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New York Times, Thursday, May 22, 1969

57-Across : Bouquet.

Author:
Arthur Bennett
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,222
Across
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Wearing apparel. : HOSE
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Theater part. : STAGE
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One of the leagues: Abbr. : NATL
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State: Abbr. : OKLA
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Finery. : ARRAY
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Rebound. : ECHO
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Times. : ERAS
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Rich cake. : TORTE
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Highways: Abbr. : RTES
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Set aside. : SAVEDUP
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Yellowish green. : OLIVINE
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German article. : DER
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Western city. : RENO
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Kiss. : OSCULATE
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The Bull. : TAURUS
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Cut grain. : REAP
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Car part. : TANK
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Hymn. : PSALM
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Spinner. : TOP
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Emit. : SENDOUT
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Agnus ___. : DEI
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Alpena's lake. : HURON
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Swallow. : GULP
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Shade. : TINT
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Twist. : OLIVER
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Let go. : PARTWITH
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"___ Three Lives." : ILED
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Poem. : ODE
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Seller of chances. : RAFFLER
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Bouquet. : NOSEGAY
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River of Spain. : EBRO
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Bundle of twigs. : FAGOT
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"J'Accuse" author. : ZOLA
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Southern cape. : FEAR
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See 64 Across. : EMILE
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Ogler. : EYER
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Unfermented grape juice. : STUM
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Fanatical. : RABID
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Track event. : RACE
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Garden tools. : HOES
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Soup ingredient. : OKRA
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European. : SLAV
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Abated. : EASEDUP
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Soak. : SATURATE
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Excess: Fr. : TROP
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Opp. of lv. : ARR
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Everglades denizen, for short. : GATOR
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Metal ring. : EYELET
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On edge. : NERVOUS
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Program listing. : ACTI
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Next in order. : THEN
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Outdistance. : LOSE
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State: Abbr. : DEL
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Awkward. : INAPT
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Straight: Prefix. : ORTHO
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Asian capital. : SEOUL
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Kind of pants. : CAPRI
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Flavor. : TANG
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"This ___." : ENDUP
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Spokes. : RADII
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Full of: Suffix. : ULENT
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English colonist. : SMITH
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Nut. : KOLA
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Fishline leader. : SNELL
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Removed utterly. : UPROOTED
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Egg-shaped. : OVIFORM
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Beauty-kit item. : TWEEZER
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Coat. : REEFER
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Football scores: Abbr. : TDS
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Vehicle for 5 Across. : DRAMA
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Sports officials: Abbr. : REFS
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Not on ___. : ABET
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Housewife in Munich. : FRAU
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___ me tangere. : NOLI
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Spanish artist. : GOYA
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Guinness. : ALEC
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Old nautical term. : YARE
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Machine part. : GIB

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

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