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New York Times, Wednesday, January 17, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,731
Across
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Shifts. : MOVES
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Too hasty. : RASH
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Once around the track. : LAP
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___-garde. : AVANT
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Eight in Spain. : OCHO
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Whale: Prefix. : CETO
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Burst of cheers. : SALVO
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German composer. : BEETHOVEN
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Shaw role. : CLEOPATRA
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Nymph. : OREAD
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"No," Slavic style. : NYET
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Certain pianists. : TUNERS
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Harden. : SET
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"Always room for ___." : ONEMORE
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Haircut. : TRIM
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Emperor ot Mexico. : MAXIMILIAN
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___ fatuus. : IGNIS
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Div. of time. : MIN
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Because. : SINCE
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New York family. : ROOSEVELTS
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Ripens. : AGES
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Letter opener. : DEAREST
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Adjective suffix. : EST
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Precious violins. : STRADS
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Employer. : USER
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Angered. : IRATE
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___ da Rimini. : FRANCESCA
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German composer. : MEYERBEER
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Cheering loudly. : AROAR
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Buzzers. : BEES
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___ Bator. : ULAN
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Textile city of N France. : LILLE
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Total. : ADD
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Normandy city. : STLO
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Small valleys. : DELLS
Down
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Type of pronoun: Abbr. : MASC
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Rounded. : OVAL
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Flapper idol. : VALENTINO
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Messenger. : ENVOY
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Steplike excavation. : STOPE
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Man's name: Abbr. : ROBT
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Tree genus. : ACER
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Well-known stadium. : SHEA
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Excitable. : HOT
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Embankment. : LEVEE
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Go on ___. : ATEAR
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Bodies of water. : PONDS
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Mother of the Gracchi. : CORNELIA
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Maidens of Moslem paradise. : HOURIS
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Physicist's concern. : ATOM
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Thumb, for one. : TOM
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Mix. : STIR
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Therefore. : ERGO
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Accuser. : NAMER
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Cast out. : EXILE
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Makes money. : MINTS
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Incorrectly records an event. : MISDATES
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Orator of "plumed knight" speech, 1876. : INGERSOLL
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High hand. : ACES
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Tree house, of a kind. : NEST
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Lawn implement. : SEEDER
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Duct: Anat. : VAS
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Shock. : STUN
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Tarzan's lion. : SIMBA
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Cornered. : TREED
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Gave off light. : RAYED
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Direction in cookery. : SCALD
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Mysterious. : EERIE
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Hat material. : FELT
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Tangible. : REAL
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River through Florence. : ARNO
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Poker term. : CALL
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War god. : ARES
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Traffic element. : BUS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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