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NO EXTRA CHARGE

New York Times, Sunday, September 14, 1969

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 582 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,337
Across
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Character in "Faerie Queene" : AMORET
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Lombardy lake : COMO
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Iceland epic : SAGA
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Concentrates : PORES
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Layer : LAMINA
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States : AVERS
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Money's offshoot : EVIL
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Yoga posture : ASANA
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Acrobatic bookkeeping : TRIALBALANCE
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Wall St. prefix : DOLLARSIGN
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Calendar abbr. : OCT
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___ of goods : ABILL
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The's, e.g. : ARTICLES
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During : AMID
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Head areas : NOSTRILS
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The ___ of Tempe : VALE
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Spire ornament : EPI
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Direction : ENE
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Pulitzer winner, 1958 : AGEE
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Advisory groups : CABINETS
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Finished the laundry : IRONED
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Relatives : UNCLES
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Of melody : TONAL
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Graduation guests : PARENTS
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Hogarth men : ROUES
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Buck : SIMOLEON
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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Defeats at bridge : SETS
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Moon goddess : SELENE
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40,000-___ (big ship) : TONNER
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Genus of bees : APIS
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___ bonne heure : ALA
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Mailed : SENT
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Makes a stab at : TRIES
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Belief : CREDO
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Slow as ___ : MOLASSES
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Grants : CEDES
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Shed copiously : RAINED
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Inspire : ELEVATE
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Of heat : CALORIC
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Costa Rica export : BANANAS
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Takes a new tenant : RELETS
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Tunneled : BORED
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Formality : CEREMONY
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Cooking byproducts : ODORS
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Panama port : COLON
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Roman jug : OLPE
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Dock: Abbr. : WHF
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___ everything : SANS
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Flair : TALENT
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" . . . ___ trash" : STEALS
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Relative of zool. : BIOL
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Special drink : TOAST
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Symbol of wealth : GOLCONDA
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Cavity: Anat. : FOSSA
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Stars, for Cicero : STELLAE
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Port where Greeks sailed for Troy : AULIS
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Most feeble : PALEST
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Of the wrist : CARPAL
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Poured : DECANTED
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Town in Hungary : ARLO
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Wine vessel : AMA
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His: Fr. : SES
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Chinese dynasty : MING
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Student's emblem : CLASSPIN
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Wash: Lat. : LAVO
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Mozart opus : SERENADE
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Contradict : BELIE
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City in Korea : IRI
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Modern Aladdin's lamp : CREDITCARD
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Has it made : ONEASYSTREET
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Publicized : AIRED
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Batting backstop : CAGE
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Water wheel : NORIA
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Long time for poets : ETERNE
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Eastern civet : RASSE
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Stettin's river : ODER
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Tiresias was one : SEER
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Large basket : DOSSER
Down
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Illinois city : ALTON
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Polo : MARCO
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Leaves undone : OMITS
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Inlet : RIA
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Blows up : ENLARGES
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Cats : TABBIES
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Puts and ___ : CALLS
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Athletic field : OVAL
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"Testimony of Two ___" : MEN
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Chancel seat : SEDILE
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Shore bird : AVOCET
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A type of net : GILL
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Lane: Fr. : ALLEE
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Golf goal : PAR
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Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
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Garb : RAIMENT
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Jets, for one : ENGINES
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Worked on floors : SANDED
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Sycophantic : SERVILE
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Wing: Fr. : AILE
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Ambitious one : ASPIRER
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Color : TAN
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Extra jurors : TALES
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Angers : IRES
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___ about : COME
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Presently : ANON
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Bundle : BALE
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Quills : SPINES
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Toronto man : ONTARIAN
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___ Major : URSA
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A season : NOEL
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Provide a treat of sorts : CUTAMELON
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Jousts : TILTS
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Drinks : ADES
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That makes ___ : SENSE
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Mink's relative : OTTER
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Eric, for one : NORDIC
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Landed estates : SEATS
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Relative : NIECE
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Smart to a point : PENNYWISE
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Concept : IDEA
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Fixes a lawn : SODS
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Flaps violently : SLATS
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Boat : CANOE
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Go too far : OVERSTEP
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Elève's school : ECOLE
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Wraparound : SARONG
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Cape : COD
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Grand Central feature : RAMPS
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Cupid : EROS
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Mother of Castor : LEDA
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Slowly: Music : LENTO
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Pretty one, in Rome : BELLA
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Fled : BOLTED
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Passages : ROADS
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___ Grande : CASA
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Cowpoke's mount : HOSS
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Level : FLAT
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Most improbable : TALLEST
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Rabbit's tail : SCUT
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Lacquered ware : TOLE
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Writer Bagnold : ENID
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Machetes : BOLOS
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Waves: Sp. : OLAS
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Comedian of silent films : LANGDON
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Tiny Tim's voice : FALSETTO
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Biblical city of Palestine : SAMARIA
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Name in golf Hall of Fame : TRAVERS
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Extolled : PRAISED
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Spur: Biol. : CALCAR
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Develop : EMERGE
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Live coal : CINDER
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Noun suffix : ANA
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Friend : ALLY
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Dry: It. : SECCO
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Romero : CESAR
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Landing places : PIERS
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Goddess of peace : IRENE
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Saltpeter : NITER
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Horace's metier : ODES
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South African assembly : RAAD
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Son of Seth : ENOS
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Biscay, to the French : BAIE
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Chemical suffix : IDE
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Before : ERE
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___ publica : RES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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