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New York Times, Monday, November 11, 1968

4-Down : Historic floral emblem.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,030
Across
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Gust of wind. : BLAST
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Cervine animal. : STAG
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Human computers. : CPAS
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Tax. : TITHE
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Any astronaut. : HERO
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Streamlet. : RILL
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Short-order order. : HAMANDEGGS
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To the: It. : ALLA
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Playful one. : ROMPER
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Village. : HAMLET
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Laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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Bottles with basketwork. : CARBOYS
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"To get her poor dog ___." : ABONE
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Limited. : NARROW
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Poems. : EPICS
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Amplifiers: Colloq. : MIKES
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Little: Scot. : SMA
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Unite (with "up"). : LINK
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Calendar entries. : DATES
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Passerine bird. : CHAT
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Fall behind. : LAG
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Staff members. : AIDES
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African nation. : GHANA
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Cavalryman. : HUSSAR
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Filled with bubbles. : FOAMY
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Resort town on Cape Cod. : CHATHAM
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Astringent substance. : ALUM
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Sewing machine attachment. : HEMMER
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American composer. : BARBER
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Within: Prefix. : ENTO
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Islamic. : MOHAMMEDAN
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Aphrodite's son. : EROS
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Source of power: Abbr. : ELEC
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Man's nickname. : ERNIE
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Pub serving. : PINT
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Piece of furniture. : DESK
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Ethiopian lake. : TSANA
Down
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Theological degree. : BTH
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Equivocator. : LIAR
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Air: Prefix. : ATMO
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Historic floral emblem. : SHAMROCK
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Popular game. : TENPINS
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___ Khan, Kipling's tiger. : SHERE
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Sheep in its second year. : TEG
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S. A. country. : ARG
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Take part jointly. : GOSHARES
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Rhyming game. : CRAMBO
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Cover of a kind. : PILLOWSHAM
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Way. : ALLEY
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Pieces of wood. : SLATS
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"___ Mable." : DERE
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Musical adaptations: Abbr. : ARRS
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Petits fours. : CAKES
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Seaport on Upolu. : APIA
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City S of Syracuse, N. Y. : BINGHAMTON
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Product of Chile. : NITER
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Annex. : ELL
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Term of address. : MADAM
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Numbers. : MANY
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One ___ time. : ATA
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Charmed, in a way. : DISARMED
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Judge's rooms. : CHAMBERS
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Tennis star. : ASHE
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Epicure. : GOURMET
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Furthest. : UTMOST
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Deception. : FLAM
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Bird sound. : CHEEP
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Toulouse-Lautrec. : HENRI
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Taken ___ (disconcerted). : ABACK
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First name in American poetry. : EDNA
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Shower. : RAIN
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Arena shout. : OLE
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Men. : HES
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Teachers' group. : NEA

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

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