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New York Times, Monday, December 1, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
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Diminish. : ABATE
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Beaks. : NEBS
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Worry: Colloq. : STEW
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Of the kidney. : RENAL
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Nurse, in India. : AMAH
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White. : HOAR
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Pilgrims' goal. : CANTERBURY
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Pack, as a ship's hold. : STEEVE
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Cheer up. : GLADDEN
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Superstition of a sort. : EVILEYE
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Fossil shells. : AMMONITES
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Willie Mays. : GIANT
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Expensive. : DEAR
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Kindled. : LIT
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Season. : WINTER
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Small ravines. : DINGLES
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Uneasy. : RESTIVE
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Tacit. : UNSAID
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Travel org. : AAA
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Dec. 31 and others. : EVES
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Hammer parts. : PEENS
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Columbus, Clark, Armstrong et al. : EXPLORERS
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Stops. : ARRESTS
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Bureau. : DRESSER
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Strumpet. : HARLOT
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___ call. : ROLL
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Prude. : GOODYGOODY
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European capital. : OSLO
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Russian sea. : ARAL
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Chemical compound. : ESTER
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Show of a kind. : PEEP
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Assault boats: Abbr. : LSTS
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British county. : SHIRE
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Geometric lines. : ARCS
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Pulsation. : BEAT
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English queen. : ANNE
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London gallery. : TATE
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Jets or Saints. : ELEVEN
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Grab. : NAB
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Bird. : EMU
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Vessels. : BARGES
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Timidly. : SHYLY
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Throw off. : SHED
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Related. : TOLD
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Comfort. : EASE
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St. Paul's architect. : WREN
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Abused. : REVILED
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Sponsorship. : AEGIS
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Obsession: Suffix. : ITIS
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Rent. : LET
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Tot. : ADDUP
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German possessive. : MEINE
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Parson's home. : MANSE
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Grinder's instrument. : ORGAN
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Prefix for lope or mission. : INTER
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Adjective suffix. : ATIVE
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Absolutely not. : NEVER
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Lock. : TRESS
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Like Croesus. : WEALTHY
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Forms of Elizabeth. : LISAS
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Séance phenomena. : RAPS
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Tool. : AXE
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Boo-boos. : ERRORS
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Ornamental trees. : OSAGES
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Stately. : REGAL
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Descend. : DROP
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Got up. : ROSE
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She: Fr. : ELLE
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Swill. : SLOP
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___ ha-Shanah. : ROSH
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French novelist. : LOTI
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Polish border river. : ODER
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Phoenician city. : TYRE
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Cereal grass. : OAT
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Librarian's degree. : DLS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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