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New York Times, Friday, September 19, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Across
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Sudden noise. : BLAST
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Drugstore: Abbr. : PHAR
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Dixieland specialties. : RAGS
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Mediterranean region. : IONIA
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Money on the Corso. : LIRE
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" . . . and to ___ good night." : ALLA
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Delicatessen item. : KNACKWURST
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Small lump. : BLOB
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Candler's concern. : EGG
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German article. : EINE
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Drink. : IMBIBE
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Goose call. : HONK
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Coach. : TRAINER
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Unfair taskmaster. : TYRANT
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Perform, old style. : DOEST
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Sight near Las Vegas. : HOOVERDAM
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Used up. : SPENT
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British tangelo. : UGLI
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Harnesses. : YOKES
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Customer. : USER
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Saint-___. : SAENS
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Boastful talk. : GASCONADE
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Dumfounded onlooker. : GAPER
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Forgive. : EXCUSE
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Attacks. : ASSAILS
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Part of a yard. : INCH
51
Indian village. : PUEBLO
52
Diva's big moment. : ARIA
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Direction: Abbr. : SSE
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Petition. : PLEA
57
Comedian's stock in trade. : WISECRACKS
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Trees. : ELMS
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Home of the I.R.A. : ERIN
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Feature. : TRAIT
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Fasten, as a rope. : LASH
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Frenchman's name. : RENE
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Wagnerian maiden. : SENTA
Down
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Transportation for a boy. : BIKE
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Yearn. : LONG
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Word play, for short. : ANAG
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Thus: Lat. : SIC
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Call on a movie set. : TAKEONE
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Drop heavily. : PLUNK
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Take on. : HIRE
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Skill: Lat. : ARS
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Fall back. : RETIRE
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Boxer's ploy. : RABBITPUNCH
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Exhausted. : ALLIN
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Cartographer's item. : GLOBE
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Type of sword. : SABER
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Frosty cold. : WINTRY
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Bulk. : MASS
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Living it up, London style. : HAVINGABASH
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Items in archives. : TOMES
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Partner of so. : THUS
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Hindu practice. : YOGA
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Part. : ROLE
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Senegalese capital. : DAKAR
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Venetian leaders. : DOGES
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Son of Isaac. : ESAU
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Sparks and others. : NEDS
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Walnut. : TREE
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Picturesque. : SCENIC
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Regatta sight. : SAIL
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Peasant wagons. : OXCARTS
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Field worker. : PLOWER
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Fencing stroke. : APPEL
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Roman general. : SULLA
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Appears. : SEEMS
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Daughter of Zeus. : IRENE
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"It's ___ to tell . . . " : ASIN
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Peruse. : SCAN
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Stage turn. : SKIT
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This: Sp. : ESTA
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Choler. : IRE
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Common verb. : ARE

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

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