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New York Times, Friday, November 1, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,020
Across
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Spanish explorer. : DESOTO
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Crazy Horse's tribe. : OGLALA
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Confused. : MIXEDUP
14
Bela Lugosi role. : DRACULA
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Hero of ancient tale. : ALIBABA
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Pioneer in photography. : EASTMAN
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Small cask. : KEG
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___ Stanford. : LELAND
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Aspirations. : AIMS
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Ideal woman of Irish saga. : EMER
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Creator of Rebecca West. : IBSEN
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Forthwith. : NOW
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All: Prefix. : OMNI
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Region of the patella. : KNEE
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Moslem flat. : IRADE
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Inferior fabric, akin to drugget. : RATTINET
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Melville's Pequod. : WHALER
34
American novelist. : URIS
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Forbidding. : GRIM
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Malacca, for one. : STRAIT
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Expert skier. : SLALOMER
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Certain exams. : ORALS
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Tennis stroke. : CHOP
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Fish delicacy. : SOLE
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Language: Abbr. : LAT
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City east of Addis Ababa. : HARAR
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Esau's country. : EDOM
50
Small bottle. : VIAL
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Delaware tributary. : LEHIGH
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Roof ornament. : EPI
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Variety of peach. : ELBERTA
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Cardinals' cousins, in a way. : ORIOLES
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French composer. : DELIBES
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Gymnasium adjunct. : LOCKERS
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Request. : DESIRE
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Glacial ridges. : ESKERS
Down
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Quandary. : DILEMMA
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Pressing. : EXIGENT
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Father of Osiris: Var. : SEB
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East Indian woody vine. : ODAL
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Container of a sort. : TUBE
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Translucent stones. : OPALINES
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H. C. Andersen's birthplace. : ODENSE
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A, for one. : GRADE
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Spanish article. : LAS
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___ part. : ACTA
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Pertaining to light intensity. : LUMINAL
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Menu term. : ALAMODE
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___ break. : MAKEOR
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Be adequate. : ANSWER
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Not on ___. : ABET
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Liturgy. : RITUAL
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Nothing: Lat. : NIHIL
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Interlock. : KNIT
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Branched. : RAMOSE
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Famous football team. : IRISH
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Opera cloak. : WRAP
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Halo. : GLORIOLE
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Cleared up. : SOLVED
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Brought up the rear. : TRAILED
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Proportional. : RATABLE
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Monarch's title. : SHAH
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Sculptor of sorts. : MODELER
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Bride and groom. : ELOPERS
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Derelict. : REMISS
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Fold. : CREASE
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Remodel. : ALTER
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Floral symbols. : LEIS
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Bulky: Fr. : GROS
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Hayseed. : HICK
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Baseball abbreviation. : RBI
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Slangy approval. : OKE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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