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New York Times, Saturday, October 12, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,000
Across
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Appointed lot. : FATE
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Drinking vessels. : MUGS
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Sultan's name. : SELIM
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Cry of agreement. : AMEN
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Genesis name. : ABEL
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Musical term. : ETUDE
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Reddish color. : RUST
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Las Vegas rival. : RENO
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Popular color. : CORAL
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In a direct line. : ASTHECROWFLIES
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Goodness! : DEARME
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Tangled. : AFOUL
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Spanish jar. : OLLA
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Well-behaved. : ORDERLY
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Unyielding. : STONY
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Block up. : CHOKE
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Work in the fields. : HOE
37
Old instrument. : LYRE
38
Movie takes. : SHOTS
39
Place near Nazareth. : CANA
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Continue to be. : ARE
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Smithy. : FORGE
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Frolicsome leap. : CAPER
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Lassen, for one. : VOLCANO
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River of Ayrshire. : DOON
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Bouquet. : AROMA
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Cook, in a way. : BRAISE
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Without warning. : OUTOFACLEARSKY
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Furze. : GORSE
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Pinafore. : TIER
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Be in motion. : STIR
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River of Pakistan. : INDUS
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___ time. : INNO
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Hot compress. : STUPE
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Plant shoot. : CION
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Snipe ___, deep-sea fish. : EELS
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Electrical unit. : FARAD
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Make happy. : AMUSE
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Seed cover. : TESTA
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Crown. : ENTHRONE
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Kind of wave. : MARCEL
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Above: Ger. : UBER
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Italian city. : GENOA
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Plodding. : SLOWFOOTED
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Shut up apart. : SECLUDE
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French star. : ETOILE
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Bait of a kind. : LURE
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Slayer of Castor. : IDAS
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Honey, in pharmacy. : MEL
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Dickens character. : EMLY
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Tableware. : FORKS
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Colorless. : ACHROMATIC
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Piece of music: Abbr. : RHAP
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On one's own. : LONE
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One, for one. : YEAR
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Bohemian. : SLAV
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Novice. : TYRO
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Russian city. : OREL
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Duroc. : HOG
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What "Mac" means. : SONOF
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Long Island Indian. : CANARSEE
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Native of Danish islands. : FAROESE
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Girl's name. : CORA
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Sauce. : CATSUP
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Titania's spouse. : OBERON
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Grape seeds. : ACINI
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Agave fiber. : ISTLE
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Acquired aptitude. : SKILL
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Circuit courts of old. : EYRES
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Camel, Indian style. : OONT
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Asian language. : URDU
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Curtain fabric. : LENO
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Joe and others. : GIS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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