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New York Times, Friday, May 31, 1968

8-Down : Flies, in a way.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,866
Across
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Remarkable: Colloq. : SOME
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Butter portions. : PATS
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Prayerful words. : AMENS
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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Thought: Prefix. : IDEO
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Narrow-minded one. : BIGOT
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Hang. : PEND
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One of the Harrisons. : NOEL
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Indulge in a sport. : SKATE
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Menu entry. : RAGOUT
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Man in the ring. : TOREADOR
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Bedeck. : ADORN
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Film's finish. : THEEND
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Samoan city. : APIA
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Counterbalances. : SETOFFS
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Artistic effect. : SHADING
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Fish. : EEL
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Tout ___. : LEMONDE
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See 3 Down. : AVOCADO
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Bankers' group. : ABA
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Compunction. : REMORSE
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Defensible. : TENABLE
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Appian Way, for one. : ITER
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Transferred, in a way. : DEEDED
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Rocky formation. : GORGE
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1,400-mile river of the U.S. : COLORADO
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Succeed: Colloq. : PANOUT
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Spanish fruit. : ANANA
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Words of understanding. : ISEE
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Where Anatolia is. : ASIA
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Historic sea: Abbr. : MEDIT
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Chemical suffix. : EINE
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Precinct: Abbr. : DIST
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Dated. : PASSE
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Energy. : SNAP
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Persons. : ONES
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Above. : SUPRA
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Echo. : OREAD
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Fruit. : MANGO
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Symbol of wealth. : ELDORADO
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Kitchen measure. : PINT
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Featured trio of this puzzle. : ADO
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Canines. : TEETH
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Flies, in a way. : SOLOES
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Nonexistent. : ABSENT
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Oriental title. : MIKADO
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Mild oath. : EGAD
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Say ___ (reject). : NOTO
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Suffix with tap or spin. : STER
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Remove fastenings. : UNPIN
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Sheepfold, in Scotland. : REE
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Bei ___ (by day): Ger. : TAGE
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State: Abbr. : IND
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Dismay. : FEAR
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Govt. men: Slang. : FEDS
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Fruit tree. : SLOE
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Piece of wood. : SLAT
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Youth goddess. : HEBE
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To ___ (everyone). : AMAN
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Dry-as-dust. : ARID
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Man of experience. : VET
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See 25 Across. : OMEGA
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Spanish explorer. : CORONADO
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Man of myth. : ADONIS
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Chide vehemently. : BERATE
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Grassy field. : LEA
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Air currents. : EDDIES
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Red dye. : EOSIN
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Colophony. : ROSIN
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Costume. : GUISE
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___ Unis. : ETATS
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Temporary dwelling. : CAMP
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Draft status. : ONEA
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Adolescents. : LADS
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Type of show. : PEEP
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Alfonso's queen. : ENA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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