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New York Times, Tuesday, March 25, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 348 (avg 1.84)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,164
Across
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Blue-nose. : PRIG
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Note in a date book: Abbr. : APPT
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Sassy. : FLIP
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Nader subject. : AUTO
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Paris time. : SOIR
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Outburst. : FLARE
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European. : SLAV
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Essential. : SINEQUANON
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Transmit, in a way. : TELEVISE
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Pressing. : URGENT
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Bullish time. : RISE
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Thousand: Prefix. : KILO
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Lodestone. : MAGNET
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A kind of literature. : JUVENILE
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Signboard symbol. : ARROW
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Lost freshness. : FADED
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Rocket fuel. : LOX
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Movable property. : GEAR
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Indulge. : HUMOR
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Ferrer. : JOSE
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Elected ones. : INS
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Part of the street scene. : BUSES
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Flicker. : WAVER
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Turns over. : CAPSIZES
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Take away. : DIVEST
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Weather word. : HAZE
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___ fide. : BONA
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Wading bird. : JACANA
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Decorative ties. : BOWKNOTS
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Consumer complaint. : OVERCHARGE
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Imitate. : ECHO
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Where the Yalu flows. : KOREA
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Place for an étoile. : CIEL
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Pother. : STIR
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Farm animals. : EWES
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Small dogs. : TOYS
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Simplify. : EASE
Down
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Beyond. : PAST
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Control. : RULE
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Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Rockefeller. : GOVERNOR
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Baseball play. : ASSIST
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Aplomb. : POISE
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Languish. : PINE
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Three, in Italy. : TRE
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Large bottle. : FLAGON
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Highway feature. : LANE
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Golfbag item. : IRON
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Confined. : PENT
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Rolled up. : FURLED
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Tremble. : QUIVER
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Outlook. : VIEW
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Renown. : KUDOS
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Enchanting. : MAGIC
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Where the action is. : ARENA
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Comprehension. : GRASP
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Richmond's river. : JAMES
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"The Man ___." : ILOVE
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Finishes second. : LOSES
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Put forth. : EXERT
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Friction match. : FUSEE
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Joyous sound. : HUZZAH
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Eastern people. : JAVANESE
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White: It. : BIANCA
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Nictitate. : WINK
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Participates. : SHARES
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Carpenter's pins. : DOWELS
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Duffer's score. : BOGEY
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Laugh-getter. : JOKE
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Declare openly. : AVOW
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Part of parrot's bill. : CERE
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Con ___, in music. : BRIO
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Numerical prefix. : OCTA
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Pronoun. : THIS
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Afflicted. : SORE
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Stage turn. : ACT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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