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New York Times, Saturday, June 15, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,881
Across
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Something frail. : WISP
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Visit unexpectedly. : POPIN
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W. W. I French plane. : SPAD
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Voice range. : ALTO
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Over. : ABOVE
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Actress Negri. : POLA
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Ooze. : SEEP
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Like a long, hollow tube. : PIPESHAPED
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People. : POPULATE
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Thrums. : STRUMS
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American poet. : LOWELL
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Concert item: Abbr. : SEL
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French daddies. : PAPAS
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Peruse. : READ
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Corn meal. : SAMP
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Shore bird. : AVOCET
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Suffix in "eye" words. : OPIA
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Inlet. : RIA
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Did a decorator's job. : PAPERED
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Fabrics. : POPLINS
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Popular dish. : PIE
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Spill over. : SLOP
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Joined in a melee. : RIOTED
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French islands. : ILES
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Love god. : EROS
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Scottish firth. : CLYDE
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___ tree. : UPA
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Attraction. : APPEAL
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Abode of the Norse gods. : ASGARD
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Muscles of the knee joints: Anat. : POPLITEI
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"Under ___," Kipling tale. : THEDEODARS
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Schoolboy's need. : PADS
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Dial ___. : TONE
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Take care of. : SEETO
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Kind of house. : OPEN
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Lack. : NEED
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Burst of activity. : SPASM
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Breathy sound. : PANT
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Stinging insect. : WASP
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Medical prefix. : ILEO
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Pace. : STEP
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Masses. : POPULACE
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Custard apple tree. : PAPAW
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___ dictum. : OBITER
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Pontiff of 1878. : POPELEO
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Noun suffix. : IVE
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Suffix with true or blue. : NESS
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Tires. : SPARES
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Kind of contest. : POPULARITY
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Turkish banner. : ALEM
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Stars of this puzzle. : DADS
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Elevations: Abbr. : HTS
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Unlucky ones. : LOSERS
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European. : LAPP
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Plant appendages. : PAPPI
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Serve. : AVAIL
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Pontiff of 1145. : POPEEUGENE
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Fashion name. : DIOR
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Worked in a colliery. : MINED
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___ Calais. : PASDE
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Far: Prefix. : TELE
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Relating to the top. : APICAL
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Copperfield's wife. : DORA
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Sucker. : LOLLIPOP
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Nero's wife. : POPPAEA
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Worked in the garden. : SPADED
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Games. : SPORTS
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Common verb. : ARE
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___ Downs. : EPSOM
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Abbreviation on a memo. : ATTN
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Brogan. : SHOE
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Bed or bunk: Brit. slang. : DOSS
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Mulberry bark. : TAPA
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Adam's milieu. : EDEN
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Negative verbal form. : ISNT
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Agent: Abbr. : DEP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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