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MISCELLANY

New York Times, Sunday, June 1, 1969

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 60, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 532 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,232
Across
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Spotting systems : RADARS
7
Certain storage places : GARAGES
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Pause in verse: Var. : CESURA
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Vinegary : ACETIC
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Drowsing : UNALERT
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Legal claimant : LIENOR
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Bee's goal : NECTAR
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Swimmer : NATATOR
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Way out : EGRESS
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Verse : ODE
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Tries the bait : NIBBLES
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Tin Pan Alley girl : DINAH
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Used up : ATE
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Initial score : FIRSTBLOOD
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Especially gifted one : SEVENTHSON
36
Temple, old style : FANE
37
Small town : BURG
38
Paint tester : TONER
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Fattened steer : BEEVE
40
Martinique volcano : PELEE
42
Causerie : CHAT
43
Sacred mountain in Szechwan : OMEI
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Merchant to an army : SUTLER
47
Desert hazard : THIRST
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Cicero topic : OLDAGE
53
Pushes on : IMPELS
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Closes the gap : NEARS
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Rope-ladder rungs : RATLINES
57
Shopping centers : MARTS
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Savory : SIPID
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Sets a tempo : PACES
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Hymenopter : ANT
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People for : PROS
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Clairvoyance : SECONDSIGHT
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Chaser for tequila : AGUA
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Large lizard : UTA
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Less : FEWER
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Silas Marner's golden girl : EPPIE
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Worthwhile quality : MERIT
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Regions : TERRAINS
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Of an Eastern people : UGRIC
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Capital of Albania: Var. : TIRANE
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Artificial : ERSATZ
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Harness ring : TERRET
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Turned into : BECAME
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Name for a field dog : SHEP
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Awry : AGEE
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Sublease : RELET
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Vilify : ABUSE
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Go well in harness : AGREE
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___ noire : BETE
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Sum, ___, fui : ESSE
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Newsprint plants : PAPERMILLS
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John 1:1–14 as part of a mass : LASTGOSPEL
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Shooting match: Fr. : TIR
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Tropical sunhat : TERAI
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Small-horse drivers : PONIERS
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Clear : RID
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Draw forth : ELICIT
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Iatric : MEDICAL
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Bring into accord : ATTUNE
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Opening word : SESAME
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Cut off : ISOLATE
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Patcher : PIECER
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Wobble : TEETER
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Braced for shock : STEELED
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Virulent ones : HATERS
Down
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Decamped : RANOFF
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Sin of sloth : ACEDIA
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Decree in Scotland : DECERN
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Laughing : RIANT
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Jots down : SCRIBBLES
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Caliber : GUNBORE
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Kind of computer : ANALOG
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Ranked : RATED
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Dolorous word : ALAS
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Achieve : GET
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Abrasives : ERODENTS
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Try : STRIVE
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Do housework : CLEAN
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Teatime at sea : EIGHTBELLS
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Discourse: Abbr. : SER
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Discomfort : UNEASE
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Seaport on the Don : ROSTOV
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Leblanc sleuth Lupin : ARSENE
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Not so gay : BLUER
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Classic roué : NERO
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Singing groups : SEPTETS
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Gains altitude : SOARS
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Swiss miss : HEIDI
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Grilling : THIRDDEGREE
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Right-angle extensions : ELLS
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Linked set : CHAIN
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Religious music : MOTET
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More chic : SMARTER
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Hullabaloos : UPROARS
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Lukewarmness : TEPOR
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Lamentable : TRAGIC
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Word switch : ANAGRAM
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Real : GENUINE
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Fourth ___ : ESTATE
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Ascribe : IMPUTE
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Most precise : NICEST
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Athletic aftermath : ACHE
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In stitches : SEWN
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Songbird : PIPIT
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Usurp : SEIZE
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Binge : SPREE
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Ventilates : AERATES
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Image of eternity : FATHERTIME
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Cheese fanciers : MICE
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Small civet : RASSE
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Impels : URGES
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Signal one's punches : TELEGRAPH
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Most betimes : EARLIEST
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Davis : BETTE
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Jackpot starter : PAIR
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Rebounded : RESILED
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Best, as a pupil : APTEST
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Receiver of goods : BAILEE
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Rebel : UPRISE
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A thanedom for Macbeth : GLAMIS
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District in Yugoslavia : BANATE
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Neat : SPRUCE
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Fisherman : SEINER
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Churchmen : ELDERS
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Measurer : METER
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Union unit : LOCAL
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Port of old Rome : OSTIA
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Heap : PILE
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Small boat : CAT
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Female hare : DOE
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Oriental New Year : TET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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