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New York Times, Saturday, November 23, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,042
Across
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Lockups. : CALABOOSES
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Letters. : ARS
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Immovable. : ADAMANTINE
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Calendar abbreviation. : SEPT
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Children's favorite. : WIZARDOFOZ
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Kind of gun. : STEN
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Upward curve of a ship's plank. : SNY
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Skirts of a kind. : KILTS
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___ Hopkins. : JOHNS
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"Get ___ the church on time." : METO
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German titles. : HERRS
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Curved. : ARCED
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One kind of reference book. : GAZETTEER
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O'Casey. : SEAN
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Entertain. : DIVERT
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Exist. : ARE
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A Wolfe. : TOM
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Like Silas Marner. : MISERLY
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Four-in-hand. : TIE
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Worker in training: Abbr. : APP
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Opening chords in jazz. : INTROS
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Grasslands. : LEAS
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Memorable novel, play, movie. : BEAUGESTE
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17th-cen. English poet. : DONNE
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Saturn features. : RINGS
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7th-cen. date. : DCIX
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Salary. : WAGES
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Cooks, in a way. : BOILS
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Greek letter. : TAU
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Sicilian sight. : ETNA
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Flowers. : CARNATIONS
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Apiarist's specialty. : BEES
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Of navigation over the ocean. : AEROMARINE
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Towel. : DRY
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Did literary work. : TRANSLATED
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Bird calls. : CAWS
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Tennis score. : ADIN
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Not energetic. : LAZY
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Drs. org. : AMA
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Spoke in angry tones. : BARKED
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Piece of gossip. : ONDIT
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Ear doctors. : OTOLOGISTS
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Sieve. : SIFT
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Man's name. : ENOS
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"___ who?" : SEZ
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Classify. : ASSORT
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Menace anew. : RETHREATEN
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Kind of stanza. : SPENSERIAN
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Weights: Abbr. : TNS
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Wharf. : JETTY
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Husbands. : MEN
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Fishing flies. : HERLS
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Make ___ at. : ASTAB
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Ran again. : REOPERATED
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Party man in action. : CAMPAIGNER
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Ward off. : AVERT
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Aimed for attack. : ZEROEDINON
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Famous Peewee. : REESE
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Feasts. : DINES
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Marbles: Var. : MIGGS
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Fish delicacy. : LOX
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Restless. : UNEASY
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Farthest from the center: Anat. : DISTAL
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Cherrystones. : CLAMS
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Snare or trap. : WEB
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Name of boxing fame. : BAER
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Odd: Scot. : ORRA
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Go ___. : TOIT
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Scott heroine. : ANNE
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Describing some cars. : USED
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Grimalkin. : CAT
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Anger: Lat. : IRA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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