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New York Times, Thursday, March 27, 1969

38-Down : Recluses.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,166
Across
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Humble. : ABASE
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After pi. : RHO
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Devour. : EATUP
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Not so bright. : PALER
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Long time. : EON
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Metric measure. : STERE
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It has tips for good dining. : ASPARAGUS
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Cuban dance. : CONGA
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Pronoun. : SHE
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Part. : SUNDER
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Fair amount. : NOTALITTLE
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Accident. : MISHAP
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Make tracks. : HIE
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Indian tribe. : SAC
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Pilaster. : ANTA
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Sight of Salt Lake City. : TABERNACLE
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Berate. : SCORE
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Macadamia. : NUT
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Moving line. : TRAIN
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Priestly. : SACERDOTAL
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Chalcopyrites. : ORES
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Invite. : ASK
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Goddess of dawn. : EOS
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Early ascetic. : ESSENE
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Entreated. : IMPETRATED
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Hockey player. : GOALIE
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Aspire to. : HOPE
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Legendary Chinese emperor. : YAO
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Helmet. : ARMET
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Little G. & S. girl. : BUTTERCUP
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A kind of rule. : SLIDE
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Brew. : ALE
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Lariat. : RIATA
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Ganges sights. : PYRES
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Reply. : YES
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Yuccalike plant. : SOTOL
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Timber trees of Brazil. : APAS
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Shindig. : BASH
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Mountain climber's gear. : ALPENSTOCK
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Sargasso ___. : SEA
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Printing mistakes. : ERRATA
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Splendid. : REGAL
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Muslim beauty. : HOURI
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Cricket sides. : ONS
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Quite edible. : ESCULENT
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United. : ATONE
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Watch over. : TEND
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Importune. : URGE
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Anjou. : PEAR
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Make fit. : ADAPT
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Cooking direction. : STIR
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Chicago airport. : OHARE
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Greek letter. : THETA
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___ regiment of troops. : MASSA
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Early Peruvians. : INCAS
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Timid one. : SCAREDYCAT
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Strange. : ALIEN
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Perfume. : CENSE
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Win by ___. : ANOSE
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Word of exception. : BUT
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Rebelled. : AROSE
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Recluses. : EREMITES
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Info. : DOPE
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Jumped. : LEAPT
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Pilots. : STEERS
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___ France. : ILEDE
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Greenland base. : THULE
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Surf sounds. : ROTES
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Sound of surprise. : GASP
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Paris airport. : ORLY
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Muslim ruler. : AMIR
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Limousine. : AUTO
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Gem. : OPAL
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Horse color. : BAY
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Spanish river. : RIO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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