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New York Times, Thursday, February 8, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,753
Across
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Current cartoonist. : CAPP
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Vise. : CLAMP
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Practice an art. : ETCH
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Dance. : HULA
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City in headlines. : HANOI
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Money in Livorno. : LIRE
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Smell ___. : ARAT
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Letdown of a kind. : ANTICLIMAX
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Game. : PATIENCE
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French writer. : RACINE
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Silly. : INANE
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Shared. : DIVIDED
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Property. : ESTATE
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Old coin. : DUCAT
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Old coin. : SOU
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Smooth and shiny. : SLEEK
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Wreaths. : LEIS
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Semilegendary seafarer. : KIDD
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Cut. : SAWED
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Part of FDA. : DRUG
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Cattail. : REED
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Amber compound. : RESIN
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Wale. : RIB
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Not well. : BADLY
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Restricts. : LIMITS
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Mexican dish. : TAMALES
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Author of "John Brown's Body." : BENET
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Macaws. : ARARAS
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Refreshment. : LEMONADE
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Love of country. : PATRIOTISM
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Tasman. : ABEL
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Girl's nickname. : EDIE
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Genus of moth. : TINEA
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Bivalve. : CLAM
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Hosiery shade. : SAND
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Memorable playwright. : ODETS
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Smorgasbord specialty. : EELS
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Fellow. : CHAP
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Gentle breeze. : AURA
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Insipid remark. : PLATITUDE
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Film on copper. : PATINA
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TV term. : CHANNELS
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Ancient weapon. : LANCE
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Stake. : ANTE
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Chez ___ (at my house): Fr. : MOI
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Kind of acid. : PICRIC
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Drew forth. : ELICITED
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Fainthearted. : TIMID
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Gantry feature. : CRANE
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Bewitched: Colloq. : HEXED
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French figure of W.W. II. : LAVAL
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Picnic provender. : EATS
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Nobles. : DUKES
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River of Scotland. : ESK
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French time. : SOIR
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Noted admiral. : DEWEY
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Nobles. : EARLS
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Testy. : IRRITABLE
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Become. : SUIT
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Excluded. : DEBARRED
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Situations with horns. : DILEMMAS
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Literary light. : GBS
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___ Lama. : DALAI
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Child: Sp. : NINO
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16th century explorer. : DESOTO
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Threat. : MENACE
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Records of a kind. : TAPES
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Tilled land: Sp. : ARADA
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Morning song. : MATIN
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Assail. : BESET
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Salesman's wares. : LINE
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Business transaction. : DEAL
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Trees. : ELMS
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Thrice a day: Lat. abbr. : TID

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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