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New York Times, Wednesday, February 26, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,137
Across
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Stupid. : CRASS
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Give orders. : BOSS
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Asian prefix. : INDO
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Remnant in Rouen. : RESTE
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Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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Fasten. : SEAL
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Used. : EATEN
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Shop of sorts. : NEWSSTAND
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Baseball listings. : STANDINGS
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Masking and friction. : TAPES
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Starchy plant. : TARO
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Half a Hollywood name. : ZSA
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Fowl. : HEN
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Kind of bank account: Abbr. : SAV
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Pastry shell. : TIMBALE
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Globe: Abbr. : SPH
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Church officer. : DEACON
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Caspian tributary. : URAL
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Babe Ruth specialties. : GRANDSTANDPLAYS
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Arena figure. : TORO
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Emblems. : TOTEMS
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Youth group: Abbr. : BSA
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Substitute. : STANDIN
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Sweep. : OAR
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Huge amount. : SEA
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Navy officers: Abbr. : RAS
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Lamb. : ELIA
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"___ cockhorse." : RIDEA
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Desperate effort. : LASTSTAND
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Scottish golf course. : STANDREWS
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Windbreaker. : PARKA
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French poet's output. : VERS
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Yes. : ISEE
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Cheer finale. : TIGER
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Head part. : PATE
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Sprightly. : PERT
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A certain noise. : SNORE
Down
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Top. : CREST
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Lasso on the llanos. : REATA
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"Fair as ___ . . . " : ASTAR
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Working girls. : STENOS
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Shopper's word. : SEND
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Wedding notice. : BANNS
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Finale. : OMEGA
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Farm animals. : SOWS
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Noun suffix. : SIS
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Port on the Bosporus. : ISTANBUL
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Tide. : NEAP
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Hamlet or dog. : DANE
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Auto pioneer. : OLDS
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Flower bearer. : STEM
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Paper Ivan reads. : IZVESTIA
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Rear. : HINDMOST
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Increase. : ADD
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Style. : TONE
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Street urchin. : ARAB
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Songs. : LAYS
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Maxwell. : ELSA
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Army men: Abbr. : SGTS
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First: Prefix. : PROT
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River in Mongolia. : HARA
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Weigh ___. : ATON
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Spiteful woman. : CAT
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Balderdash. : NONSENSE
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David's songs: Abbr. : PSA
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Obsolete. : DEAD
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Keep in mind. : RETAIN
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More wintry. : RAWER
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Money, for one. : ASSET
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Stately music. : LARGO
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Stamp pad. : INKER
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Take ___. : ADARE
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Invitation letters. : RSVP
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Willow. : ITEA
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Move fast. : DART
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Boston and others: Abbr. : SPTS
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Sleeper. : RIP

Answer summary: 4 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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