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New York Times, Friday, November 28, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K W X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,412
Across
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Curved structure. : ARCH
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Splashes over. : SLOPS
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Irish luck. : CESS
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Ripped. : TORE
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Cotton thread. : LISLE
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Expanse. : AREA
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Hospitality for all. : OPENHOUSEPOLICY
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Dove's goal. : PEACE
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Math coordinate. : ABSCISSA
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___ Haute. : TERRE
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Location. : SITE
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Greek letter. : PSI
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Majority. : MOST
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Writer Susan. : SONTAG
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O. T. book. : LEV
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Aleutian island. : ATTU
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Quaker pronoun. : THOU
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Certain cordials. : ANISEEDLIQUEURS
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Chit. : NOTE
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Menu item. : SOUP
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A degree. : NTH
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Exasperating. : TRYING
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Cuckoo-like birds. : ANIS
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Light. : DAY
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Emile. : ZOLA
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Gape. : STARE
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Embezzle. : PECULATE
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Enriches with fat. : LARDS
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Goal of immigrants. : AMERICANIZATION
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Lie at anchor. : RIDE
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Skip over. : ELIDE
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Concerning. : INRE
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___ bien. : TRES
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Part of a fortified line. : REDAN
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Curved molding. : OGEE
Down
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Surmounting. : ATOP
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Entice, with "in." : ROPE
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Inventive quality. : CREATIVITY
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Ergo. : HENCE
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Word on traffic signs. : SLO
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N. Y. campus: Abbr. : LIU
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Mountain in Greece. : OSSA
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Commoners. : PLEBS
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Blood poisoning. : SEPSIS
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Warm, in Mexico. : CALIENTE
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Apple-thrower of myth. : ERIS
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Parts of mins. : SECS
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"___ few words." : SAYA
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Old Greek images. : HERMAE
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Numerical prefix. : OCTO
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Mechanical method. : ROTE
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Founded: Abbr. : ESTD
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Fix in position. : PLANT
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Mexican man. : SENOR
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City of Southwest. : TULSA
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Making loud noises. : THUNDERING
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Artery. : AORTA
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Effusive. : GUSHY
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Confiscations. : SEIZURES
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Charged particles. : IONS
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Abandon. : QUIT
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College in New Jersey. : UPSALA
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___ me tangere. : NOLI
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Freeze, in Paris. : GLACER
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___ of woe. : ATALE
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Proportion. : RATIO
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Separate. : PART
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Arabian ruler. : EMIR
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Grant. : CEDE
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Tennyson lady. : ENID
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___, mi, fa, sol . . . : DORE
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Thrusting knife. : SNEE
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Peak of Crete. : IDA
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School of Buddhism. : ZEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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