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New York Times, Saturday, October 11, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,364
Across
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Decapod. : CRAB
5
Horse. : ARAB
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Handfuls. : WISPS
14
Perforation. : HOLE
15
Sling. : HURL
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In any way. : ATALL
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Suddenly. : ALLATONCE
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Bring ___ (corner). : TOBAY
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Dandy. : PEACHY
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Bunny's cousin. : HARE
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Native: Suffix. : OTE
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Caviar. : ROE
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Designer of a sort. : DECORATOR
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Dark. : EBON
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Some waiters. : CARHOPS
30
Money in Bucharest. : LEU
31
Liqueur glass. : PONY
32
Protect. : MOTHER
36
Aware. : SENSATE
38
Abélard's beloved. : HELOISE
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Last. : ENDURE
40
Poi source. : TARO
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Thrash. : TAN
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Packages. : PARCELS
44
Rabbit tail. : SCUT
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Panfish. : BLUEGILLS
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Sound of surprise. : HUH
49
Swedish county. : LAN
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Kind of estate. : REAL
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Prussian town. : LUCHOW
54
Loos. : ANITA
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Leather. : STEERHIDE
58
Kind of ladle. : SCOOP
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N. L. stadium. : SHEA
60
Related. : AKIN
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Percentage. : TENTH
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Canine cry. : YELP
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Excite: Slang. : SEND
Down
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Fellow. : CHAP
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Function. : ROLE
3
Versatile. : ALLAROUND
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Light. : BEACON
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Nautical shout. : AHOY
6
Score in a game. : RUN
7
Tell's skill. : ARCHERY
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Etiolate. : BLEACH
9
Sport for teams of seven. : WATERPOLO
10
Japanese name. : ITO
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Wooden shoe. : SABOT
12
Venerable Greek. : PLATO
13
More stealthy. : SLYER
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Article. : THE
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Paying guests. : ROOMERS
25
Hamlet. : DANE
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Concerning. : ASTO
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Or ___. : ELSE
28
Has-___. : BEEN
29
Clique. : COTERIE
31
Item. : PARAGRAPH
33
Travel in a way. : HITCHHIKE
34
Isaac's son. : ESAU
35
Lease. : RENT
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Boss, famlliarly. : SUPE
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Contemporary of Rubens. : HALS
40
To ___ truth. : TELLTHE
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Stylish: Slang. : CLASSY
44
For instance. : SUCHAS
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Outburst. : BLAST
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Spear. : LANCE
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One kind of card. : UNION
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Ben ___. : HUR
51
Vault. : LEAP
52
Norse god. : ODIN
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Travel. : WEND
55
Youngster. : TOT
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Fish. : EEL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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