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New York Times, Saturday, July 5, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 4.71, Missing: { B F G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 52, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,266
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Banner maker. : ROSS
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The 29th. : IOWA
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"The ___ heard . . . " : SHOT
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U.S. President. : ADAMS
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The 39th: Abbr. : NDAK
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Passport item. : VISA
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Permitted. : LICIT
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Arnaz. : DESI
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Deficient. : POOR
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Mountain ridge. : ARETE
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Poets' land. : ERIN
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Canadian prov. : SASK
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Weather abbreviation. : TEMP
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Name for a radioman. : SPARKS
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Sideshow rhetoric. : SPIELS
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City of Crete. : CANEA
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Kind of boom. : SONIC
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Kind of lot. : ODD
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Group organized in 1890. : DAR
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In need of practice. : RUSTY
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___ bagatelle. : AMERE
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"One ___ . . . " : NATION
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___ of well-being. : ASENSE
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Steak order. : RARE
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The 30th: Abbr. : WISC
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Prefix with circle or colon. : SEMI
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Credit of a kind. : KUDOS
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Ancient kingdom. : ELAM
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___ grind. : DRIP
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Call up. : EVOKE
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Andrews. : DANA
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Wife of Henry VIII. : ANNE
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Confederate name. : RELEE
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The 48th: Abbr. : ARIZ
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The 34th: Abbr. : KANS
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U.S. inventor. : YALE
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Hostess's letters. : RSVP
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The 17th. : OHIO
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Passable. : SOSO
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July 4 sight. : STARSANDSTRIPES
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Calendar time. : INDEPENDENCEDAY
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River to the Baltic. : ODER
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"How ___ to know?" : WASI
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Similar. : AKIN
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The 49th. : ALASKA
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Daggers. : DIRKS
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Golfer's thrill. : ACE
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Baseball gear. : MITTS
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Declivities. : STEEPS
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Common verb. : ARE
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Mine: It. : MIO
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Despise. : SCORN
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Italian city. : PADUA
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Contemptible ones. : LIARS
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Pebble, in England. : SCREE
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Aunt: Sp. : TIA
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New ___. : YORKER
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"___ it." : ASISEE
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___ amis. : MES
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Frenchman's new. : NEUVE
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Roused. : AWOKE
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The 40th: Abbr. : SDAK
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Girl's name. : ERNA
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The 32nd: Abbr. : MINN
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Monetary unit: Abbr. : DOL
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Pasternak character. : LARA
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Dye shrub. : ANIL
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Cloverleaf crossings, to some. : MAZE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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