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New York Times, Wednesday, April 16, 1969

17-Across : Tatterdemalion.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,186
Across
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Horse. : MARE
5
Holiday mail. : CARDS
10
N.C.O.'s. : SGTS
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Enthusiasm. : ELAN
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Oil source. : OLIVE
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Bronx cheer. : HOOT
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Tatterdemalion. : RAGAMUFFIN
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Ferber. : EDNA
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Earthy. : VISCERAL
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Offstage man at Scopes trial. : DARWIN
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Explosive. : TNT
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Refugee. : EMIGRE
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Diamonds. : REDSUIT
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Designate. : ENTITLE
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Sky god. : ANU
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Brad. : NAIL
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Ecological communities. : SERES
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Mute. : DUMB
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Misses. : GIRLS
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Celestial bodies. : SUNS
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Bower. : ARBOR
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Ship part. : PROW
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Jeanne or Marie: Abbr. : STE
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Did over, as a letter. : REWROTE
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First name at Chequers. : WINSTON
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Words, in a salad recipe. : ADDOIL
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Vote. : NAY
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Shrewdest. : SLIEST
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Vegetable. : EGGPLANT
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So long. : TATA
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Neckpiece of sorts. : ADAMSAPPLE
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Large bird: Var. : EMEU
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Win a few, ___ few. : LOSEA
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Reconcile. : HEAL
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Groucho. : MARX
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Perfume. : SCENT
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Spanish miss: Abbr. : SRTA
Down
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Emcee Griffin. : MERV
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Teases: Colloq. : RAGS
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Performs, as a role. : ENACTS
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Suing. : COURTING
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___, Bravo, Charlie. : ALFA
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Ransack. : RIFLE
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Sixth century date. : DVI
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Remit, as a boxtop. : SENDIN
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Amontillados. : SHERRIES
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In ___. : GODWETRUST
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Diminutive of Antoinette. : TONI
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Baseball's Man. : STAN
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Bill of fare. : MENU
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F.B.I. men: Abbr. : AGTS
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Ripen. : MELLOW
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Kind of antenna. : RADAR
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Habituate. : ENURE
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Pinter play (with "The"). : DUMBWAITER
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Asian capital. : TAIPEI
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Slowly: Music. : LENTO
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Eat: Ger. : ESSEN
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Type of verb: Abbr. : IRR
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French port. : BORDEAUX
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Goes for the ball, as a batter. : SWINGSAT
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Hot ___. : RODS
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Sums. : TOTALS
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Vineyard valley of California. : NAPA
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Undines. : SYLPHS
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Rent. : LEASE
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Restrain. : STEM
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Asian monk. : LAMA
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See 22 Down. : GMEN
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Copycat. : APER
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Arctic Circle location: Abbr. : NLAT
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Tissue layer. : TELA
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One of the dwarfs. : DOC

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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