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New York Times, Wednesday, June 11, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,242
Across
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Addition and all. : MATH
5
Shows surprise. : GASPS
10
French lily. : LIS
13
Impression. : IDEA
14
Wine pitchers. : OLPAE
15
Art style. : DADA
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Assent. : AMEN
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___ Youth. : FOUNTAINOF
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Affected. : MANNERED
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Caress. : FONDLE
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Gizzard, liver, etc. : INSIDES
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Delays, in civil law. : MORAS
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Party. : BEE
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Homeland of 4, 30 and 35 Down. : CARTHAGE
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Shah who built Taj Mahal. : JAHAN
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Magna ___. : CARTA
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Krazy ___. : KAT
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Asian sea. : ARAL
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Roast slightly. : PARCH
35
Goddess of youth. : HEBE
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Duct: Anat. : VAS
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Odysseus's dog. : ARGOS
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Containers. : CASES
39
Shot ___. : ANDSHELL
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Jack of clubs. : PAM
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Handle again. : REUSE
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Large deer. : CARIBOU
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Washington portraitist. : STUART
49
Word for a poker loser. : CHIPLESS
50
Famous Mongol. : KUBLAIKHAN
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Ready money. : CASH
53
Literary fragments. : ANAS
54
Civil War general. : GRANT
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"I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
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Indian cymbals. : TAL
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Bridge positions. : EASTS
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Erect. : REAR
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Resort. : MIAMI
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Drum beater. : ADMAN
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Period in life. : TEENS
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Famous North African. : HANNIBAL
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Win release. : GOFREE
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Liliaceous plants. : ALOES
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Vegetable, familiarly. : SPUD
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Move, as a camera. : PAN
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Start out. : SETFORTH
10
Expression of amazement. : LANDSAKES
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Image. : IDOL
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Umpire's call. : SAFE
15
Shore. : DINAH
18
Artery. : AORTA
20
Well-known Briton. : EDEN
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Connelly and others. : MARCS
25
Song of joy. : CAROL
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Man's nickname. : GABE
27
French summers. : ETES
28
Coffee: Colloq. : JAVA
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Biblical character. : ARAN
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Brother of 4 Down. : HASDRUBAL
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Army All-­American. : CAGLE
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Renown. : PRESTIGE
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Father of 30 Down. : HAMILCAR
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Persian deity. : AHURA
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Complain. : CARP
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Closes tightly. : SEALS
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Colors. : PAINTS
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Gregorian ___. : CHANT
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Street of the Blues. : BEALE
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Or else, in music. : OSSIA
46
Escort. : USHER
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Card game. : SKAT
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Salad fish. : TUNA
49
Dickens, for short. : CHAS
51
Indian ape. : KRA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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