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New York Times, Saturday, January 6, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,720
Across
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Flower arrangement. : SPRAY
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Aphorisms. : ADAGES
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Pardon, old style. : SHRIVE
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Garment. : SLIPOVER
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French name for German city. : TREVES
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Crowned. : CORONATE
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Ceremonies. : RITES
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Long and slender. : LANK
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Fictional canine. : ASTA
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Fini. : OVER
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Word with gold or silver. : WARE
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Tranquil. : STILL
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Corruptness. : VENALITY
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Turning device. : SWIVEL
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Days of yore, of yore. : ELD
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United. : ONE
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Tremulous. : SHIVERY
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Trick. : RUSE
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Rhode Island's motto. : HOPE
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Showed nosiness towards. : SPIEDON
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Wonderment. : AWE
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Apprentice demon. : IMP
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Meddle (with). : TAMPER
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Finance man. : CREDITOR
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Mature. : RIPEN
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Root ___. : BEER
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M. Coty. : RENE
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Cantatrice's offering. : ARIA
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Building expansion units. : ELLS
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Typographical embellishment. : SERIF
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King Arthur's birthplace. : TINTAGEL
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Contribute. : DONATE
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Girl's name. : ANGELINA
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Man of letters. : EDITOR
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Hero of "Lakme." : GERALD
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Sudden difficulty: Colloq. : FACER
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Wither. : SHRIVEL
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Make believe. : PRETEND
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Mexican painter. : RIVERA
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Park and others: Abbr. : AVES
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"I do." : YES
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Unassisted. : ALONE
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Side arm. : DIRK
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Mount ___, Mindanao. : APO
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Revert to type. : GONATIVE
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Hard to pin down. : EVASIVE
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Pioneer. : SETTLER
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Tried hard. : STROVE
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Frightening. : SCARY
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You mean it? : REALLY
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Type of sail. : LATEEN
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Amber's creator. : WINSOR
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Lifted. : SWIPED
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Increase in volume. : LOUDEN
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Party of a kind. : SHOWER
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Takes part in. : SHARES
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Habitual scofflaw. : REPEATER
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Layers of rock. : STRATA
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Matching. : PAIRING
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Encroach (on). : IMPINGE
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Watch; check. : MONITOR
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Choose. : PREFER
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Inner part of ancient temple. : CELLA
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Conducive to peace. : IRENIC
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Tobacconist's specialty. : BLEND
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Mythological Norse hero. : EGIL
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Fountain order. : SODA
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___ king. : ALA
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Crossword item: Abbr. : DEF

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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