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New York Times, Thursday, October 31, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,019
Across
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Santa ___, Calif. : CLARA
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Envoy. : LEGATE
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Something to be breathed in. : INHALANT
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Source. : ORIGIN
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Passageway. : CORRIDOR
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Slice of bacon. : RASHER
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Novelist Bagnold. : ENID
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Set straight. : ALIGN
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Tramp. : HOBO
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Traveler's choice. : BUS
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Study for another exam. : RECRAM
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Day of the week: Abbr. : SAB
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Natives of Tallinn. : ESTHS
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Join the snow bunnies. : SKI
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___ nous. : ENTRE
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Continue. : REMAIN
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Be ___ many for. : ONETOO
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Costumes for tonight, maybe. : GRAVEYARDSHIFTS
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Wisest. : SAGEST
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"And what is ___ ... " : SORARE
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Dated. : PASSE
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Spanish title. : SRA
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Home furnishings. : DECOR
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In particular: Abbr. : ESP
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___ parting guest. : SPEEDA
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Color. : HUE
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Colonial patriot. : OTIS
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Desolate. : STARK
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Thomas or Horace. : MANN
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Something unusual. : RARITY
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Example of a performing art. : TOEDANCE
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Pertaining to a rainbow. : IRIDIC
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Gun part. : SILENCER
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Fasten. : ATTACH
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Cup: Fr. : TASSE
Down
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Out-of-season spook, maybe. : CHRISTMASSPIRIT
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Pie ingredient. : LARD
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Caliph's name. : ALI
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Detecting device. : RADAR
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Lizards. : ANOLES
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One of the Doones. : LORNA
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Age. : ERA
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Name in theater lore. : GISH
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Certain odds. : AGHOSTOFACHANCE
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Mark used in printing. : TIEBAR
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Clothe. : ENROBE
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Kind of lettuce. : ICEBERG
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Abstainer. : NONUSER
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Slogans for tonight. : TRICKORTREATS
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Pulverize. : GRIND
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Orderly arrangement. : METHOD
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Oldest news agency in Europe. : HAVAS
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Blockades. : SIEGES
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Black: Fr. : NOIRE
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American humorist. : NYE
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Feminine suffix. : ESS
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Item of value. : ASSET
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Defeat: Colloq. : TROUNCE
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More calm. : SERENER
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City on the Illinois. : PEORIA
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Suddenly. : ASTART
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Dextrous. : ADROIT
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Life, soul: Prefix. : PSYCH
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Kipling's wolf. : AKELA
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Large genus of tropical shrubs. : SIDA
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"___ inhumanity ... " : MANS
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Obsession. : TIC
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___ Plaines, Ill. : DES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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