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New York Times, Thursday, October 23, 1969

18-Across : Place of escape for a child.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,376
Across
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Prospector's area. : CLAIM
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Thickening agent. : AGAR
10
Mountain pass. : GHAT
14
Boy hero of juvenile books. : ROLLO
15
Chinese: Prefix. : SINO
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Eastern title. : RANI
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Bedouin cords. : AGALS
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Place of escape for a child. : TREEHOUSE
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Gymnasiums. : PALESTRAS
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Swiss mathematician. : EULER
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Spanish queen. : ENA
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Mansard. : ROOF
25
Beard of wheat. : AWN
26
Cut the grass. : MOW
27
Fragments. : FLINDERS
32
Name in psychology. : ELLIS
35
Treasured. : DEAR
36
Delay. : WAIT
37
Daniel Boone, for one. : PIONEER
39
Compunction. : REMORSE
41
Formerly. : ONCE
42
Spanish uncles. : TIOS
44
U. S. composer. : ARLEN
45
Drift. : SNOWBANK
47
Sort. : ILK
48
Food scrap. : ORT
49
Tops. : AONE
51
Initials of 1935. : WPA
54
Japanese porcelain ware. : IMARI
57
Sights on the Wabash. : SYCAMORES
59
Region of central Asia. : TURKESTAN
61
Eastern Christian. : UNIAT
62
Italian town. : ESTE
63
New Zealand tree. : RIMU
64
Pioneer in electricity. : TESLA
65
Rise high. : REAR
66
Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
67
Glyceride. : ESTER
Down
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Thin fabric. : CRAPE
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Singer Ella. : LOGAN
3
Ancient Greek war cry. : ALALA
4
Winnie ___ Pu. : ILLE
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Deep-pink color. : MOSSROSE
6
Space-age prefix. : ASTRO
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African animal. : GIRAFFE
8
Ones, in Scotland. : ANES
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Shad delicacy. : ROE
10
Preliminaries. : GROUNDWORK
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Drag. : HAUL
12
Handle, in France. : ANSE
13
Layer. : TIER
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Cut. : HEWN
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Kind of truck. : TOW
25
Yorkshire river. : AIRE
26
Underground man. : MINEWORKER
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Norse name : LARS
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Nobleman. : EARL
30
High ground. : RISE
31
British gun. : STEN
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Type of poetry. : EPOS
33
Waterfall: Scot. : LINN
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Frenzied: Slang. : LOCO
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Yugoslavian river. : DRIN
38
Coup d'___. : ETAT
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Sled dog. : MALEMUTE
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Honshu city. : OKAYAMA
46
Soft cheese. : BRIE
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___ minute. : INA
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Rope plaiter of myth. : OCNUS
51
Joint. : WRIST
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U. S. portrait painter. : PEALE
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"___ for every state." : ASTAR
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Roman road. : ITER
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Euterpe. : MUSE
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Grecian gulf. : ARTA
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Move. : STIR
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Bills. : ONES
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Hindu title. : SRI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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