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New York Times, Wednesday, May 14, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,214
Across
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Eastern church title. : ABBA
5
Coarse corn. : SAMP
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Super-___. : DUPER
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Martin. : DEAN
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Muse. : CLIO
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Site of Expo 70. : OSAKA
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Target. : DARTBOARD
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Marsh plants. : TULES
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Circulating. : AMBIENT
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Straddling. : ASTRIDE
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Intertwined. : LACED
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Danish measure. : ALEN
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Lithe. : SVELTE
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Part of a church period. : EMBERDAY
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Youth in Greek myth. : TENES
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Skiers' lifts. : TBARS
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Herb. : RUE
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Cetaceans. : ORCS
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River to Moselle: Fr. sp. : SARRE
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Girl's name. : CORA
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : ISA
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Memento. : RELIC
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Neighbor of Leyte. : SAMAR
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Traffic. : COMMERCE
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Large dish. : TUREEN
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Foot: Prefix. : PEDI
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Got along. : FARED
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Narrative. : ROMANCE
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Woman of fashion. : MODISTE
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Poplar. : ABELE
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Make an observation. : COMMENTON
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First bishop of Paris. : DENIS
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Mound. : HEAP
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Seeger. : ALAN
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Stakes. : ANTES
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Caen's river. : ORNE
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Word with stone or star. : LODE
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River of Italy. : ADDA
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Laser. : BEAM
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Fishhook part. : BARB
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Greater or Lesser. : ANTILLES
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Candle holder. : SCONCE
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Winged. : ALATE
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Russian village. : MIR
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Suffixes in zoology. : PODA
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Tobacco plugs, old style. : DOTTLES
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Shark of a sort. : USURER
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Rotor or radar, for example. : PALINDROME
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Pieced out. : EKED
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Level: Var. : RASE
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Flaps. : BEATS
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Weapon, British style. : SABRE
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Interrogate in a way. : DEBRIEF
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Follower of Zeno. : STOIC
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Left-hand page. : VERSO
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Outdoor quarters. : ENCAMPMENT
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Chagall. : MARC
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Emanations. : AURAE
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Long for. : YEARN
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Mineral. : TALC
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Silken. : SERIC
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Fundamental. : CARDINAL
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Quality of some apples. : REDNESS
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Shoe material. : SUEDE
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Ear of corn, in Africa. : MEALIE
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Air blast device. : TROMPE
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Jordan's capital. : AMMAN
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Russian convention. : RADA
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Above: Ger. : OBEN
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Signal in bridge. : ECHO
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Capital of Manche. : STLO
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Amphibian. : TOAD
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Nine: Prefix. : ENNE
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"The strife is ___." : OER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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