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New York Times, Saturday, April 6, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,811
Across
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Storied rabbit. : MOPSY
6
Have priority. : PRECEDE
13
Guitarist's specialty. : BALLAD
14
Apposite. : RELEVANT
16
Things that fall short. : UNDERS
17
Natural elevation. : EMINENCE
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___ the feet of. : SATAT
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Member of a Protestant denomination. : UNITARIAN
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Cut. : SLIT
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Jalopy. : CRATE
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Novel heroine. : TESS
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Leisure. : TIME
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : LAM
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Martinique's volcano. : PELEE
26
Decide against. : OVERRULE
28
See 52 Across. : LAD
29
By way of. : PER
30
Letters. : ENS
31
Impediment. : BAR
32
Directed. : LED
35
Islet. : CAY
36
Type of medication. : SEDATIVE
38
Popular color. : CORAL
41
Important commodity. : OIL
42
Exclude. : OMIT
43
Egyptian deity. : AMON
44
___ at last! : ALONE
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Assistant. : AIDE
47
Creating a new production. : RESTAGING
49
Fragrant compound. : ESTER
50
Sophoclean work. : ANTIGONE
51
Important art. : ACTING
52
VIP in the family. : TEENAGER
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Wherefore. : WHENCE
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Symbols of China. : DRAGONS
55
Norway, to natives. : NORGE
Down
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Surprised exclamation. : MANALIVE
2
Veteran. : OLDTIMER
3
Sewing machine attachment. : PLEATER
4
Iranian Turk. : SART
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Gridiron units: Abbr. : YDS
6
Part of one's signature. : PRENAME
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Postpone. : REMIT
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Superior. : ELITE
9
Supper, in ancient Rome. : CENA
10
Turned outward. : EVERTED
11
Sen. Brewster of Maryland. : DANIEL
12
Box. : ENCASE
13
Inge drama. : BUSSTOP
15
Term in grammar. : TENSE
19
Where Molotov is. : URALS
21
Museum in Paris. : CLUNY
25
Brazilian state. : PARA
27
Indubitable. : REAL
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Tureen's adjunct. : LADLE
31
Person. : BEING
32
Setting bounds. : LIMITING
33
Show. : EVIDENCE
34
Cleanse. : DETERGE
35
Bistro, in the Southwest. : CANTINA
36
Oklahomans. : SOONERS
37
Electrical appliance. : TOASTER
38
200 milligrams. : CARAT
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Foreshadowed. : OMENED
40
Personnel list. : ROSTER
44
Dancing craze. : AGOGO
45
Toile or cambric. : LINEN
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King of Amalek. : AGAG
49
Visible satellite. : ECHO
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Slender bristle. : AWN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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