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New York Times, Tuesday, November 26, 1968

45-Down : Airstrip.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,045
Across
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Comme il ___. : FAUT
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Toll road. : PIKE
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Takes shape. : LOOMS
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Radial bone. : ULNA
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Similar. : AKIN
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Term of endearment. : ANGEL
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Bride and groom. : NEWLYWEDS
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Rustic steps. : STILE
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Sift. : SCREEN
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Relatives of egos. : IDS
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Neckline style. : VEE
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Auberge. : INN
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Scrubby plant. : SAGE
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Vehicle. : JEEP
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Glove of a kind. : MITT
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Part of a limousine. : TONNEAU
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Industrious creature. : ANT
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Sprat's preference. : LEAN
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Evergreen arboretums. : PINETA
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Type of investment. : PREFERREDSTOCKS
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___ citizen. : SENIOR
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Son of Zeus. : ARES
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Bluecoat. : COP
44
Speak sharply to. : SNARLAT
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Bad ___ to. : CESS
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Insect. : MOTH
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Horn of the new moon. : CUSP
51
Sloth, for one. : SIN
52
Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
53
Mighty "weapon." : PEN
54
Wide collar. : BERTHA
57
Part of Egypt. : SINAI
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Smart alecks. : WISEACRES
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Fine linen. : TOILE
63
At a great distance. : AFAR
64
Elevator. : LIFT
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Would-be VIP's. : SNOBS
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Sign of boredom. : YAWN
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Outside: Prefix. : ECTO
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Jokes: Colloq. : FUNS
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Scot's name. : ALEC
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Traditional but not official. : UNWRITTEN
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Natural gift. : TALENT
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Cat's-paw. : PAWN
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Dwight. : IKE
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Young antelope. : KID
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Navy man. : ENSIGN
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Colleen's cousin. : LASS
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Where Windsor is: Abbr. : ONT
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Gothic arch. : OGIVE
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Battle royal. : MELEE
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Dreamland. : SLEEP
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Ginza money. : YEN
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Fixed firmly. : DEEPSET
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Take wing. : SOAR
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Tempers with heat. : ANNEALS
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Stately, regal woman. : JUNO
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Outlines. : MAPS
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Concerning: Lat. : INRE
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Patio. : TERRACE
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Holms. : AITS
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Spanish city. : LEON
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An odd fellow. : ECCENTRIC
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Ring decisions. : TKOS
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Ophidians. : ASPS
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Flounder. : FISH
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Cloth: Fr. : DRAP
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Airstrip. : RUNWAY
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Coterie. : CIRCLE
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Drizzles. : MISTS
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Bermuda plant. : ONION
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Opera role. : TONIO
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The Red or the Black. : SEA
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Pastry. : PIES
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Canton of the Jungfrau. : BERN
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Weight: Colloq. : HEFT
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Regarding. : ASTO
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Church robe. : ALB
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"___ body meet a body ... " : IFA
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Observed. : SAW

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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