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New York Times, Friday, July 18, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,279
Across
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Fiction's vis-à-vis. : TRUTH
6
Soul seller. : FAUST
11
Explanatory designs. : DIAGRAMS
14
Old trial device. : ORDEAL
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Sensibility. : ESTHESIA
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Thomas More's country. : UTOPIA
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Club. : BAT
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Rascality. : KNAVERY
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School subj. : ALG
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Single. : UNAL
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Dupes. : TOOLS
25
Outrigger. : PROA
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Purport. : TENOR
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Resourcefulness. : WIT
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Ascertain. : LEARN
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" . . . ___ too late . . . " : NEVER
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___-face. : VOLTE
33
Middle East city. : BAGDAD
35
Word in a thoroughbred's lineage. : FOALED
36
Center of worship. : ALTAR
37
___ de cacao. : CREME
38
Descendant. : SCION
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Common verb. : ARE
40
Leather band. : STROP
44
Attention getter. : AHEM
45
Paradise. : BLISS
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Peeved: Colloq. : SORE
48
Big casino. : TEN
49
Annuls. : QUASHES
51
Digit. : ONE
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Warning, old style. : ALARUM
54
Esteemed position. : PEDESTAL
56
Square. : NOTHIP
57
Small sturgeons. : STERLETS
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Slender. : REEDY
59
___ Oro. : RIODE
Down
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Extract of dried leaves. : TISANE
2
Chair material. : RATTAN
3
Sound of disgust. : UGH
4
Journey. : TREK
5
Common contraction. : HASNT
6
Bridge groups. : FOURS
7
Dilettante. : ARTY
8
Japanese herb. : UDO
9
Autonomous. : SEPARATE
10
Custom-made. : TAILORED
11
Society event. : DEBUT
12
Cried in a way. : MIAOWED
13
___ faire. : SAVOIR
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Goods thrown into sea for recovery later. : LAGAN
20
Knead, old style. : ELT
23
Large gun. : LONGTOM
25
Small shots. : PELLETS
27
Defensive structure. : REDAN
29
Soils. : LOAMS
31
Diversity: Abbr. : VAR
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Inlet: British. : VOE
33
College degree. : BACHELOR
34
Make unfriendly. : ALIENATE
35
Overflowing stream. : FRESHET
37
Ripples. : CRISPS
38
Soul buyer. : SATAN
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___ mode. : ALA
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Based. : ROOTED
42
Florid. : ORNATE
43
Oven shovels. : PEELS
45
Jolty. : BUMPY
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Jewish service. : SEDER
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Britisher's sovereign. : QUID
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Sonoran people. : SERI
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Fluidity unit. : RHE
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Traffic-sign word. : SLO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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