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New York Times, Monday, March 17, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,156
Across
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Fenced. : PALED
6
Trampled. : TROD
10
Sound of impact. : WHAM
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Like greatly, informally. : ADORE
15
Golden or general. : RULE
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Moki Indian. : HOPI
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Beans. : LIMAS
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Mine passage. : ADIT
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Wild goat. : IBEX
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Type of type. : AGATE
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A bird's reply. : NEVERMORE
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Nice and Aspen. : RESORTS
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Sister of Ares. : ERIS
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Small container. : VIAL
28
Inviter to a parlor. : SPIDER
32
Set out. : COMMENCED
37
Staircase, in Sicily. : SCALA
38
Part of the eye. : UVEA
39
Bleak. : STARK
41
Actor Ladd. : ALAN
42
Betrothal notice. : BANNS
44
Slender. : SPINDLING
46
Got away from. : ELUDED
48
Augur. : SEER
49
Kind of estate. : REAL
51
Most heedless. : DEAFEST
56
Hub for Congressmen. : CLOAKROOM
60
Old school necessity. : SLATE
61
Bird of prey. : HAWK
62
Kon-___. : TIKI
63
Old card. : TAROT
64
Nonworking. : IDLE
65
Of an age. : ERAL
66
Former dancer Castle. : IRENE
67
State of being: Suffix. : NESS
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Escritoire. : DESK
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Gives up. : CEDES
Down
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Like a stake. : PALAR
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Italian river. : ADIGE
3
City of Peru. : LOMAS
4
A Muse. : ERATO
5
Merit. : DESERVE
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Deals. : TRANSACTS
7
Unpolished. : RUDE
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Kind of drab. : OLIVE
9
Causes second thoughts. : DETERS
10
Word for Milne's works. : WHIMSICAL
11
Rods rider. : HOBO
12
Mimic. : APER
13
Mexican Indian. : MIXE
22
Clothing mishaps. : RIPS
24
Cans. : TINS
27
Items measured in Calaveras County. : LEAPS
29
Modern painter. : DALI
30
Impetuosity. : ELAN
31
Chimed. : RANG
32
Kind of root. : CUBE
33
A White House room. : OVAL
34
Item in a cafe window. : MENU
35
May apples. : MANDRAKES
36
Dairy product. : DRIEDMILK
40
Leg part. : KNEE
43
Go after. : SEEK
45
Severe. : DRASTIC
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Flitted. : DARTED
50
French river. : LOIRE
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Signal. : FLARE
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Describing an otary. : EARED
54
Word with sand or cobble. : STONE
55
French heads. : TETES
56
Jabber: Colloq. : CHIN
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Stow cargo. : LADE
58
Birds. : OWLS
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Cheeses made by Trappists. : OKAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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