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New York Times, Saturday, October 4, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 327 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,357

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Across
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Fine fabric. : LAWN
5
"___ New York in June . . . " : ILIKE
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Name for ben Adhem. : ABOU
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Soprano's forte. : ARIA
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Kind of hall. : MUSIC
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Squirt and pop. : GUNS
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Friendly. : ONSPEAKINGTERMS
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Slangy negative. : NAH
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___ nach Osten. : DRANG
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Kind of tube. : INNER
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Acquits. : FREES
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After Lundi. : MARDI
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Look askance. : SQUINT
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Region of South Dakota. : BADLANDS
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Ancient Greek town. : AULIS
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Ships' tracks. : WAKES
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Ravine. : GAP
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Accommodates. : FITS
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Pretends. : FAKES
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___ vitae. : AQUA
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Military group: Abbr. : ECH
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Bill addition. : RIDER
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Hit. : POUND
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Slight. : SKIPOVER
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Valuable paintings. : MANETS
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Hawaiian birds. : NENES
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Places for certain strikes. : LANES
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Quipped. : JOKED
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Asian. : IRANI
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Spanish relative. : TIA
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Doing nicely. : ALIVEANDKICKING
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Army equipment. : MINE
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Minute orifice. : STOMA
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Stadium sound. : ROAR
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Sinks in. : BOGS
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Sits. : POSES
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O'Neill heroine. : ANNA
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Historic French town. : LAON
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Water buffalo. : ARNA
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Unreality of a sort. : WISHFULTHINKING
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Snooze. : NAP
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Turkish inn. : IMARET
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Actor Paul. : LUKAS
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"Beauty ___ the eye . . . " : ISIN
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Powerful politician. : KINGMAKER
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Cardiologist's concern: Abbr. : ECG
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Schedule. : AGENDA
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Issue. : BURNINGQUESTION
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"This one is ___." : ONME
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Neighbor of China. : USSR
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Utopias. : EDENS
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Spins: Scot. : TIRLS
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U.S. journalist. : RIIS
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Drinks. : ADES
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Vaults. : SAFES
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Impulsive. : QUICK
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Holmesian street. : BAKER
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Dishearten. : DAUNT
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Mining nails. : SPADS
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Attacks. : WADESINTO
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Knicks. : FIVE
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First-class. : AONE
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Type of script. : RONDE
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Stampede. : PANIC
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Annoys. : PEEVES
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Passions. : MANIAS
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Delibes opus. : LAKME
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Doorway part. : JAMB
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Medley. : OLIO
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Receivers: Abbr. : RDOS
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___ instant. : INAN
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Tourist's mecca. : AGRA
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Cleo's downfall. : ASP
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Malay isthmus. : KRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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