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New York Times, Saturday, March 16, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,790

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Across
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Carpenter's tool. : BUZZSAW
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Correspondents' concern. : THEMAIL
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Cuban province. : ORIENTE
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Variety of lettuce. : ROMAINE
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Relatives of Mary Poppins. : NANNIES
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One end of Brenner Pass. : AUSTRIA
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Epic hero. : ELCID
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Scot's cup. : TASS
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Criterion: Abbr. : STD
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Oolong. : TEA
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Chess term. : CHECK
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Clever. : ARCH
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Delicate. : LACY
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Of the hours. : HORAL
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Sentimental talk: Slang. : GOO
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Small change. : DIME
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Minnesota city. : WINONA
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Educator's tools. : AUDIOVISUALAIDS
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Household letters. : TEEVEE
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Hosiery shade. : SAND
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___ Gatos. : LOS
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Letters. : ESSES
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Father. : SIRE
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___ means. : BYNO
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Office worker. : STENO
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Pending. : DUE
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Young seal. : PUP
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Expletive, country style. : DANG
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Ancient region of Asia Minor. : TROAS
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Oriental. : ASIATIC
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Proportional. : RATABLE
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Faucet. : PETCOCK
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Quondam. : ONETIME
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Agrees. : ASSENTS
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Eavesdrop, in a way. : WIRETAP
Down
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Kind of china. : BONE
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Orsk's river. : URAL
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Element. : ZINC
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Greatest height. : ZENITH
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Tricky: Slang. : SNIDE
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Used (up). : ATE
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Part of many place names. : WEST
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Cheap. : TRASHY
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Split-level. : HOUSE
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Letters. : EMS
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Floor covering. : MAT
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Affected manners. : AIRS
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Put one's foot ___. : INIT
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Pace the field. : LEAD
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Acquisition. : ACCESSION
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Partner of kicking. : ALIVE
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Young person. : CHILD
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Region of Hawaii. : KONA
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Shade of gray. : AGATE
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Rakes. : ROUES
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Sets of rules. : CODES
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Porthos, to Athos. : AMI
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Muddy. : ROILY
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On ___ (at great length). : ANDON
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Catch, in a way. : LASSO
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Biblical verb. : DOEST
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Dwindled. : WANED
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American lithographer. : IVES
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Middle East initials. : UAR
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Tidbits. : SNACKS
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Scold. : BERATE
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Decree. : EDICT
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Sheer. : UTTER
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Breadwinner. : PAPA
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Puts to advantage. : USES
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Stones. : PITS
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Flourish. : GROW
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Newspaper piece, for short. : OBIT
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Gluck. : ALMA
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Percolate. : SEEP
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Pro. : ACE
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Weight. : TON
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Black bird. : ANI

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