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New York Times, Tuesday, March 18, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,157

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Across
1
Unfamiliar. : NEW
4
___ crossroads. : ATTHE
9
Workplace. : SHOP
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Urchin. : ARAB
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Argentine name. : PERON
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Corrida star. : TORO
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European leader. : TITO
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Makeup: Colloq. : PAINT
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Single. : UNAL
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Series time. : OCTOBER
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Blackbird. : GRACKLE
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Cafeteria gear. : TRAY
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Draw off. : SUCK
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Disclose. : UNVEIL
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Electioneers. : STUMPS
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Bearing. : POISE
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Arrange in a certain way. : JUXTAPOSE
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Residence, in Soho. : OME
38
Dessert items. : CAKES
39
French beverage. : THE
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Suburban implement. : LAWNMOWER
43
Long-necked guitar. : SITAR
45
Sight ___. : UNSEEN
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Light wraps. : THROWS
47
Sweeten the pot. : ANTE
49
Basra's country. : IRAK
50
Small heron. : BITTERN
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Habitué. : DENIZEN
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Together, in music. : ADUE
58
In difficulty. : ATSEA
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Leningrad's river. : NEVA
61
Foists, with "off." : FOBS
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European. : CROAT
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Forbidding. : GRIM
64
Shoe or slipper. : FLAT
65
TV, in Soho. : TELLY
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Cheer for 16 Across. : OLE
Down
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Western pact. : NATO
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Famed explorer. : ERIC
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Electrical unit. : WATT
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Attraction. : APPEAL
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Lachrymose. : TEARY
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Numerical prefix. : TRI
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Chinese warehouses. : HONGS
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Commits. : ENTRUSTS
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Conceited: Colloq. : STUCKUP
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Aviary sound. : HONK
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By word. : ORAL
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Spar. : POLE
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Arcturus's constellation. : BOOTES
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Soft cheese. : BRIE
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Proceedings. : ACTA
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Apia's island. : UPOLU
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"___ is an island." : NOMAN
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Considers. : VIEWS
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"Can Do," for one. : MOTTO
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Sound of irritation. : PSHAW
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Seventh sons. : SEERS
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Yak: Colloq. : JAW
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Luau accompaniment. : UKE
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Dry: Prefix. : XER
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Shrink. : CONTRACT
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Least cluttered. : NEATEST
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Word on the wall. : MENE
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___ State, in Burma. : SHAN
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Wearying. : IRKING
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Compact. : TREATY
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___ nous. : ENTRE
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Goal. : IDEAL
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Golf stroke. : BAFF
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Revered one. : IDOL
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Brass member. : TUBA
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Thermometer reading. : ZERO
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Malefic. : EVIL
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Christen. : NAME
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Money of Lima. : SOL

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

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