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New York Times, Thursday, March 6, 1969

57-Across : Hybrid fruit.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K X Y }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has duplicate clues.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,145
Across
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Leveling wedges. : SHIMS
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Is beholden to. : OWES
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Branches. : ARMS
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Spiral: Prefix. : HELIC
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Gaming pieces. : DICE
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Trig. : NEAT
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Fragrance. : AROMA
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Underline. : ITALICIZE
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Mean. : DEVILISH
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Math ratios. : SINES
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Locality: Suffix. : ESE
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Apollo's mother. : LETO
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Man's nickname. : ABE
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Title. : SIR
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Build up. : URBANIZE
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Must. : HASTO
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Acronym for short take-off craft. : STOL
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Babylonian god. : BEL
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Trifling. : INCONSEQUENTIAL
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Goddess: Lat. : DEA
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Metal clasping piece. : TNUT
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Church part. : AISLE
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Reckon. : ESTIMATE
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Little ___. : EVA
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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Hindu goddess. : SHRI
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Dec. 31, for one. : EVE
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Of birds. : AVIAN
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Hybrid fruit. : TANGELOS
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Censor. : REDPENCIL
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Mythical girl suicide. : ALCIS
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Regal name. : CLEO
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Dismiss: Slang. : BOOT
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Linen or cotton cloth. : TOILE
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Black stuff. : SOOT
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Periods of time. : EONS
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Norse sagas. : EDDAS
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Ghost. : SHADE
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___ to you. : HERES
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Translation of amo. : ILOVE
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Girl of song. : MIMI
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Leek. : SCALLION
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Poet. : ODIST
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Of course. : WITHOUTQUESTION
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Postwar U.S. agency. : ECA
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Choice: Abbr. : SEL
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___ regime. : ANCIEN
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Halter. : REIN
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Confusion. : MAZE
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Jeanne and Bernadette. : STES
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Russian log hut. : ISBA
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Comparative ending. : IER
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Up to. : ABLE
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I stand: Lat. : STO
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Disperse. : ROUT
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Sacred bird. : IBIS
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Fervor. : ZEAL
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Cloak. : HIDE
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Once: Scot. : ANES
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Shoo! : SCAT
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Shipped. : SENT
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Office copy, for short. : STAT
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Find one's way. : NAVIGATE
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Spanish aunt. : TIA
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"Pease porridge ___." : INAPOT
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Teen hairdo. : MANE
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Fish-eating bird. : ERN
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Stops. : HALTS
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Spanish hero. : ELCID
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Behold: Fr. : VOILA
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Curves. : ESSES
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Bow shapes. : ARCS
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Tricycle, for short. : VELO
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Thought: Prefix. : IDEO
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Electric force. : ELOD
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Direction. : NBE
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Cote sound. : COO

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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