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New York Times, Wednesday, March 26, 1969

11-Down : Canvas net.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,165
Across
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Vacation spot. : CAMP
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Truck parts. : CABS
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Even if, for short. : ALTHO
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Blue shade. : OPAL
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Sioux. : OTOE
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Perfume ingredient. : NEROL
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Plum brandy. : MIRABELLE
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Met's cousin in Italy. : SCALA
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Card game. : BACCARAT
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Cossack chief. : HETMAN
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Bows. : ARCS
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Dance. : GALOP
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Neckwear. : BOWTIE
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Cowslip. : PRIMROSE
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Israeli port. : ACRE
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Cheerless. : DREAR
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Thin strip. : SLAT
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Fixed: Abbr. : STA
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Tricorn. : HAT
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Pier group: Abbr. : ILA
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Preserved. : KEPT
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Soft speech sounds. : LENES
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Difficulty. : SNAG
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Certain actresses. : STARLETS
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___ foie ... : PATEDE
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Sunday fare. : ROAST
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Irish village. : TARA
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"Not even ___." : AMOUSE
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Minimal. : MARGINAL
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Intimidate. : DAUNT
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Asian. : CANTONESE
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Dumbbell. : OUNCE
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___ part. : ACTA
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Albion's neighbor. : ERIN
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Supported (with). : SIDED
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Besides. : THEN
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Word of warning. : DONT
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Groom. : COMB
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Upolu port. : APIA
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Chagall. : MARC
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Appease. : PLACATE
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Twisted an arm. : COERCED
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Mainstay. : ATLAS
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Roll of cloth. : BOLT
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Witness. : SEE
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Canterbury's Saint ___. : ANSELM
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Scripture readers. : LECTORS
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Canvas net. : TRAMPOLINE
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Spanish greeting. : HOLA
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Oriental heroine. : OLAN
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Port of Italy. : BARI
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Animal coat. : HAIR
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Fireplace. : GRATE
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Suns. : BASKS
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Musical group. : OCTET
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Outsert. : WRAPAROUND
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Certain songs. : PEANS
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Waldorf. : SALAD
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Floor: Fr. : ETAGE
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Mitchell hero. : RHETT
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Defeat. : TROUNCE
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Like commuters, sometimes. : SPARTAN
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Like some glass. : STAINED
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Wore. : LASTED
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Constellation. : ARGO
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French relative. : TANTE
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Increases. : ADOS
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Hawaiian island. : MAUI
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Austrian physicist. : MACH
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Black, in Rome. : NERO
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Hindu month. : ASIN
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Seasonal period. : LENT
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Tabby. : CAT

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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