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New York Times, Wednesday, July 16, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,277

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Across
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L.A. footballers. : RAMS
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Authorize. : CLEAR
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Exclamation. : ALAS
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Soviet range. : ALAI
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Abode. : AERIE
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Disgrace. : SOIL
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Matching tools of a sort. : HAMMERANDSICKLE
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Mode of travel. : SEAPLANE
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Clamorous. : NOISY
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Highway sign. : EATS
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Early Briton. : PICT
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Fire ___. : ALARMS
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Precise persons. : PURISTS
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Part. : ROLE
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Proofreading mark. : CARET
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Inlet. : RIA
35
Treating in a way. : COLDSHOULDERING
39
Compass point. : SSE
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Noblemen. : EARLS
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Broadway playwright. : INGE
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Covers of a sort. : EYELIDS
44
"Gunsmoke" player. : ARNESS
46
Associate. : ALLY
47
Eager. : AGOG
48
Pool-ball shot. : MASSE
51
School of philosophy. : IDEALISM
55
Togetherness, in a way. : INTERDEPENDENCE
58
Umpire's cry. : FOUL
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Beginning. : ONSET
60
Think, old style. : TROW
61
Electric ___. : FANS
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Abounds. : TEEMS
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New-math words. : SETS
Down
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Stadium sounds. : RAHS
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Winglike parts. : ALAE
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Family member. : MAMA
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Acted fatuously. : SIMPERED
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Weight units. : CARATS
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Tends. : LEANS
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Water bird. : ERNE
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Foreign ___. : AID
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Thing in law. : RES
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Scarves. : ASCOTS
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Norse god. : LOKI
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Bothers. : AILS
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Weaver's reed. : SLEY
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Ancient land. : ELAM
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Abet. : INCITE
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Eddies. : PURLS
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Exacerbated. : IRED
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Spark streams. : ARCS
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Kind of change. : LOOSE
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Passage. : ALLEY
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Newman and Pry. : PAULS
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Threefold. : TRINE
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Spills the beans. : SINGS
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Threadlike. : CORDY
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Periods. : AGES
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Hawker. : SELLER
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Weather forecast. : HAIL
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Hair style. : RINGLETS
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Atelier equipment. : EASELS
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Instruments. : AGENTS
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Tobacco, for one. : ROAD
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Revoke, legally. : ADEEM
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Arouse resentment. : MIFF
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Indonesian ox. : ANOA
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Bewilder. : STUN
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___ dixit. : IPSE
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Concerning. : INRE
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Lauder, for one. : SCOT
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Gulls. : MEWS
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Dowry. : DOT
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Chemical suffix. : ENE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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