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New York Times, Monday, April 15, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,820
Across
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Resorts. : SPAS
5
For ___ (for ever so long). : ANAGE
10
Part of an interview: Abbr. : QUES
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Knew, old style. : WIST
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Automatic man. : ROBOT
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Hindustani. : URDU
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Site of Waikiki. : OAHU
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"I'd walk ___ . . . " : AMILE
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Current playwright. : INGE
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Corker. : ONER
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Strip of shoe leather. : RAND
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Beat the favorite. : UPSET
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Punster's folk opera. : PORGYANDBASS
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Lunch. : EAT
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Blvd. : AVE
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Case. : BAG
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Cushion stuff. : KAPOK
34
Eye teeth. : FANGS
36
Ear: Prefix. : OTO
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Team members. : OXEN
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Sorties. : RAIDS
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Kick. : BOOT
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Golfers' term. : LIE
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Favorite sons. : HEIRS
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Pizazz of the 1920's. : OOMPH
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Quiz. : ASK
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Put one's ___ in. : OAR
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Polish river. : SAN
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Fishy exclamation. : HOLYMACKEREL
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MPH. : SPEED
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"The ___ has come . . . " : TIME
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Dossier. : FILE
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Scot's name. : ALEX
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Old German. : SAXON
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"Winnie ___ Pu." : ILLE
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Congo river. : UELE
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Wide-awake. : ALERT
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Timetable, for short. : SKED
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Namesakes of Arthurian knight. : KAYS
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Roman goddess. : CERES
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Fowl. : HENS
Down
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Pounce (upon). : SWOOP
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Soft: Mus. : PIANO
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Son of Jacob. : ASHER
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"Needs no urgin'" according to Nash. : STURGEON
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Historic peak. : ARARAT
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"___ is an island." : NOMAN
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In ___ (in trouble). : ABIND
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Wedding rings. : GOLDBANDS
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French season. : ETE
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Jokes. : QUIPS
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Keats's subject, and others. : URNS
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Strop. : EDGE
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Bird food. : SUET
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Applications. : USES
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Response to 10 Down: Slang. : YAK
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Batters' records: Abbr. : AVGS
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Loud noise. : BOOM
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Sleep like ___. : ATOP
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Old German. : GOTH
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African tree. : KOLA
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Straight line. : AXIS
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Sly glance. : PEEK
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Lie: Colloq. : FAIRYTALE
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Smog ingredient. : AIR
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Existing. : REAL
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Florida catch. : BONEFISH
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Bonnet. : HOOD
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Wood. : OAK
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Perfume business. : SCENTS
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Pennsylvania Dutch specialties. : HEXES
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Kitchen device. : MIXER
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Con ___. : AMORE
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German poet. : RILKE
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Scott character. : ELLEN
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West Riding city. : LEEDS
52
Indian tribe. : SAUK
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Court action. : PLEA
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Hard to hold. : EELY
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See 52 Down. : SAC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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