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New York Times, Monday, January 15, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,729

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Across
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Goodman's forte. : JAZZ
5
Christian and others. : ERAS
9
Symbol of avarice. : MIDAS
14
Nautical word. : ALEE
15
Challenge: Fr. : DEFI
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Excuse. : ALIBI
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Activities using lox. : BLASTOFFS
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Encircled. : ZONED
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Piquant. : SALTY
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Annul. : ERASE
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"Cakes and ___." : ALE
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Certain punts. : SPIRALS
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Raw materials. : ORES
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State: Abbr. : FLA
30
Military precept. : OBEY
31
Scale tone. : SOL
33
Sermons. : HOMILIES
35
Sports site. : RINK
38
Puzzled. : ATALOSS
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Well. : BRAVELY
42
Eel: Dial. : SNIG
43
Pupil of a kind. : PROTEGEE
44
Word of assent. : AYE
46
City of Hawaii. : HILO
47
Legislator: Abbr. : SEN
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In vogue. : CHIC
51
Coins of ancient Greece. : STATERS
54
Kind of party. : HEN
55
Used up. : SPENT
56
Operating. : INUSE
60
Aspect. : ANGLE
62
Remain neutral: Colloq. : STAYOUTOF
64
Hurry: Colloq. : SCOOT
65
Dial sound. : TONE
66
Lithuanian. : BALT
67
Apportions. : METES
68
Miss March and others. : AMYS
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The women. : SHES
Down
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Boxing maneuvers. : JABS
2
To the: It. : ALLA
3
Enthusiasm. : ZEAL
4
Adds piquancy. : ZESTS
5
African language. : EDO
6
Arbiters. : REFEREES
7
Brawls. : AFFRAYS
8
Cord material. : SISAL
9
Confusing place. : MAZE
10
Labor group. : ILO
11
Oriental coin. : DINAR
12
Poplar tree. : ABELE
13
Agrees (with). : SIDES
18
Study of symbolism. : TYPOLOGY
22
Govt. group. : SSS
25
Large bird. : IBIS
26
Popular garnish. : OLIVE
27
Govt. agency. : FHA
28
Pieces of land. : LOTS
29
To ___ (everyone). : AMAN
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Musical work. : ORATORIO
34
Of a bone. : ILIAC
36
Photog. term. : NEGS
37
Swiss artist. : KLEE
39
French region. : BRITTANY
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Heavy, for one. : ROLE
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Desire: Colloq. : YEN
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Vision. : PHANTOM
45
Psychic phenomena. : ESP
48
Abyss. : CHASM
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After now. : HENCE
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Steel mill item. : INGOT
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Seed coating. : TESTA
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Acts haughtily. : SNUBS
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Wimbledon activities. : SETS
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Where Provo is. : UTAH
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Menu entry. : SOLE
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Salamanders. : EFTS
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Relative of "luv." : LOE
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Word of assent. : YES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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