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New York Times, Tuesday, October 15, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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Across
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Shot and shell. : AMMO
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Angel and Victoria. : FALLS
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Nob, for one. : HILL
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Two pages. : LEAF
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Poetic name for Troy. : ILIUM
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Plains Indian. : OTOE
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Declined. : FELL
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Juvenile sobriquet. : SONNY
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Baltic port. : RIGA
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Chargé d'affaires. : ATTACHE
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Hoosier novelist and journalist. : DREISER
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Surpasses. : TOPS
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Spanish form of Agnes. : YNEZ
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British dramatist. : PINERO
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Conversation. : DIALOGUE
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M.D.'s group. : AMA
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Recognizes. : KNOWS
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Symbol of lethargy. : SNAIL
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Comedian's forte. : GAGS
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Fights. : DUELS
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Part of Pakistan. : SIND
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Bedouin headbands. : AGALS
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Cheerless. : BLEAK
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Shoshonean. : UTE
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By no means. : NOTATALL
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New York college. : VASSAR
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Sun helmet. : TOPI
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Wife: Law. : FEME
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Symbol of delay or inaction. : REDTAPE
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"___ meet a body . . . " : IFABODY
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Well, well! : ISEE
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Babylonian hero. : ETANA
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Astringent. : ALUM
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Marshal's badge. : STAR
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House part. : ATTIC
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Yawn. : GAPE
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Memorable composer. : KERN
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Name in baseball lore. : REESE
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Done with. : OVER
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Esparto grass. : ALFA
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Conform to. : MEET
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Fountain treat. : MALT
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Recently. : OFLATE
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Charity bazaar attraction. : FISHPOND
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Bitter drugs. : ALOES
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Author Yutang. : LIN
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Lighthouse sits off coast of Devon. : LUNDYISLE
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Turkish port on the Aegean. : SMYRNA
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Skylines. : HORIZONS
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Id est. : ITIS
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Theater area. : LOGE
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Limerick man. : LEAR
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Irish county. : CORK
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Fish. : EELS
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Nonbeliever. : PAGAN
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Adult insect. : IMAGO
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Find fault with continually. : NAGAT
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Linger (on). : DWELL
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Caesar. : GAIUS
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Range of the Rockies. : UINTA
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Senior. : ELDER
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Type of dungeon. : OUBLIETTE
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Cousin of Doll Tearsheet. : SLATTERN
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Preserve prestige. : SAVEFACE
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Ancient promenade. : STOA
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Volga tributary. : KAMA
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Emerge. : APPEAR
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Maine lake. : SEBAGO
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Conclusion. : FINIS
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Gamble. : RISK
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Punta del ___. : ESTE
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Cherished. : DEAR
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King of Norway. : OLAV
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Victim. : DUPE
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Giant slain by Odin. : YMER
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Swallowed up. : ATE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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