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New York Times, Saturday, May 25, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J V Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,860
Across
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Not up. : ABED
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Like a friend, in France. : ENAMI
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Personage. : NAME
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Sandy stretch, in Britain. : DENE
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Wood: Suffix. : XYLON
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Condition of sight: Suffix. : OPIA
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Feed. : OATS
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Small marsh plants. : QUILLWORTS
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Furniture piece. : BUREAU
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Infinite duration. : ETERNITY
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Strong effort. : EXERTION
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Belgrade name. : TITO
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Partner of turned. : TOSSED
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Alpine region. : TIROL
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Males. : HES
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Official headdresses. : MITERS
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Cartoon animals. : MICE
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Apply paint heavily to. : IMPASTE
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Singing aggregation. : OCTETTE
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Agent of a kind. : GMAN
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Sign of a good performance. : ENCORE
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Talk continuously: Slang. : YAK
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Women of a Moslem household. : HAREM
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Take off. : DEPART
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Island country: Abbr. : ICEL
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___ as a picture. : ASPRETTY
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Eurasia, for one. : LANDMASS
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Chafflike bracts. : PALEAE
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Quickly. : INGOODTIME
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Tibetan monk. : LAMA
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Lithuanian. : BALT
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Crescent-shaped. : LUNAR
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Noun suffix. : OSIS
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Hebrides isle. : SKYE
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Inches. : EDGES
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Shelter of a sort. : NEST
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Brick of a sort. : ADOBE
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Dandies. : BEAUX
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Between: Fr. : ENTRE
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The Negev, for one. : DESERT
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Elegant. : EXQUISITE
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Empire State campus. : NYU
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Receiver of property. : ALIENEE
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Shed feathers. : MOLT
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Water passage. : INLET
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Hour of the day. : NOONTIME
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State of being deductive. : APRIORITY
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Glove. : MITT
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Comfortable. : EASY
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Court order. : WRIT
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Chemical element parts. : ATOMS
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Belgian city. : OSTEND
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Languishes. : DROOPS
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Numerical prefix. : OCTA
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Wales's emblem. : LEEK
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Exalted. : HIGH
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Flaubert character. : EMMA
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In a frugal manner. : SPARINGLY
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Fighters. : SCRAPPERS
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Short tale. : ANECDOTE
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Earth: Lat. : TERRA
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Desisting. : CEASING
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Short note, for short. : MEMO
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Tire. : TELLON
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Tureen piece. : LADLE
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Pester. : TEASE
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Cloth strainer. : TAMIS
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Cake ingredient. : YEAST
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Ad ___. : LIBS
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Biblical giant. : ANAK
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Scantling. : STUD
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West. : MAE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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