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New York Times, Thursday, May 1, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,201

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Hone. : WHET
5
Type of table. : STEAM
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Type of apartment. : COOP
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Nimbus. : HALO
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German state. : HESSE
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Aware of. : ONTO
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Country in 8 Down. : IRAN
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Watering place. : OASIS
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Cry. : WAIL
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Coin makers. : MINTERS
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Disapprovingly. : ASKANCE
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___ sanctum. : INNER
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Expose. : AIR
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Rise. : STAND
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Beat narrowly. : EDGEDOUT
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Caribbean isle. : PINES
36
Braten or kraut. : SAUER
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Exhaust. : USE
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England's ___ of Court. : INNS
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Drains dry. : MILKS
40
Daze. : STUN
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Teachers' group: Abbr. : NEA
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Word in a church litany. : KYRIE
43
Footwear attachment. : CLEAT
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Scents. : ESSENCES
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Peers. : EARLS
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U.S. writer. : POE
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Dogma. : TENET
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Repudiates. : DISOWNS
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Trace. : VESTIGE
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Military group: Abbr. : ROTC
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Hercules's captive et al. : IOLES
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German river. : EDER
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State. : UTAH
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Watchful. : ALERT
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San ___. : REMO
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Roman god. : MARS
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___ foot oil. : NEATS
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Cape. : NESS
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Impulse. : WHIM
2
Famed spy. : HARI
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Gusto. : ELAN
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Benefit-sharing plans. : TONTINES
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Cropped. : SHORN
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Taunt. : TEASE
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Feminine suffix. : ESS
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Land mass. : ASIA
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Presidential statements. : MESSAGES
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Noel. : COWARD
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___ even keel. : ONAN
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Auricular. : OTIC
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European. : POLE
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Goals. : ENDS
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Textile vat. : KIER
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Dreamer's opposite. : REALIST
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Part of a book. : SPINE
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Prongs. : TINES
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Indian coins. : ANNAS
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Windsor. : DUKE
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More remote. : OUTER
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Regular. : USUAL
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Camps out. : TENTS
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Progenitor. : SIRE
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Agamemnon, for one. : MYCENIAN
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Untidy one. : SLATTERN
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Be acquainted. : KNOW
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Letters. : CEES
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Historic times. : EPOCHS
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Turn inside out. : EVERT
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Commonly feathered items. : NESTS
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Beat (into). : DRUM
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Least bit. : IOTA
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Get the lead. : STAR
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Fish delicacy. : SOLE
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French thought. : IDEE
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Prized things. : GEMS
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Amor. : EROS
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Meadow. : LEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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