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New York Times, Wednesday, March 6, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 331 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Quarrel: Slang. : SCRAP
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Neckwear. : TIES
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Generous. : KIND
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Babylonian underworld. : ARALU
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___ podrida. : OLLA
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Conversational remark. : ISEE
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Valance. : LAMBREQUIN
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Quahog. : CLAM
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Scot's number. : TWA
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Too. : PLUS
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Care for. : TAKETO
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Bride ___. : TOBE
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Flippers. : FINS
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Having branches. : RAMOSE
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Curry favor. : PLAYUPTO
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Make ___ for oneself. : ANAME
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Publicize: Colloq. : PLUG
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Bucket. : PAIL
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Zola heroine. : NANA
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Cotton twill. : CHINO
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Brought to a peak, as wine. : AGED
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Look ___ (visit). : INON
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Street sound. : HONK
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Where Candia is. : CRETE
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Reef. : SANDBANK
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___ bad. : GOODOR
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Month. : JULY
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Triumphant cry. : CROW
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Affront. : OFFEND
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Salutation. : HAIL
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Degrees. : MAS
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German numeral. : VIER
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Overstate. : EXAGGERATE
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At any time. : EVER
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Leeds's river. : AIRE
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Tonsorial item. : RAZOR
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Count (on). : RELY
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Pinches (off). : NIPS
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Cleaned up. : SWEPT
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Flavor. : SALT
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Bird's crop. : CRAW
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Hindu deity. : RAMA
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Vestment. : ALB
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Design. : PURPOSE
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Chapeau. : TOQUE
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Son of founder of Troy. : ILUS
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Yalie. : ELI
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City in Spain. : SANTIAGO
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Raises Cain. : KICKSUPAROW
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Ely. : ISLE
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Clever. : NEAT
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People: Prefix. : DEMO
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Cuxhaven's river. : ELBE
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At all. : ANY
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Rum concoction. : TOMANDJERRY
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Fail an exam. : FLUNK
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Hindu queens. : RANIS
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Spanish fruit. : ANANA
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Opera role. : MANON
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Musical sound. : PLINK
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Summoned. : PAGED
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Append. : TIETO
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Dating further back. : OLDER
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Spurious: Slang. : PHONY
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Astrologer or sorcerer. : CHALDEAN
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Champagne buckets. : COOLERS
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Brunch item. : BUN
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Gay lively person. : GRIG
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Zoo features. : CAGES
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Again. : OVER
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Basketball team. : FIVE
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Sensation. : FEEL
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Dwell (on). : HARP
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Place to get lost. : MAZE
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Upon. : ATOP
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José of art. : SERT
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Clock symbol. : XII
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Unrefined. : RAW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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