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New York Times, Monday, March 11, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F H J X }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,785
Across
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Acronym in the news. : NATO
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South American hummingbird. : TOPAZ
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20 quires. : REAM
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N. African port. : ORAN
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Crockett's last stand. : ALAMO
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Sicilian sight. : ETNA
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Rainbow. : IRIS
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Bird. : VIREO
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Actor James. : DUNN
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Golden ___. : RULE
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Painter's favorite. : VERMILION
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Crimson ___. : TIDE
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___ Hélène. : STE
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Time: Abbr. : CEN
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Greek letter. : SIGMA
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Measures. : STEPS
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Beryl. : AQUAMARINE
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British barge. : TROW
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Quiet time. : LULL
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Vestige. : RELIC
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Red man. : ERIE
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Song refrain. : LALA
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Peace or Goldilocks. : YELLOWROSE
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Excuse. : ALIBI
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Spikes. : NAILS
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Fabric. : REP
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
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Salamander. : NEWT
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Source of Kentucky blue. : GRASSSEED
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As well. : ALSO
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Vanquish. : ROUT
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Salvers. : TRAYS
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Shocking ___. : PINK
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Raison d'___. : ETRE
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Monsters. : OGRES
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Danube tributary. : ISAR
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See 12 Down. : YEAR
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Western band. : POSSE
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Grape juice: Pharm. : SAPA
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"Le Rouge et le ___." : NOIR
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Indonesian island group. : ARRU
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Shadow. : TAIL
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Beginning. : ONSET
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Hebrew letter. : TAV
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Color of 18 Across. : OLIVEGREEN
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Peel. : PARE
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Bitter: Fr. : AMER
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Soars, as a plane. : ZOOMS
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___ day. : REDLETTER
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Needle case. : ETUI
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___ Domini. : ANNO
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Horace. : MANN
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Possessive. : ITS
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Ideology. : ISM
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Book of a kind. : DIARY
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Arum plant. : CALLA
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Come up to. : EQUAL
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None: Prefix. : NULLI
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Mile: Sp. : MILLA
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Industrial substances. : ANILINDYES
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Oversight. : ERROR
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Self-control. : POISE
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Do a household chore. : SWEEP
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White. : ALABASTER
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Jeune fille's school. : ECOLE
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Compass point. : WSW
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Those elected. : INS
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Hinder. : ESTOP
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Curtain or carpet. : TAPIS
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U.S. writer. : GREY
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Fixed procedure. : ROTE
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Distinctive air. : AURA
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Hence. : ERGO
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Fruiting spikes. : EARS
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Actress Minelli. : LISA
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Photo. : SNAP
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Green pods. : OKRA
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See 46 Down. : SSE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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