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New York Times, Tuesday, April 22, 1969

14-Down : Ruffians: Colloq.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,192
Across
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Welshmen. : CELTS
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Feast. : REPAST
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Staying power. : STAMINA
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Of a founding apostle. : PETRINE
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Canadian city. : TORONTO
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Inaugurated (with "in"). : USHERED
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Grandiloquize. : ORATE
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Confined. : PENT
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Lake in Africa. : CHAD
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Riparian setting. : RIVERBANK
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Fellow: Slang. : BLOKE
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Knot in wood. : KNAR
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Furrows. : RUTS
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Sovereign. : RULER
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His: Fr. : SON
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Dossier. : FILE
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Perry, e.g. : CIDER
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Procession on wheels. : MOTORCADE
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Natty. : SMART
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Resiliency. : TONE
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High: Mus. : ALT
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Roman garment. : STOLA
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Faisal's brother. : SAUD
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Attach in a way. : GLUE
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Actress Jessica. : TANDY
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Albee play. : TINYALICE
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Being: Sp. : ENTE
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Dismissed. : SENT
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Jesters. : MIMES
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Man. : ADAMITE
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Obvious. : EVIDENT
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Talc or spar. : MINERAL
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Education officials. : REGENTS
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Caught. : SNARED
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Shot of redeye. : SNORT
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Desert sight. : CARAVAN
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Scenery chewer. : EMOTER
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Ship or plane. : LINER
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Explosive. : TNT
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Brazilian city. : SAOPAULO
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Remainder. : REST
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Anglo-Saxon letter. : ETH
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Prevent. : PRECLUDE
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Whale's spouter. : AIRHOLE
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Sports shoe. : SNEAKER
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Farming machine. : TEDDER
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Wading birds. : STORKS
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City on the Po. : TORINO
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Ruffians: Colloq. : PUNKS
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Amuse. : ENTERTAIN
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Mai ___. : BRITT
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Newlywed. : BRIDE
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Raid. : FORAY
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Brittle, for one. : CANDY
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Sailing problem. : MALDEMER
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Salesgirls' milieu. : COUNTERS
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Replacement. : STANDIN
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Western state. : MONTANA
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Food. : ALIMENT
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Luminous. : LUCENT
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Small anvils. : TEESTS
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Vapors. : STEAMS
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Fill with resolution. : STEEL
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Type of aircraft. : GLIDER
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Friend in Tijuana. : AMIGO
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South African village. : STAD
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Wrath. : IRE
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Italian city: Abbr. : VEN

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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