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New York Times, Wednesday, September 17, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J W Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,340
Across
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Ballston and others. : SPAS
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Annoy. : CHAFE
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Horace's city. : ROMA
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Puff. : PANT
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Puzzle. : REBUS
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Injurious. : EVIL
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Near the end. : ANTEPENULTIMATE
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Wedding-notice word. : NEE
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Actuality. : FACT
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Vexes, informally. : RILES
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Clever. : CUTE
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Before long. : SOON
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A kind of show. : GIRLIE
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Bungle. : BLUNDER
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Evergreen oak. : ILEX
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Moslem beauty. : HOURI
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Cattle genus. : BOS
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What pupils are doing in June. : FINISHINGSCHOOL
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Use a shuttle. : TAT
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Iceman's gear. : TONGS
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Gluck. : ALMA
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Requirements. : DEMANDS
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Bigotry. : RACISM
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City in Iowa. : AMES
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Sticky mess. : GUNK
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Intermediate, in law. : MESNE
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Actor Ray. : ALDO
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Radio call. : SOS
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Of little moment. : INCONSEQUENTIAL
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Disfigure. : SCAR
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Aligns. : TRUES
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"___ Brute!" : ETTU
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Playing cards. : TENS
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Baking ingredient. : YEAST
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European valley. : RUHR
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Full extent. : SPAN
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Flat side. : PANE
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Feed the kitty. : ANTE
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Sault ___ Marie. : STE
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Originate. : CREATE
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Therefore. : HENCE
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Touch on. : ABUT
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Replete: Suffix. : FUL
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Sum, es, ___. : EST
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Nudge, mentally. : REMIND
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Elliptical. : OVAL
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Small insect. : MITE
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Brews. : ALES
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Nero Wolfe's expletive. : PFUI
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Bitter. : IRONIC
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Second-century date. : CLXI
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Fake coins. : SLUGS
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Cather's "One of ___." : OURS
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Present. : GIFT
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Series of woes. : ILIAD
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Income, in Paris. : RENTE
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Bell sounds. : BONGS
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Town near Salerno. : EBOLI
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Sign on a boarding house. : ROOMS
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Deer. : HINDS
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Small or grand. : SLAM
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Flower part. : STAMEN
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Sharpen. : HONE
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Taxi. : HACK
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Exurbia sights. : MANORS
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Most primitive. : RUDEST
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Literary abbreviation. : ANON
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Pastes. : GLUES
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Fog. : MIST
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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Glance at, hastily. : SCAN
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Color of sea water. : AQUA
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In ___. : SITU
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Formal promise. : OATH
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Disparage. : SLUR
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Farm area. : STY
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Before, to poets. : ERE
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Alaska, formerly: Abbr. : TER

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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