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OUTDOOR EXERCISE

New York Times, Sunday, March 23, 1969

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 562 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,162
Across
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Sudden effort : SPASM
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Flooded : AWASH
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U.S. dramatist : ODETS
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Card cheat : SHARPY
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Santa ___ : MARIA
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"___, my love" : RISEUP
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Zodiac sign : PISCES
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Make dim : BLEAR
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Rhenish wine : MOSELLE
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Do an assembly job of sorts : PINTHETAILONTHEDONKEY
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Sharp-cornered: Abbr. : ANG
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Sayings : DICTA
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Exist : ARE
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"___ Got a Secret" : IVE
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Marks with lines : RULES
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City of the U.A.R. : CAIRO
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Company officers: Abbr. : TRS
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Hail : GREET
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Glimpse: Fr. : APERCU
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Zenith : NOONDAY
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City in California : FRESNO
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Hindu savant : GURU
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Baseball term : NOHIT
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Fashion name : DIOR
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East Coast pair : CAROLINAS
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Menu entries : OXTAILSOUPS
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Tennis term : ACE
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Former actor Alan : LADD
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___ Oro : RIODE
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Above: Lat. : SUPRA
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Midianite king : REBA
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Fabric pattern : HOUNDSTOOTH
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Chinese dynasty: Var. : TSIN
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Spenser's name for an island : IRENA
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Harden : INURE
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False god : BAAL
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Suffix for pat or port : ENT
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Diner's choice : BACKFINCRAB
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Napkin : SERVIETTE
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Food fish : LING
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Dashing : SMART
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Kennel sound : YELP
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Apartment V.I.P.'s, for short : SUPERS
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Fuel : PEACOAL
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Vast plain : STEPPE
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Chemical compound : AMIDE
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Stories: Abbr. : FLS
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Islamic scriptures : KORAN
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Closes : SEALS
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Rubbing fluid: Abbr. : LIN
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Golfer's aid : TEE
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Musical chord : TRIAD
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Hair pad : RAT
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Tackle in a way : TAKETHEBULLBYTHEHORNS
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Went rapidly over : SKIRRED
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Silks: Fr. : SOIES
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Locust tree : ACACIA
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Dignified : SEDATE
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Take ___ at : APEEK
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Pater ___ : NOSTER
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Philippine island : SAMAR
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Irish county : KERRY
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Printing errors for short : TYPOS
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Doctor's sign : SHINGLE
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Days of yore : PAST
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Coy : ARCH
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Sprinter's forte : SPEED
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Occult : MYSTIC
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Desires : AMBITIONS
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Marsupial : WALLAROO
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Of a planet : AREO
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City of China : SIAN
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Red deer : HART
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Abalones : ORMERS
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Vacuum tube : DIODE
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He: It. : ESSO
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School age : TEEN
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Two-wheel carriages : SULKIES
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Plane-wheel rotation : SPINUP
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Historic city in Bulgaria : PLEVEN
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With an ___ (expect) : EYETO
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Arm of the Amazon : PARA
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___ of corn : ACAN
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"___ János," Kodály opera : HARY
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Hence : ERGO
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Oar : SCULL
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Mounted : ONHORSEBACK
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Picture of a sort : TATTOO
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Flagrant : GROSS
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Drive out again : REROUT
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Mr. Heep : URIAH
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Ipse ___ : DIXIT
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Thread: Fr. : FIL
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Downfall : UNDOING
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Of food : DIETARY
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S. A. Indian : CARIB
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Sidewalk in Seville : ACERA
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Early violin : REBEC
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Curving inward : ADUNC
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Building material : ADOBE
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Defeat : UPSET
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Foulard : PRINT
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Health: Fr. : SANTE
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Walked: Colloq. : ANKLED
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Hospital aides : NURSES
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TV offering : DRAMA
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Those who are not poor : HAVES
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Burning : AFIRE
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Gay songs : LILTS
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Elected ones : INS
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Night sight : STARRYSKY
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Blade : EPEE
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Beverage : ROOTBEER
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Seasons : SALTS
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Eskimo boats : UMIAKS
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Some fingers : PINKIES
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Commoner, for short : PLEB
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Café au ___ : LAIT
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Dodges : PARRIES
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Flat : PLANAR
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Appraisals: abbr. : ESTS
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Branch line : FEEDER
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Mass. town : NAHANT
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Greek letter : THETA
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Blind : DECOY
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Wagnerian role : ERDA
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Mine car : TRAM
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Turkish town : USAK
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Easy gait : LOPE
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One waiting in ambush : LIER
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Fastener : HASP
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Prefix for pus : OCTO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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