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New York Times, Monday, September 15, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 332 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,338
Across
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Pronouncements. : DICTA
6
Where Suva is. : FIJI
10
TV's Dillon. : MATT
14
___ as Hades. : ASHOT
15
Noun ending. : ATOR
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Oriental nurse. : AMAH
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Big success. : SMASH
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Weaverbird. : BAYA
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Marine hazard. : GALE
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Does a stage routine. : SOLILOQUIZES
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Hole in one. : ACE
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Kitty's message. : MIAOU
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Location. : SCENE
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One over the hill. : HASBEEN
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Principal's place: Abbr. : SCH
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Peter and Paul: Abbr. : STS
33
Commedia dell'___. : ARTE
34
Melancholy. : BLUES
36
Reward for ineptness. : THEBOOBYPRIZE
42
Language of Madras. : TAMIL
43
Doctrine. : DOXY
45
___ appétit. : BON
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Musical offering: Abbr. : SEL
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Did the ham bit. : RADIOED
52
Agora money. : OBOLS
54
River of France. : SAONE
56
Papers: Abbr. : MSS
57
Words for some wines and apples. : NEWYORKSTATE
60
Sevareid. : ERIC
61
Operatic role. : AIDA
62
Bit player. : EXTRA
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Flower. : ROSE
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Grow together. : KNIT
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Fun thing. : REVEL
69
Snick and ___. : SNEE
70
Verb ending. : ESCE
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Mischievous one. : SCAMP
Down
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German article. : DAS
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Belief. : ISM
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Tea. : CHA
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Turn's tagalong. : TOSS
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In. : ATHOME
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Society linked with Shaw. : FABIAN
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European country: Prefix. : ITALO
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With delight. : JOYOUSLY
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Mideast land. : IRAQ
10
Enchantment. : MAGIC
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Confounds. : AMAZES
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A kind of scout. : TALENT
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Doctoral papers. : THESES
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Golfer's concern. : LIE
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Escort of sorts. : USHER
23
Exclamation. : AHA
24
Two-wheeler. : CART
25
Man of Tallinn. : ESTH
29
Vegetable. : BEET
31
Recipe measure. : CUP
34
Container: Abbr. : BBL
35
___ Barrani. : SIDI
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Opera voice. : BASSO
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Soho flat. : OME
39
Foul-weather gear. : OILSKINS
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TV camera maneuver. : ZOOM
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Letters. : EXES
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Gridiron measures: Abbr. : YDS
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Gaffes. : BONERS
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Shakespearean role. : OBERON
47
Not at all. : NOWISE
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Vary, as crops. : ROTATE
50
Miscellanea. : ANA
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Inhibits. : DETERS
53
Parisian school. : LYCEE
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Sonar. : ASDIC
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Yard tool. : RAKE
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Office bigwig. : EXEC
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Hydroelectric project. : TVA
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Ad ___. : REM
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Swiss feature. : ALP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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