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New York Times, Monday, September 29, 1969

46-Across : Soldier in 1778.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,352
Across
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Resting. : ABED
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Malayan fishing boat. : NADIR
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Play. : ROMP
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Labyrinth. : MAZE
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Equally. : ALIKE
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Lake. : ERIE
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Same: Lat. : IDEM
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Creepers. : VINES
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Heflin and others. : VANS
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Representative. : DELEGATE
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Spotted cat. : OCELOT
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Cheer. : RAH
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Dash. : ELAN
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Range of perception. : HORIZON
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Keep. : DUNGEON
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Speak at length. : ORATE
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Send forth. : EMIT
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At ___. : EASE
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Henpeck. : NAG
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Marble. : AGATE
40
Proverb. : SAW
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Table item. : OLEO
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Defense org. : NATO
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Military tactic. : SIEGE
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Soldier in 1778. : REDCOAT
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Snake. : RATTLER
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Distant: Prefix. : TELE
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"Mockingbird" author. : LEE
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Atlantic islands. : CANARY
55
Freight, e.g. : SHIPMENT
60
Bug-eyed. : AGOG
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Lawgiver. : SOLON
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Flowered plant. : IXIA
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City farther west than L. A. : RENO
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Idiotic. : INANE
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Enthusiasm. : ZEAL
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Paradise. : EDEN
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Dressmaker. : SEWER
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Common Latin verb. : ESSE
Down
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During. : AMID
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Directed. : BADE
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Biblical juniper tree. : EZEL
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Fault. : DEMERIT
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Kind of blanket. : NAVAHO
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Settled. : ALIT
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Eat. : DINE
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Man's nickname. : IKE
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Faithful. : RESOLUTE
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Hamlet's mission. : REVENGE
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Exam. : ORAL
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Japanese cape. : MINO
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Hanger-on. : PEST
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Look. : GAZE
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Container. : CAN
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Newspaper man. : EDITOR
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Integrity. : HONOR
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Papal cape. : ORALE
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Stormed. : RAGED
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Deny. : NEGATE
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Stand. : EASEL
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River to the Missouri. : OSAGE
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More strange. : NEWER
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Doily. : MAT
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Couch therapy. : ANALYSIS
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Geometric figure. : OCTAGON
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"Take a Giant ___." : STEP
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Detail. : ITEMIZE
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Poetic word. : OER
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Telescope device. : ALINER
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Custody. : CARE
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Like good wine. : AGED
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Share for the Hubbard dog. : NONE
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Cabbage salad. : SLAW
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Sharpen. : HONE
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Letters. : EXES
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Island off Sumatra. : NIAS
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Account. : TALE
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Undivided. : ONE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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