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New York Times, Saturday, November 16, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,035
Across
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Nurse, in Asia. : AMAH
5
Storage bin. : CRIB
9
Attics. : LOFTS
14
Small lunch. : BITE
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"For ___ jolly good fellow ... " : HESA
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Court decree. : ARRET
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Cupid. : AMOR
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Red Sea land. : ADEN
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Poor. : NEEDY
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After 4 Down, well-known burlesque phrase. : COMESTHEJUDGE
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"Do ___ say ... " : ASI
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Season, in France. : ETE
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Indian. : OTO
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Slugger's statistics. : RBI
29
Locusts. : ACACIAS
32
Demon, Oriental style. : AFREET
34
Dance compositions. : RONDOS
36
Pocket change. : COINS
37
Rearranged. : CHANGEDAROUND
40
Fragment of a kind. : SHARD
41
Ships' cranes. : DAVITS
42
Fruit. : BANANA
44
Poems. : SEPTETS
47
Footballer. : END
48
Curve. : ARC
50
Pou ___, standing place, à la Archimedes. : STO
51
Greek letter. : ETA
53
Clumsy one. : BUTTERFINGERS
57
Soldier of France. : POILU
59
Example. : LEAD
60
Sacred bull of Egypt. : APIS
61
Twiddle-one's-thumbs one. : IDLER
62
Chantilly. : LACE
63
Leningrad's river. : NEVA
64
Mud volcano. : SALSE
65
Verse. : ODES
66
Swarm. : TEEM
Down
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Manila hemp. : ABACA
2
Sensitive plant. : MIMOSA
3
Type of submarine. : ATOMIC
4
See 20 Across. : HERE
5
Conversing. : CHATTING
6
Hot-tempered. : REDHEADED
7
Phrase of understanding. : ISEE
8
Band instrument. : BANJO
9
Dixie. : LANDOFCOTTON
10
Neighbor of Wash. : OREG
11
Unrestrained power. : FREEREIN
12
Do a farm job. : TED
13
Piggery. : STY
21
Acquired habit. : SECONDNATURE
22
Actress Hagen. : UTA
27
Give in. : BEND
28
Pronoun. : ITS
30
Macaw. : ARARA
31
Fountain favorites. : SODAS
33
Waken. : ROUSE
35
Retains some dignity. : SAVESFACE
37
Movie detective. : CHAN
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Flyer. : HANDBILL
39
Figuratively, destructive vortexes. : RIPTIDES
40
Helmsman's course. : SBE
43
Skill. : ART
45
Plains dwelling. : TEEPEE
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Try hard. : STRIVE
49
Orchestral instrument. : CELLO
52
Where Shillong is. : ASSAM
54
Diminutive endings. : ULES
55
Look over. : READ
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Thomas Wolfe hero. : GANT
57
Greek letters. : PIS
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Harem room. : ODA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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