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New York Times, Friday, August 22, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,314
Across
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Hibernated. : SLEPT
6
Thomas. : SETH
10
Lump. : MASS
14
Electrician. : WIRER
15
Miscellany. : OLIO
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Abbreviation in a date book. : APPT
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Mideasterner. : IRANI
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Like some skiers' feet. : NUMB
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Undeniable. : TRUE
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Cactus. : MESCAL
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Extended. : LONGTERM
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Branch of physics: Abbr. : ELEC
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At least as much. : NOLESS
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Watercraft. : SAILBOAT
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Ingot. : BAR
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Seagoing initials. : USN
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Part of Vietnam. : ANNAM
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Nature. : SORT
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Delicacy, to some. : PICKLEDPIGSFEET
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Miss. : FAIL
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Long time. : YEARS
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Audience. : EAR
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Surpass. : TOP
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Minor. : SMALLFRY
49
L. P., for one. : RECORD
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Personal: Prefix. : IDIO
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Time of day. : HIGHNOON
55
Bespatter. : SPLASH
59
Heavenly spirit: Fr. : ANGE
60
Row. : TIER
62
Western horse. : PINTO
63
"This ___ me." : ISON
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Lioness. : ELSA
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Common suffixes. : ETTES
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Camera part. : LENS
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Kind of story. : MYTH
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Irritates. : RASPS
Down
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Brave the Channel. : SWIM
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Money in Genoa. : LIRE
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Times. : ERAS
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Narrow flag. : PENCEL
5
Feeler. : TRIALBALLOON
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Heir. : SON
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Jewish month. : ELUL
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Master of Flavius. : TIMON
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Pal around with. : HOBNOB
10
___ fact. : MATTEROF
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"___ moi le . . . " : APRES
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Cowboy gear. : SPURS
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Check. : STEM
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Sierra ___. : LEONE
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Quest for a prince. : GLASSSLIPPER
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Penuche. : CANDY
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Eat. : SUP
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Supposedly. : ASIF
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Quechua. : INCA
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Condensed files. : TAPES
34
Popular resort. : MIAMI
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Shorten, as a sail. : REEF
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A kind of drop. : TEAR
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Cuisines. : KITCHENS
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Alumni. : GRADS
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Afflict. : TRY
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For the nonce. : PROTEM
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Novel heroine. : LOLITA
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Washer cycle. : RINSE
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Incite. : EGGON
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Mat. : DOILY
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___ Columbia. : HAIL
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Group of fitted objects. : NEST
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Insects. : ANTS
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Short distance. : STEP
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Bronc. : HOSS
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Cheer. : RAH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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