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New York Times, Friday, September 12, 1969

32-Down : Spurious.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,335
Across
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Brag. : CROW
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Merchantmen. : SHIPS
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Conqueror of sorts. : LOVE
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Chinese poet. : LIPO
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___ tenens. : LOCUM
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Egyptian goddess. : APET
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Bridal number. : OPROMISEME
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Figures. : DATA
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Dashing young man. : GAYDOG
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Antifreeze. : ALCOHOL
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New Zealand aborigine. : MAORI
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Skipper's journal. : LOG
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Caster. : CRUET
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Memorable. : UNFADABLE
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Cornucopia. : HORN
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Have ___ in. : ASHARE
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Faroe whirlwinds. : OES
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Whitney. : ELI
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Band instrument. : ALTOSAX
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Petrol. : GAS
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Drink : ALE
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Insult. : SLAPAT
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Ancient city of Iran. : SUSA
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City workers. : POLICEMEN
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Impetuous. : HASTY
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A Rover boy. : TOM
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Gannet. : SOLAN
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Beethoven works. : SONATAS
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Old-time comic. : ENDMAN
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Beach toy. : PAIL
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Danger zone in W. W. I. : NOMANSLAND
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Gudrun's husband. : ATLI
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Draw up. : DRAFT
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Trieste wine measure. : ORNA
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Asian evergreen. : THEA
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An ___ the ground. : EARTO
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Hardwood tree. : TEAK
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Clumsy shoe. : CLOG
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River bank. : RIPA
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Grand Ole ___. : OPRY
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Forest workers. : WOODMEN
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County in Ireland. : SLIGO
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O. T. book: Abbr. : HOS
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Sherbet. : ICE
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Catamount. : PUMA
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Suspect. : SMELLARAT
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Largest lake in Europe. : LADOGA
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Colorful fish. : OPAH
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Prohibit. : VETO
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Common Latin abbreviation. : ETAL
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Castle's defense. : MOAT
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Old book of Scriptures. : CODEX
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Hero of Persian legend. : RUSTAM
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" ... ___ that St. Nicholas soon ... " : INHOPES
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Common. : CHEAP
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Jacob Abbott's juvenile hero. : ROLLO
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Archangel. : URIEL
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Town in south Italy. : FASANO
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Spurious. : BOGUS
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Minimal. : LEAST
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Literary piece. : ESSAY
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German folk dance. : ALLEMANDE
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English track. : ASCOT
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Little Leaguers' field. : SANDLOT
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Where Milano is. : ITALIA
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A Katzenjammer. : HANS
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Musical direction. : LENTO
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Dispute. : SPAT
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Pledge. : OATH
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Historic river. : NILE
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Marsh bird. : SORA
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Horse. : MARE
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Teacher of fiction. : ANNA
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State: Abbr. : NDAK
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Spoil. : MAR
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Nautical term. : AFT

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

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