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EXECUTIVE SUITE

New York Times, Sunday, October 12, 1969

Author:
Ross L. Jamison Jr.
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 670 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
Ross L. Jamison Jr. has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,365
Across
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Nestors : SAGES
6
Latin dance : SAMBA
11
Cut over : RESAW
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Prickly pears : CACTI
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Lambeau of football fame : CURLY
22
Lag behind : TRAIL
23
Venetian medal : OSELA
24
French city : ARLES
25
Yucca : ADAMSNEEDLE
27
Hard-times token : JACKSONCENT
29
Yutang : LIN
30
Throat feature : TONSIL
31
French drink : EAU
32
Charlie Chan exclamation : AHSO
33
Tennessee player : VOL
34
Elixirs : POTIONS
36
Tournament rounds : SEMIS
38
Baba and others : ALIS
39
Simple : MERE
40
Unemployed : IDLE
41
Water lily : LOTUS
42
Coldly analytic : CLINICAL
44
Year in Paris : ANNEE
46
Car ornament : FIN
47
Changing the decor : REDOING
49
San Antonio attraction : ALAMO
52
Lament : MOAN
53
Monitor lizard : VARAN
55
Prospector's find : NUGGET
56
Grant an extension : RENEW
57
Enterprise : INITIATIVE
59
Danube tributary : HRON
60
Townsman : OPPIDAN
62
Root : RADICLE
63
Limestone formation : EOZOON
65
Complete costume : ENSEMBLE
66
Windy City, for short : CHI
67
Household member : INLAW
68
Scandinavian : SWEDE
70
Duo : PAIR
71
U.S. time zone: Abbr. : CST
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Spider monkey : SAJOU
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Precious stone : GEM
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Bring upon : INCUR
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Word of assent : YES
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Italian city : ATRI
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Old Roman day : NONES
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Answer : REPLY
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Pat gently : DAB
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Decorative braid : SOUTACHE
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Parliament of Mideast : MAJLIS
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Variety of cherry : MORELLO
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Spanish mining city : ALMADEN
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Money on the Corso : LIRA
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Drive : MOTIVATION
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Memphis street : BEALE
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Spatial : STERIC
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Ekberg : ANITA
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Metal fastener : TNUT
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Oakley : ANNIE
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Relative of a flapjack : OATCAKE
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Crafty : SLY
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Opposite of verso : RECTO
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Approached, poetically : CAMENIGH
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Storehouse : ETAPE
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Kingfish : CERO
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Galway Bay islands : ARAN
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Czech town : IGLO
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Old : STALE
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Fought roughly : TUSSLED
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Bribe : SOP
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Possessive : HERS
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Footlike part : PES
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Confederate general : STUART
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Sea union: Abbr. : NMU
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Woman's coverall : HOOVERAPRON
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Chinese vermilion : HARRISONRED
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Chemical compound : ESTER
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Cavity : SINUS
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Immense expanse : OCEAN
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Singer Della : REESE
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Courser : STEED
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Kind of drum : SNARE
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One of the strings : CELLO
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Skaldic poetry : EDDAS
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Brave's trophy : SCALP
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TV section : AUDIO
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Subsidy : GRANTINAID
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Shade maker : ELM
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Cardiologist's concern : SYSTOLE
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British guns : STENS
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Bellicose god : ARES
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Huckster's milieu : MADISONAVENUE
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Lodging place : BILLET
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Tankard contents : ALE
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Cookie of baseball : ROJAS
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Son of Isaac : ESAU
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Moment, for short : SEC
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Detroit slugger : ALKALINE
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Site of Statuary Hall : WASHINGTONDC
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Third word of "Aeneid" : CANO
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Kind of lamp : ARC
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Carriage horse : CLEVELANDBAY
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Quartet member : TENOR
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Cordage fiber : ISTLE
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___ but the brave : NONE
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Bone: Prefix : OSSI
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Outer garments : EISENHOWERJACKETS
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Similar in action : IDENTIC
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Graz's river : MUR
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Set straight : ALIGN
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He-devil : MALEIMP
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River to Gulf of Gaeta : LIRI
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Thatch grasses : COGONS
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___ diem : CARPE
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Moslem V.I.P. : AMIR
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One of the Parcae : NONA
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Kismet : FATE
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Spanish peso : DURO
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Ear of corn, in Africa : MEALIE
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Proprietors : OWNERS
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Bravery : VALIANCE
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New word: Abbr. : NEOL
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Fish afflictions : ICHS
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Parthenogenetic eggs : PSEUDOVA
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Zig's partner : ZAG
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Counting-out word : EENY
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Town near Sacramento : IONE
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Atlantic sea bird : WILSONSPETREL
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Winter melon : CASABA
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Filched : STOLEN
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"Grass Harp" author : TRUMANCAPOTE
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Forage plant : JOHNSONGRASS
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Singer Torme : MEL
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___ avis : RARA
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Fermi's nationality : ITALIAN
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Sully : SMIRCH
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Variety of cotton : PIMA
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Superiors : BETTERS
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Revoke a legacy : ADEEM
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Operatic piece : ARIA
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Infested with tiny insects : MITY
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English breed of cattle : LINCOLNRED
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Yokel : LOUT
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Aware of : ONTO
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Release : LETGO
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Mah-Jongg piece : TILE
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Sudden collapse : TAILSPIN
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Greek letter : ETA
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Put back : RESTORE
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Eggs: Ger. : EIER
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Region of France : ALSACE
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Mutts : CURS
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Residue : ASHES
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Resting place : ROOST
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Awareness : SENSE
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Early Haitian Indian : TAINO
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Ancient city of Syria : EMESA
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Certain ranchers : DUDES
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Flock : HERD
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Rain hard : POUR
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Soviet range : URAL
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Victory sign : VEE
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Cell constituent : RNA
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Ad ___ : HOC
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Man's nickname : NED

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 19 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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