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New York Times, Monday, April 8, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,813
Across
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City on the Tevere. : ROMA
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Get going. : SCRAM
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Demure. : PRIM
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Is obligated. : OWES
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Beautiful maiden. : HOURI
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In ___ parentis. : LOCO
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Wrecked. : ONTHEROCKS
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Tennis term. : ACED
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Proper. : DUE
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Dairy product. : MILK
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Sports gear. : TACKLE
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Wrench. : SPRAIN
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Crew members. : SEAMEN
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USMA man. : PLEB
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Urban blight. : SKIDROW
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Appetizing. : TASTY
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Did a cook's chore. : RICED
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U.K. decoration. : OBE
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Makes a choice. : OPTS
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Germanic people. : GOTHS
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Work laboriously. : PLOD
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To's companion. : FRO
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Literary medium. : PROSE
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Attracts. : PULLS
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Preferred. : FANCIED
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Endure use. : WEAR
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Sen. Gruening. : ERNEST
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Photographed, in a way. : XRAYED
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Mrs. Sprat's diet preference. : NOLEAN
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All ___ (everyone). : OFUS
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Dollar bill. : ONE
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Inventor Elisha. : OTIS
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Creator of Lake Mead. : BOULDERDAM
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Invites. : ASKS
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Go climb ___. : ATREE
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Half: Prefix. : DEMI
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One of the Longs. : HUEY
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Certain replies. : YESES
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Skirt feature. : SLIT
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Quarter acres. : ROODS
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Admit. : OWNUP
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Recording device. : METER
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Bat wood. : ASH
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Pilgrim's goal. : SHRINE
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Poise: Slang. : COOL
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Wrinkles. : RUCKS
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Boat. : ARK
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Fluffs. : MISTAKES
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Set. : PLACED
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Jazz form. : ROCKNROLL
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Island country: Abbr. : ICEL
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A la ___. : MODE
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Peggotty's niece. : EMILY
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Surrounded by. : AMID
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Flats, for short. : APTS
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Do without. : ESCHEW
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Mulls (over). : BROODS
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Agora coin. : OBOL
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Joins. : WEDS
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Soho swell. : TOFF
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Harbor of Guam. : APRA
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Hard. : STONELIKE
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Pronoun. : ITS
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City on the Fox River. : GREENBAY
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Aqua ___. : PURA
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Cloth of Spain. : PINA
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Give the syntax of. : PARSE
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Battle site, 1346. : CRESSY
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Oozes. : EXUDES
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Vacation choices. : TOURS
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Sing, in a way. : YODEL
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As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
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Resign. : DEMIT
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See 8 Down. : NOAH
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City near Kyoto. : OTSU
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Vanish. : FLEE
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Native of: Suffix. : OTE
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Highways: Abbr. : RDS

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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