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New York Times, Friday, May 3, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,838
Across
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Mexican home. : CASA
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Stubborn: Dial. : SOT
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Family man. : PATER
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In the same place: Abbr. : IBID
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Cleo's maid. : IRAS
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Nautical term. : LIETO
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Emphatic refusal. : NONO
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Midianite king. : REBA
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French city. : ARRAS
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In a fretful way. : QUERULOUSLY
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Literary light. : RLS
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Recent: Prefix. : NEO
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Italian cathedral city. : SIENA
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Traitorous one. : QUISLING
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Kind of bearing. : ERECT
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Service group. : USN
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Equip, as a knight of old. : ENARM
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Deponed. : SWORE
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Sound of hesitation. : AHEM
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Hoax. : SPOOF
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Silver: Abbr. : STER
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Sonoran Indian. : YAQUI
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Crack. : SPLIT
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Game. : TAG
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Roman dictator. : SULLA
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Fabulously rich place. : ELDORADO
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___ the good. : ALLTO
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S. A. region: Abbr. : GUI
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___-de-sac. : CUL
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Neighbor of Luxembourg. : WESTGERMANY
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African antelope. : ORIBI
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Close. : SHUT
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Fatty stuff. : OLEO
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Many a time. : OFTEN
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Yorkshire river. : AIRE
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Pack away. : STOW
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___ out, as a rope. : PAYED
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South, in France. : SUD
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Ages and ages. : EONS
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Five, in Paris. : CINQ
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Oriental name. : ABOU
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Math term. : SINE
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Decorates. : ADORNS
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Restaurant specialties. : SIRLOINS
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Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
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Not allowed. : TABU
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Mays and others. : PLAYERS
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Aura. : AIR
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Fired clay. : TERRACOTTA
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And others: Lat. : ETAL
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Famed editor. : ROSS
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Fruit dish: Dial. : SASS
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African river. : UELE
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Former U.N. name. : LIE
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Editor's concern. : NEWS
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Landing place. : QUAY
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Vedic goddess of the dawn. : USHAS
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Civil rights problem. : INEQUALITY
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Cloth surfaces. : NAPS
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Seek uncertainly. : GROPE
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Stair part. : TREAD
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Defoe heroine. : MOLL
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Hence. : ERGO
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Thin muslin. : MULL
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Moved uneasily. : FIDGETED
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Evil fortune. : ILLWIND
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Go on the road. : TOUR
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Had a snack. : ATE
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Full of chinks. : RIMOSE
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Pelion's neighbor. : OSSA
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Store of a kind. : COOP
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Turkish city. : URFA
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"Now hear ___." : THIS
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Hindu teacher. : GURU
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Choir member. : ALTO
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Kind of gas. : NEON
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Sounds of dismay. : YOWS
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Busy one. : BEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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