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New York Times, Monday, February 5, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,750
Across
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Mortarboards. : CAPS
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Country place. : FARM
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Cookout of a kind. : ROAST
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Melody. : LILT
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Inkling. : IDEA
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Keep an ___ the ground. : EARTO
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Hebrew month. : ADAR
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House feature. : LIVINGROOM
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Near East figure. : DAYAN
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Duck. : EIDER
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Crowd. : MOB
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Lacuna. : HIATUS
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Certain tires. : RECAPS
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Country: Poet. : SCOTIA
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School course: Abbr. : ARITH
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___ de vie. : EAU
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City: Fr. : VILLE
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Son of Boaz and Ruth. : OBED
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Mise-___. : ENSCENE
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"___ del Destino." : LAFORZA
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Dance. : REEL
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Windshield attachment. : VISOR
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Samovar. : URN
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Lesage. : ALAIN
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Bahama resort. : NASSAU
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Checked. : STAYED
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Clue man. : SLEUTH
58
Letters. : ARS
59
Domestic Peace Corps program. : VISTA
61
Tympani. : DRUMS
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Relax. : TAKEITEASY
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Girasol. : OPAL
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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Aleutian isle. : ATKA
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Alaskan city. : NOME
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Describing some letters. : NEWSY
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Spoil. : RUIN
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Nibble. : GNAW
Down
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Dressed. : CLAD
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Opera role. : AIDA
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Child's toy. : PLAYHOUSE
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Gibraltar, for one. : STRAIT
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Thread: Fr. : FIL
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Parting word. : ADIEU
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Amendment. : REVISAL
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Lady's aide. : MAID
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Deplore. : REGRET
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Row. : OAR
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Bouquet. : AROMA
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Front door feature. : STOOP
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The Pyramids. : TOMBS
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St. Philip ___. : NERI
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Childlike. : NAIVE
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Tin foil. : TAIN
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Sneezy sound. : CHOO
28
Prophet. : SEER
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Malacca. : CANE
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Family members: Abbr. : RELS
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Italian author. : LEVI
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Review: Colloq. : BRUSHUPON
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Pound. : EZRA
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Celtic goddess. : DANU
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Earth. : CLAY
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First-rate. : AONE
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Humbug. : FRAUD
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___ quo. : INSTATU
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Frivolity. : LEVITY
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Mining term. : ADIT
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Durable. : STRONG
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Fabric. : SATIN
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Exchange. : TRADE
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Crookedly. : ASKEW
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Noted British Laborite. : LASKI
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Recipe direction. : SEAR
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Doll's vocabulary. : MAMA
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A lot: Colloq. : SLEW
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Letter. : ESS
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Penn ___. : YAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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