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New York Times, Monday, February 26, 1968

29-Down : Ward ___.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,771
Across
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Cabinet post. : LABOR
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Knurl. : MILL
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Rhyme scheme. : ABAB
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Swiftly. : APACE
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Field. : AREA
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Further. : MORE
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Book cover. : DUSTJACKET
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A Chaplin. : OONA
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Sooner than. : ERE
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If not. : ELSE
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Deserved. : EARNED
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Choice. : SELECT
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Did a housewife's job. : DARNED
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Where Ogden is. : UTAH
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Digger's tool. : MATTOCK
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Uses a swizzle stick. : STIRS
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Equal: Fr. : EGALE
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Half of a dance. : CHA
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Hand signal. : WAVE
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Old coins. : REALS
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Glide. : SKIM
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A Vanderbilt. : AMY
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Beauty. : BELLE
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Jai alai basket. : CESTA
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Expect. : BELIEVE
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Arctic sea. : KARA
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Complete. : ENTIRE
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Site of famous auto race. : LEMANS
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Dance step. : CHASSE
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Race for Ryun. : MILE
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Be in session. : SIT
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Vogue. : RAGE
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Detailed report. : WHITEPAPER
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Côte d'___. : AZUR
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Girl's name. : EULA
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Genus of shrubs. : ERICA
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Encounter. : MEET
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Lively dance. : REEL
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Begin again. : RENEW
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Stows, as cargo. : LADES
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Orinoco tributary. : APURE
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Swiss city. : BASEL
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Book size: Abbr. : OCT
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Imperfect products. : REJECTS
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Some apples. : MACS
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Vexed. : IRKED
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C.S.A. name. : LEE
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Side branches. : LATERALS
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Love knot, old style. : AMORET
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The sticks. : BOONDOCKS
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Norse name. : ARNE
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Pearl. : BEAD
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High: It. : ALTA
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Penny ___. : ANTE
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Seine tributary. : EURE
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Esau's grandson. : AMALEK
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Ward ___. : HEELER
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Memorandum. : CHIT
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Volga tributary. : KAMA
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Clean (up). : SWAB
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Unexciting. : TAME
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Coterie of colleges. : IVYLEAGUE
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Dame. : GAL
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Newspaperman. : REVIEWER
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Stratum. : SEAM
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Parlays. : BETS
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Vine. : CREEPER
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Extra section of a book. : INSERT
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Every: Ger. : ALLE
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Rousseau classic. : EMILE
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In ___ (giddy). : ASPIN
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Relative. : NIECE
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Chaff. : STRAW
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Stuff. : CRAM
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Smog. : HAZE
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Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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City in the news. : HUE
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"Now We ___ Six." : ARE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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