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New York Times, Monday, October 14, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,002
Across
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Lively dance. : GALOP
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Protection. : EGIS
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Subject of great devotion. : IDOL
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Shopping center of old. : AGORA
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Water plant. : ALGA
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Onion: Lat. : CEPA
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Speculative purchase of stock. : FLIER
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Prosperity. : GOODTIMES
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Because. : FOR
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Articles. : THES
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Respectable. : DECENT
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Items in fashion. : SWEATERS
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Flighty exclamation. : LALA
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Ice hockey team. : SIX
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Mercury et al. : ELEMENTS
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Briefly. : INSUM
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River into the Fulda. : EDER
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Man's name. : IRA
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Ordained. : DECREED
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Sect of the year one. : ESSENES
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Epoch. : ERA
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Old German coin. : MARK
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Stipend. : WAGES
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Sooner or later. : SOMETIME
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Wall Street term. : PAR
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Make provision for. : PLAN
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Most unsubstantial. : THINNEST
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Chemical salt. : OLEATE
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Shoe part. : RAND
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From ___ Z. : ATO
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Differences. : VARIANCES
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Drive by force. : IMPEL
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Choir's forte. : AMEN
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Overlay. : COAT
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Sebastian's twin. : VIOLA
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Bail. : LADE
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Vortex. : EDDY
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Epic hero: Var. : ENEAS
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Hooks. : GAFFS
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Shining. : AGLOW
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River into the Bay of Biscay. : LOIRE
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Galena. : ORE
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Kind of worker. : PARTTIME
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Keen. : EAGER
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Smoothed (over). : GLOSSED
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"But ___ on forever." : IGO
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Stablemen. : SADDLERS
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Winter sight. : ICICLE
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Humbling. : DEMEANING
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Accessible. : OPEN
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Endure. : LAST
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Work group. : TEAM
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Bewitch: Colloq. : HEX
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Assyrian war god. : ASUR
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Vegetable. : LEEK
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Pear or peach. : TREE
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Back talk. : SASS
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Suffixes in chemistry. : IDES
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Figure in "Quo Vadis?" : NERO
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Raced. : SCAMPERED
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Cheese. : EDAM
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Superiority. : EMINENCE
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Spectacular plunge. : SWANDIVE
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Merit. : EARN
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Type of tire. : RETREAD
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Camelot name. : ELAINE
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So long. : TATA
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Piece of jewelry. : PIN
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Kind of pudding. : HASTY
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Literary signature. : EAPOE
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Anc. stone slab. : STELA
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Small weights of India. : TOLAS
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Football field. : OVAL
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User of a prayer wheel. : LAMA
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Trawler's catch. : COD
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Opposite of max. : MIN

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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