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New York Times, Friday, May 30, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 322 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,230
Across
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Witty saying. : SQUIB
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U. S. sculptor. : TAFT
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Fellow. : CHAP
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Koufax forte. : CURVE
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Eastern name. : OMAR
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Steak instruction. : RARE
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Attired. : ROBED
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Name for certain workers. : SODAJERKS
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___ loss. : ATA
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Set up the pool balls. : RACK
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Ancient musician. : LUTIST
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Symbol of curiosity. : PANDORA
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Silly: Colloq. : GAGA
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Goodman, for one. : ACE
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Midwesterner. : INLANDER
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Very soiled. : BLACKASCOAL
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Stowe girl. : EVA
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At ___! : EASE
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Aspiration. : AIM
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Word of agreement. : AMEN
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German pronoun. : SIE
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Drawing. : MAGNETIZING
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Scoundrel. : SCALAWAG
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___ spree. : ONA
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Indites. : INKS
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Disconnect. : TURNOFF
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Sign of obeisance. : KOWTOW
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Corrida performer. : TORO
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___ Dolorosa. : VIA
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Immortality. : ATHANASIA
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Court defense. : ALIBI
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Feuchtwanger. : LION
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Atlas name. : RAND
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Roadside rest. : DINER
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See. : ESPY
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Cowboy's concern. : DOGY
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Measure of capacity. : STERE
Down
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Discard. : SCRAP
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Share. : QUOTA
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Word with blight or renewal. : URBAN
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Common contraction. : IVE
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Lowest stratum. : BEDROCK
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Opera character. : TOSCA
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Run ___. : AMOK
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In-thing. : FAD
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Singing sounds. : TRALALA
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Candia resident. : CRETAN
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Espionage name. : HARI
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Clumsy craft. : ARKS
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Hanger-on. : PEST
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Of the cheek. : JUGAL
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Geography word. : AREA
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Fresh-water fish. : DACE
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Fairy tale character. : GNOME
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Form of decoration. : ICING
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Lesser: Prefix. : DEMI
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What some gamblers hope to get. : EVEN
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Pealed. : RANG
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Mrs. Truman. : BESS
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Secular. : LAIC
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Befuddled. : ASEA
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Certain tales. : SAGAS
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Muezzin's call. : AZAN
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Work by Massenet. : MANON
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Inopportune. : AWKWARD
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Go places. : TOUR
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Encroachments. : INROADS
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Repetitive chant. : LITANY
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Sycophant. : TOADY
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Like a ram. : OVINE
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Filament. : FIBER
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Laissez ___. : FAIRE
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Vegetable. : KALE
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Revolutionary patriot. : OTIS
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Wallop. : WHOP
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Musical sound. : TING
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___ Paulo. : SAO
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College subject, for short. : LIT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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