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New York Times, Sunday, February 18, 1968

Author:
Pamela V-W Wood
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 700 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 161, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Pamela V-W Wood has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

50-Across clue may be incorrect — LARS appears to be just a name that happened to be used by some kings.

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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,763
Across
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Field of interest. : ARENA
6
Bushing. : SLEEVE
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Besides. : ALSO
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Champ de ___. : MARS
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Well-known Cardinal. : MARIS
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Fair's partner. : WARMER
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Prickly pear. : TUNA
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Deep pink. : CORAL
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Bramble fruit. : BLACKBERRIES
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Associate with. : FRATERNIZE
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If not. : ELSE
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Law's partner. : ORDER
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Kind of light. : KLIEG
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Wealthy: Slang. : LOADED
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Pocket contents of rhyme. : RYE
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Prepared (the way). : PAVED
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Coffin stands. : BIERS
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Gathered together. : BANDED
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Father of Enoch. : JARED
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Fairground features. : TENTS
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The Moirai. : FATES
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Poltroons. : COWARDS
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Smokey's worry. : FORESTFIRES
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Day times, for short. : AMS
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Circumvents. : EVADES
49
Surfeits. : CLOYS
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Etruscan title. : LARS
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Hard hit, old style. : SMIT
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Inhibit. : DETER
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Will go: Shakespeare. : SHALL
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Owl's name. : HOOTY
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___ better (excel): Colloq. : GOONE
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Curves. : ARCS
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Young oyster. : SPAT
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Blame. : ONUS
60
Make cheerful. : SOLACE
61
Cheer. : RAH
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First name in juveniles. : CHRISTOPHER
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Amelia the feminist. : BLOOMER
67
Passage of music. : STRAIN
69
Wisconsin city. : RIPON
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East Indian state. : ORISSA
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Bagatelle. : NOTHING
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Galleries of a kind. : HALLSOFFAME
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Quiet! : SSH
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Vacation house. : AFRAME
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Confront. : FACE
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Infatuation with: Suffix. : ITIS
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Mongolian monk. : LAMA
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Hawaii. : STATE
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Harassed. : HAZED
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Fenced. : PALED
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Lay aside. : REMIT
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Cadence calls, in marching. : HEPS
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Dessert. : CAKE
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Molten rock. : MAGMA
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Ointment. : CERATE
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Letters. : ENS
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Fits out. : HABILITATES
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Large nocturnal insects. : IOMOTHS
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Blooper. : BONER
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Language. : NORSE
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Weariness. : ENNUI
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Dance. : GERMAN
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Piquant. : SPICY
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Sprinkles. : DUSTS
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Kind of doll. : RAG
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Gary of golf. : PLAYER
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Shoulder warmer. : STOLE
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Keen. : EAGER
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Hole size. : BORE
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Snow thrower. : ROTARYPLOW
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Professional writers. : LITTERATEURS
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Levels off. : EVENS
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Racketeers' income. : TAKE
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Quiescent. : LATENT
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Metal mass. : INGOT
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Jaunty. : PERT
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Verify: Law. : AVER
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Diverts. : AMUSES
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Cooks. : STEWS
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Color. : AMBER
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Tennis exchange. : RALLY
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Obliterate. : ERASE
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Agreeable. : NICE
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Require. : ASK
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Twists. : SWERVES
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Enriched. : LARDED
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Slipped. : ERRED
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Ruler. : EMIR
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Neckline. : VEE
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Caldwell's namesakes. : ERSKINES
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Originally. : ATFIRST
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Attracts. : LURES
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Cut roughly. : SNAG
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Cereal grass. : OAT
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Atoms. : MONADS
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Taken for ___ (swindled). : ARIDE
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Demolished. : RAZED
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Coaster. : SLED
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Beldams. : CRONES
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The stage. : BOARDS
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Makes proud. : ELATES
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Rents. : LETS
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KP item. : PARER
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Hard, colorful mineral. : BERYL
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First name in politics. : BARRY
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Certain works of art. : JADES
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Clippers. : TOOL
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Sanctions. : FIATS
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Conifer. : CEDAR
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___ barrel (thwarted). : OVERA
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Wrist bands. : WATCHSTRAPS
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Shallows. : FLATS
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Staple food. : FLOUR
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Schoolboy's Latin drill. : AMOAMASAMAT
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Kind of pie. : MINCE
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Manage. : STEER
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Type of store. : CHAIN
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Concert offerings. : SOLOS
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Heir. : SPRIG
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Mirthful sounds. : HOHOS
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___ trump. : ONENO
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Brant. : GOOSE
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Famed Alan Ladd role. : SHANE
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Slenderizes. : SLIMS
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Offense. : CRIME
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Outline. : TRACE
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Lubricated. : OILED
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Verbal adj. : PPL
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Inkle. : BRAID
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"___ that!" : THATS
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"Not my cup ___." : OFTEA
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English satirist. : NASHE
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Frequently. : OFTEN
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Eye shade. : HAZEL
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Type of entertainment. : FILMS
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Metal worker. : SMITH
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Shrinks from. : HATES
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Moslem mendicant. : FAKIR
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"___ s'amuse." : LEROI
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To have: Ger. : HABEN
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Girl's nickname. : PATSY
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Out of line: Dial. : AGEE
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Avuncular storyteller. : REMUS
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Yellow. : CANARY
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Raggedy Ann's owner. : MARCELLA
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Against: Prefix. : CONTRA
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Certain pigeons. : HOMERS
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Ruling. : INPOWER
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Plod (along). : TOIL
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Interpolates. : INSERTS
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Park in N.Y.C. : BRYANT
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McCarthy. : EUGENE
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Boxer's accessory. : GLOVE
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A Sprat. : EATER
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Feed generously. : STOKE
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Social items. : DATES
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Make-up. : ROUGE
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Street sign. : ARROW
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Adventure tales. : GESTS
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Kind of school. : PREP
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Tito, for one. : SLAV
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Latin phrase of reproach. : ETTU
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Propensity. : BENT
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Home-school group. : PTA
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What "sum" means. : IAM
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Poetic contraction. : TIS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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