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New York Times, Thursday, October 10, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,998
Across
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Region S of the Yalu. : KOREA
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First name of U.N. fame. : ADLAI
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Moderate. : LOW
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Former Turkish Premier. : INONU
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Little Nell's name. : TRENT
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Poetic time. : EVE
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Ladies' men. : LORDS
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Craze. : MANIA
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Electrical unit. : REL
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Rendezvous. : TRYSTS
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French-speaking Belgians. : WALLOONS
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Authentic. : REAL
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Temper: Colloq. : IRISH
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Common Market member. : HOLLAND
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Booty. : SWAG
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"To fetch ___ ... " : APAIL
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Of a grain. : OATEN
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Grass genus. : POA
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Diner's choice. : RUSSIANDRESSING
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Editors' concern. : MSS
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"___ with me ... " : ABIDE
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New Mexico state flower. : YUCCA
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Campus group: Abbr. : SNRS
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Egg cells. : GAMETES
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Kind of boom. : SONIC
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File. : RASP
52
Arthur Miller play. : THEPRICE
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Booth items. : PHONES
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The least bit. : RAP
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Ushered in the day. : AROSE
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French coin of old. : OBOLE
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Gershwin. : IRA
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Salable items. : WARES
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Viking. : NORSE
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Best friend. : PAL
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Slow: Mus. : LENTO
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Red Sea land. : YEMEN
Down
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Filibeg. : KILT
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___ about (a certain date). : ONOR
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O'More. : RORY
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Book ___. : ENDS
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Swimmer's choice. : AUSTRALIANCRAWL
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Air: Abbr. : ATM
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Speech trait. : DRAWL
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Helen's cousin. : LENA
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Dye plant. : ANIL
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Mendelssohn work. : ITALIANSYMPHONY
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Vive ___! : LEROI
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Musts for pizzerias. : OVENS
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Renege on a bet: Slang. : WELSH
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Japanese coin. : SEN
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Assn. : ORG
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Aphrodite's favorite. : ADONIS
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Antonym of good. : HARM
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Musical term. : OPUS
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Maiden. : LASS
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Fleur-de-___. : LIS
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Italian liqueur. : STREGA
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Diminutive. : WEE
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Attach. : ADD
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Inhabitant of ancient Britain. : PICT
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At one time. : ONCE
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Khan and others. : AGAS
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Shortened: Abbr. : ABR
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Plead. : SUE
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Drink. : SIP
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African cobra. : ASP
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Sunset ___. : STRIP
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Kim's name. : OHARA
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Tibet's neighbor. : NEPAL
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Adjust once more. : RESET
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Dies ___. : IRAE
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Vegetable. : CORN
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Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
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Standard. : NORM
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Noticed. : SEEN
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Inner: Prefix. : ESO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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