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New York Times, Friday, June 21, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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J
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A
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B
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S
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W
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A
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S
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O
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F
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F
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A
B
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M
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T
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B
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S
P
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Y
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N
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V
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R
C
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N
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L
L
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S
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L
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A
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C
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I
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N
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F
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L
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O
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D
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P
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R
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H
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I
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T
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E
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M
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A
D
Z
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J
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S
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F
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D
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P
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A
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V
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G
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A
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N
N
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I
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K
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D
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S
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O
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R
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E
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L
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M
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I
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C
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I
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O
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T
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T
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N
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G
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H
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O
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R
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A
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R
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N
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X
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L
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N
O
© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,887
Across
1
Quick blows. : JABS
5
Existed. : WAS
8
On the way. : OFF
11
Nautical word. : ABEAM
13
Forbidden. : TABU
14
Detect: Colloq. : SPOT
15
1899 comedy by G.B.S. : YOUNEVERCANTELL
18
Have a bite. : SUP
19
Spring bloom. : LILY
20
Penthouse. : AERIE
21
Overcome problems. : COPE
22
Fitting. : INPLACE
24
Oversupply. : FLOOD
27
___ gland. : PINEAL
29
Commodious. : ROOMY
30
Warms (with "up"). : HOTS
31
Particular. : ITEM
35
Cooper's tool. : ADZE
36
Famous golfer. : JONES
37
Poker term. : FADE
38
Marmalade ingredient. : PEEL
39
W. Indian shrub. : ANIL
40
Kazan's river. : VOLGA
41
Temper, as steel. : ANNEAL
43
Annoyed. : IRKED
44
Sallies. : SORTIES
47
Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
49
Creepers. : IVIES
50
Read hastily. : SCAN
51
Labor union initials. : CIO
54
Bit of Biblical advice. : TELLITNOTINGATH
58
Airport of Paris. : ORLY
59
___ and Cromarty, Scottish county. : ROSS
60
Brother of Moses. : AARON
61
Scotsman's negative. : NAE
62
Outside: Prefix. : EXO
63
Fabric. : LENO
Down
1
Birds. : JAYS
2
Eastern name. : ABOU
3
"Let us, then, ___ and doing." : BEUP
4
___ Bernardino. : SAN
5
Cautious. : WARY
6
Initial trio. : ABC
7
Latin pronoun. : SUA
8
Popular form of entertainment. : OPERA
9
___ acid, in vitamin B complex. : FOLIC
10
N. J. borough on the Hudson. : FTLEE
12
Musical quality. : MELODY
13
Calls. : TELEPHONES
14
Star-shaped. : STELLIFORM
16
Big wheel. : VIP
17
California county. : NAPA
21
Newly arrived. : COMELATELY
22
Brains. : INTELLECTS
23
Noun suffix. : NESS
24
Draw tight, nautically speaking. : FRAP
25
Miner's find. : LODE
26
Mire. : OOZE
28
Where Ephesus was. : IONIA
32
Parlance. : TALK
33
Extremity. : EDGE
34
Honey drink. : MEAD
36
Tarzan's companion. : JANE
40
City on the Danube. : VIENNA
42
Unless: Lat. : NISI
44
Quash. : SITON
45
Have ___ barrel. : OVERA
46
Lunar feature. : RILLE
48
Chou En ___. : LAI
50
Middling. : SOSO
51
Concern. : CARE
52
Pour ___. : ITON
53
Words of dismay. : OHNO
55
Italian numeral. : TRE
56
Goddess of night. : NOX
57
Dame or doll. : GAL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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