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New York Times, Saturday, September 13, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,336

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Across
1
Leeward island. : SABA
5
Research rooms. : LABS
9
Feature of 1 Across. : CLIFF
14
___ for one's money. : ARUN
15
Spread. : OLEO
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Whitewashed. : LIMED
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Part of a tongue twister. : BABYBUGGYBUMPER
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Period of decline. : EBBTIDE
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Performer. : ARTIST
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Ships. : LINERS
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Calendar abbreviation. : OCT
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Clark Gable type. : HEMAN
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Superior officer. : HIGHERUP
31
Lama land. : TIBET
32
Glockenspiel. : LYRA
33
Stand. : RISE
34
___ loss. : ATA
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Flowing forth. : EMANANT
38
Golly! : GEE
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The two. : BOTH
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Sign. : OMEN
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Yellow pigment. : OCHER
44
Overthrows. : UNHORSES
46
Pigeonholes. : SLOTS
47
Pyramid builder, for short. : TUT
48
Outline. : SCHEMA
50
Fall-blooming annual. : COSMOS
53
Mice. : RODENTS
56
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Violet, for one. : COLOR
59
Expel. : OUST
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Port near Vladivostok. : OLGA
61
Applies lightly. : DUSTS
62
Money in Taxco. : PESO
63
Writer Morris. : WEST
Down
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"Quién ___?" : SABE
2
Bedouin. : ARAB
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Perfume of a sort. : BUBBLEBATH
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Whenever. : ANYTIME
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Grow audible. : LOUDEN
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Horatio. : ALGER
7
___ the question. : BEG
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Bean. : SOYA
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Kind of purse. : CLUTCH
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Electronic device. : LIMITER
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Little devils. : IMPS
12
Distances. : FEET
13
White House initials. : FDR
18
Double. : BINATE
19
Heavy shoe. : BROGAN
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Modesty. : SHYNESS
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Come across. : HITON
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Shah country. : IRAN
28
90 degrees. : RIGHTANGLE
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Ones for whom suits are brought. : USEES
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Noble. : PEER
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Verboten. : TABU
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Gold cloth. : LAME
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Make the ___. : MOSTOF
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Fine sword. : TOLEDO
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Nightclub. : HOTSPOT
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Skeptical words. : COMENOW
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Bits of gossip. : RUMORS
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___ pieces. : SHOTTO
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Salad plant. : CRESS
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Nail: Fr. : CLOU
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Stock market grouping. : OILS
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Street sign. : STOP
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Harbor craft. : TUGS
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Plane space. : SEAT
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Graduate degree. : SCD
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Color. : HUE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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