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New York Times, Wednesday, October 22, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F G J }, Scrabble score: 333 (avg 1.78)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,375
Across
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Bin for grain. : CRIB
5
Formal statements. : DICTA
10
Forest Hills V.I.P. : ASHE
14
Sharpen. : HONE
15
Alliance. : UNION
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Sound of relief. : WHEW
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"___ Three Lives." : ILED
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Ubiquitous. : EVERYWHERE
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French painter. : CEZANNE
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Straphanger. : RIDER
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Galvanizes. : ZINCS
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Parking problem. : CAR
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Tub of a sort. : SITZBATH
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Finally. : ATLAST
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Skating jumps. : AXELS
34
Europeans. : IRISH
36
Machine tool. : DIE
37
Swab. : WIPE
38
Russian river. : DVINA
39
Turkish coin. : PARA
40
Shoe part. : TOE
41
Little Nell's name. : TRENT
42
Adjusts, as an engine. : TUNES
43
Kind of punch. : ONETWO
45
Arch feature. : KEYSTONE
47
Chance. : HAP
48
Spills over. : SLOPS
49
Play part. : ACTII
52
Five-year period. : LUSTRUM
56
First-aid item. : TOURNIQUET
60
One of York's rivers. : OUSE
61
Literary works. : ODES
62
Eat in a way. : MUNCH
63
Notion. : IDEA
64
Enjoyment. : ZEST
65
Men of letters. : POETS
66
Criterion. : TEST
Down
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In style. : CHIC
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Macbeth, for one. : ROLE
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Girl's name. : INEZ
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Awe. : BEDAZZLE
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Chaperon. : DUENNA
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Denunciatory. : INVECTIVE
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French co. : CIE
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Noun ending. : TOR
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Word with how or where. : ANY
10
Spinning. : AWHIRL
11
Discard. : SHED
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On-the-spot. : HERE
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Jug. : EWER
19
Choler. : WRATH
21
V.I.P. word, with "his." : NIBS
24
Contracts. : SHRINKS
25
Señora's home. : CASA
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Took care of. : SAWTO
27
Mythical king of Thessaly. : IXION
28
Squaw's home. : TEPEE
30
Novel bell town. : ADANO
31
Temptress. : SIREN
32
Badger. : TEASE
35
Wits. : INTELLECT
38
Let go. : DROP
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Presses hard. : PUTSTOIT
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Clemens. : TWAIN
42
Recipe abbrs. : TSPS
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Craving. : THIRST
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Adolescents. : YOUTHS
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From ___. : ATOZ
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Symbolic expression. : CODE
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Calendar abbr. : TUES
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Unmannered. : RUDE
54
Wields. : USES
55
Steaks and chops. : MEAT
57
Mischief-maker. : IMP
58
Status ___. : QUO
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French numeral. : UNE

Answer summary: 2 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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