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New York Times, Saturday, December 28, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,077

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Across
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Omar of the movies. : SHARIF
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Tussaud and others. : MADAMES
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Filled in for: Colloq. : COVERED
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Picture. : IMAGINE
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Indulged one's appetite. : OVERATE
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Golden item. : SILENCE
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Pay. : REMUNERATE
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Grow drowsy. : NOD
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Design. : PLAN
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And not. : NOR
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Flower: It. : FIORE
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Comparative suffix. : IER
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Girl of song. : DIANE
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Single. : UNWED
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Hateful. : ODIOUS
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Memorable Met soprano. : EAMES
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Pas-de-Calais city. : ARRAS
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Rental sign. : TOLET
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Challenged. : DARED
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Snappy comeback. : RETORT
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"Midnight dreary" visitor. : RAVEN
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Pondered (over). : PORED
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Relative of a half-truth. : LIE
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Watchful. : ALERT
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Rowan tree. : ASH
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"La ___," aria from "Manon." : REVE
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Peruvian city. : ICA
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Contemporary military symbol. : GREENBERET
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Sun rooms. : SOLARIA
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Threefold. : TERNATE
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Sir George ___, Indian surveyor. : EVEREST
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Small hi-fi speaker. : TWEETER
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Arranged in a series. : SERIATE
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Like certain fabrics. : TWEEDY
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Zodiacal sign. : SCORPIO
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Sheltered, in a way. : HOVELED
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Gounod composition. : AVEMARIA
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Type of TV program. : RERUN
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Empress Farah's land. : IRAN
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Lavish party. : FETE
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Handle badly. : MISTREAT
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Parisienne friend. : AMIE
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Decaliter: Abbr. : DAL
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One, for one. : AGE
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Little fish. : MINNOW
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Musical treat. : ENCORE
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Tennis tournament term. : SEEDED
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Libyan city. : DERNA
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First-rate. : AONE
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Took on coal or oil. : FUELED
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Map feature. : INSET
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U.S. educator-writer. : DURANT
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Munich's river. : ISAR
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Law's partner. : ORDER
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In addition. : MORE
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Individual. : SEPARATE
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Put up with. : TOLERATE
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Potion. : DOSE
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Fastened firmly. : RIVETED
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Wobbling. : TEETERY
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Cost of living increments. : RAISES
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Niche. : ALCOVE
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Calf. : VEALER
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Famous Gable role. : RHETT
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Name for 8 Down. : RENEE
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Essence. : GIST
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Small salamander. : NEWT
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Concoct. : BREW
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Nickname in the news. : ARI
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Turmeric. : REA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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