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New York Times, Thursday, March 13, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,152
Across
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Skipper: Abbr. : CAPT
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Name in French history. : MARAT
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Urban nuisance. : SMOG
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Angler's need. : LURE
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Rotund. : OBESE
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Acquired (with "by"). : CAME
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Greek god. : ARES
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World-weary. : BLASE
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King. : ALAN
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Dessert. : PASTRY
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Part of a news dispatch. : DATELINE
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Scotsman's so. : SAE
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Baker's need. : SIEVE
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Underworld synonym for cop. : FLATFOOT
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Twin, in a way. : RINGER
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Booth. : LOGE
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Stadium sounds. : RAHS
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Legal paper. : LEASE
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Metric measure. : ARE
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Cuts, in surgery. : RESECTS
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Army officers: Abbr. : LTS
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A Beatle. : RINGO
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Unfailing. : TRUE
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Kind of club. : GLEE
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Will item. : ESTATE
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Dreamer. : IDEALIST
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Free-for-all. : SETTO
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American Indian. : SAC
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Ammunition. : BUCKSHOT
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Safe. : SECURE
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One of an eager trio. : ABLE
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Muse of poetry. : ERATO
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Pakistan's neighbor. : IRAN
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Kind of generation. : BEAT
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Castor bean derivative. : RICIN
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Caustic stuff. : ACID
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Sea areas. : ARMS
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Location. : SITUS
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Hats: Slang. : LIDS
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Sound of approval. : CLAP
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Emanation. : AURA
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Broadway fixture. : PRESSAGENT
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Having a will. : TESTATE
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___ Dick. : MOBY
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Latin case: Abbr. : ABL
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Bawls out. : READSTHERIOTACT
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Musical tempo direction. : ASSAI
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Waver. : TEETER
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A triangle. : SCALENE
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African land. : MALI
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Muscat and ___. : OMAN
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Biologist's concern. : GENE
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Money back: Abbr. : REF
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Wrongs. : EVILS
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Spread outward. : FLARE
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Lemur. : LORIS
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Assayer's concern. : ORE
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Kiln. : OAST
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Former opera soprano. : GALLICURCI
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Western park. : ESTES
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Replace. : RESET
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Run before the wind. : SCUD
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Accustomed manners. : ROTES
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Palmer's need. : TEE
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Rubber rings. : GASKETS
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Pertaining to ice floes. : GLACIAL
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Surgeon's needs. : ETHERS
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"Peer Gynt" character. : ASE
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Japanese portal. : TORII
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Coffee cake. : BABA
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Over, to Germans. : UBER
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Symbol of silence. : CLAM
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"___ and Lovers." : SONS
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Foray. : RAID
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Results. : ENDS
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Teutonic sky god. : TIU

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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