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New York Times, Saturday, November 29, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,413
Across
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French classical painter. : DAVID
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Abolitionist Wendell. : PHILLIPS
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Sidestep. : EVADE
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Does a tennis turn. : RECEIVES
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Arts. : WILES
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Weaken. : ENERVATE
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Arabian or Sulu. : SEA
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Footlike part. : PES
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Writes. : PENS
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Organic basis of bone. : OSSEIN
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Letter. : ESS
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Dervish headgear. : TAJ
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Set out. : BEGIN
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Musical finale. : CODA
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Guidebook item. : MAP
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React to a sudden noise. : START
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Had a taste for. : CARED
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Toughen. : ENURE
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Proceed, in Scotland. : GAE
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White poplar. : ABELE
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Out. : NOTIN
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Legal term. : INREM
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His: Fr. : SES
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Woman of Norse myth. : IDUN
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Fertilizer salt. : NITRE
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Cluster of fibers. : NEP
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Throw, as a baseball. : PEG
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"Things are in ___ mess." : ASORRY
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Fatigue. : WEAR
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Stand-off. : TIE
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Gardener's tool. : HOE
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Taking the plunge. : DIVINGIN
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Estuary of a river. : LIMAN
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Prehistoric era. : STONEAGE
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Kind of drum. : SNARE
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More shabby, familiarly. : CHEESIER
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English poet. : DONNE
Down
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Condensation. : DEW
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Dispatch boat. : AVISO
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Low grounds. : VALES
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Seminar products. : IDEAS
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French preposition. : DES
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Committing oneself in advance. : PREENGAGING
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Biddies. : HENS
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Word for diamonds. : ICE
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Secretions on eucalyptus trees. : LERPS
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"Private ___." : LIVES
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Russian name. : IVAN
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Where puppies are sold. : PETSTORES
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Direction: Abbr. : SSE
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Magpie. : PIET
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Buddy. : EBSEN
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Streisand, for one. : ENTERTAINER
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Fred's sister. : ADELE
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Tires. : JADES
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Certain Mideasterner. : IRANI
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Hack. : CAB
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"___ White." : MENIN
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Electrode. : ANODE
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Suffer. : PUTUPWITH
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Engraved gem piece. : CAMEO
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___ tin-tin. : RIN
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Early U. S. pamphleteer. : PAINE
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Sea birds. : ERNES
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Snouted animal. : RHINO
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Kind of nose. : ROMAN
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Pine. : YEARN
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Cry of bacchanals. : EVOE
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Buster Brown's dog. : TIGE
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Military medal: Abbr. : DSC
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Merry, in Paris. : GAI
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Psychedelic drug. : LSD
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Word in wedding story. : NEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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