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GRAND CENTRIAL

New York Times, Sunday, April 14, 1968

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 154, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.99, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 707 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 201, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 31
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,819
Across
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Defeat, sportswise. : SHELLAC
8
Affair: Slang. : SHEBANG
15
Piece of writing. : EPISTLE
22
Refrain of old song. : LONGAGO
23
Persuaded. : WONOVER
24
Weather word. : MONSOON
25
Buoyancy. : ELATION
26
Busy-busy. : ONTHEGO
27
Certain Milwaukeeans. : BREWERS
28
Indistinct. : DIM
29
Fellow workers. : CONFRERES
31
Bazaars. : SALES
33
Layer. : HEN
34
High school course: Abbr. : GEOM
36
Historic body of water. : DEADSEA
37
Receded. : EBBED
38
Weapon of the pampas. : BOLA
39
Misquoted. : ERRED
41
Container. : CRATE
42
Air: Prefix. : PNEUM
43
T square. : RULER
44
Superiority. : MASTERY
46
Fleece: Scot. : PLOAT
47
Better than a bogey. : BIRDIE
48
Studious one. : BOOKWORM
50
Sharp abrupt noise. : CLACK
51
Periods. : DOTS
52
Greek letter. : TAU
53
Salts. : TARS
54
Silence. : SHUSH
55
Means of obtaining evidence. : WIRETAPS
59
Argand lamps. : ASTRALS
61
Estates. : PLANTATIONS
63
Containing sulfur: Prefix. : THI
64
In advance of. : BEFORE
65
River of the Northwest. : GRANDERONDE
66
Abbreviation in printing. : ITAL
67
Calculating instruments. : ABACI
68
Reserve levee. : COUNTERDIKE
69
Suburb of Brussels. : EVERE
70
Garment. : SACK
71
Describing a weather condition. : THUNDERLESS
72
Woodchopper. : AXEMAN
73
Little one: Suffix. : CLE
74
Mooring rope. : QUARTERLINE
75
Area of excessive illumination. : HOTSPOT
76
Defenders of a cause. : OLDGUARD
78
Exudes. : REEKS
79
Stalin's birthplace. : GORI
80
Noun suffixes. : THS
81
Fluff. : LINT
82
Young salmon: Var. : GILSE
83
Laconism. : CURTNESS
85
Customer. : CLIENT
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Army officers: Abbr. : GENLS
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Search thoroughly. : RANSACK
90
Dye. : HENNA
91
Produce. : FORGE
92
Heraldic color. : TENNE
93
Rates of motion. : TEMPI
97
Leaf cutters. : ANTS
98
Menu entry. : CLAMS
99
European goldfinches. : REDCAPS
101
Medical prefix. : DERM
102
Knight. : SIR
103
Lariat. : RIATA
104
Fruit grader. : SORTEROUT
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Slope down. : DIP
107
Gives relish to. : SEASONS
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Ordinary. : NATURAL
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Part of the 1940's. : WARTIME
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Not approved of: Slang. : INDUTCH
114
Nuclide. : ISOTOPE
115
Manifested. : EVINCED
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Formal. : STARCHY
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Gamboled. : CAPERED
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Bring back. : RESTORE
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Vehicle with runners. : SLEDGE
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More sacred. : HOLIER
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Captivate. : ENAMOR
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Traffic signal: Abbr. : LGT
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Secular. : LAIC
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Do one ___ turn. : AGOOD
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Couplers. : CONNECTORS
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Military power: Fig. : SWORDARM
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Satinpod. : HONESTY
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Menu item. : ENTREE
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Black tea. : BOHEA
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Birds. : AVES
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Not pos. : NEG
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Finch. : GROSBEAK
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Badge. : EMBLEM
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Studied (over). : PORED
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Spanish girl's name. : INES
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Compass point. : SSW
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Slight footing. : TOEHOLD
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Siren. : LORELEI
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Trap. : ENSNARE
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Travelers. : FARERS
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Border on. : ABUT
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Reminder. : MEMO
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Missing persons. : ENOCHARDENS
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Explosion. : BURST
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TV jungle program. : DAKTARI
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Resembling a building material. : PLASTERLIKE
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Liturgies. : RITES
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Small meadow. : SWALE
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Unprofitable for Captain Kidd. : PLUNDERLESS
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Tolerated. : BORNE
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Comiskey Park souvenir. : BASEBALL
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Defied. : OUTFACED
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Highest string of a violin. : CHANTERELLE
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Electron tube. : DIODE
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State in Mexico. : TABASCO
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Defamations. : SLANDERINGS
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Forty ___. : WINKS
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Endeavors. : ATTEMPTS
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Kings' titles. : PHARAOHS
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Early movies. : SILENTS
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Firm support. : ROCK
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Small glass ornament. : PRUNT
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Old French length unit. : TOISE
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Calabash. : GOURD
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American composer. : IVES
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Outline. : CHART
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Describing the great auk. : EXTINCT
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Deadly: Fr. : TUANT
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Artery. : AORTA
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Cinchona. : QUINA
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Unit originated by Watt. : HORSEPOWER
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Rural scenes. : GLENS
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Myrdal of Sweden. : GUNNAR
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Teutonic. : GERMANIC
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Postmarked. : CANCELED
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Pieced (out). : EKED
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Auto part. : CHASSIS
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Merciful. : LENIENT
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Old musical prelude. : INTRADA
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Capricorn. : GOAT
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Bureaucratic procedure. : REDTAPE
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Gay. : FLASHY
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Scourge. : TERROR
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Casey, for one. : MEDICO
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Schoolbook. : PRIMER
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Block. : IMPEDE
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Sure thing: Slang. : CINCH
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Way. : ROUTE
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Urbane. : SUAVE
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College group. : ROTC
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Holdup. : STOP
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Thrice: Prefix. : TRIS
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Over: Prefix. : SUR
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Fresh ___ daisy. : ASA
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Explosive. : TNT

Answer summary: 22 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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