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New York Times, Friday, April 19, 1968

45-Down : Boring.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,824
Across
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Obscures. : DIMS
5
Cpl. : NCO
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Fourth Estate. : PRESS
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Waterway in a song. : ERIE
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Hub. : NAVE
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Ottoman sultan. : SELIM
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Won. : CONQUERED
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Opera part. : SCENA
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Breed of cattle. : ANGUS
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Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
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River into Tatar Strait. : AMUR
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Phenomenon of the 1940's. : ISOLATIONIST
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Unite. : JOIN
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Neighbor of Harvard. : MIT
31
Explosive. : TNT
32
Admit. : OWN
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U.M.W. concern. : MINES
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Start working. : SETTO
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Materialistic. : SENSATE
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Confine. : TIEDOWN
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German city. : ESSEN
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Allotted amount. : STINT
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Accomplished. : DID
47
Sine ___ non. : QUA
49
Salamander. : EFT
50
First-class. : AONE
51
Many times more. : THOUSANDFOLD
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Kind of review. : RAVE
57
Gladly, old style. : FAIN
58
Polynesian's land. : SAMOA
62
Concerning. : ANENT
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Radiation units. : ROENTGENS
66
Place for a hammock. : PORCH
67
Leader: It. : DUCE
68
Roadside sign. : EATS
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Located. : SITED
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Firmament. : SKY
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Deer's track. : SLOT
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Numerical prefix. : DECA
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Symbol of endurance. : IRON
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Chinese dynasty. : MING
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Dress decoration. : SEQUIN
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Mariner's course. : NNE
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Pacific islands. : CAROLINES
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Became glutted. : OVERATE
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Letter addenda. : PSS
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Disavowed an opinion. : RECANTED
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Varnish ingredient. : ELEMI
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Skull cavity. : SINUS
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Bright. : SMART
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Cut copy. : EDIT
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Maritime abbreviation. : USS
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Scram! : GIT
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Forget. : OMIT
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Beginning. : ONSET
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"Carmen" role. : JOSE
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Has obligations. : OWES
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Certain dwellings. : INNS
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Hand: Lat. : MANUS
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Symbol of obstinacy. : STIFFNECK
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Fuss. : TODO
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One of a pair. : TWIN
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Wavy: Her. : ONDE
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Portion of a film. : SEQUENCE
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Go ___ (enter). : INTO
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Boring. : TEDIOUS
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Service initials. : AAF
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Saws. : ADAGES
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Links hazards. : TRAPS
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Headline name. : HANOI
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Open. : OVERT
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Ointment. : NARD
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Navy vessel. : LST
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Repast. : MEAL
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Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
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Aide: Abbr. : ASST
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Seminary degree. : THD
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Napoleon's marshal. : NEY

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

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