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New York Times, Wednesday, April 17, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,822

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Across
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Caller. : GUEST
6
Pallid. : ASHY
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Porgy. : SCUP
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___ sanctum. : INNER
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Ancient promenade. : STOA
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Israeli folk dance. : HORA
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Steal. : RIFLE
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Nursery rhyme character. : COCKROBIN
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Pub. : DRAMSHOP
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Tapestry. : ARRAS
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Rubdown. : MASSAGE
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Cisalpine land. : ITALY
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___ was saying . . . : ASI
28
Alpine race. : SLALOM
30
River of song. : VOLGA
33
Art of controversy. : POLEMICS
38
Mistreats. : ILLUSES
41
Girl of song. : NANETTE
42
Leatherware. : DOESKINS
44
Siberian forest region. : TAIGA
45
Amorous. : EROTIC
48
Hockey goal. : NET
49
Violin: Colloq. : STRAD
53
Conflagration of a kind. : BONFIRE
56
Uniform material. : KHAKI
57
Gifted with rare talent. : INSPIRED
60
Statute. : ORDINANCE
63
"There is nothing like ___." : ADAME
64
Measureless time. : AEON
65
Legumes. : PEAS
66
Vaccine. : SERUM
67
Impart. : LEND
68
Nighthawks' cousins. : OWLS
69
Right of decision. : SAYSO
Down
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Prepare (oneself) for action. : GIRD
2
To join: Fr. : UNIR
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At home: Fr. : ENFAMILLE
4
Novelist Lagerlöf. : SELMA
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Lovelock. : TRESS
6
Black ___. : ASCOAL
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Emergency measure. : STOPGAP
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This: Lat. : HOC
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Asian bovine. : YAK
10
Partner of sweet. : SHORT
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Mongoose's prey. : COBRA
12
Wild sheep of Tibet. : URIAL
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Heartsease. : PANSY
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Clothes. : RAIMENT
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Certain schools: Abbr. : HSS
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College in N. C. : ELON
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Eager. : AVID
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Unaccompanied. : SOLO
29
Wave: Sp. : OLA
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Gloomy guy. : GUS
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Welcomed. : ASKEDIN
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___ culpa. : MEA
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Tourist's plan. : ITINERARY
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Delivery charge: Abbr. : CTGE
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Place in Congress. : SEAT
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Norse goddess. : EIR
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Uppish one. : SNOB
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Impassive. : STOICAL
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American painter. : INNESS
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Certain ballplayers: Abbr. : CFS
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A toast. : SKOAL
50
Midafternoon. : THREE
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Radioactive element. : RADON
52
Of ___ (alike). : AKIND
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Card player's remark. : IPASS
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"___ cock-horse . . . " : RIDEA
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Big birds. : EMUS
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People: Prefix. : DEMO
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Mindanao volcano. : APO
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Different. : NEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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