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New York Times, Saturday, January 13, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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B
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,727
Across
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Parts of a nutcracker. : JAWS
5
Garment. : SLIP
9
Quahog. : CLAM
13
Mediterranean seaport. : ACRE
14
Portrait on a $10,000 bill. : CHASE
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Citrus fruit. : LIME
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Sûreté slogan. : CHERCHEZLAFEMME
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Perception. : KEN
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Sacred. : HOLY
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Otherwise. : IFNOT
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Seethe. : BOIL
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Lease: Abbr. : CONT
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"___ not to be ... " : TOBEOR
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Squad cars. : CRUISERS
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Where Tabriz is. : IRAN
33
Out of plumb. : ALIST
34
Mead. : LEA
35
Reading matter. : MURDERMYSTERIES
39
Spanish gold. : ORO
40
Indications. : LEADS
41
Trees. : OAKS
42
How absurd! : NONSENSE
44
Loud. : BRASSY
46
The birds. : AVES
47
Celebrity. : LION
48
Tennis term. : SERVE
51
Embraces. : HUGS
52
___ shoestring. : ONA
55
Characters in 35 Across. : PLAINCLOTHESMEN
59
Like. : AKIN
60
Central Caucasian. : OSSET
61
The hip. : COXA
62
Bell sound. : DONG
63
Inquiry: Abbr. : QUES
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Flecks. : DOTS
Down
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Car trunk item. : JACK
2
Become distressed. : ACHE
3
Bird. : WREN
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Continued story: Abbr. : SER
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Conch. : SHELL
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Reluctant to act. : LAZY
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Geographical abbreviation. : ISL
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Shade of green. : PEA
9
Chinks. : CLEFTS
10
Delineate. : LIMN
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Shot and shell: Colloq. : AMMO
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Proper. : MEET
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Vocal group. : CHOIR
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Half a toy train. : CHOO
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Limited in nature. : FINITE
22
Curve. : BEND
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___-cross. : CRISS
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Dispossess. : OUST
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"___ of Athens." : TIMON
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Mining center of Bolivia. : ORURO
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Lord of the realm. : BARON
28
Glasgow's river. : CLYDE
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Hebrew prophet. : ELIAS
30
Exudes. : REEKS
31
Uppity, in a way. : SASSY
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Bring together. : AMASS
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Jets, for one. : ELEVEN
37
M. Clair. : RENE
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Color. : ROAN
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Putting aside. : SAVING
44
Loop in a rope. : BIGHT
45
Table wine. : ROSE
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Old guitars. : LUTES
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Miner's nail. : SPAD
49
City on the Humboldt. : ELKO
50
Weather word. : RAIN
51
Gardener's need. : HOSE
52
Melville title. : OMOO
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Adjacent. : NEXT
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Miscellanies. : ANAS
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"Le ___ d'Or." : COQ
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Baton Rouge campus. : LSU
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Degree. : SCD

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

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