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New York Times, Thursday, May 23, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,858
Across
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Circus performer. : FLEA
5
Withers. : FADES
10
Piece of data. : FACT
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Son of Jacob. : LEVI
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Perceptive. : ALERT
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Saragossa's river. : EBRO
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Of the U.S.: Abbr. : AMER
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Emptied. : CLEAREDOUT
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Tender. : WARMHEARTED
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Victory sign. : VEE
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Librarian's abbreviation. : AUTH
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Ancient. : AGEOLD
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Lawn parties. : FETES
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Rouse. : WAKEN
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Continues. : LASTS
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Flimsy. : PAPERTHIN
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Ananias. : LIAR
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Minded. : CARED
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Well-known street. : EASY
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Wall Street term. : BLUECHIPS
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Famous name in folktales. : GRIMM
41
Farm buildings. : SHEDS
42
Smuts and others. : BOERS
43
Maryland city. : TOWSON
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Pen. : FOLD
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Tennis term. : ACE
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Sham battle. : PILLOWFIGHT
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Dress style. : HALFSLEEVE
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Rouge et ___. : NOIR
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Stew pot. : OLLA
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Light beam, new style. : LASER
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Girl's nickname. : TONI
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Bridge player. : EAST
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Theme. : ESSAY
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In position. : ONTO
Down
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Crack. : FLAW
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Sports figure. : LEMA
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Even once. : EVER
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Tenting gear. : AIRMATTRESS
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Aspects. : FACETS
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Moslem deity. : ALLAH
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Ruminant. : DEER
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Part of Q.E.F. : ERAT
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Rushed swiftly. : STREAKED
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Sustained. : FED
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From the beginning: Lat. : ABOVO
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Pitiless. : CRUEL
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Carried. : TOTED
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Garden tool. : EDGER
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Tints. : HUES
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Dealt with. : ENTEREDINTO
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Fall short. : FAIL
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Brother of Jacob. : ESAU
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Weaving threads. : WARPS
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Mimes. : APES
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Law degree. : LLB
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Receipt notation. : PAID
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Today's "the long and short of it." : HAIR
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Beliefs. : ISMS
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Falstaff's corporal. : NYM
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Rug material. : CHENILLE
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Menu entry. : CHOPS
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See 2 Down. : GOLF
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Part of N.Y.C. : BOWERY
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Western resort. : TAHOE
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Florida city. : OCALA
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Ink holders. : WELLS
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Small pit or hollow. : FOVEA
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Clovered areas. : LEAS
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Minus. : LESS
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Resume. : GOON
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Suggest. : HINT
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The Supremes, for one. : TRIO
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Profitable. : FAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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