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New York Times, Thursday, October 30, 1969

2-Down : Polish metropolis.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,383
Across
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Imperfection. : FLAW
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Metropolitan. : URBAN
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A band of sorts. : IMAN
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___ citato. : LOCO
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Full of holes. : LEAKY
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Appellation. : NAME
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Cheese. : EDAM
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Callas. : MARIA
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Place for corn. : CRIB
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Early Mexican. : AZTEC
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Ballerinas. : DANSEUSES
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Inquisitive. : NOSY
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Branch. : ARM
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Curve. : ARC
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Having a rotunda. : DOMED
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Have ___ (live it up). : ABALL
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Workman. : DAYLABORER
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Cry of revelry. : EVOE
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Eat formally. : DINE
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Pineapple: Sp. : ANANA
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Part of N. B. : NOTA
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Type of school: Abbr. : UNIV
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Loud report. : DETONATION
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Hickory tree. : PECAN
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Tender years. : YOUTH
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Summer time. : DST
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Snood. : NET
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Salinger heroine. : ESME
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Diamond center. : AMSTERDAM
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Land of the Rosetta stone. : EGYPT
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Modern artist. : DALI
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Fervent. : EAGER
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City on Lake Michigan. : GARY
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Park in Utah. : ZION
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Hemingway locale. : ARENA
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Swan genus. : OLOR
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Punta del ___. : ESTE
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Churlish. : TESTY
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Fictional captain. : NEMO
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Circus performer of a sort. : FLEA
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Polish metropolis. : LODZ
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"___ may look at ... " : ACAT
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Housewives. : WOMEN
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Einstein's birthplace. : ULM
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Cash on hand. : READYMONEY
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Silent screen vamp. : BARA
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Similar. : AKIN
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Lake in southern Africa. : NYASA
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Office holder. : INCUMBENT
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Earth's neighbor : MARS
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Friend in Paris. : AMIE
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Beaks. : NEBS
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Musical finale. : CODA
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Geological period. : ERA
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Not ___. : SOBAD
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Tot. : ADDUP
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Creator ot Tugboat Annie. : RAINE
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Scoffer. : CYNIC
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Muse. : ERATO
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Outcome. : DENOUEMENT
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Give a wide berth. : AVOID
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Water lily. : LOTOS
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Inclined. : LEANT
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Mideasterner. : LEVANTINE
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Carries on. : RANTS
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Alas! : AHME
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Wedding-notice word. : NEE
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Rare pleasure. : TREAT
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Incite. : EGGON
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Wood-dressing tool. : ADZE
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But: Fr. : MAIS
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Pigeonhole. : SLOT
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Take a chance. : DARE
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Long period of time. : AGES
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Ivy team. : YALE
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College event. : PROM
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Amateur. : TYRO
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Skate. : RAY

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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