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New York Times, Wednesday, August 13, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,305
Across
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Tijuana ___. : BRASS
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River of China. : LEI
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After: Fr. : APRES
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___ lunch. : OUTTO
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Fleming. : IAN
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Ranch rope. : RIATA
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Obtain relief. : GETOUTFROMUNDER
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Attacked. : HADAT
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Adorn. : ATTIRE
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Pronoun. : SHE
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City of Texas. : AUSTIN
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Tops. : AONE
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Nit-picking scholar. : PEDANT
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British Navy girl. : WREN
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Book leaves: Abbr. : FOS
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Nobleman. : EARL
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Stage in cell division. : DIASTER
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Flag. : DROOP
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Doer: Suffix. : IST
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Bread ends. : HEELS
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Certain court. : PROBATE
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A year. : LEAP
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Nigerian people. : ARO
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Lake in Ireland. : ERNE
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Run out on. : DESERT
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Ring arbiters: Abbr. : REFS
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Cold-weather gear. : EARLAP
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Ship initials. : USS
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Girl's name. : AMANDA
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Have, in Paris. : AVOIR
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Somehow. : BYHOOKORBYCROOK
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___ say. : IDARE
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Grande or Rita. : RIO
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Kentucky's Chandler. : HAPPY
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Whales. : CETES
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Keep out. : BAR
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Golfing name. : SNEAD
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Become sunk in. : BOG
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Wish you hadn't. : RUE
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Pronto. : ATTHEDROPOFAHAT
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Columned walk. : STOA
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French Legion locale. : SOUDAN
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Heel layers. : LIFTS
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One of a pair. : EAR
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Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
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In ___. : ARUT
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Historic ship. : PINTA
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Cold-war weapon. : RADIOFREEEUROPE
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Forever, in Rome. : ETERNO
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Raiment for ranees. : SAREES
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High-strung. : TAUT
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Features of horses. : MANES
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Expedited. : SPED
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Take evidence. : HEAR
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Dancer of the early 60's. : TWISTER
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Upset. : IRATE
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Indonesian island. : ALOR
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Degree. : NTH
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Moon goddess. : DIANA
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Fish. : EELS
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U. S. writer. : POE
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Porsena. : LARS
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Certain cities: Abbr. : SPTS
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Crack. : BREAK
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Language used in Jordan. : ARABIC
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___ Gourmont, French writer. : REMYDE
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Jones. : DAVY
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Noteworthy times. : EPOCHS
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Noise of a kind. : SNORE
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___ of love. : LABOR
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Performs. : DOES
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Shah's land. : IRAN
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Globe. : ORB
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Inlet. : RIA
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W.W. II agency. : OPA
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16th-century English dramatist. : KYD

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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