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New York Times, Thursday, November 7, 1968

25-Across : Chemical prefix.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 343 (avg 1.87)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,026
Across
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Football play. : PASS
5
Yearn (for). : ACHE
9
Letters. : EFFS
13
Corn lily. : IXIA
14
Lean-to. : SHED
15
Hacienda features. : SALAS
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Siding. : CLAPBOARD
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Reptile. : SNAKE
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Pace. : TEMPO
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Jutted out. : PROJECTED
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Bustle. : HUM
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Chemical prefix. : OXY
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Musical piece. : HUMORESQUE
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Floats bait. : DAPS
36
1944 initials. : ETO
37
Stood. : GOTUP
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Take ___. : ABOW
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De ___. : LUXE
41
Dress feature. : WAIST
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Roman, for one. : NOSE
44
French award. : PRIX
45
Menu offering. : STEAK
47
Patriotic monogram. : USA
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Snick and ___. : SNEE
49
Randy Matson, for one. : SHOTPUTTER
51
Louis XIV. : ROI
53
MSS. men. : EDS
54
Sense of loss. : EMPTINESS
60
Best-selling novelist. : OHARA
64
Adjustment of car wheels. : TOEIN
65
Like the original. : LIFESIZED
67
Shepherd's staff. : CROOK
68
Muscovite. : IVAN
69
Wrinkle. : RUGA
70
Danube tributary. : ENNS
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___-Coburg. : SAXE
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N. Y. city. : TROY
Down
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Ancient Briton. : PICT
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Car part. : AXLE
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Asian gulf. : SIAM
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"The Tenth Muse." : SAPPHO
5
Kyushu volcano. : ASO
6
Fellow. : CHAP
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Berliner. : HERR
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Poi ingredient. : EDDO
9
Carrier in Apollo 7 pickup. : ESSEX
10
Clever fellow: Slang. : FANCYDAN
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Piece of scenery. : FLAT
12
Honshu beverage. : SAKE
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But: Lat. : SED
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Market town. : BOURG
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Fellow: Slang. : JOE
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Tabby talk. : MEOW
26
Succors. : HELPS
27
Traffic maneuver. : UTURN
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Grit: Slang. : MOXIE
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Put (away): Colloq. : STASH
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S. A. capital. : QUITO
31
On edge. : UPSET
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Circa. : ABOUT
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Western feature. : POSSE
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Vow. : SWEAR
40
Effort. : EXERTION
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Record. : TAPE
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Fame: Colloq. : KUDOS
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Do wrong. : SIN
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Undergarment. : TSHIRT
52
Barnyard sounds. : OINKS
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Catchall abbreviation. : ETC
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Additional amount. : MORE
56
Laborer. : PEON
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Collegians. : ELIS
58
Hindu god. : SIVA
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City on Gulf of Gabes. : SFAX
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Côte d'___. : AZUR
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Guide: Lat. : REGO
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Take ___ off. : ADAY
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Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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