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New York Times, Tuesday, April 1, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,171
Across
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Paid attendance. : GATE
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Pal. : CHUM
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Guinness or Templeton. : ALEC
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Mediterranean. : ORAN
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Western city. : RENO
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"This ___ be love ... " : CAN'T
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Northern European. : BALT
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"___ been working on ... " : I'VE
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Wabash or Ohio. : RIVER
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Delightful. : ADORABLE
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Dour. : MOROSE
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"Please ___ eat the ... " : DON'T
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Part of a Louvre name. : LISA
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Location. : SITE
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According to. : ALA
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South European currency. : LIRA
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Dramatist Connelly. : MARC
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Having similar features : RESEMBLING
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Dirksen, et al. : ORATORS
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Mama's night order. : GOTOBED
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Connoisseur of claret, port, etc. : WINETASTER
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Promises. : VOWS
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___'clock : ONEO
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U.S. humorist. : ADE
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Mediterranean sailboat. : SAIC
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Chew on. : GNAW
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Jeanne ___. : D'ARC
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Philippic. : TIRADE
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School term. : SEMESTER
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South American fruit. : ANANA
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"___ a long, long way ... " : IT'S
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European capital. : OSLO
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First name of a Jewish society. : B'NAI
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Not horizontal: Abbr. : VERT
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Saltate. : LEAP
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Cash holder. : TILL
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Neighborhood. : AREA
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Time periods. : DAYS
Down
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Leave the straight and narrow. : GOBAD
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Plowed land. : ARADO
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A claw. : TALON
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Play interlude. : ENTR'ACTE
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Farm structure. : CRIB
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___ never be the same. : HE'LL
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Reveals. : UNVEILS
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Man's nickname. : MOE
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Prefix for height. : ACRO
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Covert homes. : LAIRS
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Literary postscript. : ENVOI
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"L'état ___ ... " : C'EST
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Ash. : TREE
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Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
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Turkish sea. : MARMORA
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Long confinement. : SIEGE
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Put in order. : ARRANGE
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German composer. : ABT
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Trim the lawn. : MOW
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Uris's hero. : ARI
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Took off. : RAN
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German port. : ESSEN
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"___ Sweet Song." : LOVE'SOLD
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Nigerian people. : IBO
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Fresh. : NEW
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Wares: Abbr. : GDS
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Indian. : OTO
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Browning device. : TOASTER
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Gettysburg initials. : DDE
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Casca's blow. : STAB
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"___ we got fun." : AIN'T
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Teheran resident. : IRANI
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Waterway. : CANAL
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"___ all pals together ... " : WE'RE
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Bemused. : ATSEA
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Kind of race. : RELAY
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Farmer's concern. : CROPS
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Irish legislature. : DAIL
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River to Lake Ilmen. : MSTA
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Marsh elder. : IVA

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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