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New York Times, Thursday, April 25, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,830
Across
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Fish. : GUPPY
6
Dickens character. : WEGG
10
Growing up. : TALL
14
Famed meat-packing city. : OMAHA
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Let ___. : ITGO
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Together: Mus. : ADUE
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Man's name. : ABRAM
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Type of news medium. : PARTYLINE
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Small fry. : TOTS
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Beseech. : BEG
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Ibsen role. : HELMER
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One of the sixties. : YEAR
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Literary piece. : ESSAY
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Moscow locale. : REDSQUARE
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Silence. : HUSH
34
Continent: Abbr. : EUR
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Break open. : UNSEAL
37
Hep. : ONTO
38
Generation. : AGE
39
Achievement. : ACT
40
See 21 Down. : EAT
42
Roosevelt or Hoover. : DAM
43
Trial run. : TEST
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Man's name meaning cheerful. : HILARY
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Prior to. : ERE
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Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Social affair. : CARDPARTY
51
Providential. : LUCKY
54
Fish. : EELS
55
"Say ___," photographer's dictum. : CHEESE
58
Denouement. : END
60
Western tribesmen. : UTES
63
Garden fete. : LAWNPARTY
65
Stubborn as ___. : AMULE
66
Not on ___. : ABET
67
Deserve. : RATE
68
Subcontinent. : INDIA
69
Name in the NASA roster. : MARS
70
Mad as ___ hen. : AWET
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Indian of Guatemala. : MAYAN
Down
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Angora. : GOAT
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Boss of a shield. : UMBO
3
Frilly frock. : PARTYDRESS
4
Sides. : PHASES
5
Southern food. : YAM
6
Dry off. : WIPE
7
Bric-a-brac piece. : ETAGERE
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Twelve gross: Abbr. : GGR
9
Alaric's men. : GOTHS
10
Coach-and-four. : TALLYHO
11
Take ___ view of. : ADIM
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Crescent. : LUNE
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Villainous look. : LEER
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Affirmative. : YEA
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Meal of a kind. : BRUNCH
24
Pastel color. : AQUA
26
Abalone. : SEAEAR
27
Vaquero's rope. : REATA
28
Hero of Tchaikovsky opera. : EUGEN
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"As many as you can shake ___ at." : ASTICK
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Sometime substitute. : UNDERSTUDY
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Inaugurate. : START
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Comfy-cozy. : HOMEY
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Well enriched. : LARDED
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Transcribe. : TYPE
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Inherent skills. : TALENTS
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Nursery feature. : LAYETTE
50
Daughter of Alma Mater. : ALUMNA
52
Druggist's abbreviation. : USP
53
City in Brazil. : CEARA
55
Quahog. : CLAM
56
Bean: Sp. : HABA
57
Water pitcher. : EWER
59
Veto word. : NYET
61
Kazan. : ELIA
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Connery. : SEAN
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Inexperienced. : RAW
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Design. : AIM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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