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New York Times, Monday, July 7, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Greek letter. : BETA
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Burned out. : SERE
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Intense zeal. : FLAME
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Great. : EPIC
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Up until. : ASOF
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Geneva's lake. : LEMAN
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Elevator of a sort. : THECOSTOFLIVING
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Ladies' quarters. : HAREMS
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0.3048 meter. : FOOT
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Important exec. : DIR
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"Life With Father" man. : DAY
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N. Y. subway line. : IRT
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Time units: Abbr. : SECS
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Outcast. : LEPER
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Properly pitched. : INTUNE
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Thoroughfares: Abbr. : AVES
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Kind of wheel. : COG
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Key figure in a child's game. : SEEKER
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Méditerranée, for one. : MER
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Forest god. : PAN
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Charge. : FEE
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Gardening aid. : HOE
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Comparison shopper. : PRICER
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Musical notes. : FAS
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Jargon. : CANT
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Matched. : PAIRED
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Feeling. : SENSE
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Creole fried cake. : CALA
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___ for apples. : BOB
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Game pieces. : MEN
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Suffix denoting action. : URE
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Go bad. : SOUR
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___ y Gasset, Spanish writer. : ORTEGA
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Certain fighters. : REVOLUTIONARIES
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Metric measure. : STERE
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Girl's name. : ELLA
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Fighting equipment. : ARMS
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Fished. : EELED
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Scout's good objective. : DEED
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For fear that. : LEST
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One of the Little Women. : BETH
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Old Hebrew measure. : EPHA
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Stratum. : TIER
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Agrees. : ACCEDES
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Impudent. : SASSY
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New York time: Abbr. : EST
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Shingles or tiles. : ROOFING
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Exertion. : EFFORT
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Dart. : FLIT
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Third book of O. T. : LEV
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Organic compound. : AMIDE
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Violent. : MANIC
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Railroad men: Abbr. : ENGRS
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Persian name. : OMAR
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Water lilies. : LOTUSES
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Grasp. : SEE
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Nightingale symbol. : LAMP
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Continuously. : EVER
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Fairy. : PERI
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Noun suffix. : ION
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Society page word. : NEE
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Large deer. : CARIBOU
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Genghis or Aga. : KHAN
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Ages. : EONS
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Network. : RETE
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Climbing plant. : PEA
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Transitory style. : FAD
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Auditing initials. : CPA
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Feverish. : FEBRILE
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Pre-dialing phone girl. : CENTRAL
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Set a travel course. : ROUTED
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Fluids. : SERA
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Hex. : CURSE
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Narrow crest. : ARETE
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Flat. : LEVEL
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Simple organism. : MONAD
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Vehicle. : SLED
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Island country. : EIRE
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Stones. : GEMS
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Aide: Abbr. : ASST
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State: Abbr. : ORE
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Cheer. : OLE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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