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New York Times, Friday, November 22, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,041

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Across
1
Share. : PART
5
Roll top. : DESK
9
Pigtail. : PLAIT
14
Eternally. : EVER
15
One of the Gardners. : ERLE
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A Beatle. : RINGO
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Midway attraction. : RIDE
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Electronic device. : TRANSISTOR
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Women's group. : DAR
21
Symbol of strength. : IRON
22
Certain spectral types. : OSTARS
23
Insignificance. : UNIMPORTANCE
26
Foundation. : BASIS
27
Citizen of Kampala. : UGANDAN
31
Piece of stemware. : GOBLET
33
Thames town. : ETON
34
Honshu bay. : ISE
35
Radish or radix. : ROOT
36
Like a ___ bricks. : TONOF
38
Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
39
Tabard or Wayside. : INN
40
Chinook. : WIND
41
Old-time helmet. : SALLET
43
Transit. : PASSAGE
45
Page number. : FOLIO
46
Genuine article or person: Slang. : THEREALMCCOY
50
Romantic interlude. : AFFAIR
53
Old men: Sp. : TIOS
54
Prayer. : AVE
55
Bright idea. : BRAINSTORM
57
Attic promenade. : STOA
58
Chili con ___. : CARNE
59
Of Mars: Prefix. : AREO
60
Fish dish. : EELS
61
Facing toward a glacier. : STOSS
62
Exhausted. : WORN
63
Collier's entrance. : ADIT
Down
1
Concealed. : PERDU
2
Of doves and hawks. : AVIAN
3
Second-place awards. : REDRIBBONS
4
Three, in Roma. : TRE
5
The winners, 1968. : DETROITTIGERS
6
Scoreboard items. : ERRORS
7
Angle. : SLANT
8
Rosewall of tennis. : KEN
9
Existing in ancient times. : PRISCAN
10
Give ear to. : LISTEN
11
B'way group. : ANTA
12
Stravinsky. : IGOR
13
Craggy hills. : TORS
19
The Canticles. : SONGOFSOLOMON
21
___ dixit. : IPSE
24
Snack bar drink. : MALT
25
Essex or Maxwell. : AUTO
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Out of order. : DISLOCATED
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Global area: Fr. : ASIE
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Dwelling of a kind. : NEST
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Handclasp. : GRIP
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One of the Chaplins. : OONA
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Wind-up. : END
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Corker. : ONER
38
Chemical suffix. : OLIC
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Hawaiian women. : WAHINES
42
"___ and oblations." : ALMS
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Colors. : STAINS
45
Less biased. : FAIRER
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Kurile island. : ETORO
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Convex moldings. : OVOLI
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Cause of ferment. : YEAST
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First principles. : ABCS
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Campus group. : FRAT
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Gambling house game. : FARO
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Marble. : TAW
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Poseidon's realm. : SEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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