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New York Times, Tuesday, April 8, 1969

10-Down : Dramatic role.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B V Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
David Steinberg notes:

Original 49-Across clue had "Shakespearian"; changed it to "Shakespearean."

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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,178
Across
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Plus item. : ASSET
6
Go to ___ trouble. : ALOT
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Munich's river. : ISAR
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Offense. : PIQUE
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Australian parrot. : LORY
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___ contendere. : NOLO
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Cease-fire. : TRUCE
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Introductions. : PROLOGUES
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Guarantee. : SEAL
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Word for a ship. : SHE
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Power. : ENERGY
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Razor mishap. : NICK
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Navigational aid. : LORAN
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Where Tottenham is. : MIDDLESEX
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Airman's initials. : USAF
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Soho residence. : OME
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Some time. : AWHILE
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Outside: Prefix. : ECTO
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Hostilities. : WAR
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Through: Prefix. : PER
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Gershwin. : IRA
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Early Mongolian. : HUN
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German river. : EGER
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Dictator. : DESPOT
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Fort near Monterey. : ORD
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Took a bus. : RODE
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Shakespearean heroine. : DESDEMONA
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Tournament. : JOUST
54
Chemical ending. : ENOL
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City on the Somme. : AMIENS
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Grazed. : FED
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Ridicule. : TWIT
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Asylum. : SANCTUARY
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Exclusively. : ALONE
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Pay phone feature. : SLOT
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Korean name. : RHEE
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___ incognita. : TERRA
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Sawbucks. : TENS
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River to North Sea. : YSER
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Small fry. : TYKES
Down
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Flats, for short. : APTS
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Word of respect. : SIRE
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Wasted. : SQUANDERED
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Famed geometrist. : EUCLID
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Golfer's adjunct. : TEE
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Xanadu's river. : ALPH
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Famed siren. : LORELEI
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___ y plata. : ORO
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U.S. President. : TYLER
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Dramatic role. : INGENUE
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Turn bad. : SOUR
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Shake ___ (hurry). : ALEG
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Optimistic. : ROSY
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___ diet. : ONA
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Slanted. : SKEWED
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Applaud. : CLAP
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Primroses. : OXLIPS
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Yard implement. : MOWER
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Insect stage. : IMAGO
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Tatters. : SHREDS
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Student's chore. : SCHOOLWORK
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Done to ___. : ATURN
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Stage and movie name. : FONDA
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Deteriorated. : ERODED
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Solar disc. : ATEN
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Culls. : REJECTS
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Unleash. : SETFREE
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Variegated. : MOTLEY
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Neighbor of Que. : ONT
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Loan shark's line. : USURY
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Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
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Man or boy. : MALE
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Participating. : INON
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One who peeks. : EYER
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Regarding. : INRE
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Bohea and oolong. : TEAS
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Exclamations. : AHS
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Appended: Abbr. : ATT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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