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New York Times, Friday, August 29, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { F H J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,321
Across
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Wipe clean. : MOPUP
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Met soprano. : STRATAS
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Danger faced by Rough Riders. : MALARIA
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Put on. : PRESENT
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Handkerchief adornment. : INITIAL
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Background. : LINEAGE
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Wheel hubs. : NAVES
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Inclined: Brit. : LEANT
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Sloping lawn: Abbr. : TER
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Number. : ONE
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Stradivari's teacher. : AMATI
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Clyde's Bonnie. : MOLL
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Insulating material. : TARPAPER
28
Alamo hero. : BOWIE
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Elizabeth I to the bards. : ORIANA
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Exclusive group. : ELECT
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Degrade. : DEMEAN
34
Malacañan Palace site. : MANILA
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___ name. : GIVEN
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Pinafore crew. : SEAMEN
39
Spanish province. : AVILA
40
Standards. : CRITERIA
44
Italian beach. : LIDO
45
Tore. : RACED
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Tell's canton. : URI
48
Cyprinoid fish. : IDE
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Ruminant saddle animal. : CAMEL
50
Copter's blade. : ROTOR
52
Hundredth of a cruzeiro. : CENTAVO
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Like an animal. : LEONINE
56
Troublemaker. : INCITER
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Did a farm job. : ENSILED
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In an expert way. : ADEPTLY
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Unfashionable. : DATED
Down
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Not now, señor. : MANANA
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Orlando's brother. : OLIVER
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Meat spread. : PATE
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"Mila 18" author. : URIS
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___ mater. : PIA
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Part of a chairback. : SPLAT
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Singer Lopez. : TRINI
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Budget item. : RENT
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Peer Gynt's mother. : ASE
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Wiping cloth. : TEATOWEL
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Puccini's "Suor ___." : ANGELICA
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Choice Caspian sturgeon. : STERLET
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City in North Dakota. : MINOT
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By ___. : ALLMEANS
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Merit. : EARN
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Samoan port. : APIA
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City on the Mississippi. : MOLINE
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Citrus fruit. : POMELO
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Athletic setting. : ARENA
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"John Brown's Body" author. : BENET
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Cultivated cherry. : AMARELLE
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Bonus. : DIVIDEND
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Trial material. : EVIDENCE
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During. : AMID
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Region of Europe. : GALICIA
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Behold: Lat. : ECCE
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Semiprecious gem. : RUTILE
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Pressed. : IRONED
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Exposed. : AIRED
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"La Valse" composer. : RAVEL
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Author of "Who Killed Society?" : AMORY
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Pioneer suffragist. : CATT
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Ponselle. : ROSA
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Step ___. : ONIT
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Part of a cue. : TIP
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Purpose. : END

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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