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New York Times, Wednesday, October 30, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,018
Across
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With: Fr. : AVEC
5
___-al-Arab, river of Iraq. : SHATT
10
Pop. : SODA
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Fashionable resort. : LIDO
15
Quantity of paper. : QUIRE
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Who: Lat. : QUIS
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Kind of sleeve. : LEGOMUTTON
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Indians. : UTES
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Historical signature. : RELEE
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Provide more room, in a way. : SPACEOUT
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Child's play. : SNAP
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Pacific. : OCEAN
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Raw. : UNCOOKED
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Not coastal. : INLAND
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Go away. : BEOFF
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Factions. : SECTS
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Chou En-___. : LAI
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Norse king. : OLAF
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Wherewithal. : MONEY
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Opera performer. : DIVA
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Choice: Abbr. : ALT
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Light device. : LASER
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Kitchen gadget. : TIMER
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Amassed. : TOOKIN
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Tolerably. : BEARABLY
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Endings with song and gab. : FESTS
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Setting of popular musical. : SIAM
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Feature of old Christmas song. : PEARTREE
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Newsman's goal. : SCOOP
56
Misdoes. : ERRS
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Aloof distance. : ARMSLENGTH
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Planetarium feature. : DOME
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Opera star. : PRICE
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Intimate. : DEAR
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Suburb of Paris. : ISSY
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Cum grano ___. : SALIS
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
Down
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Without exception. : ALL
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German numeral. : VIER
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Extremity. : EDGE
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Calms down. : COOLSOFF
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Eerie noise. : SQUEAK
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Dwelling of sorts. : HUT
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River islets. : AITS
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Turning: Prefix. : TROPO
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Determination. : TENACITY
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Blab. : SQUEAL
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In danger. : OUTONALIMB
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Mon ___! : DIEU
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Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
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___ good will. : MENOF
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Times: Abbr. : CENS
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Wherewithal, in Montevideo. : PESOS
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Sub. : UBOAT
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In the: It. : NELLO
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Symbolic emblem. : COATOFARMS
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Star in Cygnus. : DENEB
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Orange. : NAVEL
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Log. : DIARY
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Largest asteroid. : CERES
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Snares. : MANTRAPS
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Suit of a klnd. : DIAMONDS
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Tabulate. : LIST
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Evidence. : TRACE
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Fabric for uniforms. : KERSEY
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Auditorium features. : AISLES
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Sawlike part. : SERRA
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Foot: Prefix. : PEDI
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Son of Ares. : EROS
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Ludwig. : EMIL
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Molding. : OGEE
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School groups. : PTAS
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School subj. : SCI
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Clock reading: Abbr. : HRS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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