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New York Times, Friday, April 12, 1968

59-Across : Homer, for one.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,817
Across
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Opened up on. : FIREDAT
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Spilled. : RANOVER
15
Fabric. : ACETATE
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Issue. : EMANATE
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Judge. : REFEREE
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___ memory (reminds). : JOGSTHE
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With a needle: Prefix. : ACU
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Household ware. : CUTLERY
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Hubbub. : DIN
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D'Annunzio's love. : DUSE
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Companion of unity and concord. : PEACE
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Isle: Var. : EYOT
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Taken ___ (startled). : ABACK
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Groove. : RUT
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Kind of paper. : CREPE
31
Turned a certain color. : YELLOWED
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More garish. : LOUDER
34
Parched. : ARID
35
Fish or meat. : FOOD
36
Council or body of delegates. : SOVIET
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Played out. : DOGTIRED
43
Macaw. : ARARA
44
Music makers. : DUO
45
Hackneyed. : STALE
46
Holidays, in England. : VACS
47
Outlets. : VENTS
49
In any case. : EVER
50
___ glance. : ATA
51
Constrains. : REINSIN
53
Bon ___. : AMI
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Trifle. : NOTHING
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Walked, in a way. : TRUDGED
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Lese majesty. : TREASON
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Homer, for one. : HELLENE
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Methods. : SYSTEMS
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Joins. : ENLISTS
Down
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English physicist. : FARADAY
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Water cooler. : ICECUBE
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Nonconsent. : REFUSAL
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French season. : ETE
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Jeanne ___. : DARC
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Swallowed. : ATEUP
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Vacillated. : TEETERED
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Decline. : REJECT
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Con ___ (tenderly): Mus. : AMORE
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Famed Premier of Hungary. : NAGY
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Term in cricket. : ONS
12
Like some fabrics. : VATDYED
13
African. : ETHIOPE
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Begin again. : REENTER
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Pay tribute. : LAUD
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Delicious desserts. : ECLAIRS
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Learned. : ERUDITE
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Nation in the news. : KOREA
30
Odd ones. : COOTS
32
Pleasantry. : WIT
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Captain's concern. : LOG
35
___ bill (pays for). : FOOTSTHE
36
Literati. : SAVANTS
37
Politician's forte. : ORATORY
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Withdraws. : VACATES
39
Memorable actor. : DUNN
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Plunders. : RAVAGES
41
Arsenic, for one. : ELEMENT
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Laughs at. : DERIDES
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Stoops. : DEIGNS
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Animosity. : VENOM
48
Signaling device. : SIREN
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Height. : RISE
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Invalid. : NULL
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Object in the ring. : HAT
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Year in reign of Justinian. : DLI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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