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New York Times, Monday, March 25, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,799
Across
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Reconcile. : HEAL
5
Pakistan's neighbor. : IRAN
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Ibsen role. : HEDDA
14
Man's name. : ALDO
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Breakwater. : MOLE
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Basic French infinitive. : AVOIR
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Picture-taking item. : FLASHBULB
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Detection device. : RADAR
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Bridge term. : TAKEOUT
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Rushes the passer, in football talk. : REDDOGS
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Let go. : FREED
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Particle. : ACE
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Convenient. : ATHAND
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Turned (to). : RESORTED
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Secular. : LAIC
35
First V.P. to succeed to Presidency. : TYLER
36
Hoosier writer. : ADE
37
Tempted. : LURED
39
Tool. : AWL
40
Baffle. : ELUDE
42
River on Brazil's border. : APA
43
19th-cen. Argentine dictator. : ROSAS
45
Oklahoma city. : ENID
46
Forest denizens. : HEMLOCKS
48
Floods. : SPATES
50
Prone. : APT
51
Loathed. : HATED
53
Group transportation. : CARPOOL
57
Officer. : COLONEL
61
Word of farewell. : ADIEU
62
Switch of opinion. : ABOUTFACE
64
Man of many words. : ROGET
65
Legal matter. : TORT
66
Device to hold flowers in vase. : FROG
67
Rulers. : TSARS
68
Juvenile hero. : HANS
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Without: Fr. : SANS
Down
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Ax part. : HAFT
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She: Sp. : ELLA
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Aleutian Island. : ADAK
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Decline in prestige. : LOSEFACE
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Tinged deeply. : IMBUED
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Way. : ROUTE
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Once and for ___. : ALL
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State: Abbr. : NEBR
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Unyielding element of a group. : HARDCORE
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Tricky one. : EVADER
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Old bird. : DODO
12
Chart: Abbr. : DIAG
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Adaptations: Mus. abbr. : ARRS
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Cornucopia. : HORN
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Repose. : EASE
24
Laundry service. : DRYWASH
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Deity. : ALLAH
27
Gray. : TAUPE
28
Biblical king. : HIRAM
30
Wings. : ELLS
31
Twit. : TAUNT
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"Very Good ___." : EDDIE
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Exploits. : DEEDS
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Assignment. : TASK
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Teachers' concerns. : DROPOUTS
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Beginnings. : LEADOFFS
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Eight: Prefix. : OCTO
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Michigan city, E of Flint. : LAPEER
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Garment sizes. : STOUTS
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Hide. : PELT
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Kind of squash. : ACORN
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Vehicle. : CART
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Fusses. : ADOS
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Baltic seaport. : RIGA
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Piece of wood. : LATH
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Japanese city. : NARA
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College course: Abbr. : ECON
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Centipede's forte. : LEGS
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Long fluffy scarf. : BOA

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

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