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New York Times, Saturday, April 20, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,825
Across
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Come to an end. : PASSOFF
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Betray: Slang. : CROSSUP
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Seek information. : INQUIRE
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Paraphrase. : RESTATE
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Student's electives. : COURSES
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Undertake. : ENTERON
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Professional group. : AMA
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Art lover. : ESTHETE
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Tax expert. : CPA
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Gem stone. : SARD
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Uriah and others. : HEEPS
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First word of a prayer. : HAIL
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Slumber. : SLEEP
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Beam of light. : RAY
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___ odds with (disagreed). : WASAT
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Seafood specialist. : OYSTERER
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Caprice. : WHIMSY
34
Uninspired. : ARID
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Inadequate. : POOR
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The apron-string complex. : MOMISM
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Color. : BLOODRED
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Make even. : ALINE
44
Washington initials. : CIA
45
City of Bombay. : POONA
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Pesticides. : DDTS
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___ full. : CHOCK
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Milieu for Corky Carroll. : SURF
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Time zone. : CST
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Typists' aids. : ERASERS
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Map abbreviation. : LAT
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Before. : AHEADOF
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Green crops for fodder. : SOILAGE
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Bishop or high priest. : PONTIFF
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Overruns. : INVADES
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Sonnet parts. : SESTETS
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Most intimate. : NEAREST
Down
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Noted artist. : PICASSO
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Abnormality. : ANOMALY
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Back numbers. : SQUARES
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Over: Prefix. : SUR
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River to the Seine. : OISE
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Unforgotten. : FRESH
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Rankled. : FESTERED
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Eerie. : CREEPY
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Leases. : RENTS
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
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Holy one: Abbr. : STE
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Causticity. : SARCASM
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Paradises. : UTOPIAS
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Fine, for one. : PENALTY
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Learn. : HEAR
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Stops. : DETAINS
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Beautician's concerns. : HAIRDOS
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Intrinsically. : PERSE
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Loud cry. : WHOOP
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Edge. : RIM
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Pay court. : WOO
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___ juxtaposition (compares). : PLACESIN
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Reckless ones. : MADCAPS
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Comfortable: Colloq. : OLDSHOE
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Nursery rhyme items. : MITTENS
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Life, from the Greek. : BIOS
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Musical feature. : ROULADE
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Maddens. : ENRAGES
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Most foolish. : DAFTEST
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Pokes fun at. : CHAFFS
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Field, in England. : CROFT
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Danish coin. : KRONE
51
An Adams. : EDIE
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Hindu god. : SIVA
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Ancient Roman deity. : LAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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