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New York Times, Monday, August 4, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,296
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Wake-robin. : ARUM
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Light carriages. : TRAPS
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Furrow. : PLOW
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Bob. : HOPE
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Man of easy life. : RILEY
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Wrinkle. : RUGA
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Biblical king. : AMON
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Inventors' fortes. : IDEAS
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Foretoken. : OMEN
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First-aid item. : BANDAGE
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Desisted. : STOPPED
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Work unit. : ERG
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Look after. : SEETO
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Most bushed. : WEARIEST
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Handle badly. : MISUSE
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30, to some. : OLD
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Talk foolishly. : DROOL
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Waterway. : CANAL
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"Come into the garden, ___." : MAUD
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Marsh birds. : SORAS
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Feel inclined. : LIKE
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Attorney-___. : ATLAW
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Call for a flip. : TAILS
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Sleuth, for short. : TEC
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Totted up a profit. : NETTED
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He's the ___. : GREATEST
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Sidestep. : ELUDE
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Prefix for corn. : UNI
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Foster parent, at times. : ADOPTER
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Workshop. : ATELIER
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Spanish painter. : GOYA
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Of course: Slang. : NATCH
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" . . . volume of forgotten ___." : LORE
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Russian city. : OREL
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Love, in Livorno. : AMORE
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Volcano. : ETNA
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Virus's cousin. : GERM
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Did carpentry. : SAWED
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Wood file. : RASP
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Melville character. : AHAB
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Lazio's capital. : ROMA
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Fairy-tale word. : UPON
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Seamstress, at times. : MENDER
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Initiates. : TRIGGERS
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Revere took one. : RIDE
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Drink. : ALE
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Nursery-rhyme vegetables. : PEASE
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Network. : SYSTEM
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Knee-on-handkerchief routine. : PROPOSAL
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Piece of sugar. : LUMP
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S-shaped curve. : OGEE
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Fairy equipment. : WAND
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Dull. : ARID
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Producing: Suffix. : OTIC
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Place for unneeded furniture. : STORAGE
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Eve was the first. : WOMAN
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Make proud. : ELATE
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Movie classification. : ADULT
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Colly. : SOOT
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Weld. : UNITE
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Ends. : SAKES
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Opt. : ELECT
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Criminals' hangout. : LAIR
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Oasis scenery. : DATEPALM
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Did detective work. : SLEUTHED
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Part of a shoe. : WELT
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Sound. : SANE
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Spanish landladies. : DUENAS
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Helmsman's charge. : TILLER
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Soap opera, e.g. : DRAMA
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Eager. : AGOG
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French illustrator. : DORE
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Hearing of a deed in court. : OYER
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State in Brazil. : ACRE
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Greek letter. : IOTA
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Sea birds. : ERNS
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Garner. : REAP
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Kind of head or boat. : TOW

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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