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New York Times, Saturday, August 9, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { B G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,301
Across
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Organization: Abbr. : ASSN
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Exclamation. : OHOH
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Some iron. : SCRAP
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Actress Janice. : RULE
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Impose. : LEVY
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Woolly beast. : LLAMA
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Night sound. : MEOW
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Obscure. : DEEP
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Rowed. : OARED
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Scents. : ODORS
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Machine tool. : DROPPRESS
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Second performance. : REPEAT
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Iranian river. : ATREK
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Adheres, in British dialect. : CLITCHES
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Pet: Abbr. : FAV
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Without deflection. : UNDIVERTED
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Forte of some horses. : MILE
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Assume. : SUPPOSE
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Importers' concerns. : TARIFFS
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Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
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Moneyed man. : CAPITALIST
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Gov't agency. : SSS
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Part of a space vehicle. : NOSECONE
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Midwest Indian. : HURON
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Relax. : RESTUP
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Certain hospital workers. : RESIDENTS
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Russian stockade. : ETAPE
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Mideasterner. : IRANI
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Racetrack staple. : OATS
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Wine pitcher. : OLPE
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Winds, in Spain. : AIRES
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Member of a church group: Abbr. : UNIT
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___-do-well. : NEER
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Not the ___ bit. : LEAST
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Evening in Naples. : SERA
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Goes wrong. : ERRS
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Suit of sorts. : ARMOR
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Shoe material. : SUEDE
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Sailboat. : SLOOP
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Quest of a cooking buff. : NEWRECIPE
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"___ Man and the Sea." : OLD
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Notice. : HEED
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Emote. : OVERACT
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Assumed. : HYPOTHETIC
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Ski routes. : SLOPES
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Companion to Lewis. : CLARK
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Like whooping cranes. : RARE
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Singing brothers. : AMES
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Space-age platforms. : PADS
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Burst of fire. : SALVO
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Carnivore. : PREDATOR
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Possible hockey outcome. : TIESCORE
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Showing perfidy. : TREASONOUS
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Popular name for a French poodle. : FIFI
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Landon and others. : ALFS
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Weskit. : VEST
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"Sweet are the ___ of . . . " : USES
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Sisters. : NUNS
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Gov't. units. : DPTS
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Significant event. : MILESTONE
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Eastern title. : RANEE
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Petroleum derivative. : PENTANE
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Certain camp dweller. : NUDIST
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Pianist Earl. : HINES
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Old German coin. : TALER
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___ Peninsula. : UPPER
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Noblemen. : PEERS
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Coin of Iran. : RIAL
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Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
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Feminine name. : SARA
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To-do. : STIR
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Railway stop: Abbr. : STA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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