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New York Times, Tuesday, July 22, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { H J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,283
Across
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Preparing peaches. : STONING
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Gracious. : AFFABLE
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Upset. : TIPOVER
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Army food packet. : DRATION
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Exalt. : ELEVATE
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Fine wine. : VINTAGE
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Showed an old movie. : RERAN
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Algonquian Indian. : CREE
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Takes advantage of. : USES
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Pitching statistics: abbr. : ERAS
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Inlets. : FIORDS
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Weight units. : CARATS
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Threshold. : LIMEN
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Sense of superiority. : ARROGANCE
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Occupied. : INUSE
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Station, in Paris. : POSTE
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Western bean. : PINTO
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New York theater. : ALVIN
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Much ado. : COMMOTION
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Fix a pillow. : REPAD
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Veterans of a sort. : ALUMNI
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Look upon favorably. : ADMIRE
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Sheik, for one. : ARAB
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City near Leghorn. : PISA
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Footless animal. : APOD
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Mink piece. : STOLE
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Arouse. : INFLAME
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Tallinn's country. : ESTONIA
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Betrayer. : TRAITOR
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Request more goods. : REORDER
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Constellation on equator. : SEXTANS
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Spring and fall. : SEASONS
Down
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Metric measure. : STERE
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Lodge doorkeeper. : TILER
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___ buffa. : OPERA
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Modern Acadia. : NOVASCOTIA
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Grand duke of Muscovy. : IVAN
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See-through material. : NET
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Urn of verse. : GRECIAN
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Opposite. : ADVERSE
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Cooked in a way. : FRIED
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Cooling device. : FAN
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Largest of Near Islands. : ATTU
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Leaning. : BIAS
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Booth. : LOGE
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Chemical suffixes. : ENES
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Military group: Abbr. : ROTC
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Church title. : FRA
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Kind of sweater. : SLIPON
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Things to be done. : AGENDA
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Avant-garde people. : INITIATORS
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Memorable actor. : MUNI
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___ perpetua, motto of Idaho. : ESTO
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Gaseous element. : NEON
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On ___ with. : APAR
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Characterization. : ROLE
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Invitation request: Abbr. : RSVP
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Mobile homes. : CAMPERS
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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Bases for whodunits. : MURDERS
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___ Curie. : MME
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Legendary friend. : DAMON
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Musical work. : RONDO
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Strange. : ALIEN
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Tolerates. : BEARS
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Places in competition. : PITS
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Concerning. : INRE
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Port in Tunisia. : SFAX
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Came to rest. : ALIT
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Greek colonnade. : STOA
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___ glance. : ATA
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Ascertain. : SEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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