil. : TWINE
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Laze. : LOLL
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Difficulty. : SNAG
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Deride. : SNEER
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___ King Cole. : NAT
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Greek Juno. : HERA
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Urchin. : ARAB
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Long-handled scoops: Naut. : SKEETS
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Civil wrongs. : TORTS
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Spike of corn. : EAR
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Warning. : ALERT
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Wagered. : MADEABET
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Hurriedly. : INHASTE
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Footwear. : BOOT
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Key. : ISLE
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Party men: Abbr. : DEMS
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Trumpeted. : BLARED
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Singer Joan. : BAEZ
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Small lumps. : BLOBS
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French city. : LILLE
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Below. : UNDER
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Once again. : TWICE
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Horse opera. : OATER
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Indian peasants. : RYOTS
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Marché or ton. : BON
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Tease: Slang. : RAG
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Letter. : ESS
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Cookies, in Soho. : BISCUITS
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Child. : SIBLING
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Scorch. : SEAR
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Steadfast. : FIRM
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Drum. : ATABAL
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A cat is one. : MOUSER
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Familiar. : KNOWN
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Hero of a Western. : SHANE
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Goes to the plate. : BATS
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___ Bator. : ULAN
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Venezuelan state. : LARA
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Once ___ a time. : UPON
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Arizona river. : GILA
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Corn. : SALT
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Bond. : TIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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