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New York Times, Wednesday, July 9, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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Across
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Parade unit. : BAND
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Day for trees. : ARBOR
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Rushed. : SPED
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Hawaiian royalty. : ALII
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Gray color. : TAUPE
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Latin American country. : PERU
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___ in wait. : LIES
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Remote region. : HINTERLAND
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Broke away. : SECEDED
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Channels. : SLUICES
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Windflower. : ANEMONE
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French divine: Abbr. : STE
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Market word. : BEAR
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Out to lunch. : NOTOPEN
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Computer fodder. : DATA
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Stupid. : ASININE
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Highly concerned. : ALARMED
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Mental images. : RECEPTS
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Large mug. : TANKARD
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Makes a move at poker. : SEES
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Interlocks. : ENGAGES
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Get ___ (begin). : ATIT
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Condition: Suffix. : ITY
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Girl's name meaning bee. : MELISSA
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Lipped. : LABIATE
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Played. : ENACTED
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The House ___. : OFLORRAINE
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Class. : KIND
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Common verb. : BEEN
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Turn away. : AVERT
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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Western sights. : MESAS
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Ready, as a golf ball. : TEED
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Corkwood. : BALSA
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Strange. : ALIEN
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Relative. : NIECE
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Landings. : DISEMBARKATIONS
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Pallas. : ATHENA
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Military attack man. : RAIDER
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Roll. : BUN
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Chooses. : OPTS
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Dance. : REEL
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Be independent. : SPLITONESTICKET
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A smoke of sorts. : PEACEPIPE
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Sea eagle. : ERNE
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Flops. : DUDS
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Unpolished. : RUSTIC
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Deer. : DOE
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Shoe width: Abbr. : NAR
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Full of: Suffix. : OSE
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Duck, in Germany. : ENTE
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Promontory. : NESS
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Certain line. : DATE
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Dog in heraldry. : ALAN
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Material things. : TANGIBLES
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Hungarian. : MAGYAR
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Sooner than. : ERE
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Dental degree: Abbr. : DDS
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Egyptian deity. : AMENRA
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Principles. : TENETS
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Pier union: Abbr. : ILA
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Rural overpass. : STILE
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Connotation. : SENSE
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Jotted up. : ADDED
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Tennis shots. : LOBS
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For ___. : AFEE
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British trolley. : TRAM
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Roof part. : EAVE
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Plural ending. : IES

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