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New York Times, Thursday, November 28, 1968

50-Across : Part of a desk set.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,047
Across
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Match. : PAIR
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Former U.N. name. : SPAAK
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Lab jelly. : AGAR
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Musical heroine. : ANNA
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Rich cake. : TORTE
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Place for a chignon. : NAPE
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City in Kent. : CANTERBURY
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Plum. : SLOE
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French star. : ETOILE
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Brightly decorated. : TINSELED
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Siberian city. : OMSK
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Frenchman of W. W. I. : POILU
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Like Rudolph. : REDNOSED
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Interfere (with). : TAMPER
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Biblical prophet. : ELIAS
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Compare (to). : LIKEN
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League of the links: Abbr. : PGA
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Coke, for one. : FUEL
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Like Debussy's moon. : CLAIR
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Ditch. : MOAT
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Man's name: Abbr. : EDW
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___ attention. : PAYNO
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City near Leipzig. : HALLE
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Sacramento name. : REAGAN
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Pardoned, old style. : ASSOILED
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Milk: Prefix. : LACTI
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Firing place. : KILN
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Part of a desk set. : INKSTAND
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Spicy seed. : SESAME
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Market place in Moslem lands. : SOUK
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Dated dance. : TURKEYTROT
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Useful bit of Latin. : INRE
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Up in the sky. : ASOAR
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Alaskan name. : EGAN
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Pudding ingredient. : SUET
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Nasal partitions. : SEPTA
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Louvre name. : MONA
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Gait. : PACE
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Biol. course. : ANAT
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___ time. : INNO
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Intelligent. : RATIONAL
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Accented syllable. : STRESS
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Mail holder: Abbr. : POB
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In ___ (routinized). : ARUT
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Anchor position. : ATRIP
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Convention orator. : KEYNOTER
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Saint from 17 Across. : ANSELM
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Opinion test. : GALLUPPOLL
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Edgar ___. : APOE
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Unit of Pan's pipe. : REED
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St. ___ fire. : ELMOS
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Shensi's capital. : SIAN
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Green shade. : KELLY
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Direct attention (to). : REFER
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Baffle. : ELUDE
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Lincoln Center production. : DIEWALKURE
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Moon goddess. : DIANA
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Equal to a Parisienne. : EGALE
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Deserved. : RATED
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Subway entrance. : KIOSK
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Musical narratives. : CANTATAS
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Broadway, for one. : MAINSTEM
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Agreement. : PACT
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Like Swiss cheese. : HOLEY
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Ring around a piston. : GASKET
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Biblical murderee. : SISERA
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Being operated. : INUSE
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Upper reaches of the Thames. : ISIS
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Lowbrow, slangy style. : NONU
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Amount in a bucket. : DROP
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Ship of myth. : ARGO
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Sound of sorrow. : MOAN
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Heater of a kind. : ETNA
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Krazy feline. : KAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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