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New York Times, Tuesday, October 8, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,996
Across
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Straw in the wind. : OMEN
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Cowboy's gear. : ROPES
10
Baby buggy. : PRAM
14
Italian numeral. : NOVE
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Change, in a way. : ADAPT
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Garment. : ROBE
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City on the Potomac. : ALEXANDRIA
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Willie ___ Pu. : ILLE
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Contestants. : ENTRIES
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Gin or vodka drink. : GIMLET
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Dress sizes. : TENS
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One of the "nauts." : AERO
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Where the Ebro flows. : SPAIN
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First name of 49 Down. : TYCHO
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Not many. : FEW
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Fellow feeling. : WARMTH
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___ impasse. : ATAN
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Chemical prefix. : OXO
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Leisured. : IDLE
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Exhausted. : ALLIN
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Clock reading. : HOUR
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Girl of song. : SUE
42
Pumpernickel. : BROT
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Resides. : DWELLS
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Possesses. : HAS
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Match. : EQUAL
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Precipitance. : HASTE
49
Dry, as champagne. : BRUT
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Opera role. : IGOR
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New York lake. : GEORGE
55
Ruler's wife. : CZARINA
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Another: Sp. : OTRA
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S. American trees. : BRAZILNUTS
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Tie up. : LASH
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In the dark. : UNLIT
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Movie name. : GINA
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See 42 Down. : FLOE
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Adman's goal. : SALES
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Tuck away. : STOW
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Put ___ pedestal. : ONA
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Beauty mark. : MOLE
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Matching. : EVEN
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Subsequently. : NEXTTIME
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Arrested: Slang. : RANIN
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Most bizarre. : ODDEST
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Standards in 52 Down. : PARS
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Upon: Prefix. : EPI
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Worker in the wings. : STAGEHAND
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Leading part: Mus. : PRIMO
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Bakery product. : ROLL
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Qualified. : ABLE
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Proper. : MEET
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Negative verbal form. : ARENT
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Golf bag item. : IRON
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Play part. : ACTI
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Rustling sound. : SWISH
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Livy's birthplace. : PADUA
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City in Provence. : ARLES
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Conference site of 1945. : YALTA
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Spoofs. : FOOLS
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Crow. : EXULT
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Not so good. : WORSE
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Old firearm. : HARQUEBUS
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Awkward fellow. : LOUT
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Capitol Hill activities. : HEARINGS
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Arctic sight. : BERG
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Fingerprint feature. : WHORL
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Car of sorts. : LIZZIE
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Great Danish astronomer. : BRAHE
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Trot and pace. : GAITS
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Play a game. : GOLF
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Catchall abbreviation. : ETAL
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Thereabouts. : ORSO
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Summon. : CALL
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Time of day: Fr. : NUIT
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___ time. : ATNO
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Initials of a certain acid. : RNA
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Workshop item. : SAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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