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New York Times, Friday, May 23, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Snowy and spotted. : OWLS
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Virtuous. : MORAL
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Mrs. Copperfield. : DORA
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A ___ of color. : RIOT
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Musical piece. : ETUDE
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Greek goddess. : ERIS
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Remotely. : AFAR
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Factotum of a sort. : AIDEDECAMP
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Forbearance. : LENIENCE
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Irritates. : GRATES
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German admiral. : SPEE
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Inscribed. : PENNED
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Introduces, with "in." : USHERS
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Defeat. : WORST
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Marienbad. : SPA
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Hankers. : ITCHES
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Scottish Gaelic. : ERSE
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Dressler. : MARIE
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Go to ruin. : ROT
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Adjust. : ADAPT
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Sacred chests. : ARKS
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One with a poor bridge hand. : PASSER
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Reo or Maxwell. : CAR
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Ample. : LARGE
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Ballot anew. : REVOTE
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Balances. : SCALES
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Signature on some writings. : ANON
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Unrelated to key. : ATONAL
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Converted sea water. : DESALTED
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Geniality. : GOODNATURE
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Prefix for dynamics. : AERO
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Long-nosed animal. : TAPIR
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Invalid. : NULL
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Loved one. : DEAR
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Lord Avon and others. : EDENS
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Carob. : TREE
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Exam. : ORAL
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Odin's Frigga. : WIFE
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Predator of sorts. : LOANSHARK
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Part of a chevron. : STRIPE
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Most squalid. : MEANEST
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Of the ear. : OTIC
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Elemental. : RUDE
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American humorist. : ADE
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Treasurer's concerns. : LEDGERS
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Poured. : DECANTED
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Emulate Dirksen. : ORATE
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Frosted. : RIMED
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Serpents. : ASPS
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Eagles. : ERNS
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Strange. : EERIE
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Jarrell and Jeffers. : POETS
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Landmark on the Hudson : Abbr. : USMA
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Mast. : SPAR
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Pronoun. : WHOSE
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Rugged rocks. : CRAGS
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Man with a story. : RACONTEUR
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Young oyster. : SPAT
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To be, in France. : ETRE
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Hawaiian, for one. : ISLANDER
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Sphere of activity. : ARENA
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Ecclesiastic. : PRELATE
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School supplies. : ERASERS
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Man's name. : ALAN
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Flying. : VOLANT
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Came secretly, with "in." : STOLE
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Georgia river. : COOSA
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Matured. : AGED
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Gull. : DUPE
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Cork's land. : ERIN
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One of the Gardners. : ERLE
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Dispensation. : DOLE
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Small boy. : TAD

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

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