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New York Times, Wednesday, May 7, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H J K W X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,207
Across
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Rialto offering. : PLAY
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Urchin. : ARAB
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Doctor’s frequent advice. : REST
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Kansas city. : IOLA
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Rockfish. : RENA
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Used up. : EATEN
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Odd. : QUIZZICAL
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Repeat exactly. : QUOTE
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Hagen. : UTA
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Chemical suffix. : OSE
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Large bird. : EMU
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Old soldier. : VET
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Ancient ascetics. : ESSENES
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Apartment. : SUITE
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Feel in one’s bones. : SENSE
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Flowed through. : SEEPED
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Agreements. : PACTS
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Compensation of a kind. : INDEMNITY
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Ecuador province. : ORO
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Loves fatuously. : DOTES
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Before: Prefix. : PRE
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Johnny-one-notes. : MONOTONES
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Nicene, for one. : CREED
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Spangle. : SEQUIN
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Put a vessel in condition. : REFIT
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Absolute. : UTTER
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Turn about. : REVERSE
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Primate. : APE
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English repast. : TEA
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Compete. : VIE
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Propeller. : OAR
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Suiting. : SERGE
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Least bit. : SCINTILLA
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Animal track. : SPOOR
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Four gills. : PINT
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Certain festivals. : ALES
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Scraps. : ORTS
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Droops. : SAGS
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___ out. : NOSE
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Resentment. : PIQUE
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Bumpkins. : LOUTS
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Pseudonym. : ALIAS
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Baseball nickname. : YAZ
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Up. : ARISEN
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Period of the late 30’s. : RECESSION
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Literary scraps. : ANA
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Bundles. : BALES
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Brahms’ work. : REQUIEM
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French drink. : EAU
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Lincoln hat. : STOVEPIPE
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Head, in Lyons. : TETE
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Seine. : NET
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Earth’s belts. : ZONES
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Calliope and others. : MUSES
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New York time. : EST
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Lacrosse team. : TEN
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Share in. : ENTER
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Common French verb. : ETRE
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Did a hair job. : DYED
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Flowers, for short. : POMS
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Indonesian islands. : AROE
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William, for one. : CONQUEROR
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Worthy. : DESERVING
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Recipient. : DONEE
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Baseball term. : OUT
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Giggles. : TITTERS
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Cat. : CIVET
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Way: Abbr. : RTE
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Boxer’s tricks. : FEINTS
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Grates. : RASPS
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Once-popular children’s book figure. : ROLLO
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Soupy. : SALES
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Obliterate. : ERASE
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Nincompoop. : ASS
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Squash or melon. : PEPO
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Won. : GOT
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Gov’t agency. : CIA
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Gaelic name. : IAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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