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New York Times, Wednesday, March 13, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,787

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Across
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Baroque composer. : BACH
5
Picasso. : PABLO
10
Orchestral instrument. : HARP
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Indian. : OTOE
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Dome-shaped house. : IGLOO
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Iroquois. : ERIE
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Lab fluids. : SERA
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Young mayfly. : NAIAD
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Helper. : AIDE
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High position. : HEADSHIP
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Steps. : LADDER
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Candid. : OPEN
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Pleasing. : WELL
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Eye part. : CORNEA
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Throwaways. : CASTOFFS
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Cassiterite. : ORE
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Sidled. : EDGED
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Popular garnish. : ONION
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Spiders. : PANS
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Locations. : SITES
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Triangular piece. : GORE
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Cut slightly. : SNICK
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Careen. : LURCH
46
N.Y.C. bldg. : RCA
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High-brows. : EGGHEADS
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Directed. : HEADED
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City of Sicily. : ENNA
52
Cluster. : TUFT
53
Stop! : HOLDON
56
Magazine staff listing. : MASTHEAD
60
Alas: Lat. : EHEU
61
Mideasterners. : ARABS
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Place near Paris. : ORLY
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Indigo. : ANIL
65
Kitchen item. : LADLE
66
Sorry sound. : MOAN
67
Doctor's order. : DOSE
68
Velocity. : SPEED
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Being: Lat. : ESSE
Down
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Nonsense! : BOSH
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Suit one to ___. : ATEE
3
Girl's name. : CORA
4
Frontal. : HEADON
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Mindless ones. : PINHEADS
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In addition. : AGAIN
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Radar flash. : BLIP
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Mauna ___. : LOA
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Gobs. : OODLES
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Reckless. : HEADLONG
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Sahara-like. : ARID
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Go by bus. : RIDE
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Equal. : PEER
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Graf ___. : SPEE
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Musical term. : ALTO
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Long-legged bird. : WADER
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Thicket. : COPSE
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Ape, for short. : ORANG
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Bridge term. : RENIG
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Constellation. : CETUS
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Narrow inlet. : FIORD
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Energy. : FORCE
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Golfer Sam. : SNEAD
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Opera role. : GILDA
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List. : SCHEDULE
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Skied directly down a slope. : SCHUSSED
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Gambling game. : KENO
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Weight: Colloq. : HEFT
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History. : ANNALS
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In. : ATHOME
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Eating place. : TABLE
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Leader. : HEAD
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Words of dismay. : OHNO
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Floral wear. : LEIS
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Created. : MADE
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Greek god. : EROS
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Oh, dear! : ALAS
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See 31 Down. : DYNE
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Knock. : RAP

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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