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New York Times, Wednesday, July 30, 1969

Author:
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Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
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Thick fog. : PEASOUP
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First on the list. : ITEMONE
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Man in white. : INTERNE
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Work of fiction. : NOVELET
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Loggerheads. : TURTLES
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Word on some parcels. : FRAGILE
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Where Cnossus is. : CRETE
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Literary name. : TWAIN
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Wartime group. : OSS
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Sock-knitter's problem. : HEEL
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Round-table meetings of a kind. : SEANCES
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___ de corps. : ESPRIT
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Treatise on trees. : SILVA
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Eyebrow shape. : ARC
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Prepare, as potatoes. : PEEL
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Movie director's order. : ACTION
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Former Belgian king. : LEOPOLD
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Grapple with. : WRESTLE
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Beset. : ASSAIL
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Cart, old style. : WAIN
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Gov't. dept. : HEW
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Tranquil. : STILL
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"The Green ___." : BERETS
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Archipelago. : ISLANDS
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Chief. : ARCH
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Good times. : UPS
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Bearcat. : PANDA
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Delusion's partner. : SNARE
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Bolivia's lack. : SEAPORT
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Harder up. : NEEDIER
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Blow up. : ENLARGE
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Wrinkled. : CREASED
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Person of powerful voice. : STENTOR
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Perpetual. : ENDLESS
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Curve, for one. : PITCH
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Accrue to. : ENURE
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"On ___ by a river . . . " : ATREE
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Decide. : SETTLE
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Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
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French pronoun. : UNE
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Annoyed. : PESTERED
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Pram passenger. : INFANT
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Kind of lens. : TORIC
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Fleeting. : EVANESCENT
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March girl. : MEG
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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Norse name. : NELS
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French verb form. : ETES
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Nursery sound effect. : WAIL
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Relieve. : SPELL
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Rests (on). : SITS
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Wet blanket's cousin. : SPOILSPORT
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Stone: Suffix. : LITH
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Meadow mouse. : VOLE
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What "de novo" means. : ANEW
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Word of regret. : ALAS
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Caesura. : REST
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Thus: It. : COSI
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Astrological sign. : ARIES
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Buddhist language. : PALI
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Tribal ceremonial. : WARDANCE
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Proceed on (one's way). : WEND
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Raillery. : BANTER
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Footwear. : SANDAL
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Piece of music. : LARGO
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More pay. : RAISE
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Ojibwas' cousins. : CREES
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Crowds together. : HERDS
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Wields. : USES
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Shut in. : PENT
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Advertised event. : SALE
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Canary food. : SEED
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Rotate, as a TV camera. : PAN
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Man's nickname. : ERN

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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