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New York Times, Tuesday, May 28, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,863
Across
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Latin-American dance. : MAMBO
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Cartoon name. : CAPP
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Broadway group. : ANTA
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"___ you calling me ... " : IHEAR
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Wings: Bot. : ALAE
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Unaffected. : REAL
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Bellini opera. : NORMA
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South Americans. : PERUVIANS
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Son of Odin. : TYR
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Divided. : CLEFT
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTEO
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Bay. : INLET
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Forge. : SMITHY
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Philadelphia's neighbor. : CAMDEN
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There!: Fr. : VOILA
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Tract. : AREA
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___ dame. : GRANDE
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Seed. : PIP
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Status. : RANK
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Gourmet's pleasures. : TANGS
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___ War. : MANO
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Insecticide. : DDT
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Flail. : THRESH
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Constellation. : ARGO
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Encouragement. : CHEER
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Country in the news. : ISRAEL
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Glowing. : ASHINE
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Excess days of the solar year. : EPACT
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Reverence. : ADORE
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Swagger. : SWASH
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Flier of fiction. : ROC
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Four-wheeled carriages. : BAROUCHES
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Now: Sp. : AHORA
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Oriental title. : IMAM
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Ten-foot item. : POLE
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___ Oro. : RIODE
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Latin infinitive. : ESSE
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Tools. : AWLS
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Tree. : ASPEN
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Make money. : MINT
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Mariner's cry. : AHOY
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Fun. : MERRIMENT
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Dull resounding noise. : BAM
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Infallible guide. : ORACLE
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Hugh ___, early French king. : CAPET
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Hebrew letter: Var. : ALEF
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Choral pieces. : PARTSONGS
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Little: Fr. : PEU
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Awn. : ARISTA
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Poetic preposition. : NEATH
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U.S. Chief Justice from 1836 to 1864. : TANEY
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Likewise. : ALSO
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Sheer fabric. : VOILE
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Extend. : LENGTHEN
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State: Abbr. : NDAK
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Nautical term. : MIDSHIPS
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Comb wool. : CARD
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City in Rumania. : ARAD
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Lake in Sweden. : VANER
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Type of entertainment. : RAREESHOW
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Relating to a military group. : PARATROOP
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U.S. playwright. : INGE
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Popular place in summer. : POOL
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Artist Chagall. : MARC
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Name in Saigon. : THIEU
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Yellow pigment. : CHROME
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Sandy wasteland. : SAHARA
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Peak in New Hampshire. : ADAMS
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Shore birds. : SORAS
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Moderates. : EASES
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Rose's spouse. : ABIE
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Satisfactory. : WELL
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Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
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City on the Orne. : CAEN
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Man of figures. : CPA
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Possessive. : HIS

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

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