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New York Times, Thursday, July 24, 1969

46-Across : U. S. humorist.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,285
Across
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Expert on dog reflexes. : PAVLOV
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Marked with a sweeping stroke. : SLASHED
14
"Do ___ Waltz?" : IHEARA
15
Printed chintzes. : PINTADOS
17
Open footwear. : SANDAL
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Asian people. : ANNAMESE
19
German composer. : ABT
20
Word before bolt or clap. : THUNDER
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Game pieces. : MEN
23
Tend. : LEAN
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Finally. : ATLAST
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Former diva. : ALDA
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French explorer. : LASALLE
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Sky sight. : MARS
33
Dear: Ger. : LIEB
34
Early sword. : ESTOC
38
Guinness. : ALEC
39
Tally. : ADDUP
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Only. : SOLE
42
Movie marquee word. : TODAY
44
Lighten. : EASE
45
Soviet city. : OREL
46
U. S. humorist. : LARDNER
48
Trim. : NEAT
49
See 23 Down. : MILANO
52
Costae. : RIBS
54
Uncle, in Scotland. : EME
55
Translucent opal. : GIRASOL
58
Not talking. : MUM
61
Pioneer reformers. : APOSTLES
63
People of Africa. : DAMARA
65
Habitués. : DENIZENS
66
Peaceful. : IRENIC
67
Not now. : LATERON
68
Color. : CERISE
Down
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Tourist city. : PISA
2
Ishmael's skipper. : AHAB
3
Orifice. : VENT
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That's a good ___. : LAD
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Sound forth. : ORATE
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Odin's home. : VALHALLA
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Encompass. : SPAN
8
Swedish Nightingale. : LIND
9
Toughen. : ANNEAL
10
Frighten. : STARTLE
11
Emoter. : HAM
12
Swelling. : EDEMA
13
Rx. directions. : DOSES
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Directed. : SENT
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Independently. : UNAIDED
23
Italian landmark. : LASCALA
25
Classwork. : LESSONS
26
Amo, amas, ___. : AMAT
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French composer. : LALO
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Scott. : DRED
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City on the Meuse. : SEDAN
31
Vituperative ones. : ABUSERS
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Sped. : TORE
36
Olive genus. : OLEA
37
Certain European. : CELT
40
From time to time. : PERIODIC
43
River from Tibet to Shanghai. : YANGTZE
47
Irritating one. : ROILER
49
Western lake. : MEAD
50
Actuate. : IMPEL
51
Girl's name. : LEONA
53
Proclaim loudly. : BLARE
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Neighbor of Virginia City. : RENO
57
Relative of an org. : ASSN
58
Peanut: Sp. : MANI
59
Modern author. : URIS
60
Spice. : MACE
62
Meet. : SIT
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Debussy's "La ___." : MER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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