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New York Times, Saturday, November 2, 1968

35-Down : Biblical matriarch.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,021
Across
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The "woodpile." : BATS
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Exotic fruit. : PAPAW
10
Familiar measure, for short. : TBSP
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There is: Fr. : ILYA
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Church wine vessel. : AMULA
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"Green Pastures" role. : NOAH
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Highest fruit on the stalk. : TOPBANANAS
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Error of a kind. : TYPO
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Blade. : SPEAR
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Muse. : CLIO
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Acumen. : WIT
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Pacific greeting. : ALOHA
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Jogs lightly. : PRODS
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Prefix of many names. : MAC
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Sulks. : MOPES
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Ingredient of bronze. : TIN
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Duck genus. : ANAS
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Military air base: Abbr. : NAS
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Kind of ink. : INDIA
40
Tailored garments. : STRAIGHTJACKETS
44
Fruit: Prefix. : CITRO
45
Onto. : HIP
46
Bow: Prefix. : ARCI
47
Oriental temple. : WAT
48
Misrepresent. : BELIE
50
Wall St. term. : SHR
51
Brazilian port. : BAHIA
53
Brilliancy. : ECLAT
54
Common verb. : ARE
55
Close. : SEAL
57
In doubled quantity. : TWICE
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Coin of Cambodia. : RIEL
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Hit on the head. : BROWBEATEN
67
Count (on). : RELY
68
Nouveau ___. : RICHE
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City on the Rhine. : BERN
70
If not. : ELSE
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Topknot on a Greek tragic mask. : ONKOS
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This: Sp. : ESTA
Down
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Curbs. : BITS
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Crooked. : ALOP
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Bodoni, for one. : TYPE
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Land of a Biblical queen: Var. : SABA
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All: Prefix. : PAN
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See 15 Across. : AMA
7
Bangs on a chronometer. : PUNCHESTHECLOCK
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Greek war cries. : ALALAS
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"Where ___?" : WASI
10
Cousin of dynamite. : TNT
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Young man in a quandary. : BOYWONDERS
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Savory. : SAPID
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Units of light. : PHOTS
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Old Syria. : ARAM
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Kind of nerve. : OPTIC
25
Position in the stock market. : LONG
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Fish. : OPAH
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___ fadda, Irish dance. : RINKA
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Abbreviation in grammar. : MASC
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Con. : ANTI
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Wagon parts. : CARTWHEELS
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Biblical matriarch. : SARAI
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Yearn: Slang. : ITCH
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Part of Saudi Arabia. : ASIR
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Trifles. : IOTAS
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Girl of rhyme. : JILL
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Where to land in Samoa. : APIA
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___ mind. : BEARIN
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Diminutive ending. : ETTE
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Part of a Pennsylvania city. : BARRE
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"Tempest" character. : ARIEL
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Saragossa's river. : EBRO
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Jabberwocky word. : WABE
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Ending for Brooklyn or Manhattan. : ITES
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Document: Abbr. : CERT
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Italian city. : ENNA
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Cleanser ingredient. : LYE
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"___ goes there?" : WHO
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Egyptian god. : BES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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