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New York Times, Thursday, March 21, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,795
Across
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Greek island. : CORFU
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Piece of jewelry. : CLIP
10
First principle. : ABC
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League. : UNION
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Personnel person. : AIDE
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Ill-humor. : BILE
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Black-and-blue. : LIVID
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Pronghorn. : DEER
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Russian city. : OREL
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Hall of Fame name. : POE
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Yellowstone Park's big attraction. : OLDFAITHFUL
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San ___. : ANTONIO
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Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
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Hebrew letter. : MEM
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Made beloved. : ENDEARED
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Summit. : ACME
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Be the wish of. : PLEASE
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Islet. : CAY
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Beamed. : SHONE
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Sphere. : ORB
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Exacting. : STERN
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Time unlimited. : EON
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Popular vacation. : CRUISE
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Shade of red. : WINE
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Natural gift. : APTITUDE
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Keelbird. : ANI
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Companion of ever. : ANON
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Cover over. : PROTECT
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Important field of chemistry. : MINERALOILS
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Average state. : PAR
61
Man ___. : OWAR
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Roomy. : WIDE
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Hint at. : IMPLY
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Talk, in a way. : RANT
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Eastern title. : AMIR
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Hardware. : NAILS
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Letter. : ESS
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Desires: Colloq. : YENS
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Wonderful! : GREAT
Down
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Fault, in law. : CULPA
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Scallion. : ONION
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See 67 Across. : RIVET
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Faith: Fr. : FOI
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Neglected. : UNDONE
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Arikara, Pawnee, etc. : CADDO
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Willing, old style. : LIEF
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Impression. : IDEA
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Class hours. : PERIODS
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Presidential jetliner. : AIRFORCEI
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Part of the tricolore. : BLEU
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Honeycomb part. : CELL
15
Kind of tea. : BOHEA
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Drooping. : LIMP
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Magnolias. : TREES
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Boding. : OMEN
27
Strange. : EERIE
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Seizes: Colloq. : NABS
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Merit. : EARN
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Unit of force. : DYNE
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Riding the waves. : ASEA
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Recipe term. : CHOP
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Helena's people. : MONTANANS
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Noisy. : LOUD
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King Arthur's foster father. : ECTOR
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Upbraid. : TWIT
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Won by a long lead. : RUNAWAY
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Peer. : EARL
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Not moving. : INERT
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Edge of a stair tread. : NOSING
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Columns. : PIERS
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Silas Marner's foundling. : EPPIE
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Flower. : CALLA
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Sub rosa meeting. : TRYST
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Again. : MORE
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"___ a King in Babylon . . . " : IWAS
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Candy taste. : LIME
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Valhalla name. : ODIN
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Month: Abbr. : MAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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