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New York Times, Saturday, May 11, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,846
Across
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Froth. : YEAST
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Cop, in Paris. : FLIC
10
Agora coin. : OBOL
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Titan. : ATLAS
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Jot. : IOTA
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Gravure section. : ROTO
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De luxe air travel. : CHAMPAGNEFLIGHT
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Goddess of youth. : HEBE
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Lap robe. : RUG
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Young bird. : EAGLET
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Singer's syllable. : TRA
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For each. : PER
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Excitable. : FIERY
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Title in Seville. : SRA
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Big butter-and-___. : EGGMAN
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Flowers. : ASTERS
35
"Now ___ me down to sleep ... " : ILAY
36
Washington outfit. : CIA
39
Something to "live on." : THEFATOFTHELAND
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Always, in poetry. : EER
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Trading center. : MART
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See 42 Across. : ETERNE
45
An oxide. : POTASH
47
Heel piece. : TAP
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Shoulder cape. : FICHU
51
Bauxite. : ORE
53
Type of tide. : EBB
56
Negative ions. : ANIONS
58
Santa: Abbr. : STA
59
Anc. Roman road. : ITER
60
Highbred. : BORNTOTHEPURPLE
63
Memorable publisher. : LUCE
64
Sense. : FEEL
65
Equines. : FOALS
66
Spans of years. : ERAS
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Caps. : TAMS
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A bit of gossip. : ONDIT
Down
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Toy of the wealthy : YACHT
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Clear sky. : ETHER
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White. : ALABASTER
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Unchanged. : SAME
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Recipe abbreviation. : TSP
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A sum of money. : FIGURE
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Remotely. : LONG
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Citizen of: Suffix. : ITE
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One kind of society. : CAFE
10
Beginning. : ORIGIN
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Goblin, British style. : BOGLE
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Additional. : OTHER
13
Girl's nickname. : LOTTY
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Exist. : ARE
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Hero of 1776. : LAFAYETTE
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Most important. : PARAMOUNT
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Man in the ring. : REF
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Awards. : GIFTS
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Bookbinder's abbreviation. : GLT
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Island of the Seychelles. : MAHE
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Consumed. : ATE
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1887 novel. : SHE
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Law: Abbr. : STAT
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Underlay of a kind. : CARPETPAD
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Lodging place. : INN
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Noun suffix. : ADE
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Pray: Lat. : ORA
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Mead. : LEA
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Calls up. : PHONES
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Certain living quarters. : HOTELS
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Moral tale. : FABLE
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"Peace ___ time." : INOUR
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Of an approximate date. : CIRCA
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Seance sound. : RAP
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Casus ___. : BELLI
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French coastal city. : BREST
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Kind of drink. : SOFT
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Ark passenger. : SHEM
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Press. : IRON
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Mild stimulant. : TEA
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Visitor from space? : UFO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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