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New York Times, Monday, February 17, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,128
Across
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Latvian. : BALT
5
Edged. : SHARP
10
Town near Amsterdam. : EDAM
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Government agency. : USIA
15
Earnest. : EAGER
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Gallic name. : RENE
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Western park. : ZION
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Winglike. : ALATE
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Part of a litter. : RUNT
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Part of 4 Down. : ZANZIBAR
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Breaks off. : CEASES
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Ones: Scot. : ANES
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Kind of farmer. : DIRT
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Display. : EVINCE
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"The ___ Sixpence." : MOONAND
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Genoese admiral. : DORIA
33
Magazine: Fr. : REVUE
34
Swerve. : YAW
36
Hip bones. : ILIA
37
Gloves, in a way. : MATES
38
Spoiler. : BANE
39
Man's nickname. : TED
40
Stay near. : HOVER
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Agreements. : PACTS
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More meaty. : SOLIDER
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Slate. : TICKET
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Certain times. : EVES
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A friar. : TUCK
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Housewife's concern. : PRICES
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Beaten. : THRASHED
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Cheer. : ROOT
55
Number. : THREE
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Slick. : OILY
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Voice. : ALTO
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French river. : LOIRE
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Berg. : FLOE
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Part of a decade. : YEAR
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Arabian state. : YEMEN
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Caring. : FOND
Down
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Activity. : BUZZ
2
Map area. : ASIA
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Famous one. : LION
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African nation. : TANZANIA
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Navy man. : SEABEE
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Asian pines. : HALAS
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Gelling agent. : AGAR
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Emeritus: Abbr. : RET
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Overnice. : PRECIOUS
10
Corrigenda. : ERRATA
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God: Lat. : DEUS
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Girl's name. : ANNE
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Baseball team. : METS
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Indian. : INCA
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Bird. : ERNE
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City in Kent. : DOVER
26
Cut (with out). : EDIT
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Rodents. : VOLES
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Rainbow: Prefix. : IRIDO
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Measure. : METER
30
Town on Hudson. : NYACK
31
Alighieri. : DANTE
33
Carries on. : RAVES
35
U.S. novelist. : WEST
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On a low key. : MODESTLY
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Retreats. : BACKSOFF
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Busy place. : HIVE
41
Type size. : PICA
43
Reader in a church. : LECTOR
44
Dish. : TUREEN
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Common adverb. : THERE
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Petition. : PRAY
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Part. : ROLE
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Greek letter. : IOTA
50
Decorate. : TRIM
51
Hawaiian city. : HILO
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Biblical judge. : ELON
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Processed, in a way. : DYED
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Implement. : HOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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