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New York Times, Wednesday, June 4, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,235
Across
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Prohibition. : TABU
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Division word. : INTO
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Ledger item. : ASSET
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Above. : ATOP
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"Silent Night" lyricist. : MOHR
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Words in handbook titles. : HOWTO
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Kiddie ___. : CARS
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Frost, for one. : POET
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Skirt style. : ALINE
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Joy and gladness. : ELATIONS
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Cape Horn natives. : ONAS
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Johnson and Garner. : TEXANS
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Shrouding. : HIDING
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Riles. : GETSONESGOAT
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French appetizers. : PATES
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Impressive. : AWFUL
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Veneto or Appia. : VIA
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Ages. : ERAS
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Change. : DIMES
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Big Top. : TENT
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___ vous plait. : SIL
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Standouts: Slang : LULUS
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Artery. : AORTA
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Dawdle. : TAKEONESTIME
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Affirm. : ASSERT
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Girl's name. : NADINE
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Baltic native. : LETT
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Explosive shells. : GRENADES
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Smokers' product. : ASHES
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With the purpose. : SOAS
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Salamander. : NEWT
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Put away. : STORE
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Former Met star. : PONS
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Ablative, for one. : CASE
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___ of humor. : SENSE
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Prefix for cede or date. : ANTE
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Culbertson and others. : ELYS
Down
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Be silent, in music. : TACET
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___ of woe. : ATALE
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Death Valley product. : BORAX
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Executes a theatrical ploy. : UPSTAGES
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Tax. : IMPOST
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Time of day. : NOON
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No refunds, in other words. : THESHOWMUSTGOON
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Scrap. : ORT
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Exclamation. : AHA
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Parting words. : SOLONG
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Shift in attitude. : SWINGOVER
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Sicilian sight. : ETNA
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___ the mark. : TOES
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Suffixes meaning made of. : INES
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Overrun. : INFEST
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___ vult, crusaders' cry. : DEUS
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Man or Bermuda: Abbr. : ISL
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Wind-propelled vessel. : SAILER
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"___ what she used . . . " : AINT
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Bye, now. : TATA
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Nuisance. : PEST
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Forte of 60 Across. : ARIA
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Long-winded debate. : TALKATHON
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Northern Indiana sight. : DUNE
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Ballerina's routine. : TOEDANCE
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Spanish pronoun. : LOS
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"___ around the house." : AMAN
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Chemicals. : ESTERS
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In actuality: Lat. : INESSE
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Model. : IDEAL
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Gossipy. : NEWSY
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Western park. : ESTES
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Miss. : LASS
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Villa near Rome. : ESTE
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Bombast. : RANT
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Regard. : SEE
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Resort. : SPA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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