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WHAT'S THAT AGAIN?

New York Times, Sunday, March 30, 1969

15-Across : Carpenter's tool

Author:
E. Toro
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 95, Avg Word Len: 4.93, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 693 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,169
Across
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Sufficient : AMPLE
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Fabric : SILK
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Uriah's family : HEEPS
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Carpenter's tool : RIPSAW
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Sacred text of Islam : KORAN
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Prepare : PLAN
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Available : ONTAP
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Ham actor : EMOTER
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Ill, in France : MALADE
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Director : HEAD
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"L'___, c'est moi" : ETAT
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Disparages : DEROGATES
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Cheers : RAHS
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Tranquility, for one : SEA
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Seven: Prefix : HEPTA
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High peak : EVEREST
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Direction: Abbr. : ENE
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Tumult : HURLYBURLY
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Marienbad and others : SPAS
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Miss Street and others : DELLAS
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By: Sp. : POR
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Attraction : APPEAL
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A science: Abbr. : CHEM
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Swift's forte : SATIRE
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Assuming airs : HOITYTOITY
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Garden workers : HOERS
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Go over with a dry mop : REDUST
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Born : NEE
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Pensacola, for one: Abbr. : NAS
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Eye parts : UVEAS
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Kind of novel: Abbr. : ROM
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Jumble : HODGEPODGE
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Boxing champ of the '20s : GREB
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Crew chiefs, for short : BOSNS
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Be in the red : OWE
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Rialto sign : SRO
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Hitchcock movie : VERTIGO
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Hard wood : OAK
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In opposition : COUNTER
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Ralph : BELLAMY
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Two or more eras : EON
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Tools for cutting holes : TREPANS
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Word of disgust : ROT
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Fleming : IAN
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Certain beans: Var. : SOJAS
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Entice : LURE
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Mischief : HANKYPANKY
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A kind of stick : CUE
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Quemoy's neighbor : MATSU
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Crag : TOR
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Muslim saint : PIR
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Maltreats : ABUSES
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Nautical term : ABEAM
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Deceit : HOCUSPOCUS
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Mythical darkness : EREBUS
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Set of three : TERN
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Stadium call : LETSGO
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Royal initials : HRH
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Actress Judge : ARLINE
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Hesitates : HEMS
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Informal greeting : HOWDYDOODY
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Ger., Neth., etc. : EUR
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Sweet potato : OCARINA
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___ saying goes : ASTHE
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Ivy leaguer : ELI
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Serpents : ASPS
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Part of the South : CAROLINAS
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" ... ___ a man with ... " : IMET
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Carbon compound : ENOL
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___ Fideles : ADESTE
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School task : LESSON
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Like a lot, informally : ADORE
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Tabriz's land : IRAN
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Cleanse : RINSE
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Heedful, old style : ATTENT
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King of Judea : HEROD
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Pulls : TOWS
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Pass : ENACT
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Egyptian spirit : AKH
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Farm sound : MOO
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Golf tour member : PRO
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Strips : LATHS
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Noun suffix : ENCE
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Black widow : SPIDER
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St. Pierre, for one : ILE
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Shoe part : LACE
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Sea speed unit : KNOT
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More piquant : HOTTER
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Ref. book : ENC
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An anesthetic: Abbr. : ETH
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___ call on : PAIDA
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German count : SPEE
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Erasure : REMOVAL
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Visions : IMAGES
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Pivotal : POLAR
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Condition : STATE
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Mosquito genus : AEDES
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Take by force : WREST
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Serves a purpose : HASUSES
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Part of the island state : OAHU
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Makes return : REPAYS
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Roulette plays : REDS
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Lend ___ : ANEAR
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Every which way : HELTERSKELTER
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Xanadu's river : ALPH
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Map : PLAT
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Printing error, for short : TYPO
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Wildly : HARUMSCARUM
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___-hoo : YOO
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Attract : BRING
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Bristles : SETAE
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Put the ___ (shut) : LIDON
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Metallic sound : PING
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Desire strongly : COVET
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Willies : HEEBIEJEEBIES
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Period of history : ERA
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Writings: Abbr. : MSS
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Letter : TEE
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Slangy answers : YEPS
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Confusedly : HURRYSCURRY
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Biblical pronouns : THOUS
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Have : OWN
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Army unit: Abbr. : DET
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Ganymede, for one : ORB
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Female rabbit : DOE
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Muffin : GEM
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Plant study: Abbr. : BOT
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Crew member : OAR
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Uncle ___ : VANYA
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Tibetan animal : GOA
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Cricket sides : ONS
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Person : ONE
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Sea eagle : ERN
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Korean soldier : ROK
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Yutang : LIN
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"Mighty ___ a rose ... " : LAK
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Korean port : PUSAN
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Yarn measure : TYPP
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Blackbird : OUSEL
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Derisive cries : HOOTS
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Curved lines : ARCS
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Godly: It. : PIO
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"___ and Mehitabel" : ARCHY
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Rug : MAT
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Fortas : ABE
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"Arms and ___" : THEMAN
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Fancywork : BEADING
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Dawn : SUNUP
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Expressions of disgust : UGHS
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Chimney dirt : SOOT
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Bean of India : URD
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Pump : SHOE
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Sunday talks: Abbr. : SERS
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Tolerant : LENIENT
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Creator of Shangri-La : HILTON
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Passed, as time : WHILED
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Greek district : DEME
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Fatty acids : OLEINS
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City in Florida : OCALA
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Youngest son : CADET
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Take ___ (pause) : AREST
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Moon crater : ROSSE
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In reserve : ASIDE
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Exhausted : ALLIN
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Exclamation of surprise : AHAH
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Do a newsroom job : EDIT
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Learner : TYRO
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Monster : OGRE
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British oath : GOR
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12 dozen: Abbr. : GRO
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Handle rudely : PAW
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A Spanish queen : ENA
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Medal: Abbr. : DSC
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Again : YET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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