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New York Times, Thursday, April 24, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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Composer. : BACH
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Style of art. : DADA
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Western Indians. : SACS
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Monarch in Norse legend. : ATLI
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Part of a fairy tale beginning. : UPON
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Weight unit. : CARAT
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Middle-class. : BOURGEOIS
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Sports place. : ARENA
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Plants firmly. : EMBEDS
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Dregs. : LEES
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Bon ___. : TON
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Four-baggers: Abbr. : HRS
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Be useful. : FILLANEED
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Certain poetry. : EPOS
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Type of violin. : CREMONA
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French coin. : SOU
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Scarves. : BOAS
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Spanish fellow. : HOMBRE
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Racing-chart comment. : ALSORAN
37
Distribute. : GIVEOUT
38
Doctors of Muslim law. : ULEMAS
39
___ Nostra. : COSA
40
Wedding-notice word. : NEE
41
Plead. : ENTREAT
43
Flower places. : BEDS
44
Dancer and Prancer. : REINDEERS
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Reddish wood: Abbr. : MAH
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Priestly garment. : ALB
49
Gaelic. : ERSE
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Not alert. : ASLEEP
53
American-born Japanese. : NISEI
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Reckon. : CALCULATE
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Thinker's aims. : IDEAS
58
Descendant of Gilead. : ULAM
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Ferber. : EDNA
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Transmitted. : SENT
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In ___ (existing). : ESSE
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Ruler. : TSAR
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Ruth or Herman. : BABE
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Particle. : ATOM
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"19th hole." : CLUBHOUSE
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Personnel men. : HIRERS
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Certain payments. : DUES
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Military address. : APO
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Ornamental mats. : DOILIES
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Former Archbishop of Canterbury. : ANSELM
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Italian island: Abbr. : SAR
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Rocky ridge. : ARETE
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Kayak or proa. : CANOE
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Run, in England. : STAND
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Great lover. : CASANOVA
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Merchandise: Abbr. : GDS
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Old Testament writer. : ELOHIST
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Partner of Ollie. : FRAN
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___ of the game. : NAME
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Biblical name. : ESAU
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___ tax. : POLL
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Bar appurtenance. : COASTER
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University in Waltham, Mass. : BRANDEIS
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Stupid ones. : BONEHEADS
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Regretted. : RUED
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French summers. : ETES
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Soothsayer's need. : OMEN
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Tibetan gazelles. : GOAS
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Certain foods. : CEREALS
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Coast Guard activity. : RESCUE
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Villella's forte. : BALLET
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Oriental princesses. : RANIS
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Slur over. : ELIDE
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Norwegian dramatist. : IBSEN
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East Lansing campus: Abbr. : MSU
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Zenith. : ACME
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Lava source. : ETNA
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Fruit. : PEAR
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Consume. : EAT
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___ Vegas. : LAS

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

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