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New York Times, Saturday, June 21, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,252
Across
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Ropes, hawsers, etc. : CORDAGE
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Civil Defense condition. : ALERT
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Sir Roger de ___. : COVERLEY
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Forage plant. : CLOVER
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Menu item. : OMELETTE
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Bring back. : REVIVE
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Hot time. : SPREE
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Implement. : HOE
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Elysium. : EDEN
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City in Arizona. : MESA
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Winter wear. : GLOVE
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Delivered. : SENT
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Torero's praises. : OLES
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Exasperate: Colloq. : RILE
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Bronze Age sight in England. : HENGE
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Avoid, in a way. : STEPOVER
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Pasture animal. : EWE
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Pronoun. : SHE
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Ordinary. : SOSO
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Sight near Stroudsburg, Pa. : WATERGAP
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Red Square name. : LENIN
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Muslim title. : IMAM
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Variety's Green. : ABEL
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It's ___ world. : AMAD
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Victimizes. : PREYS
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Actress Louise. : TINA
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Low or ebb. : TIDE
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Seafood delicacy. : EEL
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___ Rapids. : CEDAR
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Tooth part. : ENAMEL
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New on the job. : INCOMING
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Floating. : NATANT
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Afternoon party. : TEADANCE
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Vogue. : TREND
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Orchestrate. : ARRANGE
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Constrains. : COMPELS
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Excess type, in printing. : OVERSET
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Press statement. : RELEASE
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Endure, a la Robert Burns. : DREE
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Height: Abbr. : ALT
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Fetch. : GET
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Peeping aperture. : EYEHOLE
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Stout's kin. : ALE
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One-sided tennis score. : LOVESET
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Plain. : EVIDENT
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Vendetta's purpose. : REVENGE
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Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
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World: Prefix. : COSMO
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Western Indian. : CREE
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Wear out one's welcome. : OVERSTAY
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Take on stature. : GROW
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Aggressive person. : LIVEWIRE
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Dutch title. : HEER
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Laborer. : PEON
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Surrounds, with "in." : HEMS
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Study group. : SEMINAR
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Stepping out. : ONADATE
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Certain musician. : SIDEMAN
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Galli-Curci. : AMELITA
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Entrance keeper. : GATEMAN
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Permanent. : ABIDING
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Expiation. : PENANCE
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Potentially active. : LATENT
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Roomy. : LARGE
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Trapper's quest. : PELT
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Musical finale. : CODA
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Purpose. : END
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Father of Kish. : NER
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Because: Fr. : CAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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