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New York Times, Wednesday, November 27, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,046
Across
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Man of the cloth. : RECTOR
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Relating to the first man. : ADAMIC
13
Give off, as vapor. : EXHALE
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Disputant. : DEBATER
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Startled. : SCARED
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Letters ___. : OFCREDIT
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Machinist's tool : TAP
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French cleric. : ABBE
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Famous Austrian physicist. : MACH
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Prayer. : AVE
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Intonations. : ACCENTS
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Greek letter. : RHO
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Ancient units of money. : TALENTS
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Valet. : DRESSER
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Endless: Poet. : ETERN
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Architect Saarinen. : EERO
34
Road signs. : DETOURS
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Facsimile. : REPLICA
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Destroy. : SLAY
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De Valera. : EAMON
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Like Niobe. : INTEARS
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Forbidding. : BANNING
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Digit. : TOE
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Disavow something. : RETRACT
51
Chess champion, 1960. : TAL
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Norse goddess of the Past. : URTH
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River into the Seine. : OISE
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I love: Lat. : AMO
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Curve. : PARABOLA
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The piper's son. : TOMTOM
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Brioche baked in a ring mold. : SAVARIN
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Electrical unit. : AMPERE
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Observe. : DETECT
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Minimize. : LESSEN
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Paraphrased. : RESTATED
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Hollow out. : EXCAVATE
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Old-time arrangement of stirrup straps. : CHAPELET
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Pitch. : TAR
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Bravo's cousin. : OLE
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Edit or revise. : REDACT
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Building brick. : ADOBE
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Legal figure. : DEFENDER
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First principle. : ABC
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Sully. : MAR
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Topic. : ITEM
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Forest group. : CEDARS
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Nouveau ___. : RICHE
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Norse name. : THOR
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Degrees. : BCS
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Ring-shaped. : ANNULAR
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Thuja. : TREE
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Reptile. : SERPENT
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Ragged-edged. : EROSE
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The gannet. : SOLAN
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Choice. : RARE
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Of a contraction of the heart. : SYSTOLIC
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Appears like. : IMITATES
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Tenderly. : CONAMORE
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Partisans of English interests in America. : ANGLOMEN
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Live ___. : ITUP
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Mrs. Helmer and others. : NORAS
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Quaternion. : TETRAD
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Degrees. : BAS
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Organic compound. : ACETAL
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Gay. : RIANT
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Experience. : HAVE
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Night flier. : BAT
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Pitchblende. : ORE
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Residence, à la Cockney. : OME
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Certain legislators. : MPS

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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