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New York Times, Wednesday, June 12, 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: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,878
Across
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Power source. : MOTOR
6
Barbed spear. : GAFF
10
Yarn. : WOOL
14
Pay homage to. : ADORE
15
Money in Iran. : RIAL
16
Constellation. : ARGO
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Parts of bow-knots. : LOOPS
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Sheer fabrics. : ORGANDIES
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Correct pronunciation. : ORTHOEPY
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Nag. : GEEGEE
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Noted British composer. : ARNE
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Caliph's name. : OMAR
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A good deal, in a sense. : PLENTY
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Printer's problem. : OVERSET
31
River to the Thun. : AARE
32
Gas station term. : OCTANE
34
Rise aloft. : TOP
36
Madrid's noted avenue. : PRADO
38
Geographical abbreviation. : ATL
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Lorna. : DOONE
41
Businessman: Abbr. : AGT
42
Systematic summary. : DIGEST
45
Cheese. : BRIE
46
Instrument for measuring eggs. : OOMETER
48
Timely word. : OCLOCK
50
Greek letters. : ETAS
51
Hibernian exclamation. : ARRA
52
Sidearm. : PISTOL
55
Birdlike. : ORNITHIC
59
Inexpert. : UNTRAINED
61
City in Tuscany. : SIENA
62
State: Abbr. : COLO
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British princess. : ANNE
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Book of the Apocrypha. : TOBIT
65
Man's name. : ENOS
66
Gaseous element. : NEON
67
___ a customer. : ONETO
Down
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Saint-___, French seaport. : MALO
2
Lilac, for one. : ODOR
3
Street sound. : TOOT
4
Like Annie. : ORPHANED
5
Nice, for one. : RESORT
6
Seek blindly. : GROPE
7
Vivacious. : AIRY
8
Weary. : FAG
9
Signalers. : FLAGMEN
10
Angler's gear. : WADERS
11
Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
12
Molding. : OGEE
13
Misplace. : LOSE
19
Came close. : NEARED
21
Greek goddess of war. : ENYO
24
Certain shapes. : OVALS
25
___ Bear, sports figure. : PAPA
26
One of Florida's keys. : LARGO
27
Muse. : ERATO
28
Fur. : OTTER
29
Largest of the Kuriles. : ETORO
30
Bracing. : TONIC
33
Pet shop buys. : CAGES
35
Glance. : PEEK
37
"___ Nightingale." : ODETOA
40
Religious offering. : OBLATION
43
Capriote. : ITALIAN
44
In pieces. : TORN
47
Subways, in Europe. : METROS
49
"The Count of Monte ___." : CRISTO
51
Shakespearean scene. : ARDEN
52
Dark red. : PUCE
53
Look ___ (visit). : INON
54
Normandy town. : STLO
55
Wine: Prefix. : OENO
56
Greek goddess. : HEBE
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Not ___ (outclassed). : INIT
58
Noted Roman. : CATO
60
Compass point. : NNE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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