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Nancy Schuster
Nancy Schuster

New York Times, Wednesday, March 12, 1969

Author:
Nancy Schuster
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K Q W }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Nancy Schuster has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,151
Across
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Sergeant ___. : ATARMS
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Spurt. : JET
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Certain resources. : ORES
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Sideboard item. : TUREEN
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Middle East initials. : UAR
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Slangy reply. : NOPE
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Captain ___. : OFINDUSTRY
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Theater sign. : EXIT
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Brewer's need. : MALT
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Butane, for one. : FUEL
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College course, for short. : PSYCH
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Noncoms. : PFCS
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Chateau ___. : DIF
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Provisioner. : CATERER
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Comeback. : RIPOSTE
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Began. : OPENED
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Lieutenant ___. : GOVERNOR
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One of seagoing trio. : PINTA
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Grain. : OAT
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Contempt. : SCORN
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General ___. : ASSEMBLY
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"Tristram Shandy" author. : STERNE
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Dessert. : SHERBET
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Pauses of a sort. : SIESTAS
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Layer. : PLY
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Ship's wheel. : HELM
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Worship. : ADORE
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Arrive. : COME
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Instrument. : OBOE
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Pretty: Fr. : JOLI
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Corporal ___. : PUNISHMENT
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Iowa city. : AMES
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Tribe in Nigeria. : IBO
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Convert into particles. : IONIZE
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Color. : ROSE
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Surfacing. : TAR
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Tolerates. : ABIDES
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Mighty mite. : ATOM
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Porous rock. : TUFA
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Budget item. : RENT
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Pre-___. : MED
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Extinguished. : SNUFFED
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Early invaders of Britain. : JUTES
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Peer. : EARL
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Beset. : TRY
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Marshal ___. : ONESFORCES
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Old movie palace. : ROXY
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Large-scale. : EPIC
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Son of Adam. : SETH
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Sugar: Prefix. : SUCR
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Trouser style. : PIPESTEM
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"We, the people . . . " : PREAMBLE
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Math chore: Abbr. : DIV
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Panama gum trees. : COPAS
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Following blindly. : APISH
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Future, for one. : TENSE
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Private ___. : ENTERPRISE
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Bosh. : ROT
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Horsey sound. : SNORT
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Return: Ital. : TORNA
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Sea birds. : ERNES
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Spritely. : GAY
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Danube tributary. : OLT
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Turkish title. : BEY
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Soft cotton twill. : SILESIA
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Partly: Prefix. : SEMI
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___ guard. : HONOR
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Open. : AJAR
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Major ___. : DOMO
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Bravos. : OLES
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Destination of some planes. : CUBA
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All: Prefix. : OMNI
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Star in Eridanus. : BEID
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French numeral. : ONZE
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French summers. : ETES
54
Stone. : PIT
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Quoits peg. : HOB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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