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New York Times, Saturday, August 16, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,308
Across
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Delectable fish. : POMPANO
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Reflection. : THOUGHT
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Small pits. : AREOLES
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Train, familiarly. : RATTLER
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Evergreens. : BALSAMS
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Deprive of dignity. : UNSTATE
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Between ifs and buts. : ANDS
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Place of refuge. : OASIS
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Old English letters. : EDHS
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Particularly: Abbr. : ESP
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Lend ___. : ANEAR
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Seizing. : SNATCHING
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Intended. : MEANT
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Sheets on a schooner. : TOPSAILS
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British word for an adder. : NEDDER
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Hall of Fame athlete. : OTT
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Doctor's soft hammer. : PLESSOR
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Native: Suffix. : OTE
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Of irregular quality. : PATCHY
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Poker Flat people. : OUTCASTS
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Hilo greeting. : ALOHA
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Alabama Indians. : TUSKEGEES
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Fish garnish. : ASPIC
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Rite words. : IDO
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Horse's predecessor, in saying. : CART
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Stock exchange listing. : RAILS
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Western wine valley. : NAPA
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In ___ (disturbed). : ALATHER
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Hoped. : ASPIRED
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Stein words. : ROSEISA
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Place of misery. : GEHENNA
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Lower in value. : DEPRESS
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Heavy betting favorites. : ODDSONS
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Initials for an amino acid. : PABA
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Algerian port. : ORAN
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Pinochle term. : MELD
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Spiced drinks. : POSSETS
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___ carte. : ALA
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Love of the forest. : NEMOPHILY
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Hellenic sight. : OSSA
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Making exact. : TRUING
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Guild. : HANSE
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Military study unit: Abbr. : OTS
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Said. : UTTERED
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Content. : GLAD
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Biblical ancestor of Hittites. : HETH
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Very, in France. : TRES
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Popular name for a summer cottage. : SANSSOUCI
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Ear depressions. : SCAPHAS
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Punished. : AMERCED
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A face to ___ clock. : STOPA
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Of an insect's back. : NOTAL
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Inclined. : APTTO
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Seine area. : ILE
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___ of one's own medicine. : ADOSE
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Clean, in France. : NETTE
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Hair. : TRESS
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Words for a sweet 16 girl. : NOTKISSED
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Wild boar genus. : SUS
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Talk. : CHATTER
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Pains. : AGONIES
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Crowns. : TIARAS
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Newspapers. : PRESS
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Life of the party. : CARD
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Bitter drug. : ALOE
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Tool. : RASP
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Como, for one. : LAGO
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Peter. : ARNO
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Jailed Friend. : PENN
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Feminine names. : ADAS
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Hurry. : HIE
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Degree. : PHD

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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