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New York Times, Saturday, August 30, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,322
Across
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After Cicero's "O." : TEMPORA
8
Kind of bridge. : AUCTION
15
Thinks productively. : IDEATES
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Crumbly. : FRIABLE
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Walks. : CONSTITUTIONALS
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Plant disease. : SMUT
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Disappeared. : GONE
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Foch and others. : NINAS
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Be speedy. : RUN
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Rood. : CROSS
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Exultant song. : PAEAN
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Old swimming hole. : POND
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Small shark. : TOPE
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As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
35
Ours, in Paris. : ANOUS
37
Bean. : SOY
38
Electronic brain. : DIGITALCOMPUTER
41
Games in a sweep. : ALL
42
Novelist Glasgow. : ELLEN
43
Flavorsome herb. : ANISE
44
Look of sorts. : LEER
46
Uppity habits. : AIRS
47
Critical military times. : DDAYS
48
American geologic period. : ERIAN
50
View. : SEE
51
Take to the ice. : SKATE
54
Distant: Prefix. : TELE
56
Cold, cold sea. : ROSS
60
Thoughtlessness. : INCONSIDERATION
63
Undrinkable cocktail. : MOLOTOV
64
City in Cyprus. : NICOSIA
65
Had a midnight snack. : ATELATE
66
Diamond city. : ANTWERP
Down
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Nervous movements. : TICS
2
Esau. : EDOM
3
Waiter's offering. : MENU
4
Deli treat. : PASTRAMI
5
Giant among Giants. : OTT
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Rule. : REIGN
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Concerning. : ASTO
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Hot times in summer. : AFTERNOONS
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Swiss canton. : URI
10
Twigs for grafting. : CIONS
11
Celtic lord. : TANIST
12
Borneo sea Dyak. : IBAN
13
Spanish jar. : OLLA
14
Monster loch. : NESS
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Insouciant. : UNCONCERNED
23
Weld together. : UNITE
25
African timber tree. : ODUM
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Piano part. : PEDAL
27
Like an old crone. : ANILE
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Nester on crags. : EAGLE
29
Giving temporary relief. : PALLIATIVE
31
Port of old Rome. : OSTIA
32
Lyric expression. : POESY
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Journeys in court circuit. : EYRES
36
Black suit. : SPADE
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Kirghiz range. : ALAI
40
Menace for sunbathers. : UNDERTOW
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Adapt for new devices. : RETOOL
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___ car. : RENTA
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Canarylike bird. : SERIN
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Igneous rock. : SIMA
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Granny or square. : KNOT
53
Philippine hardwood. : ACLE
55
Siberian river. : LENA
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Compiegne's river. : OISE
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Evening: Fr. : SOIR
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Sudden break. : SNAP
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Drunkard. : SOT
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Behave. : ACT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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