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New York Times, Saturday, January 20, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J W X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,734
Across
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Prevent entrance to. : SHUT
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Certain athletes, for short. : PROS
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Speech sounds. : LISPS
14
Fruit part. : CORE
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Chemical element: Prefix. : IODO
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Drum cord. : SNARE
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Subordinate: Abbr. : ASST
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One of a large family. : QUINTUPLET
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Man on a bomber. : REARGUNNER
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Restless desire. : ITCH
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Rumanian city. : ARAD
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Parts of basilicas. : APSES
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Listen: Colloq. : BENDANEAR
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German exclamation. : ACH
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After the manner of. : ALA
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Sources: Abbr. : CTRS
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Part of a dress design. : PLEAT
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Figure in well-known folktale. : RUMPELSTILTSKIN
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Foliate. : LEAFY
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Merged, as in Stock Exchange listings. : AMAL
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Letters. : ENS
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Fort Worth campus. : TCU
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Knickknacks. : BRICABRAC
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Name meaning "battle maiden." : HILDA
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Seize. : TAKE
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Willingly, in a phrase. : LIEF
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Excessive decoration. : ORNATENESS
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Not separated into distinct parts. : INDISCRETE
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Greek letter. : ZETA
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Respond, to stimuli. : REACT
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Without end. : EVER
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Chinese heroine. : OLAN
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___ were (military command). : ASYOU
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Word with heed or need. : LESS
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Erato's symbol. : LYRE
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Mark. : SCAR
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Certain garments. : HOSE
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She-bear: Lat. : URSA
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Group of four. : TETRAD
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In a stimulating way. : PIQUANTLY
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Old English game resembling baseball. : ROUNDERS
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Lord of Valhalla. : ODIN
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So far's associate. : SONEAR
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Southern seat of learning. : LSU
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Asunder. : INPIECES
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Table item. : SALTSHAKER
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Going before: Abbr. : PREC
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Adam's third. : SETH
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Boy Scout group: Abbr. : TRP
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Pleasing or attractive. : GRACEFUL
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Utah phenomenon. : SALTLAKE
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Counter. : BAR
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September, in Hebrew. : ELUL
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Set a nuptial date. : NAMETHEDAY
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"Hitch your wagon to ___." : ASTAR
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Appeasers. : PLACATERS
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Girl's nickname. : TINA
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Peaceable one, Spanish style. : PACIFICO
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Apes. : IMITATES
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Govt. security group. : NSC
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Drum. : BARREL
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Liquid hydrocarbon. : BENZOL
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Professional nickname. : DOC
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Turkish pound. : LIRA
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Suffixes with Gerald or Joseph. : INES
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Firn. : NEVE
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Slithery. : EELY
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Arcturus. : STAR
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Reasonable. : SANE
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Man's nickname. : STU

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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