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New York Times, Friday, January 5, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,719
Across
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Certain fans. : BUFFS
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Coins: Abbr. : CTS
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Drums. : BEATS
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Lowest deck. : ORLOP
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Exclamation. : OHO
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"Song of ___." : INDIA
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Market place. : AGORA
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Symphony conductor. : LEINSDORF
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Stock of musical offerings. : REPERTOIRE
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Fish dish. : ROE
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Ringo's name. : STARR
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Amma. : ABBESS
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Serenata. : CANTATA
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Indian. : CREE
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Prevaricate. : LIE
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Of birth. : NATAL
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Debussy sea piece. : LAMER
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Mine entrance. : ADIT
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Precepts. : RULES
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Opera heroine. : MIMI
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Opera heroine. : MANON
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Forgive. : REMIT
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Marble: Dial. : MIB
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Vincent Lopez theme tune. : NOLA
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Paints. : ENAMELS
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Ravel favorite. : BOLERO
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Spanish fruit. : ANANA
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Constellation. : ARA
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Introductory. : INITIATIVE
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Maestro of fame. : TOSCANINI
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Object of classic quest. : GRAIL
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Start. : ONSET
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"Sound of Music" role. : NUN
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Floral tribute. : ROSES
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Not a soul. : NOONE
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Compass point. : ESE
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Flavoring. : ANISE
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Wild animal. : BOAR
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Press. : URGE
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Failure: Collaq. : FLOP
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Arden. : FOREST
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Stoic. : SPARTAN
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Soprano. : COLORATURA
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Possessive pronoun. : THEIR
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Evening: Fr. : SOIR
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Repeat: Mus. : BIS
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Coda. : END
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Worship. : ADORE
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One of the satellites. : TIROS
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Vaults. : SAFES
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Approximating. : NEAR
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Man of the steppes. : TATAR
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___ canto. : BEL
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Smile. : BEAM
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Solen. : CLAM
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Opera heroine. : AIDA
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Familiar negative. : NEIN
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"Darling" of old song. : CLEMENTINE
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Beverage. : ALE
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Dwarf in Wagner's "Ring." : MIME
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German name. : EMIL
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Umbrella parts. : RIBS
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Musical note. : TONE
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Biblical peak. : SINAI
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Conjunction. : NOR
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Greek site of famed figurines. : TANAGRA
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Cut of meat. : LOIN
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Dowager. : MATRON
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Leader's wand. : BATON
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Maine town. : ORONO
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Rope. : LASSO
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Early Japanese. : AINUS
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Nonet group. : NINE
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Rumanian city. : IASI
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Competes (with). : VIES
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Time period: Abbr. : CEN
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Supped. : ATE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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