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New York Times, Tuesday, October 7, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,360
Across
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Kind of eagle. : BALD
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Newspapers and others. : MEDIA
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Endorsement for travel. : VISA
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Stravinsky. : IGOR
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Does the hard way. : EARNS
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Oppositionist. : ANTI
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October transport. : BROOMSTICK
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Keep clear of. : SHUN
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Yangtze sight. : SAMPAN
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Ring-necked or golden. : PHEASANT
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Song, to Schubert. : LIED
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Cheerless. : DRAB
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Kind of trap. : SPEED
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Priestly vestment. : ALB
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Equally. : ALIKE
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Fountain drink. : COLA
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Beetle. : SCARAB
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Kiltie's wear. : TAM
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Arabic letter. : ALIF
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Indo-European. : ARYAN
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Instrument for a Marx. : HARP
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Aries. : RAM
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Strikingly unusual. : EXOTIC
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Med. study. : ANAT
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"Rose Marie" composer. : FRIML
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Gallic refusal. : NON
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Song. : DITTY
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Arrests, informally. : NABS
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Isaiah for one. : SEER
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Golden-apples girl. : ATALANTA
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Spanish wine. : MALAGA
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Mark, to Romans. : NOTA
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Surpass. : OUTGENERAL
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Card. : TREY
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Berlin's "__ den Linden." : UNTER
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Cut off. : SNIP
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Cracker or jerk. : SODA
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Lachrymose. : TEARY
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"My Three ___." : SONS
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Apron tops. : BIBS
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Site of famous memorial. : AGRA
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Appear. : LOOM
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Kind of table. : DROPLEAF
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Intervening, in law. : MESNE
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Corrode. : EAT
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Faucet fault. : DRIP
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Foot part. : INCH
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Bidden. : ASKED
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Feudal tenant. : VASSAL
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Denizen. : INHABITANT
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Confound. : STUN
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Coarse contraction. : AINT
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Hotel worker. : MAID
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Saracen. : ARAB
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Synthetic fiber. : DACRON
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Head covering. : SCARF
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Of icy regions. : POLAR
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Got rid of. : ELIMINATED
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Attack. : LAYTO
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Intelligence. : BRAINS
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Gold unit. : KARAT
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Meaningless. : EMPTY
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Combo instrument. : SAX
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Old: Abbr. : ANC
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Like some dogs. : HAIRLESS
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Medit. island. : ELBA
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Asian peninsula. : MALAYA
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College official. : DEAN
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Muzzle. : SNOUT
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Abrasive. : EMERY
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Insects. : ANTS
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V.I.P. at moment of truth. : TORO
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Adjust. : TUNE
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___ boy! : ATTA
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Pisa's river. : ARNO
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Increment. : GAIN
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Simplon Tunnel area. : ALPS
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Kant, for one: Abbr. : GER

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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