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New York Times, Thursday, September 25, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,348
Across
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Scandinavian. : SWEDE
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Danish islands. : FAROES
12
Textile workers. : PIECERS
14
Too. : OVERLY
15
Cleanser. : ABLUENT
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Loose coats. : RAGLANS
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State: Abbr. : DEL
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Songs. : PSALMS
21
Suffix of verbs. : ESCE
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River to Caspian. : URAL
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Handles. : TREATS
26
Bushy clump. : TOD
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Early Japanese. : AINUS
29
German council. : RAT
30
Rubbish: Slang. : TRIPE
32
Cited. : ADDUCED
34
Pick-me-up. : BRACER
35
Word with fire or flower. : WILD
36
Word of approval. : GOOD
37
Small. : PETITE
40
French bibliophile. : GROLIER
43
Cosmetic. : ROUGE
44
Literary name. : POE
45
Ear parts. : LOBES
47
Yale man. : ELI
48
Oriental greeting. : SALAAM
51
Tender. : SORE
52
In ___ (in place). : SITU
54
Heavy woolen cloth. : MELTON
56
Common prefix. : NON
57
Secretary of State, 1929-33. : STIMSON
59
Sidestepping. : EVASION
61
Tasmanian port. : HOBART
62
Boating event. : REGATTA
63
Haughty: Colloq. : SNOOTY
64
Jutlanders. : DANES
Down
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Place of exile. : SIBERIA
2
Canal in Canada. : WELLAND
3
French coin. : ECU
4
Intense. : DEEP
5
Steinbeck's middle name. : ERNST
6
General arrangement. : FORMAT
7
Sea call. : AVAST
8
Mil. unit. : REG
9
Border, in heraldry. : ORLE
10
Springy. : ELASTIC
11
Dropping of sounds in grammar. : SYNCOPE
12
City in NE Italy. : PADUA
13
Excelled. : STARRED
17
Jewish festival. : SEDER
20
Role. : LEAD
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Writer Emil. : LUDWIG
25
Meander. : STROLL
28
Trains. : SUITES
31
Relatives of TV sets. : RADIOS
33
Diminutive suffix. : CLE
34
Halloween word. : BOO
36
___ New York. : GREATER
37
Importune. : PRESS
38
Tools of Stone Age. : EOLITHS
39
Instruction. : TUITION
40
Aim. : GOAL
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Hard rubber. : EBONITE
42
Becomes fixed again. : REROOTS
44
Prosperity. : PLENTY
46
Shrub. : SENNA
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Spiritless. : AMORT
50
Made progress. : MOVED
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Boss on a shield. : UMBO
55
Philippine city. : NAGA
58
___ Miguel. : SAO
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___ Diego. : SAN

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

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