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New York Times, Saturday, April 27, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,832
Across
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Sir ___ of the stage. : ALEC
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Loafer. : IDLER
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Material. : REPP
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Old Testament patriarch. : NOAH
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Namur's river. : MEUSE
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Manager, for short. : EXEC
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Covenants. : AGREEMENTS
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Spawn of shellfish. : SPAT
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A record or rare event: Colloq. : ONEFORTHEBOOKS
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Ship: Abbr. : STR
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Water containers. : EWERS
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Beach figure. : LIFESAVER
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Leaning. : ATILT
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Grandson of Adam. : ENOS
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Fish dish. : LOX
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Poet's south wind. : AUSTER
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Marten. : FUR
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Language. : LATIN
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Peak in Crete. : IDA
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Covenant. : TREATY
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Buncombe! : ROT
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Menhaden. : POGY
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Disconnect. : SEVER
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Diamond features. : BASELINES
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Descriptive of some leaves. : EROSE
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___ cit. : LOC
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Punish, in a way. : THROWTHEBOOKAT
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Ruth's home. : MOAB
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Remembered. : RECAPTURED
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English princess. : ANNE
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Fiber. : ISTLE
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Elf. : PIXY
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Edgar and Edward. : NEDS
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Tiny things. : ATOMS
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Gratify. : SATE
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Boswell's forte. : ANA
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Word: Prefix. : LOGO
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Deserve. : EARN
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Wisconsin products. : CHEESES
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In an unrighteous way. : IMMORALLY
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Bucks. : DEER
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Actor of fame. : LUNT
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Old Testament queen. : ESTHER
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Baste over. : RESEW
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Summer places. : RESORTS
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Large public display. : EXPOSITION
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Pikes ___. : PEAK
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Certain figures: Abbr. : PCTS
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Lizards. : EFTS
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Steady. : BEAU
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Ring features. : LEFTS
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Accustom. : INURE
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___ a day. : FOREVERAND
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Important initials in radio. : VOA
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Newspaper edition. : EXTRA
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Shelf. : LEDGE
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Bus boys' burdens. : TRAYS
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Bucks. : ANTELOPES
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Cyclades isle. : IOS
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Microorganisms. : AEROBES
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Think, old style. : TROW
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Small, open trucks. : PICKUPS
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Command. : BEHEST
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Booty. : LOOT
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Groove. : STRIA
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Agent, for short. : TMAN
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Whetstone. : HONE
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External: Prefix. : ECTO
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Pleasing fragrance. : BALM
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Oratorio part. : ARIA
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Kind of book. : TEXT
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Color. : DYE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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