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New York Times, Friday, October 31, 1969

10-Down : Scaredy-cat.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,384
Across
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Hike. : TRAMP
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South African. : BOER
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Second-century date. : CIII
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Jewel. : BIJOU
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Sector. : AREA
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Palindromic name. : OTTO
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Part of some clocks. : ALARM
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Night out for small fry. : HALLOWEEN
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Ingram of the movies. : REX
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Design. : PLAN
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Woolly beasts. : LLAMAS
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Glide along. : SKIM
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Watcher. : EYER
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"We're off to see ___ ... " : THEWIZARD
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Common saying. : ADAGE
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Fine cigar. : HAVANA
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Nook, in England. : HERN
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Indian export. : TEA
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On a par. : EVEN
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European river. : RHINE
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Word of warning. : DONT
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32,000 ounces. : TON
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Toothed animal: Suffix. : ODON
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Charlotte ___. : AMALIE
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Player. : ACTOR
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Mischief-maker. : HOBGOBLIN
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Bad: Sp. : MALO
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Testing areas. : LABS
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___ the occasion. : ROSETO
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Without: Fr. : SANS
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Companion of whiz. : GEE
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Seasonal costumes. : SKELETONS
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Fives, nines, etc. : TEAMS
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Contemptible. : VILE
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Tense. : TAUT
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Strangely charming. : ELFIN
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Whack. : PELT
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Planets. : ORBS
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Weapon. : RIFLE
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Skier's lift. : TBAR
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Miff. : RILE
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Greek hero. : AJAX
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Forest humus. : MOR
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October décor. : PUMPKIN
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Atlantic islands. : BAHAMA
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Algerian port. : ORAN
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Slippery one. : EEL
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Come from behind. : RALLY
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Scaredy-cat. : COWARD
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Thing. : ITEM
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Shrub genus. : ITEA
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Free electrons. : IONS
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New York city. : OLEAN
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Crocodile, for one. : LIZARD
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Kind of dive. : SWAN
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Biblical setting. : EDEN
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Greek letter. : THETA
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Devastation. : HAVOC
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Occasion. : EVENT
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Zero Mostel role. : RHINO
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Bikini. : ATOLL
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Supernatural spirits. : GENII
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Consumed. : EATEN
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Ronald. : REAGAN
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Santa's sound. : HOHO
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Pats. : DABS
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Declaim. : ORATE
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Capone, for one. : MOBSTER
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Menu selection. : OMELET
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Explosions. : BLASTS
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Game of chance. : LOTTO
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Invitation request: Abbr. : RSVP
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Migrant worker. : OKIE
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Vend. : SELL
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Ignore. : SNUB
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Climbing spur. : GAFF
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Man's name. : EMIL
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Early serf. : ESNE
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Bladed pole. : OAR
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Yale. : ELI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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