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New York Times, Saturday, June 22, 1968

38-Down : Exercise of a kind.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,888
Across
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Union Jacks. : FLAGS
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Twofold. : DUAL
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Kind of singing, jazz style. : SCAT
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Kitchen item. : LADLE
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Peau d'___, smooth fabric. : ANGE
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Et ___. : ALII
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City in Massachusetts. : ATHOL
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36 Across and others. : MINISTERS
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Book by 36 Across. : THEBLASTOFWAR
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Ended: Poet. : OER
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Surprised exclamations. : HEYS
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Skull part. : INION
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Fussy. : FRETFUL
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Robert Burns hero. : TAM
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Diminutive ending. : CLE
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Concealed. : HID
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Cast off, in a way. : JILT
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Past. : AGO
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Statesman of our time. : HAROLDMACMILLAN
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Bustling about. : ADO
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One of Milne's names. : ALAN
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Across: Prefix. : DIA
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People. : MEN
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Iroquois tribesmen. : ONEIDAS
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De Gaulle's second name. : ANDRE
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Grass of North Africa. : ALFA
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Insect. : ANT
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Book by 36 Across. : WINDSOFCHANGE
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Random checks. : SPOTTESTS
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Tool. : AUGER
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Present. : HERE
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Party. : FETE
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Marker, in ancient Rome. : STELE
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Certain beasts of burden. : YAKS
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Conjunction. : THAT
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Trunk. : TORSO
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The ___ one's hand. : FLATOF
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Foam. : LATHER
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Stick. : ADHERE
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Small drop. : GLOB
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Dispose of. : SELL
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Maid of old. : DAMSEL
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Togetherness. : UNITY
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Relative of a nullifidian. : AGNOSTIC
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First name in early travel. : LEIF
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Prince of Darkness. : SATAN
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Churchly. : CLERICAL
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Mien. : AIR
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Poetic contraction. : TIS
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Campers' daily treat. : SWIMTIME
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Go into ___. : AHUDDLE
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Girl's name. : OLGA
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Light. : NEON
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Notwithstanding. : THO
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Thread. : FILAMENT
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Calendar. : ALMANAC
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Masaryk. : JAN
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___ heart. : HADA
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Tennis term. : ADIN
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Exercise of a kind. : ROADWORK
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A king of Judah. : MANASSEH
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Souvenir of Hilo. : LEI
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Counterbalance. : OFFSET
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Word of warning. : DANGER
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Cherubim. : ANGELS
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Recording system. : STEREO
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Observances. : RITES
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Actress Crabtree. : LOTTA
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Skillful. : DEFT
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Owns: Poet. : HAST
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Conveyance. : AUTO
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Lacking: Slang. : SHY
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Kind of jacket. : PEA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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