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New York Times, Saturday, June 28, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,259
Across
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Australian city. : PERTH
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Kind of race. : TROT
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Formerly, old style. : ERST
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Siren. : ALARM
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Cleric: Abbr. : REVD
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___ kick out of. : GETA
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Hits, as a car. : SIDESWIPES
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Cards. : ACES
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Pretense. : SHAM
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Time. : HOUR
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Skilled. : ADEPT
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Money in the news. : EURODOLLARS
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Double agent. : SPY
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Commutes. : RIDES
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Decree. : UKASE
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Routing word. : VIA
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Old instrument. : LUTE
34
Happen to. : BETIDE
36
Football plays. : ENDRUNS
38
Annoy. : BEDEVIL
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Storied island. : TAHITI
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Trevino's game. : GOLF
41
Letters. : ENS
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Suit. : BEFIT
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Shaded area. : ARBOR
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Publicize. : AIR
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Ornamental tree. : OSAGEORANGE
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Collect by bits. : GLEAN
53
Stalemate. : DRAW
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Taste: Fr. : GOUT
55
Arena. : RINK
56
Produces in abundance. : POURSFORTH
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Do art work. : ETCH
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Celeste. : HOLM
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Unaired. : MUSTY
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Hurricane areas. : EYES
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Angers. : IRES
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Appropriate. : STEAL
Down
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Like the twist or hula hoop. : PASSE
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Yale. : ELIHU
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Warship equipment. : RADAR
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Vibration. : TREMOR
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British seagoing initials. : HMS
6
Some poems. : TRIOLETS
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Rebuff. : REPULSE
8
___ barrel. : OVERA
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Game scores. : TDS
10
Hoople oath. : EGAD
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Withdrawn. : RECESSIVE
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Intervened. : STEPPEDIN
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Savory. : TASTY
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Mysteries. : WHODUNITS
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Requested. : ASKEDFOR
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Thinning. : DILUTION
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Mingle. : RUBELBOWS
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Supped. : ATE
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Old-timer. : VET
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Lack of capacity. : INABILITY
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Fidelity. : ADHERENCE
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Certain transportations. : ELS
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Moroccan range. : RIF
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Soldiered. : BOREARMS
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Cloture. : GAGRULE
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Stew. : RAGOUT
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Approve. : AGREE
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In-___ bed. : ADOOR
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Scandinavian. : NORSE
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___ percha. : GUTTA
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Antiknock gas. : ETHYL
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Egyptian souls. : AKHS
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Greek letter. : PHI
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Some radios. : FMS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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