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New York Times, Friday, April 18, 1969

24-Down : Frugal.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,188
Across
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"___ Song in My Heart." : WITHA
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Angle. : FISH
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Church sector. : APSE
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Robin ___ of old song. : ADAIR
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To the center. : INTO
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Thick slice. : SLAB
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Huntley or Reasoner. : NEWSCASTER
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Nimbus. : HALO
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Auto part. : GASTANK
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Philippine islander. : PANAYAN
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Charge. : ONSET
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TV offering. : COMEDY
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British prince. : ANDREW
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Having money: Colloq. : HEELED
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Watchful. : WARY
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Warren. : EARL
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Total. : ADDUP
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___ port in a ... : ANY
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Craftsman. : ARTISAN
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Pronoun. : ONE
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Onassis's Christina, for one. : YACHT
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Distant. : AFAR
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Make fun of. : TWIT
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Early musician. : LUTIST
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___ criticism (vulnerable). : OPENTO
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Theaters. : ARENAS
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Residence of a mandarin. : YAMEN
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Unkempt. : SHAGRAG
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River in Texas, into the Colorado. : SANSABA
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Actress Foch. : NINA
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Where bibliophiles browse. : BOOKSTORES
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Unique person. : ONER
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Jane ___. : EYRE
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___ a minute. : AMILE
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British party. : TORY
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Put down. : LAID
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River feature. : DELTA
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Chinese emperor. : WANG
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Inspiration. : IDEA
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Marbles. : TAWS
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Chronicle. : HISTORY
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Secret. : ARCANE
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Minnie Maddern ___. : FISKE
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Banking abbreviation. : INT
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Footfall. : STEP
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Greeley. : HORACE
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Compunctious. : ASHAMED
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Soft-pedaled. : PLAYEDDOWN
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Side dish. : SALAD
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Heavy wood. : EBONY
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Respond. : ANSWER
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Actor Lloyd. : NOLAN
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Frugal. : THRIFTY
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Farthest from hole, in golf. : AWAY
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Novel by Zola. : NANA
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Busy man after a rain. : DRYCLEANER
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Miss Lanchester. : ELSA
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Mindanao tribesmen. : ATAS
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One. : UNIT
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Southern fish. : PETO
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Rose oil. : ATTAR
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Odors. : AROMAS
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Imre Nagy's country. : HUNGARY
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Two quintets, in Scotland. : TENSOME
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Girl's name. : ISABEL
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Five days. : PENTAD
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As like ___ (probably). : ASNOT
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Zoo animal. : RHINO
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Invited. : ASKED
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Great name in art. : GOYA
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Seed husk. : ARIL
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Suspenders' stand-in. : BELT
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Bewildered. : ASEA
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Mouth: Prefix. : ORI

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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