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New York Times, Monday, September 22, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,345
Across
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G.O.P. name. : TAFT
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Poem division. : CANTO
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Spin like ___. : ATOP
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Part of et al. : ALII
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Serve. : AVAIL
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Novice. : TIRO
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Settled. : CALM
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Called in a way. : PAGED
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Muscat's partner. : OMAN
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Unchanging. : TIMELESS
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Appropriate. : TIMELY
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Oven. : OAST
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Southern shrubs. : TITIS
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Astound. : STUN
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Fodder for a clock. : TIMECARD
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Rancor. : SPITE
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Track official. : TIMER
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Letter. : VEE
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Dutch uncles. : OOMS
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Southern Babylonia. : SUMER
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Same, in Paris. : MEME
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Implement. : HOE
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Filleted. : BONED
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French spouses. : MARIS
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Repeatedly. : OFTTIMES
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Formerly, old style. : ERST
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Lent a hand. : AIDED
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Equal: Prefix. : PARI
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Medicine form. : TABLET
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Certain span. : LIFETIME
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Part. : ROLE
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Kind of G.I. tag, for short. : IDENT
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Inkling. : IDEA
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Great expert. : ONER
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Intervening, in law. : MESNE
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Trench. : MOAT
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Girl's name. : TESS
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Be, in Barcelona. : ESTAR
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House divisions. : ELLS
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Poise. : TACT
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Turkish regiment. : ALAI
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Coating. : FILM
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Recesses. : TIMEOUTS
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Nesses. : CAPES
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Sailor's call. : AVAST
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Badgers. : NAGS
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Standoff. : TIE
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Veteran. : OLDTIMER
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___ pile. : ATOMIC
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Shortcuts, in a way. : TIMESAVERS
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Of the mouth. : ORAL
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Pay, with up. : PONY
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Walkway. : LANE
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Old road. : ITER
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Scheduled. : TIMED
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Hoax. : SPOOF
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Commuters' bibles. : TIMETABLES
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Occasions. : TIMES
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Postpone. : REMIT
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Bad school marks. : DEES
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Cockney milieu. : SOHO
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Adjusted. : TUNED
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Former. : SOMETIME
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Bordering on the sea. : MARITIME
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Tarry. : BIDE
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Pool. : MERE
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Lodge doorkeepers. : TILERS
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Feather. : PINNA
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Word before math and ward. : AFTER
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Gait. : TROT
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Tops. : AONE
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Before we forget. : LEST
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Hero. : IDOL
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Brunch or lunch. : MEAL
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Road sign. : EATS
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___ Plaines. : DES

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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