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New York Times, Saturday, December 13, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 23, Avg Word Len: 5.94, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,427
Across
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Ingredient of boxer shorts. : ELASTIC
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Flattened. : PLANATE
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Of an old British people. : PICTISH
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Baseball clout. : HOMERUN
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C.P.A.'s chore for some taxpayers. : INCOMEAVERAGING
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Berliner: Abbr. : GER
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Tranquil expanses. : SERENES
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Thrice: Prefix. : TER
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German's "Out!" for short. : RAUS
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Exchange premiums. : AGIOS
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Drive off. : SHOO
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Representative. : AGENT
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Order to a film developer: Abbr. : ENL
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Greek god of mirth. : COMUS
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Gorgon slain by Perseus. : MEDUSA
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Secondary wagers. : SIDEBETS
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___ when. : IFAND
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West Pointer. : CADET
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Cooking chicken. : PANFRYER
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Pauline's difficulties. : PERILS
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Relatives of lyres. : LUTES
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Tennis stroke. : LOB
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Fix a worn tire. : RECAP
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Roman way. : ITER
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Having boundaries. : SIDED
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Talk wildly. : RAVE
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Heart. : COR
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Neighbor of Italia. : SICILIA
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Man's nickname. : LEN
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Monetary standard. : AMERICANDOLLARS
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Try. : TESTOUT
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New Orleans restaurant name. : ANTOINE
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Understanding. : ENTENTE
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Ramble. : MEANDER
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Witty saying. : EPIGRAM
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Descent. : LINEAGE
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Income of a sort. : ACCRUEDINTEREST
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Furnace tender: Abbr. : STO
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Tiny and others. : TIMS
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"___ man in your future." : ISEEA
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T. R. word. : CHARGE
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Kind of acid. : PHENOLIC
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Bodies of knowledge. : LORES
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One of loving Latin sextet. : AMAS
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Opposite of pos. : NEG
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Adding machine, for example. : ARITHMETICALAID
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Give up on, as a TV program. : TUNEOUT
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Occupy completely. : ENGROSS
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Ore lodes. : VEINS
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Candle device. : SNUFFER
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More grave. : SOBERER
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Rulers. : TSARS
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One who gives in. : CEDER
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Some. : ANY
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Fish by dropping bait lightly. : DAP
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Frail. : DELICATE
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Folded. : PLICATE
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U.A.W. members. : AUTOMEN
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Sculptor. : RODIN
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Southern Californian town. : LAVERNE
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Elizabethan poet. : SPENSER
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Hag. : BELDAM
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Just as: Lat. : SICUT
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Greek goddess. : DIONE
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Capital of Valais canton. : SION
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Can. province. : ALTA
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Highway: Abbr. : RTE
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Opposite of lat. : LON

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

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