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New York Times, Wednesday, August 20, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,312
Across
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Like a Dali watch. : LIMP
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Emulates a glutton. : CRAMS
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"Spartacus" author. : FAST
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Kind of theater, for short. : LEGIT
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Pale. : ASHY
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Call to Fido. : HERE
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"Bombs bursting ___." : INAIR
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Writer of light verse. : LEAR
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Newscasting name. : REASONER
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Wine left after leakage. : ULLAGE
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Muscle. : THEW
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Sequel to "Typee." : OMOO
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Mind. : BRAINS
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Sino-Soviet trouble site. : DAMANSKY
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A Beatle. : RINGO
34
Dealt. : METED
35
Scotsman's to. : TAE
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Old man, in Berlin. : ALTE
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Like some excuses. : LAMER
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Dear, in Roma. : CARA
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Neckline. : VEE
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Famous Athenian. : SOLON
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Crosscut saw. : BRIAR
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Cores. : ESSENCES
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Nobles. : COUNTS
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Korean troops. : ROKS
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Dance. : PROM
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Headpieces. : STRAWS
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Modern folk singer. : JOANBAEZ
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Trials. : WOES
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Metroliner. : TRAIN
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Miner's prize. : LODE
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Boleyn. : ANNE
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Girl's name. : ELISE
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Sicilian town. : ENNA
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Does a field job. : TEDS
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North and South. : POLES
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Fasten. : SEAL
Down
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Famed lion. : LAHR
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Notion in Nimes. : IDEE
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South American rodent. : MARA
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Importance. : PRESTIGE
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Gradual changes, in biology. : CLINES
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Freshen. : RENEW
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Pulitzer historian (1934). : AGAR
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Early date. : MII
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Lute player. : STRUMMER
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Attack. : FALLON
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On the deck. : ASEA
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Field flies, in batting practice. : SHAG
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Spare, in London. : TYRE
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___, not again! : OHNO
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Burden. : LOAD
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Of a certain grain. : OATEN
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Atlanta man. : BRAVE
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Gets one's goat. : RILES
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Contributes in a way. : ANTES
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Populace. : DEMOS
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Sully. : STAIN
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Gold unit. : KARAT
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Lean and leap. : YEARS
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Some people. : MALES
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A type of march. : LOCKSTEP
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Disintegrates. : CRUMBLES
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TV ailment. : SNOW
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Godsend. : BOON
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Removes. : ERASES
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Birds. : CRANES
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Composure. : POISE
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Bash. : SWAT
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Mood. : TONE
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Rip. : REND
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A kind of bird. : JAIL
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Tops. : AONE
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Millay. : EDNA
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Passion. : ZEAL
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Postal abbreviation. : RLO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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