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New York Times, Thursday, June 18, 1970

11-Down : Specialized flag

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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H
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A
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L
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B
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E
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I
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B
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E
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A
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M
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J
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R
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S
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O
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H
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O
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L
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A
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A
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K
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D
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A
L
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Y
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I
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S
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T
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D
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E
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T
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S
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A
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Y
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O
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M
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B
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O
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V
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M
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L
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A
G
U
A
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E
L
K
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A
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R
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C
R
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S
T
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S
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E
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A
F
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R
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S
H
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R
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R
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L
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G
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U
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P
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B
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A
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A
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R
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U
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L
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H
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D
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E
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R
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N
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S
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R
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,614
Across
1
Half, in Berlin : HALBE
6
Kind of girder : IBEAM
11
Shake : JAR
14
Close, in poetry : ANEAR
15
Famous mount : SINAI
16
Scandinavian money : ORE
17
Big-time gamblers : HIGHROLLERS
19
Diamond ___ : LIL
20
Smith and others : ALS
21
Biblical race of giants : ANAK
22
Loiter : DALLY
24
Agenda unit : ITEM
25
Hard : STONY
27
Motorist's bugaboo : DETOUR
30
Dangerous fish : STINGRAY
33
Stigma : ODIUM
34
U. S. pioneer : BOONE
35
Greek clan division : OBE
36
French liquids : VINS
37
Walks : MALLS
38
Spanish liquid : AGUA
39
Fraternal one : ELK
40
Subtle emanations : AURAE
41
Come to a peak : CREST
42
Care for : SEEAFTER
44
Broker's stock in trade : SHARES
45
Schisms : RIFTS
46
Kind of look : LEER
47
Keen relish : GUSTO
49
Negri of silents : POLA
50
Sheep sound : BAA
53
"___ so to bed" : AND
54
Practical method of procedure : RULEOFTHUMB
58
Mountain in Crete : IDA
59
Kind of waste : DROSS
60
Hollywood first name : ERROL
61
___ de guerre : NOM
62
Fencing position : SIXTE
63
Duke E.S.P. expert : RHINE
Down
1
Sounds of amusement : HAHA
2
Dye shrub : ANIL
3
Relay-race sections : LEGS
4
Scrooge word : BAH
5
Boner on a high level : ERRATUM
6
Religion : ISLAM
7
Cheat : BILK
8
Chemical suffix : ENE
9
Swiss river : AAR
10
Accomplished poorly : MISDONE
11
Specialized flag : JOLLYROGER
12
Seed covering : ARIL
13
Have confidence in : RELY
18
Standout : ONER
23
Geometry abbreviation : ANG
24
Red-ink symbols : IOUS
25
Shawl : STOLE
26
Cans : TINS
27
Symbols of peace : DOVES
28
Ancient magistrate : EDILE
29
Worthless thing : TINKERSDAM
30
Kind of eclipse : SOLAR
31
Maltreat : ABUSE
32
Irish poet : YEATS
34
Reveals : BARES
37
Mongrel : MUTT
38
Sandarac tree : ARAR
40
Confers upon : AFFORDS
41
Untrustworthy one : CHEATER
43
Small island : AIT
44
___ pity : SELF
46
Kind of change : LOOSE
47
Advance : GAIN
48
Ruin : UNDO
49
Unwelcome one : PEST
50
Fiji tree : BURI
51
Biblical king : AMON
52
Code word for A : ABLE
55
Swiss canton : URI
56
Space fuel : LOX
57
Royal abbreviation : HRH

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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