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New York Times, Saturday, November 22, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,406

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Across
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___ Kids. : QUIZ
5
Fast driver. : JEHU
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Composer Franz and family. : ABTS
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Itch. : URGE
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Merkel and others. : UNAS
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Nail's partner. : TOOTH
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Indian mulberries. : AALS
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Fear of strangers. : XENOPHOBIA
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Surfeit. : GLUT
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Company officials: Abbr. : TRS
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Changes. : ALTERS
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Tire. : FLAG
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Cypress feature. : KNEE
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Growing in close groups. : CLUMPY
28
Authenticates. : ATTESTS
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"___ thee . . . " : HAILTO
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Cobbler's locale. : SHOESHOP
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Fortify. : ARM
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Wasp's forte. : STING
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Sheep. : EWE
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More ostentatious. : FLASHIER
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Cleared an I.O.U. : REPAID
44
Having a will. : TESTATE
45
Family member. : PARENT
46
Words on some sale items. : ASIS
47
Saga. : EPIC
48
"How ___ my heart . . . " : DEARTO
51
Hebrew letter. : PEH
52
Geometric solid. : CONE
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Tending to hinder. : PREVENTIVE
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Take ___. : ABOW
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Circe. : SIREN
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Brain passage. : ITER
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Part. : ROLE
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Some deliveries: Abbr. : CODS
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Certain living quarters. : PADS
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Period of time. : YEAR
Down
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Marsh. : QUAG
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Russian range. : URAL
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Eskimo dwelling. : IGLU
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Piquant. : ZESTFUL
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Certain type of placement. : JUXTAPOSITION
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Atom product. : ENERGY
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Brinker. : HANS
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Entertainment monogram. : USO
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Willie Mays, for one. : ATHLETE
10
Tots' wear. : BOOTEES
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Famous first words. : TOBE
12
Move. : STIR
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Owns. : HAS
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Copiers of drawings, etc. : PANTOGRAPHERS
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Time within an area: Abbr. : LMT
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Met Opera patron Otto. : KAHN
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Musician Frankie. : CARLE
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Beans. : LIMAS
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Gallagher's partner. : SHEAN
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Namely. : TOWIT
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Expedited. : SPED
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Sword handle. : HAFT
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Title of respect. : SIR
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Golfing areas. : TEES
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Craved strongly, with "for." : STARVED
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Hurries. : HASTENS
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Silkworm. : ERI
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Piglike animal. : PECCARY
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Irked. : PEEVED
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W. W. II refugees: Abbr. : DPS
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Author Ambler. : ERIC
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Prefix for plane. : AERO
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Fiber plant. : PITA
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Woodwind. : OBOE
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Piano composition. : NOLA
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Pitcher. : EWER
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Tout's specialty. : TIP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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