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New York Times, Saturday, January 27, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,741
Across
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Ophidians. : ASPS
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Metric unit. : GRAM
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Gray with age. : HOAR
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Dodge, for one. : FORT
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York's river. : OUSE
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___ Castle. : MORRO
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Kitchen staple, for short. : OLEO
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In the time of "Uncle Tom's Cabin." : ANTEBELLUM
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Restorations of water to dehydrated foods. : RECONSTITUTIONS
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Roman official. : EDILE
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Coaster. : SLED
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Sioux. : OSAGES
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City on the Vistula. : KRAKOW
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Too popular malady. : FLU
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C'est ___. : LAVIE
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American locksmith. : YALE
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How Alice and the Red Queen ran. : FASTERANDFASTER
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Dossier. : FILE
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City on the Meuse. : SEDAN
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Item "in the ring." : HAT
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Father Time's accessory. : SCYTHE
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Type of writing. : SATIRE
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Disservice. : HARM
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Spanish cake. : TORTA
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Not an exact rendering. : FREETRANSLATION
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Holding in check. : REPRESSIVE
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Theatrical group. : ANTA
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"___ Thee every hour . . . " : INEED
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Summers, in Guadeloupe. : ETES
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Rain hard. : TEEM
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___ the line. : TOED
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Tear. : RENT
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Girl's name. : ESME
Down
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In front: Dial. : AFORE
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Like shoes. : SOLED
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Dearly. : PRECIOUSLY
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Counter seats. : STOOLS
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Asian gazelles. : GOAS
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Peewee. : RUNT
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Wine city of Italy. : ASTI
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Contests. : MEETS
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Times for good times. : HOLIDAYS
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Flat plinth. : ORLO
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___ for one's money. : ARUN
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Gypsy boys. : ROMS
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Unit of length. : METER
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Mass. : BULK
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English hymnologist. : NEALE
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Fish. : GAR
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Namesakes or Miss St. Clare. : EVAS
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Trigonometric functions. : SINES
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Kitty's namesakes. : KATHERINES
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Olive genus. : OLEA
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"Bird thou never ___." : WERT
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Musical directions. : FFFS
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Not of the clergy. : LAIC
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Norse work. : EDDA
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Fastened with rope. : TETHERED
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Prosperous. : FAT
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Santa ___. : ANITA
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Detested. : HATED
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Makes a slip. : ERRS
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What the planets do. : ROTATE
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Acronym in modern science. : MASER
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Kind of pole. : TOTEM
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Make ___ for oneself. : ANAME
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Material for glass. : FRIT
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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Foil's cousin. : EPEE
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Marquee word. : NITE
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Swedish name. : SVEN
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In case. : LEST

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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