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New York Times, Wednesday, May 1, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has duplicate clues.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,836
Across
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Peeper. : CHICK
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Elec. units. : AMPS
10
Equitable. : FAIR
14
City on the Red River. : HANOI
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Country place. : DALE
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Puerto ___. : RICO
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Theater. : ODEON
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Easily moved. : EMOTIONAL
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Channel island. : SARK
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Weather word. : DAMP
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Pure air: Slang. : OZONE
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Altogether. : ENTIRELY
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Bomb tryouts. : ATESTS
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___ pros. : NOL
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Family group. : CLAN
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In unusual fashion. : SINGULARLY
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___ mecum (come with me): Lat. : VADE
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Nose. : SNOUT
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Letter. : WYE
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Son of Eber. : PELEG
40
Orient. : EAST
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Appearing once more. : REEMERGING
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Times. : ERAS
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Minute. : WEE
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___ Arc. : JOANOF
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Seeking. : QUESTING
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Be. : EXIST
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Hebe's concern. : CUPS
56
Lined up. : AROW
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Makes fun of. : RIDICULES
59
Decrease. : ABATE
60
Noble: Ger. : EDEL
61
Home of the ibis. : NILE
62
Pilgrim figure. : ALDEN
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Letters. : ZEDS
64
Young animal. : COLT
65
Plants. : REEDS
Down
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Opted. : CHOSE
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___ eye on. : HADAN
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Not active. : INERT
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Steamers et al. : COOKINGUTENSILS
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Sisters and cousins. : KIN
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"It's ___!" : ADEAL
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Jolson song. : MAMMY
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Drop, in a way. : PLOP
9
Golf clubs, usually. : SET
10
Cook's choice. : FROZENVEGETABLE
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Japanese aborigines. : AINOS
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"___ do that sum." : ICANT
13
Tosca, Aida, et al. : ROLES
19
Greek letter. : IOTA
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Country place. : DELL
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Utter defeat. : ROUT
25
Like a malt drink. : ALY
27
Man's nickname. : CLEM
28
Direction. : SSE
29
Girl's name. : INA
30
Latin or French pronoun. : NOS
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Fills with reverence. : AWES
32
Crop. : RYE
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Moslem name. : ALI
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Room. : DEN
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Humpty Dumpty. : EGG
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Exec. : PRES
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British flyers. : RAF
42
Farm animals. : EWES
44
Training group, for short. : ROTC
46
Spanish city. : JEREZ
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Chemical compound. : OXIDE
48
Gave support to. : AIDED
49
Put down. : QUELL
50
Capsize. : UPSET
51
Eastern decree. : IRADE
52
Saw. : NOTED
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Actress Verdon and others. : GWENS
55
Muse. : CLIO
58
Like some book pages: Abbr. : UNC
59
Swiss river. : AAR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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