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New York Times, Saturday, March 8, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,147
Across
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Hippie's relative. : BEATNIK
8
Space vehicle. : SPUTNIK
15
Frenchman's name. : ANTOINE
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Worldly. : TERRENE
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Not pleasant. : UNTASTY
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Back. : ENDORSE
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Baseball great. : MAYS
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German city. : ESSEN
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Axe. : TOOL
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Gob. : TAR
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Sea call. : AVAST
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Scoring base. : HOMEPLATE
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German state. : HESSE
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Inflate in value. : OVERRATE
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Applies soil to. : EARTHS
37
First year on calendar. : IAD
38
Atlantic nation. : ICELAND
40
Umpire's decision. : OUT
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Attitude. : STANCE
43
Contest in a way. : LITIGATE
45
End: Prefix. : TELEO
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Entertainer of a kind. : FIREEATER
47
Robust. : STOUT
49
Rail pension unit: Abbr. : RRB
50
Obstreperous one. : BRAT
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French port. : BREST
55
Harte. : BRET
59
Prior. : EARLIER
61
Young birds. : EAGLETS
63
Permission. : LICENSE
64
Clergyman's cap. : BIRETTA
65
Showed disdain. : SNORTED
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Appropriate. : INORDER
Down
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"Oz" author. : BAUM
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Sicilian town. : ENNA
3
Counsel: Abbr. : ATTY
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Appliance. : TOASTER
5
Yugoslavia city. : NIS
6
Weave. : INTERLACE
7
Small land areas. : KEYS
8
Load cargo. : STEEVE
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State: Abbr. : PENNA
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Indian bean. : URD
11
Racehorse. : TROTTER
12
Black, in Siena. : NERO
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___ many words. : INSO
14
Centerboard. : KEEL
21
See 8 Across. : SATELLITE
24
Fruit. : APRICOT
26
More furtive. : SHADIER
27
Elevate. : HOIST
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Rounded. : OVATE
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Bronze Star. : MEDAL
30
Used. : ATE
32
Ermine. : STOAT
33
Author of "On the Beach." : SHUTE
34
Chemical compound. : ESTER
36
Consider. : ENTERTAIN
39
Clear the ___. : AIR
42
Cuddler. : NESTLER
44
Double-talker. : GABBLER
46
Trimmed, in a way. : FURRED
48
Bloated. : OBESE
50
Acoustical units. : BELS
51
Shower. : RAIN
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Using a bow: Music. : ARCO
54
Suets: Lat. : SEBI
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Sent back: Abbr. : RETD
57
Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
58
Nicholas. : TSAR
60
Banking abbreviation. : INT
62
Amount: Abbr. : GRO

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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