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New York Times, Monday, October 27, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F H J K Q W }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,380
Across
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Absorbed. : RAPT
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Took advantage of. : USED
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Fasten again. : REZIP
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Winglike. : ALAR
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Opposite of lion's share. : NONE
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Ooze. : EXUDE
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New Mexican Indian. : PIRO
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Place for a speaker. : DAIS
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French name. : RENEE
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Disobedience. : INSUBORDINATION
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Becomes darker. : DEEPENS
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Inhabitant: Suffix. : ITE
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Poetic word. : ERE
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Confident claimant. : ASSERTER
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Reckoning. : SCORE
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Long-run Broadway role. : ABIE
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Biblical judge. : ELI
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Some walks. : CONSTITUTIONALS
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Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Limerick. : VERSE
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Bread, wine, etc., to Omar : PARADISE
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Name for Oedipus. : REX
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Farm sound. : MOO
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Is important. : MATTERS
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Wishful thinking, in a way. : RATIONALIZATION
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Bay window. : ORIEL
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Western city. : RENO
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Peculiar: Prefix. : IDIO
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In the past, in the past. : AGONE
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State firmly. : AVER
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Dramatic play, for short. : MELO
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Soft and green. : MOSSY
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Eye parts. : LIDS
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Formerly, old style. : ERST
Down
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Swift. : RAPID
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Dress style. : ALINE
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Describe grammatically. : PARSE
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They're in the act. : TROUPERS
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Brought to ruin. : UNDONE
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Flies. : SOARS
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Writer Bagnold. : ENID
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Lucy's TV husband. : DESI
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Appraise anew. : RERATE
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English city. : EXETER
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New Mexico city. : ZUNI
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Prefix for gram or graph. : IDEO
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Hammer part. : PEEN
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Head covering. : BERET
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Child of an issei. : NISEI
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Treat badly. : ABUSE
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Location. : SITE
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Rip. : TEAR
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Old measures. : ELLS
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Begin the day. : RISE
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Food fish. : SCUP
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Soft drink. : COLA
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Extraordinary person. : ONER
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Sweetsop. : ATES
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Ancient Troy. : ILION
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Mrs. Hobby. : OVETA
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A bit later. : NEXTTIME
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French city. : AMIENS
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Dunne's Mr. : DOOLEY
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Keen items. : RAZORS
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Dug. : MINED
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Duck. : EIDER
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Stirs up. : ROILS
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Nose: Slang. : SNOOT
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Wander. : ROAM
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Ship of myth. : ARGO
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Spanish uncles. : TIOS
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Asian sea. : ARAL
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Son of Jacob. : LEVI

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