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New York Times, Thursday, March 7, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,781
Across
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Passes. : SPENDS
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Musical interval. : OCTAVE
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Kind of baseball game. : SHUTOUT
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Restraining. : CURBING
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Easier: Slang. : CUSHIER
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Adriatic port. : TRIESTE
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Different. : OTHER
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Turkish title. : AGA
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Out of breath. : BLOWN
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Dam. : WEIR
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
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Lixivium. : LYE
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Gives. : RENDERS
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Noun suffix. : ENT
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Forms of worship. : SERVICES
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Omits. : ELIDES
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Poet of year one. : OVID
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Kettle handle. : BAIL
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Mars. : PLANET
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Pilgrims. : SETTLERS
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Comparative suffix. : IER
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Nubbly fabrics. : RATINES
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Faced. : MET
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Makes lace. : TATS
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Modern light device. : LASER
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Hacienda room. : SALA
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Partner of true. : TRIED
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Alive: Fr. : VIF
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Pitman. : MINER
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Fence in. : ENCLOSE
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Repetitive. : ITERANT
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Save. : DELIVER
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Aptitudes. : TALENTS
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Lower. : DEMEAN
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Good people. : SAINTS
Down
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Sleep: Slang. : SHUTEYE
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More aggressive: Colloq. : PUSHIER
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Heaven. : ETHER
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Café ___. : NOIR
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Proper. : DUE
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Tense. : STRAINED
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Hydrocarbon. : OCTANE
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Pound dog. : CUR
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Kind of river: Abbr. : TRIB
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White poplar. : ABELE
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Like some caps. : VISORED
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Interlace. : ENTWINE
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Frowns. : SCOWLS
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Civetlike animals. : GENETS
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Mining chisels. : GADS
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Musical event. : RECITAL
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Check payer. : TREATER
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The Red or the Green. : RIVER
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Openings. : SLITS
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Part of many German names. : VON
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Inauspicious. : ILL
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Labor's extra demands. : BENEFITS
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Like some fruits. : PITTED
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Heard. : LEARNED
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Magazine feature. : ARTICLE
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Affirmative, Spanish style. : SISI
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Flowing forth. : EMANANT
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Lets up. : RELENTS
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Enters upon. : STARTS
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Place to dine. : TAVERN
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Turkish sultan. : SELIM
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Temptress. : SIREN
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Bird in the news. : DOVE
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Honey: Prefix. : MELI
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Sargasso. : SEA
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Chinese pagoda. : TAA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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