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WHAT'S THAT AGAIN?

New York Times, Sunday, March 30, 1969

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 Down
1. Sufficient : AMPLE
6. Fabric : SILK
10. Uriah's family : HEEPS
15. Carpenter's tool : RIPSAW
21. Sacred text of Islam : KORAN
22. Prepare : PLAN
23. Available : ONTAP
24. Ham actor : EMOTER
25. Dance : HOOTCHIECOOTCHIE
28. Ill, in France : MALADE
29. Director : HEAD
30. "L'___, c'est moi" : ETAT
31. Disparages : DEROGATES
33. Cheers : RAHS
36. Tranquility, for one : SEA
38. Seven: Prefix : HEPTA
41. High peak : EVEREST
42. Direction: Abbr. : ENE
43. Tumult : HURLYBURLY
46. Marienbad and others : SPAS
47. Miss Street and others : DELLAS
49. By: Sp. : POR
50. Attraction : APPEAL
52. A science: Abbr. : CHEM
56. Swift's forte : SATIRE
57. Assuming airs : HOITYTOITY
60. Garden workers : HOERS
61. Go over with a dry mop : REDUST
63. Born : NEE
64. Pensacola, for one: Abbr. : NAS
65. Eye parts : UVEAS
66. Kind of novel: Abbr. : ROM
67. Jumble : HODGEPODGE
72. Boxing champ of the '20s : GREB
73. Crew chiefs, for short : BOSNS
75. Be in the red : OWE
76. Rialto sign : SRO
77. Hitchcock movie : VERTIGO
80. Hard wood : OAK
81. In opposition : COUNTER
85. Ralph : BELLAMY
88. Two or more eras : EON
89. Tools for cutting holes : TREPANS
91. Word of disgust : ROT
93. Fleming : IAN
94. Certain beans: Var. : SOJAS
96. Entice : LURE
97. Mischief : HANKYPANKY
101. A kind of stick : CUE
102. Quemoy's neighbor : MATSU
104. Crag : TOR
105. Muslim saint : PIR
106. Maltreats : ABUSES
109. Nautical term : ABEAM
110. Deceit : HOCUSPOCUS
115. Mythical darkness : EREBUS
117. Set of three : TERN
118. Stadium call : LETSGO
119. Royal initials : HRH
120. Actress Judge : ARLINE
121. Hesitates : HEMS
122. Informal greeting : HOWDYDOODY
126. Ger., Neth., etc. : EUR
127. Sweet potato : OCARINA
131. ___ saying goes : ASTHE
132. Ivy leaguer : ELI
133. Serpents : ASPS
134. Part of the South : CAROLINAS
136. " . . . ___ a man with . . . " : IMET
139. Carbon compound : ENOL
141. ___ Fideles : ADESTE
142. Jumbled : HIGGLEDYPIGGLEDY
149. School task : LESSON
150. Like a lot, informally : ADORE
151. Tabriz's land : IRAN
152. Cleanse : RINSE
153. Heedful, old style : ATTENT
154. King of Judea : HEROD
155. Pulls : TOWS
156. Pass : ENACT
1. Egyptian spirit : AKH
2. Farm sound : MOO
3. Golf tour member : PRO
4. Strips : LATHS
5. Noun suffix : ENCE
6. Black widow : SPIDER
7. St. Pierre, for one : ILE
8. Shoe part : LACE
9. Sea speed unit : KNOT
10. More piquant : HOTTER
11. Ref. book : ENC
12. An anesthetic: Abbr. : ETH
13. ___ call on : PAIDA
14. German count : SPEE
15. Erasure : REMOVAL
16. Visions : IMAGES
17. Pivotal : POLAR
18. Condition : STATE
19. Mosquito genus : AEDES
20. Take by force : WREST
26. Serves a purpose : HASUSES
27. Part of the island state : OAHU
32. Makes return : REPAYS
33. Roulette plays : REDS
34. Lend ___ : ANEAR
35. Every which way : HELTERSKELTER
37. Xanadu's river : ALPH
39. Map : PLAT
40. Printing error, for short : TYPO
43. Wildly : HARUMSCARUM
44. ___-hoo : YOO
45. Attract : BRING
46. Bristles : SETAE
48. Put the ___ (shut) : LIDON
51. Metallic sound : PING
52. Desire strongly : COVET
53. Willies : HEEBIEJEEBIES
54. Period of history : ERA
55. Writings: Abbr. : MSS
58. Letter : TEE
59. Slangy answers : YEPS
60. Confusedly : HURRYSCURRY
62. Biblical pronouns : THOUS
68. Have : OWN
69. Army unit: Abbr. : DET
70. Ganymede, for one : ORB
71. Female rabbit : DOE
72. Muffin : GEM
73. Plant study: Abbr. : BOT
74. Crew member : OAR
77. Uncle ___ : VANYA
78. Tibetan animal : GOA
79. Cricket sides : ONS
82. Person : ONE
83. Sea eagle : ERN
84. Korean soldier : ROK
86. Yutang : LIN
87. "Mighty ___ a rose . . . " : LAK
90. Korean port : PUSAN
92. Yarn measure : TYPP
95. Blackbird : OUSEL
97. Derisive cries : HOOTS
98. Curved lines : ARCS
99. Godly: It. : PIO
100. "___ and Mehitabel" : ARCHY
102. Rug : MAT
103. Fortas : ABE
104. "Arms and ___" : THEMAN
107. Fancywork : BEADING
108. Dawn : SUNUP
111. Expressions of disgust : UGHS
112. Chimney dirt : SOOT
113. Bean of India : URD
114. Pump : SHOE
116. Sunday talks: Abbr. : SERS
118. Tolerant : LENIENT
121. Creator of Shangri-La : HILTON
123. Passed, as time : WHILED
124. Greek district : DEME
125. Fatty acids : OLEINS
127. City in Florida : OCALA
128. Youngest son : CADET
129. Take ___ (pause) : AREST
130. Moon crater : ROSSE
131. In reserve : ASIDE
133. Exhausted : ALLIN
135. Exclamation of surprise : AHAH
137. Do a newsroom job : EDIT
138. Learner : TYRO
140. Monster : OGRE
143. British oath : GOR
144. 12 dozen: Abbr. : GRO
145. Handle rudely : PAW
146. A Spanish queen : ENA
147. Medal: Abbr. : DSC
148. 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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