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New York Times, Wednesday, September 3, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F G J Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,326
Across
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Garments. : SKIRTS
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Smeared in a way. : TARRED
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Kind of convention. : ANNUAL
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Turn away. : ALIENATE
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Spirit. : METTLE
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Fifth wheel at the card table. : KIBITZER
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Scrooge word. : BAH
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Grant. : CEDE
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Adorn. : DRESS
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Drinks. : ADES
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Pick-me-up. : TONIC
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Spanish direction. : ESTE
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Equality. : PAR
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A Beatle instrument. : SITAR
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Adjusted. : ALINED
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Patronage. : NEPOTISM
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Drinking sprees: Colloq. : BENDERS
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Complained. : REPINED
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Synthetic resin product. : BAKELITE
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Cars. : SEDANS
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Kind of whale. : SPERM
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Enervate. : SAP
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Irish island. : ARAN
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Narrow ridge. : STRIA
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Pitcher parts. : LIPS
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English county. : DEVON
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College study. : ARTS
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Presidential nickname. : CAL
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Word in a Dreiser title. : AMERICAN
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Sound in a way. : TINKLE
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Stagnant. : MORIBUND
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Anointed, old style. : ANELED
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Sips. : TASTES
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Coat part. : REVERS
Down
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Dance. : SAMBA
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Do a massage job. : KNEAD
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Hale. : INTHEPINK
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Furrow. : RUT
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After-bath item. : TALC
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Precipitation. : SLEET
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Hoodwinked. : TAKENIN
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Baba. : ALI
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Josh. : RIB
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N. Y. newspaper name. : REID
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Between: Fr. : ENTRE
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Stuns. : DAZES
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Examination. : TEST
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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___ Passos. : DOS
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Famous jockey. : SANDE
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Strada's predecessor. : ITER
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Cod and others. : CAPES
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Fishing equipment. : REELS
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Painters. : ROPES
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Warp yarn. : ABB
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Shoe material: Abbr. : LEA
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Leaks. : DRIPS
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Kind of wave. : TIDAL
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Beset. : INAPICKLE
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Lawmaker: Abbr. : SEN
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A.M.A. men. : MDS
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Printer's direction. : STET
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Missions. : ERRANDS
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Russian village. : MIR
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Economist Smith. : ADAM
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San ___. : REMO
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Ward off. : AVERT
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Water wheel. : NORIA
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Essence. : ATTAR
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More faint. : PALER
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Pungs. : SLEDS
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His ___. : NIBS
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Math term. : SINE
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Miss, as a class. : CUT
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French donkey. : ANE
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State: Abbr. : NEV

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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