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New York Times, Wednesday, October 15, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,368
Across
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Fruit. : PEACH
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Check. : STEM
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Fret. : STEW
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Moslem nymph. : HOURI
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Means' partner. : WAYS
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Wife of Zeus. : HERA
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Fruit. : DATES
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Tools. : AXES
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"Pease porridge in ___ . . . " : APOT
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Car accessories. : SNOWTIRES
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Easy flow. : GLIDE
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Some leftover meat. : COLDSHOULDER
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Takes place. : OCCURS
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Choir member. : ALTO
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Where to spend gourdes. : HAITI
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Go with difficulty. : WADE
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Friendly. : WARM
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Choose. : OPT
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Special garment. : CARCOAT
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Feather scarf. : BOA
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Obey. : HEED
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Scene. : VIEW
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Marine snail. : WHELK
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What ___? : OFIT
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Flute sound. : TOOTLE
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If. : PROVIDEDTHAT
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Bird. : RAVEN
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Order. : DIRECTIVE
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Iran's neighbor: Var. : IRAK
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Finished. : DONE
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Calculated. : TIMED
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Apportion. : METE
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Has bills. : OWES
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Certain Arabian. : OMANI
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Victim. : PREY
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Winds up. : ENDS
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Pay. : REMIT
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Advanced degrees. : PHDS
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Of the dawn. : EOAN
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Detroit product, : AUTO
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Hair style. : CREWCUT
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Of lasting importance. : HISTORIC
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Turf. : SWARD
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Strains. : TAXES
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Cosmetic. : EYESHADOW
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Writings: Abbr. : MSS
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Superficial. : SHALLOW
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Halfhearted. : TEPID
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Wear down. : ERODE
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Drink. : WATER
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French pronoun. : ILS
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Racket material. : GUT
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Olive genus. : OLEA
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Exclamation. : OHOH
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Evening wrap. : CAPE
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Quote. : CITE
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Pen. : WRITEDOWN
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Pro. : ACE
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Not on ___. : ABET
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Airplane maneuver. : ROLL
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Build. : MAKE
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Eager. : AVID
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Kind of show, like "I Do, I Do." : TWOACTOR
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Black auk. : DOVEKEY
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Wingding. : HOTTIME
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Airfoil. : FIN
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Article. : THE
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Give the mirror a workout. : PRIMP
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More uncommon. : RARER
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Somewhat circular. : OVATE
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Broke bread. : DINED
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Ringlet. : TRESS
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Caliph. : IMAM
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Word from Caesar. : VENI
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Do copy work. : EDIT
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Buck's mate. : DOE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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