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New York Times, Wednesday, May 22, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,857
Across
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Pitcher's place. : SLAB
5
Phonetic symbol. : SCHWA
10
Little fellow. : TAD
13
Type measure. : PICA
14
Ornamental sage plant. : CLARY
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Hindu teacher. : GURU
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Word of agreement. : AMEN
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High dwelling. : AERIE
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Take ___ from me. : ATIP
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Certain spices. : MARJORAMS
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Unpolished. : CRUDE
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Actor Sharif. : OMAR
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Norse name. : THOR
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Sound in a round. : TRA
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But: Ger. : ABER
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Type of drug. : OPIATE
34
Prevail. : REIGN
36
American author. : DOSPASSOS
38
Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Mt. Helicon dwellers. : MUSES
40
Admits. : OWNS
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Musical instruments. : CALLIOPES
43
Chief tributary of the Columbia. : SNAKE
44
Does a baker's job. : KNEADS
45
Part of a process. : STEP
47
Girl's nickname. : NAN
48
Lions. : CATS
50
Skipper's aide. : EXEC
52
Memorable playwright. : ODETS
55
Cartographer's concerns. : MERIDIANS
60
Ancient language. : PALI
61
Knox and others. : FORTS
62
Young oyster. : SPAT
63
Adjective suffix. : ATIC
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Part of "etre." : ETAIT
65
Onion: Lat. : CEPA
66
Singing syllables. : LAS
67
Tablelands. : MESAS
68
Draft animals. : OXEN
Down
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Countries S of the U.S.: Abbr. : SPAM
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S. American city. : LIMA
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Maple genus. : ACER
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Musical instrument. : BANJO
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Ancient Egyptian amulet. : SCARAB
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Became fair. : CLEAREDUP
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Wrong. : HARM
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Carpus. : WRIST
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Kind of vote. : AYE
10
Ballet garment. : TUTU
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Barren. : ARID
12
Gull. : DUPE
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Military post. : GARRISON
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Arabian land. : OMAN
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Goblet: Sp. : COPA
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Certain parties. : HOPS
25
Athlete's forte. : TRACK
26
French writer. : RENAN
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Usher's path. : AISLE
29
Symbols of June. : ROSES
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Egyptian landmark. : ASWAN
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Kind of bean. : TONKA
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German city. : ESSEN
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Of the Milky Way. : GALACTIC
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Anc. Roman units of value. : SESTERTIA
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Majority. : MOST
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Slayer of Castor. : IDAS
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Went in haste. : SPED
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Has being. : EXISTS
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Hit hard. : SMOTE
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Great Lakes herring. : CISCO
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Stone. : OPAL
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Facts of figures. : DATA
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Yale men. : ELIS
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Historian's concern. : ERAS
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Summit. : APEX
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Mane site. : NAPE
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Musial. : STAN
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Type of noun: Abbr. : FEM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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