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New York Times, Monday, June 16, 1969

19-Down : Mounted soldier.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F K Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,247
Across
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Peerage abbreviation. : BART
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Meadow sounds. : BAAS
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Commit a crime. : STEAL
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Pilaf ingredient. : RICE
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Contour feather. : PENNA
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Soft-grain sheepskin. : ROAN
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Visionary. : IDEALISTIC
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Hinged, with "on." : DEPENDED
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Stakes. : ANTES
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Recompense, old style. : MEED
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Bancroft. : ANNE
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Worn-out horses. : JADES
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Omelet ingredient. : DICEDHAM
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Regarding. : ANENT
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Stopwatch. : TIMER
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Winglike part. : ALA
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Measure. : PINT
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Hard-hit baseball. : LINER
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River in England. : AVON
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Biblical priest. : ELI
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Made public. : AIRED
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Place of action. : SCENE
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School session. : SEMESTER
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Aches. : PINES
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Book of the Bible. : ACTS
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Retired. : ABED
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Arthur Hailey title. : HOTEL
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Splashes. : SPATTERS
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Portrays. : DELINEATES
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Part of Latin "to be." : ERAT
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Common contraction. : ARENT
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Erudition. : LORE
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Place. : SITE
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Strong drinks. : GROGS
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Country, in France. : PAYS
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Ruler. : TSAR
Down
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Man of 37 Across. : BARD
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Drug plant. : ALOE
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Gather. : REAP
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Dwelling of a kind. : TENEMENT
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June V.I.P. : BRIDE
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Backed. : AIDED
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Scored at tennis. : ACED
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Adriatic. : SEA
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Fishing lure. : SPINNER
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Did a checking job. : TESTED
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Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
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Cuckoos. : ANIS
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Varnish ingredient. : LAC
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Mounted soldier. : LANCER
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Tree sight. : NEST
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Intended. : AIMED
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Tricks. : JAPES
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Old-womanish. : ANILE
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Heavy fabric. : DENIM
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Train unit. : DINER
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Shelter. : HAVEN
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"All ___, I'm so ... " : ALONE
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Parts of horses. : MANES
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Spares. : TIRES
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Scanty. : LITTLE
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Moment of truth. : ACIDTEST
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Take-offs. : ASCENTS
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Small barracuda. : SPET
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Using up. : EATING
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Mimicking. : APERY
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Guantanamo and others. : BASES
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German title. : HERR
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Spread. : OLEO
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Porch. : STOA
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Greek goddess. : ERIS
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Abbreviation on a spoon. : STER
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U.N. name. : DAG
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Peak. : ALP

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