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New York Times, Wednesday, January 3, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { C F J W Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,717
Across
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Where Canyonlands is. : UTAH
5
Fundamental. : BASAL
10
Musical syllables. : LALA
14
Vegetable. : KALE
15
Chemical salt. : AMINE
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Original site of Olympic games. : ELIS
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An American in Paris. : EXPATRIATE
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One of a Latin trio. : VENI
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British nurse. : SISTER
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Cornhusker's home. : NEBRASKA
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Greek goddess. : ERIS
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Word of postponement. : SOON
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Shore dinner specialties. : SHADROES
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First-nighter's cry. : AUTHOR
34
City in Venetia. : PADUA
35
Wide awake. : ALERT
37
Native: Suffix. : ESE
38
Uneven. : ALOP
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Studious one: Colloq. : GRIND
40
Fruitless. : VAIN
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Fabric. : REP
42
Decorative containers. : VASES
43
Redeemed. : SAVED
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Respect. : ESTEEM
46
Bad guys, Western style. : RUSTLERS
48
Weight allowance. : TRET
50
Prefix with nox or poise. : EQUI
51
Apiarist's concern. : HONEYBEE
55
Neglected. : UNDONE
59
On ___ with. : APAR
60
Troublemaker. : INSTIGATOR
62
Drizzle. : RAIN
63
Opposite of stator. : ROTOR
64
Son of Odin. : THOR
65
Feminine title. : MLLE
66
Fond hope. : DREAM
67
Ages upon ages. : EONS
Down
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Luau features. : UKES
2
Prepare for takeoff. : TAXI
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The view from Interlaken. : ALPS
4
Became excited: Colloq. : HEATEDUP
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Village, in Latin America. : BARRIO
6
Friend of 17 Across. : AMI
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Ancient Chinese capital. : SIAN
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Certain wagers. : ANTES
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Sailboat appurtenance. : LEEBOARD
10
Oriental area. : LEVANT
11
Pub items. : ALES
12
Bond. : LINK
13
Where 10 Down is. : ASIA
18
___ cotta. : TERRA
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Utter defeat. : ROUT
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Scorches the surface of. : SEARS
26
Bowling term. : SPARE
27
Drags. : HALES
28
Take for one's own. : ADOPT
29
More foxy. : SLIER
31
Gasp. : HEAVE
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Willow tree. : OSIER
33
Tears. : RENDS
36
Follow. : ENSUE
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Hunter's quarry. : GAMEBIRD
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Confirm. : VALIDATE
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Complete. : VERY
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Cheated: Slang. : STUNG
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Forever: Poet. : ETERNE
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Wriggle. : SQUIRM
49
General tendency. : TENOR
51
Impair. : HARM
52
Stone. : OPAL
53
Spike. : NAIL
54
Spanish pronoun. : ESTE
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German emperor. : OTHO
57
Time. : NOON
58
Miscues. : ERRS
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Jump ___ conclusion. : TOA

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

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