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New York Times, Monday, March 31, 1969

28-Down : Opponent of Pericles.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,170
Across
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Shapeless drop. : BLOB
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In style. : CHIC
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Equal. : SAME
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___ sunshine. : RAYOF
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Kind of weed. : LOCO
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Malayan knife. : KRIS
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Huron and Mohawk. : AMERICANINDIANS
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Pince-___. : NEZ
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Chance. : RISK
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Twenty, at Monte Carlo. : VINGT
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Swamplands. : FENS
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Retreats. : DENS
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Title for a woman. : MADAME
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Essential part. : CORE
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Taste. : SIP
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Critical. : ACUTE
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To boot. : PLUS
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Fountain item. : SODA
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Garden pests. : JAPANESEBEETLES
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City on the Oka. : OREL
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Fired. : SHOT
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Herbage. : GRASS
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Flushed. : RED
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___ of worms. : ACAN
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Storied ship. : BOUNTY
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Tear at. : CLAW
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Power unit. : WATT
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Korean metropolis. : SEOUL
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Rumanian city. : IASI
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Eau-de-___. : VIE
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Salad garnish. : RUSSIANDRESSING
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Campus group. : FRAT
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Kicked in a way. : TOED
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Append. : TIETO
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God, in old Rome. : DEUS
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Pitching statistics. : ERAS
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Braces. : TWOS
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Cereal. : BRAN
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Dress material. : LAME
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Court cry. : OYEZ
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City division: Abbr. : BOR
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Categorize. : CLASS
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Highway sound. : HONK
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Here: Fr. : ICI
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Talk. : CONVERSE
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Pelts. : SKINS
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One of a Kipling trio. : ARAG
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Popular garnish. : MINT
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Feminine ending. : ESS
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Name for relief pitchers. : FIREMEN
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Movie, in Madrid. : CINE
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Wine's tagalong. : DINE
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Calamitous. : FATAL
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Question. : DOUBT
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Army man. : MAJOR
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Not ___ in the world. : ACARE
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Tricked. : DUPED
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Opponent of Pericles. : CLEON
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Large gannet. : SOLAN
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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Suburb of Paris. : PASSY
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Word of disgust. : PSHAW
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Structural piece. : STRUT
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Intensify. : ESCALATE
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Self-centered one. : EGOTIST
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His: Fr. : ALUI
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Groundwork. : BASE
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Outlays. : COSTS
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Hospital divisions. : WARDS
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Guaranteed. : SURE
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Son of Isaac. : ESAU
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Impression. : IDEA
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Outlook. : VIEW
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Preposition. : INTO
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Personalities. : EGOS
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Postal initials. : RFD
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Correlative. : NOR
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Perch. : SIT

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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