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New York Times, Monday, April 14, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,184
Across
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Hawser. : ROPE
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Ten: Prefix. : DECA
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Confronted. : FACED
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Auricular. : OTIC
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Words of confidence. : ICAN
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Alpaca's neighbor. : LLAMA
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Name for Attila. : THESCOURGEOFGOD
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Arranged. : SORTED
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Egyptian dancing girl. : ALME
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Airline posting: Abbr. : ETA
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
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Labor initials. : CIO
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Greek god. : ARES
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Table: Lat. : MENSA
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Constituent part. : FACTOR
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Like Swiss cheese. : EYEY
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Connectives. : ORS
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Determined. : INTENT
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Three: Prefix. : TRI
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Agent. : SPY
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Little one. : TOT
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Iowa college. : COE
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Summit. : ZENITH
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Human. : MAN
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Antarctic sea. : ROSS
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Vibration. : TREMOR
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American poet. : BENET
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Be down in the dumps. : MOPE
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Man's nickname. : LEN
52
California fort. : ORD
53
Supplement (with "out"). : EKE
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Diagonal. : BIAS
55
Wild sheep of Tibet. : NAHOOR
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Daughter of Francis I. : MARIEANTOINETTE
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Aftersong. : EPODE
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". . . come at ___'clock." : TENO
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Above. : ATOP
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Baseball hit. : LINER
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North African port. : ORAN
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Female deer. : DOES
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Decays. : ROTS
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A Holy Roman emperor. : OTHO
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Wharf. : PIER
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Rapture. : ECSTASY
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Electron tube. : DIODE
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Old French coin. : ECU
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Venezuelan city. : CARACAS
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International language. : ANGLIC
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Arctic sight. : FLOE
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Landon. : ALF
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Basketball player. : CAGER
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Act in a way. : EMOTE
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Baby words. : DADAS
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Dinner in ancient Rome. : CENA
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Anger, for one. : EMOTION
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Knack. : ART
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French battle site. : METZ
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Judicial circuit. : EYRE
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No, in Munich. : NEIN
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Small ___. : FRY
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Canadian province: Abbr. : ONT
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Daughter of Polonius. : OPHELIA
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Business course: Abbr. : ECON
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Margin of victory, sometimes. : NOSE
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Exam. : TEST
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Ship: Abbr. : STR
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Viscous liquid. : TAR
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Inhabitant: Suffix. : ITE
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Dragon, for example. : MONSTER
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Carrottop. : REDHEAD
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Intend. : MEANTO
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Cereal. : BRAN
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Baltic port. : MEMEL
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Giraffe's cousin. : OKAPI
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Former dictator. : PERON
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Pearl or Bermuda. : ONION
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German export. : BEER
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Preminger. : OTTO
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Western Indian. : OTOE
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Corded fabrics. : REPS
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European food fish. : IDE
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Not ___ bet. : ONA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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