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New York Times, Thursday, May 29, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,229
Across
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Mexican stew. : OLLA
5
Arctic gear. : SLEDS
10
Alpine gear. : SKIS
14
Well, to a Parisian. : BIEN
15
City south or Amarillo. : TULIA
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Sicilian resort. : ENNA
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Improvised. : OFFTHECUFF
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Billboard. : SIGN
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Tennis term. : LET
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Pericarp. : ARIL
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Exultant. : ELATED
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Borzoi. : HOUND
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Arrest. : STEM
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Play ___. : APART
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Elevates. : RAISESUP
33
English poet. : DONNE
34
Plant stems. : BINES
35
Philippine tree. : IBA
36
Invented. : MADE
37
Sheltered places. : COVES
38
Redolence. : ODOR
39
Dessert. : ICE
40
Juvenile author. : ALGER
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Yellowish white. : CREAM
42
Reject. : THROWOUT
44
Until: Sp. : HASTA
45
Southern sea. : ROSS
46
Opera segment. : SCENA
48
Kept for reference. : ONFILE
51
Dartmoor. : GAOL
52
Cochineal. : DYE
55
Ponder. : PORE
56
Generous. : OPENHANDED
59
Short-eared dog in heraldry. : ALAN
60
Rocky Mountains of Utah. : UINTA
61
"When I was ___." : ALAD
62
Boor. : LOUT
63
Rocky Mountains of Wyoming. : TETON
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Signal flare of W. W. I. : VERY
Down
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Old Greek coin. : OBOL
2
Biography. : LIFE
3
Pitcher. : LEFTHANDER
4
Opposite of syn. : ANT
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Poop deck. : STERN
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Clear. : LUCID
7
Hebrew month. : ELUL
8
Contrast: Abbr. : DIF
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Football scores. : SAFETIES
10
Part of an opener. : SESAME
11
Interlock. : KNIT
12
U. S. dramatist. : INGE
13
Beach. : SAND
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High: Fr. : HAUTE
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Common suffix. : LESS
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River of Normandy. : ORNE
26
More reasoned. : SANER
27
Concede. : ADMIT
28
Trespass. : POACH
29
Fasten in a way. : RIVET
30
One way to ride a horse. : SIDESADDLE
31
W. W. I vessel. : UBOAT
32
Cleveland suburb. : PARMA
34
Phony. : BOGUS
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A kind of sale. : CLOSEOUT
38
Algerian city. : ORAN
40
Military truant. : AWOL
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Pincerlike claw. : CHELA
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Eastern countries. : ORIENT
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Cub infielder. : SANTO
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Show business name. : COHAN
48
Gem. : OPAL
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I am unwilling: Lat. : NOLO
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Dresden housewife. : FRAU
51
Guy. : GENT
53
Two semesters. : YEAR
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Famed Hollywood Mountie. : EDDY
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Pandowdy. : PIE
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Defense arm: Abbr. : NAV

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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