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New York Times, Friday, October 18, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,006
Across
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Exhortation from early Maxwell days. : GETAHORSE
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Levant. : OSCAR
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"___ of the Magi." : ADORATION
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A-frame. : HOUSE
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Shopper's choice. : DIMESTORE
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Red seaweed. : DULSE
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Of: Suffix. : INE
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Ordeal. : TEST
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Like some coats. : BELTED
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Temper: Colloq. : DANDER
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Portico. : STOA
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Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Fish. : HERRING
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Fish and ___. : CHIPS
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Four, in Bonn. : VIER
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City on a lake. : ERIE
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Fastener. : HASP
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Cubicles. : CELLS
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Baptismal bowl. : FONT
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Saroyan's "My Name Is ___." : ARAM
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Magic verses. : RUNES
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Downpour. : TORRENT
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Minor prophet. : AMOS
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Muzzle. : NOSE
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Last ones. : OMEGAS
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Mark. : DENOTE
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One of Hera's rivals. : LEDA
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Senator Ribicoff. : ABE
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Escape from. : EVADE
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Tarkington work. : SEVENTEEN
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Metric measure. : LITER
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Bridge bids. : OVERCALLS
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Kind of thread. : FLOSS
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Virginia's neighbor. : TENNESSEE
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Codfish. : GADID
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Poetic name for Scots' city. : EDINA
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"Good will ___." : TOMEN
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Exist. : ARE
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Speeds up. : HASTENS
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Mink's cousins. : OTTERS
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Spanish rivers. : RIOS
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Kinds. : SORTS
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Direction. : ENE
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Cry of dismay. : OHDEAR
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Person. : SOUL
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Group of followers. : CULT
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S. African fox. : ASSE
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Cattail. : REED
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Transvaal settlers. : BOERS
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Spruce. : DAPPER
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Girl's name. : THELMA
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Wards off. : AVERTS
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Deny. : REFUSE
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Ferrum. : IRON
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Prime time. : NINE
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Acquires. : GETS
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Talk. : CHAT
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Nimbus. : HALO
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River into the Elbe. : ISER
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He has: Fr. : ILA
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Dugout. : CANOE
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Novel of a kind. : ROMANCE
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Matriculates. : ENTERS
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Furniture style. : MODERN
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Etudiant. : ELEVE
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The Irish. : GAELS
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Poplar. : ABELE
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Common asset. : SENSE
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Glazed pottery: Var. : DELF
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Badness. : EVIL
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Acronym in the news. : NATO
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Reading matter. : ODES
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Smooth. : EVEN
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Stubborn: Dial. : SOT
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Traffic officials: Abbr. : TAS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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