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New York Times, Wednesday, January 31, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,745
Across
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"___ boy!" : ITSA
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Love: It. : AMORE
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Eastern title. : RAJA
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Make ___ for it. : ARUN
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Shade of blue. : COPEN
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Always. : EVER
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Proper. : MEET
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Card. : QUEEN
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Origin. : GERM
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Pinochle's cousin. : BEZIQUE
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Alights. : DEBARKS
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___ va là? : QUI
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Sharpness of wit. : SALT
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Herdsmen. : VAQUEROS
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Teen-age preoccupation. : DATING
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Together: Mus. : ADUE
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College in N. C. : ELON
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English. : SAXON
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1st cen. date. : LII
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Structure. : EDIFICE
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Call ___ day. : ITA
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Last in a series. : OMEGA
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Festive. : GALA
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Nautical term. : PORT
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Lab gear. : RETORT
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Burgundy et al. : REDWINES
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Street sugn. : STOP
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Noun ending. : ION
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Commences. : SETSOUT
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Intimate view. : CLOSEUP
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Thine: Fr. : ATOI
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Delight (in). : REVEL
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Black: Lat. : ATRA
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Swallow. : GULP
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Heath. : ERICA
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Parisian time. : NUIT
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Peerless. : ONLY
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Order of Greek architecture. : DORIC
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Entree. : DISH
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Metrical foot. : IAMB
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Plane. : TREE
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Egyptian port. : SUEZ
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Period piece. : ANTIQUE
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Came to have. : ACQUIRED
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Grimace: Fr. : MOUE
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Unclose: Poet. : OPE
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Clarinets. : REEDS
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Group of nine. : ENNEAD
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Thames event. : REGATTA
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Affirm. : AVER
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Twitch. : JERK
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Branches. : ARMS
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What?: Sp. : QUE
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Apathetic to pleasure. : BLASE
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Heroism. : VALOR
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Turn on ___. : ADIME
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Easygoing. : QUIET
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Few: Prefix. : OLIG
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Up to now. : SOFAR
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Father of the centaurs. : IXION
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___ Dame. : NOTRE
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Small flies. : GNATS
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Yellow-green. : NILE
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Give ___ (heed). : EARTO
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Detroit's founder. : CADILLAC
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Chattering. : GOSSIPY
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___ needles. : PINSAND
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Made the rounds. : TOURED
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Court. : WOO
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Wing: Prefix. : PTERO
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Palm. : SAGO
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Vingt-___. : ETUN
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Bell sound. : TOLL
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This: Fr. : CECI
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Case for small items. : ETUI
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Popular U. S. writer. : URIS
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Course. : PATH
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Man: Lat. : VIR

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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