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New York Times, Friday, November 14, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,398
Across
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Fraternal groups: Abbr. : SOCS
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Louvre name. : MONA
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Last of the Mohicans. : UNCAS
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Joie de vivre. : ELAN
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Gone. : AWAY
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Kind of surgeon. : NEURO
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Terza ___. : RIMA
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___ for picking. : RIPE
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Legally strong. : VALID
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Excessively fastidious. : OVERFINE
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More ___ to conquer. : WORLDS
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Slender insect. : WALKINGSTICK
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From: Fr. : DES
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Without direction. : UNAIMED
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Expedites. : SPEEDS
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Star-shaped. : STELLATE
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Griddle for tortillas. : COMAL
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Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
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Russian lake. : ILMEN
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Fruit stone. : OLIVEPIT
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Estimate. : ASSESS
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Girls named for a saint. : TERESAS
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Clock setting. : EST
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Englishman's dilemma. : STICKYWICKET
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Coupon instruction. : SENDIN
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Alpine iterations. : REECHOES
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Clergyman: Fr. : CLERC
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Kind of monster. : GILA
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Good-for-nothing: Scot. : ORRA
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"Have ___ at yourselves . . . " : ALOOK
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Danish weights. : ESER
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Hideout. : LAIR
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Files. : RASPS
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Italian family. : ESTE
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Some bills. : ONES
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Asian antelope. : SEROW
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Baseball's Tony. : OLIVA
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Arab's mount. : CAMEL
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Boojum. : SNARK
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Parris Islanders. : MARINES
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___ Mills, Md. : OWINGS
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Necks. : NAPES
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Yes vote. : AYE
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Lacking in singing quality. : UNVOCALISTIC
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Close hits. : NEARKILLS
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Choose. : CULL
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Dry. : ARID
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Turfs. : SODS
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Nonsense! : FIDDLESTICKS
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Chablis. : WINE
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Scolding words. : TUTS
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Auntie ___. : MAME
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Summers in Paris. : ETES
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Quiet rooms. : DENS
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Highlander. : SCOT
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Paderewski. : POLE
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Arab chieftain. : EMIR
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Listen in a way. : EAVESDROP
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Be in session. : SIT
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Of all kinds: Abbr. : MISC
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Ache. : PAIN
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"Accept us ___." : ASWEARE
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Small hole. : EYELET
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Kringle. : KRISS
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S. A. Indian of mixed blood. : CHOLO
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Holy book of Islam. : KORAN
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Uncanny. : EERIE
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Emperors. : TSARS
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Cicatrice. : SCAR
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Miss Cinders. : ELLA
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Prefixes meaning new. : NEOS
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Cousin of gosh. : GEE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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