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New York Times, Saturday, April 12, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,182
Across
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With 26 Down, Israeli statesman. : ABBA
5
Priest's garments. : ALBS
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Burn in a way. : SCALD
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Flower, for short. : GLAD
15
Irish fuel. : PEAT
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People of central India. : KAMAR
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Relatively new industry. : AEROSPACE
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Muse. : ERATO
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Sioux City gal. : SUE
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Kind of securities sale. : WASH
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Burns brightly. : BLAZES
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Glaring light. : FLARE
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Some pets. : KITTENS
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Lily maid. : ELAINE
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___ alive! : SAKES
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Hail-fellow-well-met. : BACKSLAPPER
31
Bullfight cry. : OLE
34
Late writer and critic. : AGEE
35
Chill. : NIP
36
Claim. : AVER
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Signal of approval. : NOD
38
Intend. : HAVEANEYETO
42
___ state stereo. : SOLID
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Brings into play. : EXERTS
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Trifling. : NOMINAL
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Sound of silk. : SWISH
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Soap plants. : AMOLES
49
Swallow hastily. : BOLT
50
Goal. : AIM
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Fasten a rope. : BELAY
54
Had meaning. : MADESENSE
56
Model railroad measure. : OGAGE
57
Scandinavian name. : OLAF
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Drinks. : ADES
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Revealed. : BARED
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Fog. : MIST
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Advantages. : USES
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Turkish leaders. : AGAS
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Cordon ___. : BLEU
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Brazen. : BAREFACED
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Stir. : ADO
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Clothing. : APPAREL
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Realty matter. : LEASE
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Organist. : BACH
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___ Jeanne. : STE
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After helter. : SKELTER
10
Weight units. : CARATS
11
Astonish. : AMAZE
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Grow less early. : LATEN
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Refuse. : DROSS
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Trumpeters. : SWANS
22
Boy's vehicle. : BIKE
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Find agreeable. : LIKE
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Greek letter. : KAPPA
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See 1 Across. : EBAN
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Lake: Sp. : LAGO
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Caught sight of. : SPIED
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Certain chorus. : ANVIL
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Tennis strokes. : OVERHANDS
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Baltic native. : LETT
33
Cupid. : EROS
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Some votes. : AYES
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Sweetened. : HONEYED
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Oh, dear. : ALAS
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Yippies, S.D.S. and others. : NEWLEFT
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Auditorium signs. : EXITS
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Fodder. : SILAGE
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Wealthy man. : NABOB
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The last. : OMEGA
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Tooth. : MOLAR
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Drinks. : SODAS
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Pacific island. : BALI
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Words of comprehension. : ISEE
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Army hall. : MESS
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Household figure. : MOM
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Cologne water. : EAU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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