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New York Times, Saturday, November 15, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,399
Across
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Stout fellow. : NEROWOLFE
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Takes it easy. : RESTS
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Disney forte. : ANIMATION
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Praise. : EXTOL
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Happenings. : INCIDENTS
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Pollen. : SPORE
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Parts of yards. : FEET
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Madagascar tree animal. : LEMUR
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Had unpaid bills. : OWED
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My gal. : SAL
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The vowels. : AEIOU
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Civil War initials. : CSA
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Play it ___. : COOL
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Chile's ___ Arenas. : PUNTA
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Racetrack need. : HORSE
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Climbing. : ASCENDING
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Narcotics. : OPIATES
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Kind of burner. : INCENSE
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Copy of a kind. : PHOTOSTAT
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Bergen or Burroughs. : EDGAR
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Chore. : STINT
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Light fabric. : LENO
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Letters. : EES
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Oozes. : SEEPS
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Yes vote: Abbr. : AFF
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Youngling. : CALF
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Apertures. : SLOTS
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Country in Asia. : LAOS
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With force. : AMAIN
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Greek philosopher. : ARISTOTLE
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Bachelor, in a way. : LONER
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Motor. : TAKEARIDE
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Town in Israel. : LYDDA
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Weakened. : ENERVATED
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Ingenuous. : NAIF
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Nine: Prefix. : ENNE
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___ paddy. : RICE
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Leaves out. : OMITS
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Bankroll. : WAD
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Verdi opera. : OTELLO
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Quarterback's bodyguards. : LINE
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Old lead weights. : FOTMALS
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Follow. : ENSUE
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Thing, in law. : RES
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Interpreted. : EXPOUNDED
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Put away. : STOW
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Sped. : TORE
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Husky's burden. : SLED
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Mature. : RIPEN
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Paint solvent. : ACETONE
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"An ___ prevention . . . " : OUNCEOF
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Kind of sticks. : CHOP
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Classmen. : SOPHS
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All around, as flowers. : ARIOT
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Kiln. : OAST
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Hue. : TINGE
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Handle-like parts of Saturn's rings. : ANSAE
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Contented. : SATISFIED
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Refer to. : CITE
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Teutons: Abbr. : GERS
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Kefauver. : ESTES
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Out of the money. : ALSORAN
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Cairo V.I.P. : NASSER
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Table item. : PLATE
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Fauna's partner. : FLORA
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Hail. : CALL
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Island off China. : AMOY
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Alight. : LAND
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Term for a tot: Var. : TIKE
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Working. : ATIT
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Antecedent for tea shoppe. : OLDE
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Germ. : SEED
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Extinct eagle. : NRA
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Hebrew letter. : TAV

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