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New York Times, Tuesday, September 23, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,346
Across
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Tick's partner. : TOCK
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Boat-shaped: Prefix : SCAPH
10
Strain. : TRY
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Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
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Salk's conquest. : POLIO
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Cross. : ROOD
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U.N. employe. : TRANSLATOR
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African fox. : ASSE
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Serpent of Vedic myth. : AHI
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Salad item. : OIL
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Relative, familiarly. : UNC
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Native of: Suffix. : ITE
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Girl's name. : LORAINE
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Flamenco land. : SPAIN
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Hallow. : BLESS
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Mindanao native. : ILLANO
34
Recordings. : TAPES
37
Laurels of U.S. : COWPLANTS
39
Freudian word. : EGO
40
Brawl. : MELEE
41
Article. : THE
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Aeschylus tragedy. : EUMENIDES
45
Soil deposit. : LOESS
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Whale, for one. : MAMMAL
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Metal. : STEEL
50
Actor Buddy. : EBSEN
52
Causing trouble. : HARMING
56
Chum. : PAL
58
Truth, to Chinese. : TAO
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Japanese park. : ASO
60
Born. : NEE
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Door sign. : EXIT
63
Transport of sorts. : GRAVYTRAIN
66
Bone. : ULNA
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Ant. : EMMET
68
Princess. : ANNE
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Necktie hazard at breakfast. : EGG
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Refuse. : SAYNO
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Hanger-on. : PEST
Down
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Complete. : TOTAL
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Serum: Prefix. : ORRHO
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"___ de Lune." : CLAIR
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Murray. : KEN
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Thin flexible strip. : SPLINE
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Fused. : COALESCED
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High, in music. : ALT
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Devoted. : PIOUS
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Sailors' dance. : HORNPIPE
10
___-la-la. : TRA
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La Manchan's steed. : ROSINANTE
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Rockne contemporary. : YOST
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Sandra. : DEE
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Clays. : SOILS
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Phone. : CALL
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Burrows. : ABE
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Pier union: Abbr. : ILA
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Does a shoe job. : SOLES
32
Certain degrees. : NTHS
33
Chemical suffixes. : OSES
34
Abound. : TEEM
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___ Caliente. : AGUA
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Thumping. : POMMELING
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Connecticut city. : WESTHAVEN
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Dashboard readings. : MILEAGES
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Envoy's H.Q. : EMB
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Noted cartoonist. : NAST
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Dormouse. : LEROT
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Salamander of Europe. : OLM
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___ look at. : EASYTO
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Opera. : NORMA
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Pointless. : INANE
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German refusals. : NEINS
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Civet's relative. : GENET
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Frenchman's few. : PEU
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Auto part. : AXLE
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Child's game. : TAG
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One of the Little Women. : AMY
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Smart blow. : RAP

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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