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New York Times, Saturday, July 19, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,280
Across
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Major city problem. : GARBAGE
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Seafoods. : CLAMS
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Bizet character. : TOREADOR
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Consequence. : RESULT
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Shoe job. : HALFSOLE
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Gauzy paper. : TISSUE
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Inclined. : ATILT
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U. S. agency. : ICC
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___ Coeur. : SACRE
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Folding money. : TENS
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Emotions. : HATES
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Thread of a sort. : YARN
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Poker word. : SEE
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1945 conference site. : POTSDAM
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Prefix for tribe or thermy. : DIA
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Man in Genesis. : SETH
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Chewing scenery. : EMOTING
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Vivid events. : DRAMAS
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Immerse. : PLUNGE
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Takes to task. : REBUKES
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Blind part. : SLAT
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Suffix denoting an art. : ICS
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Amble. : SAUNTER
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Pronoun. : HIM
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Cliff edge. : BROW
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One kind of mill. : TREAD
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Medical unit. : DOSE
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Down. : BELOW
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Prosperous. : FAT
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Perfume. : CENSE
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Celebrated. : LAUDED
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Small, light vehicle. : RUNABOUT
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Puts in appearance. : ENTERS
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Backtracking of a sort. : ERASURES
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Doctrine. : TENET
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Disputed. : DEBATED
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Beard. : GOATEE
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Girl's name. : ARLINE
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Involuntary responses: Abbr. : REFLS
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Hemp fiber. : BAST
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"Much ___ About . . . " : ADO
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Philistine ex-champ. : GOLIATH
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Raises. : ERECTS
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Appeals or Supreme: Abbr. : CRT
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Garlands. : LEIS
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Put to trial. : ASSAY
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French revolutionary fop. : MUSCADIN
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Slighting. : SLURRING
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"___ all." : THATS
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Bobby-sox set. : TEENAGE
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Transfer. : CEDE
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Difficult position. : HOTSEAT
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Tested. : SAMPLED
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Alps. : PEAKS
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Incisor's neighbor. : MOLAR
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Dallas school. : SMU
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Exclamation. : TUT
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Basketball maneuver. : DRIBBLE
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Apostate. : RECREANT
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Outright. : ABSOLUTE
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Beach sight. : SURF
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Level of achievement. : STATURE
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Narrowed the gap. : NEARED
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Balzac. : HONORE
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Printed. : ISSUED
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Confronts. : MEETS
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Anglo-Saxon god. : WODEN
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Come out. : DEBUT
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Lived. : WERE
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Acapulco residence. : CASA
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Summer time. : DST
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Seize. : NAB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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