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New York Times, Thursday, August 21, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,313
Across
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Tourist site in '70. : OSAKA
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Musical note. : AFLAT
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Sparks. : NED
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Arrested. : RANIN
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___ better. : GOONE
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Eggs: Lat. : OVA
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Cliff-hanger's vacation spot. : GRANDCANYON
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Namely: Abbr. : VIZ
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Start of a letter to Mr. Boone. : DEARDAN
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Measure. : PACE
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Ordinary: Abbr. : AVG
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Chip. : SPALL
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Agreements. : PACTS
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Protective cover, for short. : TARP
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Long time. : AGE
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Vamp. : BARA
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Fish. : TROLL
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Guarantee. : ASSURANCE
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Tester. : ASSAYER
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Kind of lot. : USEDCAR
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Japanese symbol. : RISINGSUN
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Former Premier of Japan. : SAITO
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Thought: Prefix. : IDEO
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Compass reading. : NNE
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Brief moments: Abbr. : SECS
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Flat sections. : PANES
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In a tricky way. : SLYLY
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Haggard title. : SHE
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Abbreviation for incoming mail. : RECD
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Leader. : HEADMAN
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Loot on the Spanish Main. : ORO
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Picturesque Eastern city. : LANCASTERPA
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Headlight word. : DIM
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Streaked. : LINEY
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Spa. : EVIAN
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Poker word. : SEE
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Nails. : BRADS
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Showing edges. : SEAMY
Down
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Group: Abbr. : ORG
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Island off Italy: Abbr. : SAR
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Prefix for gram. : ANA
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Sort. : KIND
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South American sight. : ANDES
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Seaweed products. : AGARAGARS
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Handles gently. : FONDLES
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Like Nathan Hale. : LOYAL
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Shortly. : ANON
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A scholar's arrival time. : TEN
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Motel sign. : NOVACANCIES
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Throw out. : EVICT
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Confuses : DAZES
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___-pie. : CAPA
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Stops, in Madrid. : PARADAS
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Essence. : ATTAR
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Actress Diane. : VARSI
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Figure on a tax report. : GROSSINCOME
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Trims. : PARES
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Clad like a Scot. : PLAIDED
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Street sight. : BUS
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Author of "The Tastemakers." : LYNES
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Vacation boons. : SUNNYDAYS
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Snare. : CATCH
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Uneven. : EROSE
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Vanity. : EGO
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Opened in a way. : UNLACED
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New England sights. : ELMS
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Incites. : PRODS
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Nest. : AERIE
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Medicinal plant. : SENNA
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Contemporary of Thackeray. : YATES
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Broadway show. : HAIR
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Crystallized snow. : NEVE
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Law degree. : LLB
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Inlet. : RIA
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Girl's nickname. : PAM
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___ day now. : ANY

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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