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New York Times, Tuesday, February 13, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J M Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,758

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Across
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Derisive cry. : HOOT
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And more: Colloq. : PLUS
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Transcribed. : TAPED
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Egyptian cross. : ANKH
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Reddish color. : RUST
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Heath. : ERICA
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Learning. : LORE
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Tree genus. : OLEA
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Cipher. : AUGHT
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Former Supreme Court member. : FRANKFURTER
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Tibetan antelope. : GOA
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Labor initials. : CIO
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Take back (one's words). : UNSAY
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Set in advance. : SCHEDULE
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Firth of Forth port. : DUNBAR
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Exclamation. : AHA
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Inhale. : SNIFF
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Last word of a blessing. : PEACE
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Me., Vt., etc. : NENG
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Cyclades isle. : DELOS
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Difficulty. : SNAG
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African capital. : DAKAR
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Information. : FACTS
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Thai isthmus. : KRA
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Designates. : STYLES
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Interjects. : THROWSIN
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Rock: Prefix. : PETRO
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___ carte. : ALA
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King of Judah. : ASA
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The troops. : RANKANDFILE
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Perfume with olibanum. : CENSE
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Honor card. : KING
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Wear out. : FRAY
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___ chance. : TAKEA
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Nine: Prefix. : ENNE
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Unattended. : LONE
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Until now. : ASYET
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Four seasons. : YEAR
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MIT grads. : ENGS
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Moiety. : HALF
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___ about. : ONOR
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Soup ingredient. : OKRA
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From that place. : THENCE
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Deeply felt. : PROFOUND
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Girl of song. : LULU
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Consumer. : USER
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In ___ quo. : STATU
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Destroys, in a way. : TEARSUP
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Irish exclamation. : ARU
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Loose-change receptacles. : PIGGYBANKS
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Repeat. : ECHO
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Computer input. : DATA
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Small fry. : KIDS
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Completion. : END
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Chemical endings. : ANES
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Polishes, in a way. : SANDS
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Do out of. : CHEAT
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Trickery: Colloq. : HANKYPANKY
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Gladly: Rare. : LIEF
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Musical key. : EFLAT
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Mites. : ACARI
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Lear's daughter. : REGAN
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W.W. I Marshal. : FOCH
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Threat to small craft. : GALE
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Outsider. : STRANGER
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Flag-lowering ceremony. : RETREAT
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Store tag. : SOLD
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Madrid Mrs. : SRA
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Breakfast item. : WAFFLE
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Attuned. : ONKEY
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Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
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Large swells. : SEAS
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Cattle: Poet. : KINE
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O'Neill role. : ANNA
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Golf bag item. : IRON
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Scottish writer. : LANG
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Potato buds. : EYES
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Make sure. : SEE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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