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FUN FOR ALL

New York Times, Sunday, February 11, 1968

Author:
Threba Johnson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Threba Johnson has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,756
Across
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Churchman. : PADRE
6
Dress seams. : DARTS
11
Clay structures. : ADOBES
17
Freehold, in old law. : ALODIAL
19
Sign. : ARROW
20
Hoard again. : RESAVE
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Trump. : GOODEGG
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End: Fr. : TERME
23
Broadway hit. : CAMELOT
24
Rings. : SOLITAIRES
26
Trifles. : BAGATELLES
28
Bladed tool. : HOE
29
Conjunction. : NOR
30
Culture dish. : PETRI
31
Tree product. : SAP
32
Soho sound of surprise. : COO
34
Old-fashioned girl. : DAMOSEL
37
Rose dye. : EOSIN
39
Initials in the news. : OAS
42
Work. : OPUS
44
Shaggy beast. : YAK
45
Its Zip Code is 54601. : LACROSSEWISC
48
More grating. : RASPIER
50
Yiddish novelist. : ASCH
51
Rev. ___. : VER
52
Loop: Anat. : ANSA
53
Exacting. : STERN
54
Game term. : BID
56
Weird. : EERY
58
Chilean island. : EASTER
60
Water hole. : OASIS
61
Zodiac sign. : LEO
62
Carib Indian. : YAO
63
Slammin' ___. : SAM
64
Pen. : STY
65
Guide to behaviorism, à la mode. : GAMESPEOPLEPLAY
70
Talk: Slang. : GAB
73
Our: Fr. : NOS
74
Greek letter. : TAU
75
Asian people. : LAO
76
Vociferous. : NOISY
80
Loves. : ADORES
82
Soviet Govt. initials. : ASSR
83
Game term. : OUT
84
Slangy negative. : DUNNO
85
Bolivian Indian. : MOXO
86
Initials in the news. : LSD
88
Abba. : EBAN
90
Deed. : CHARTER
92
Items of furniture. : BRIDGETABLES
95
Querying sounds. : EHS
96
Literary light: Abbr. : SHAK
97
___ Arbor. : ANN
98
Greek letter. : OMEGA
99
Parts of a valve gear. : TAPPETS
102
Old "also." : EKE
103
Language: Abbr. : GER
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Baby girls: Sp. : NINAS
107
___ jacet. : HIC
108
Akin to et al. : ETC
110
Claret drinks. : BADMINTONS
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Effigies. : JACKSTRAWS
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Allows. : ENABLES
118
Moral nature. : ECHOS
120
Start. : ENTERON
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Spanish saint. : LOYOLA
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Awaken. : ROUSE
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Loaded again. : RELADED
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Filling station affair. : GASWAR
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Asset in slapjack. : STEED
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Tennis term. : SEEDS
Down
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Cabañas of a kind. : POOLHOUSES
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Farewell: It. : ADDIO
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Ate with care. : DIETED
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Traditional Hindu music. : RAGA
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London treasures. : ELGINMARBLES
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Boys and girls. : DATERS
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Greek god. : ARES
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Educational trio. : RRR
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Fallen: Fr. : TOMBE
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Sportswear. : SWEATER
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Smell ___. : ARAT
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Realm. : DEMESNE
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Old Venetian medal. : OSELA
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Pens. : BALLPOINTS
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Wild cry. : EVOE
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Bridge term. : SETS
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Law officers: Abbr. : AGS
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Game. : LOO
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Cashbox: Fr. : CAISSE
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Chess piece. : ROOK
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In top form: Slang. : GROOVY
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Cry of the croupier. : PLACEYOURBETS
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Roman via. : CORSO
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Mexican Indian. : OPATA
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Affirmative. : AYE
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Letters. : ELS
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"Life ___ . . . " : ISREAL
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Resource. : ASSET
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Frightening. : SCARY
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Small shoot. : SPRIG
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Catchpenny. : CHEAP
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Existed. : WAS
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Utterly ridiculous. : INSANE
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Takes up. : ADOPTS
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Plural endings. : IES
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Byron's advice to the ocean. : ROLLON
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"Private Lives" role. : AMANDA
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Inspectors. : SPOTCHECKERS
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Man of Asia. : MOSLEM
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Display rack. : EASEL
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___ de vie. : EAU
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Letter ending. : YOURS
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Viola da ___. : GAMBA
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Decorate. : ADORN
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Christmas times: Eng. : BOXINGDAYS
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Foreordained. : INTHECARDS
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Opening lead of a singleton. : SNEAK
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Australian peninsula. : YORKE
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Sports item. : ROD
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Music tempo. : ADAGIO
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Taxes. : STENTS
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___ rule. : ASA
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Presidential initials. : HST
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Zoo dweller. : GORILLA
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Gonfalons. : BANNERS
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Work of art. : EPIC
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Introduced in stages. : PHASED
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Bench. : SETTLE
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Form into an arch. : EMBOW
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Come to ___. : ASCOT
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Step. : TREAD
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Eur. country. : BELG
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Cousin of 44 Across. : ANOA
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Close. : NEAR
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Bizet role. : JOSE
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Koko's weapon. : SNEE
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Trouble. : WOE
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Body of water: Abbr. : SND
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Color. : HUE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 13 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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