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New York Times, Thursday, November 14, 1968

40-Down : Crosswise.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,033
Across
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Asian language. : THAI
5
N. Z. evergreen. : TAWA
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Bugle call. : TAPS
13
Partner of file. : RANK
14
Constructor's beam. : HBAR
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Mends. : HEALS
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British princess. : ANNE
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One kind of time out. : RESTPERIOD
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"Israfel" poet. : POE
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Permission to use. : LOAN
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Centers in electrical systems. : YBOXES
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Double-play combination. : SIXFOURTHREE
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Like a bump on ___. : ALOG
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Chef's device. : ROASTER
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Prepossession or obsession. : FETISH
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Noted Engllsh statesman. : PITT
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Beam. : RAY
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Landed. : ALIT
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Extent. : SCOPE
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Clay dishes. : WARE
39
Very. : TOO
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Power source. : ATOM
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Bands or braces. : CLAMPS
43
Name in show business. : SINATRA
45
Symbol on a green flag. : HARP
46
Equine of a kind. : SHETLANDPONY
51
"___ forget." : LESTWE
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Sandusky's lake. : ERIE
55
Caustic. : LYE
56
Secret agents. : OPERATIVES
58
Lizard of the Southwest. : GILA
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Perfecto. : CIGAR
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Take a flat. : RENT
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Man's name meaning man. : ENOS
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Yearling. : COLT
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Ah me! : ALAS
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Dress style. : TENT
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Part of a band. : TRAPS
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City in the news. : HANOI
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Event for Texas, Dec. 29, 1845. : ANNEXATION
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DDE. : IKE
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Motorist's choice. : THROUGHSTREET
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As hungry as ___. : ABEAR
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"The little man who ___ there." : WASNT
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Wyeth's work. : ART
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Off ___ (out of tempo). : THEBEAT
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Goes by aircraft. : AEROES
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Rue de la ___. : PAIX
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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Bodies of water: Abbr. : SDS
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Fireworks experts. : PYROTECHNISTS
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Pas-de-Calais town. : LOOS
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Move like a bird. : FLIT
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Initials on a tombstone. : HRIP
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Tumbler's springboard. : TRAMPOLINE
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Frontier lawman. : EARP
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Bakery products. : RYES
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Certain foods. : FATS
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French saint of December 1st. : ELOI
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Flower, for short. : POM
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Chesterfield. : COAT
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Loom threads. : WARP
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Crosswise. : ATHWART
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Stow the hold. : LADE
44
Starry. : ASTRAL
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Carpentry device. : LEVEL
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Sports palace. : ARENA
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Material in some tires. : NYLON
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Baker's buy. : YEAST
51
Opposite of exp. : LOC
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Literary genre. : EPIC
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State flower of Utah. : SEGO
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Author Levin. : IRA
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Receive. : GET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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