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New York Times, Wednesday, August 6, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,298
Across
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Weather word. : SMOG
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Kind of tiger. : PAPER
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Morse symbol. : DOT
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Japanese seaport. : KOBE
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Sprout, as a tree. : LEAVE
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Allotted. : GAVE
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Brookings, for one: Abbr. : INST
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Estate. : ACRES
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Common Latin abbreviation. : ETAL
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Deals with. : DOESBY
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Spellbind. : ENTHRALL
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Unobtrusive. : QUIET
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Appear. : SEEM
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Like a hot rod. : SOUPEDUP
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Stage fare. : DRAMAS
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Assent, in Paris. : OUI
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Nile region. : NUBIA
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___ sides. : ONALL
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Thine: Fr. : ATOI
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British coin. : PENNY
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Lackawanna's partner. : ERIE
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Cut down. : PRUNE
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Unearthed. : DUGUP
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Draw from. : TAP
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Polite agreement. : YESSIR
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Fighter. : PUGILIST
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One: Lat. : UNUS
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Lawgiver. : SOLON
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Trends. : CURRENTS
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Marsh plants. : SEDGES
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English painter. : OPIE
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Bumpkin. : YOKEL
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Station, in Paris. : GARE
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Intellect. : MIND
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Stage fare. : OPERA
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If not. : ELSE
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Culmination. : END
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Mideast desert. : NEGEV
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Exploit. : DEED
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Auto mishap. : SKID
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An infection, for short. : MONO
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Fawning. : OBSEQUIOUS
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Arises. : GETSUP
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Accentuated. : PLAYEDUP
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Gov't agency. : AEC
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Shave off. : PARE
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Roulette bets. : EVENS
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Completed a court argument. : RESTED
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Computer input. : DATA
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Relative of a circle. : OVAL
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Archer. : TELL
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Pertinent. : GERMANE
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Très ___. : BIEN
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Role. : HERO
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Packaged, in a way. : TUBED
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Unctuous: Colloq. : SOAPY
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Bizarre. : OUTRE
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Kind of lamp. : PINUP
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Tack item. : MARTINGALE
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Another name. : ALIAS
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Wooed Morpheus. : SLEPT
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Cattle breed. : ANGUS
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Made certain. : INSURED
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Man of Zagreb. : YUGOSLAV
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German article. : EINE
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Rug feature. : PILE
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Historian of the Broadway scene. : RUNYON
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Came to rest. : LODGED
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Mine excavation. : STOPE
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Get along. : COME
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___ arms. : UPIN
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Marmalade ingredient. : RIND
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Keel part. : SKEG
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Progeny. : SEED
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Present in Soho. : ERE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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