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New York Times, Thursday, April 18, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 333 (avg 1.78)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,823
Across
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Still ___. : LIFES
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Where Surabaja is. : JAVA
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Tia's title: Abbr. : SRA
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South Sea feature. : ATOLL
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Kitchen feature. : OVEN
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Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
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Ionian island. : CORFU
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Preside. : HOLDCOURT
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Wind direction. : ENE
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Girl's name. : DONNA
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Exhorts. : URGES
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Watchful one. : ARGUS
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Carousals. : SPREES
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Beacon, for one. : STREET
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Cephalopod. : SQUID
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Partner of house. : HOME
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Mate. : SPOUSE
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Dickens character. : PIP
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Not up. : ABED
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Hours. : TIMES
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Disguise the meaning. : CODE
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United. : WED
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Effervescent: Colloq. : BREEZY
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Sheltered. : ALEE
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Parisian police: Slang. : FLICS
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Subterrane. : CELLAR
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Predicament. : SCRAPE
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Negligently. : LAXLY
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Estate. : ACRES
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Put down. : WRITE
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"Where ___?" : AMI
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Something to wear. : HOUSECOAT
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___ the moon. : MANIN
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Unique: Abbr. : SPEC
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Ensemble: Abbr. : ORCH
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City in Byelorussia. : PINSK
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W. W. II arena. : ETO
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Terrier. : SKYE
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Memorable actor. : TRACY
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Cluny. : LACE
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Pour ___ (go all out). : ITON
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Prepared. : FOREARMED
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Wee one. : ELF
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Muddy sediment. : SLUDGE
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___ Hopkins. : JOHNS
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Eden's earldom. : AVON
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Spanish painter. : VELASQUEZ
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To boot. : AND
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Bolstered (up). : SHORED
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Cosmetic. : ROUGE
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After: Fr. : APRES
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Great name in science. : CURIE
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Overtake. : OUTSTRIP
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Orchestra instrument. : REED
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Tabby. : PUSSYCAT
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Nobelist in literature, 1925. : SHAW
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___ sure. : TOBE
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Suffixes with two or three. : SOMES
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One way to earn. : PIECEWORK
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Optimist, 1913 style. : POLLYANNA
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Concept. : IDEA
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Equal. : PEER
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Invitation. : CALL
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World-weary. : BLASE
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Painting. : FRESCO
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Privileged. : EXEMPT
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Latitude. : SCOPE
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Condiment holder. : CRUET
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Agile. : LITHE
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Exclamations of satisfaction. : AHS
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Zestful. : RACY
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Catchall abbreviation. : MISC
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Black. : INKY
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Kind of lettuce. : COS
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Make public. : AIR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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