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New York Times, Tuesday, April 15, 1969

20-Across : Branch.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,185
Across
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Came down. : ALIT
5
Baseball term. : ATBAT
10
Fruit. : PEAR
14
Function. : ROLE
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Family member. : NIECE
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Semicircular recess. : APSE
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Impudence. : GALL
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Tips. : GRATUITIES
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Branch. : OFFSHOOT
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Protective device on a shoe. : TOECAP
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Bikini, for one. : ATOLL
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Word with Pro or Super. : BOWL
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Former tourist mecca. : HAVANA
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Famous painting. : MONALISA
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Venerate. : ADORE
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A people of Sonora. : SERI
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Grandparental. : AVAL
34
Predatory fish. : GAR
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Tonality. : SONANCE
38
___ Faithful. : OLD
39
Like some cheese. : AGED
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Johnnycake. : PONE
42
Elan. : VERVE
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Attack warning. : REDALERT
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Arizona sight. : CANYON
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Hume contemporary. : KANT
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Of a Hindu culture. : VEDIC
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Track and tie. : ASCOTS
52
Phrase of daring. : HEREGOES
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Pennsylvania Ave. building. : WHITEHOUSE
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A horse. : MARE
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A Chaplin. : OONA
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Mrs. Hobby. : OVETA
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Part of SEATO. : ASIA
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Sediment. : LEES
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Of a foot. : PODAL
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Prow. : STEM
Down
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Southern constellation. : ARGO
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Dillydally. : LOAF
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Ugly. : ILLFAVORED
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Communications satellite. : TELSTAR
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African country. : ANGOLA
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Innsbruck's province. : TIROL
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Throb. : BEAT
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Statute. : ACT
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German. : TEUTONIC
10
Kneecap. : PATELLA
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Iliad, for example. : EPIC
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Cruising. : ASEA
13
Defendant in a suit: Abbr. : RESP
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Midwest state. : IOWA
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Sharpening devices. : HONES
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Endured. : BORNE
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Ishmael's mother. : HAGAR
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Saying. : ADAGE
27
Signified. : MEANT
28
West African area. : IVORYCOAST
29
Burst of gunfire. : SALVO
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Famous Pilgrim. : ALDEN
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Drink of redeye. : SNORT
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Labor term. : OPENSHOP
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Shirk. : EVADE
40
Sioux. : DAKOTAS
43
Puzzles. : ENIGMAS
45
Overdue. : LATE
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Breakfast item. : CEREAL
48
Wax match. : VESTA
49
Military offense: Abbr. : AWOL
50
Brogan. : SHOE
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Movie: Prefix. : CINE
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Having color. : HUED
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Scene of Perry victory. : ERIE
54
Suture. : SEAM
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Egg: Prefix. : OVO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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