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New York Times, Monday, October 7, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,995

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Across
1
Takeoff. : START
6
Water bird. : SWAN
10
One form of "Caesar." : TSAR
14
Not at all. : NEVER
15
Pacific staple. : TARO
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See 17 Across. : ROLE
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"Our Town" character. : EMILY
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Lyrics. : ODES
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Wave: Prefix. : ONDA
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Milit. address. : APO
21
Exciting. : SENSATIONAL
24
Apartment feature. : DINETTE
26
Marline. : ROPE
27
Service group. : USO
28
Elizabethan title. : SPINSTER
32
River of NE Asia. : AMUR
35
City of Italia. : NAPOLI
37
Girl of song. : IDA
38
Contributor. : DONOR
40
Initials from 1880. : GOP
41
Cheat. : COZEN
43
Nurses' group. : ANC
44
Yelled. : HOOTED
47
Overhead figure. : RENT
48
Barrie family. : DARLINGS
50
Knitter's direction. : ADD
52
Tops. : AONE
53
Saluted. : GREETED
57
Day-to-day workers. : TEMPORARIES
61
___ jiffy. : INA
62
Old wine vessel. : OLPE
63
Raw material. : ORES
64
The Moslems. : ISLAM
66
Consumer. : USER
67
One. : UNIT
68
First name in screen lore. : GRETA
69
Titian's forte. : REDS
70
Children. : SONS
71
Knots. : NODES
Down
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Golf star. : SNEAD
2
Times: Mus. : TEMPI
3
Par ___. : AVION
4
Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : REL
5
Meetings. : TRYSTS
6
14 pounds. : STONE
7
Bundles or tufts. : WADS
8
Section. : AREA
9
Facial feature. : NOSTRIL
10
Marches. : TROOPS
11
Poet's verb. : SONNETIZE
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Singer-actor Robert. : ALDA
13
True. : REAL
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Historic school. : ETON
23
Ancient Greek dialect. : IONIC
25
Of a continent: Prefix. : EURO
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Unchangeable items, at times. : SPOTS
29
English poet. : POPE
30
Garden spot. : EDEN
31
Soapbox talk. : RANT
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Storm god of Babylon. : ADAD
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Girl's name. : MONA
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Comfortable. : UNCRAMPED
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Eager. : AGOG
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Zoo denizen. : RHINO
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Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
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Weighty. : ONEROUS
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Virginia ___. : DARE
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Runners. : LOPERS
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Work of art. : DESIGN
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Meanings. : GISTS
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Decorated, in a way. : TILED
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Growing out. : ENATE
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Sudanese gazelles. : DAMAS
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Traveler's choice. : TOUR
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Pisa's river. : ARNO
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Hold back. : REIN
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Rialto sign. : SRO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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