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UP AND AWAY

New York Times, Sunday, July 13, 1969

Author:
Cornelia Warriner
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 109, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 15, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Cornelia Warriner has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,274
Across
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Le Mans entry : RACER
6
Tattle : BLAB
10
Theda et al. : BARAS
15
Down with: Fr. : ABAS
19
Soap plant : AMOLE
20
Opera : AIDA
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Roman official : EDILE
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Bridge: Fr. : PONT
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Subject of a Verne novel : JOURNEYTOTHEMOON
26
Church booklet : ORDO
27
Rule the ___ : ROOST
28
Permeate : SEEP
29
Navy specialists : FROGMEN
31
Like falling off a log : EASY
33
Article : THE
35
Take again : REGET
38
"___ Not Alone" : WEARE
39
Poetic form : ODE
40
Moonbound spider's home : THEGUMDROP
43
___ weensy : TEENSY
44
Billiard stroke : MASSE
46
Lisa and others : MONAS
47
Brazilian Indians : MURAS
49
Preference : TOPCHOICE
51
Month : APRIL
52
Confound! : DRAT
56
"___ had a million" : IFI
57
Party man : BOSS
58
Ingredient of a satellite : GREENCHEESE
60
V.I.P. at U.N. : THANT
62
Unpolished : COARSE
63
Gladden : ELATE
64
Taker : CAPTOR
67
Footwear : BOOTS
68
Plays : DRAMAS
69
Dog-tired : ALLIN
70
Leisured : OTIOSE
72
Song : CAROL
74
Mariner's job : PLANETPROBE
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Sped : TORE
77
Shoshonean : UTE
80
Soft-drink quality : TANG
81
Lariat : RIATA
82
Separated : SECTIONED
84
English dramatist : PEELE
85
___ worms : CANOF
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Pine substance : RESIN
88
First baseball czar : LANDIS
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Certain V.I.P.'s : ASTRONAUTS
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Blaster's need : TNT
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New York city : OLEAN
97
"___ twig is . . . " : ASTHE
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Shrewd : SLY
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Grasslands : LEAS
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Glass, in pharmacy : VITREUM
102
Saarinen : EERO
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Did dishes : DRIED
107
Increase, old style : ECHE
108
Advice to Apollo 11 men : PUTASPIDERONMOON
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One in ambush : LIER
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Missouri tributary : OSAGE
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Black: It. : NERO
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Asian sorghum: Var. : DOURA
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Porsena : LARS
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Salamanders : NEWTS
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Coffee grind : DRIP
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Successful : ONTOP
Down
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Rule, in India : RAJ
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I love: Lat. : AMO
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" . . . ___ the stars" : COURSESOF
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Man's name : ELROY
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Western city : RENO
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" . . . be a dog and ___ " : BAYTHEMOON
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Eng. course : LIT
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Flurries : ADOS
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Lessen : BATE
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Phone sound device : BEEPER
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Navy man: Abbr. : ADM
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___ de Oro : RIO
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In space : ALOFT
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Classman: Abbr. : SENR
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Point in orbit : APOGEE
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One of trio on first moon orbit : BORMAN
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See 16 Down : ANDERS
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Obdurate : STONEY
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Baltic state: Abbr. : ESTH
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Assembles : HERDS
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Has an obligation : OWES
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July 31, for example: Abbr. : EOM
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Cotton from Bengal : ADATI
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Selfish one : EGOIST
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Labor pioneer : GOMPERS
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Architects' patterns : EPURES
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Private eye : TEC
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Relatives, familiarly : UNCS
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West : MAE
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Soft mineral : TALC
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___ fire : SPITTING
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Russian hemp : RINE
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Flanged beam : HBAR
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Set ___ of interest : ARATE
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"Au Clair ___ " : DELALUNE
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Paper measure : REAM
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Movie dog : ASTA
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Pipe joints : TEES
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Brant : GOOSE
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Man of the hour : HERO
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Whetstone : HONE
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Australian shrub : COOBA
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Bligh: Abbr. : CAPT
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___ breve : ALLA
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Flight ___ : PLAN
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Medical assay : BIOTEST
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Three: Ger. : DREI
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English painter : OPIE
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Musical syllables : TRALAS
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Brown colors : COCOAS
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Words for a good splashdown : ARTFULDROP
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Very: Fr. : TRES
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State: Abbr. : TENN
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Put through a dry run : TESTEDOUT
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Scottish city, to poets : EDINA
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___ Paulo : SAO
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Alternatives : ORS
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Evergreen : PINE
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Inch along : CREEP
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Certain times: Abbr. : NTS
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See 16 Down : LOVELL
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Girl's name : ALICIA
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Infernal : NETHER
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Brave ones : DARERS
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College chores : THESES
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Beginner : TYRO
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Divert : AMUSE
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Fruit : LEMON
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Preposition : UPON
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Covering : RIND
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River to the Baltic : ODER
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Prefix for a country : INDO
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Shooter : TAW
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Deputy: Abbr. : AGT
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Silkworm : ERI
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Gold: Sp. : ORO
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Fuzz : NAP

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 11 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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