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New York Times, Saturday, May 24, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J P Q Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,224
Across
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Best in Paris. : CREME
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Sicilian tourist item. : ETNA
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Cursed. : HEXED
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Call for attention. : AHEM
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General character. : TONE
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Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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Returned a bridge insult. : REDOUBLED
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Memos. : REMINDERS
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___ voce. : SOTTO
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Or ___. : ELSE
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Horatian, for one. : ODE
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Win. : GET
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Yellow journal: Slang. : RAG
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Bulwark. : BASTION
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Symbol of strength. : OAK
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Litterer. : TOSSER
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___ Rios, resort in Jamaica. : OCHO
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___ Sheboygan. : MENTIONMYNAMEIN
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Cupid. : EROS
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Splashed. : DOUSED
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Jane ___. : DOE
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Many. : NOTAFEW
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Puerto Rican drink. : RON
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Capek play. : RUR
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Pronoun. : SHE
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Silkworm. : ERIA
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City on the Po. : TURIN
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Tailing. : SHADOWING
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Flows over. : INUNDATES
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Hair tint. : HENNA
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"___ and David." : LISA
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Fare. : DIET
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Caucasian. : OSSET
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Summers in Nice. : ETES
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Flossy. : ARTY
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Cubic meter. : STERE
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Duty. : CHORE
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Orgy. : REVEL
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Tests. : EXAMS
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Occupation. : METIER
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Garden. : EDEN
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Kind of seal. : EARED
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I'll be ___. : THERE
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Sparks and others. : NEDS
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Common Latin word. : AMO
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Basically. : ATBOTTOM
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Idiot. : DOLT
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Dill. : ANET
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Make over. : REDO
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Employs. : USES
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Warmhearted one. : DOGOODER
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Reaped. : GARNERED
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Panay native. : ATI
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Turkish governors. : BEYS
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Made sure of: Colloq. : ICED
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Where Lima is. : OHIO
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___ so brave. : NONE
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Portent. : OMEN
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Prefix for flying. : AERO
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Speed unit. : KNOT
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Weather word. : SNOW
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Dallas college: Abbr. : SMU
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Wives of Nicholas and Ivan. : TSARINAS
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Fuss. : ADO
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Supply money for. : FUND
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Up-to-date. : NEWEST
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Halloween apparel. : SHEET
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Kind of pudding. : HASTY
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See 63 Across. : RINSE
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The ___ man. : INNER
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Marble. : AGATE
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Piece in a game. : TILE
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Determinate amount. : UNIT
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Trick. : RUSE
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Ado. : STIR
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Exclamations. : OHOS
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Girl's name. : ADA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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