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New York Times, Wednesday, June 5, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,871
Across
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Delicate. : FRAIL
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Hominy. : SAMP
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Prefix with bat or nym. : ACRO
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Sudden move. : LUNGE
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"An ill woodwind . . . " : OBOE
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God of thunder. : THOR
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Obey. : ACTON
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Free. : FOOTLOOSE
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Job seeker's skill. : SHORTHAND
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Force. : IMPEL
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Gambling game. : KENO
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Exist. : ARE
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Teacher's degree. : PDB
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Dickens boy. : TIM
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Made neat. : GROOMED
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Free ___ bird. : ASA
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Name in opera. : FIGARO
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Title akin to donna. : MONA
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Congress. : LEGISLATIVEBODY
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Equipment. : GEAR
43
Language of Brittany. : CELTIC
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Figures: Abbr. : NOS
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Trip's end. : ARRIVAL
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Failure: Colloq. : DUD
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Baronet. : SIR
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Novel heroine. : SHE
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Texas city. : WACO
56
Moisten. : BATHE
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Car part. : HEADLIGHT
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Name in jazz. : ARMSTRONG
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Heron. : EGRET
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To ___ (precisely). : ATEE
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Weather satellite. : ESSA
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That place. : THERE
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Horne of music. : LENA
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Antelope's playmate. : DEER
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Range animal. : STEER
Down
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Bottle. : FLASK
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Frill. : RUCHE
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Rubinstein. : ANTON
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Filipino. : IGOROT
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Allowed to use. : LENT
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Until now. : SOFAR
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Have ___ to pick. : ABONE
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Feeling. : MOOD
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Favorite. : PET
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Modern weapon. : ATOMBOMB
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Mince. : CHOP
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Ascended. : ROSE
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Russian region. : OREL
19
European beach. : LIDO
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Hannibal's father. : HAMILCAR
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If. : PROVIDED
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Conditions. : IFS
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Hard particles. : GRIT
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Sky sight. : MOON
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Within: Prefix. : ENDO
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Era. : DAYS
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Seaweed. : ALGA
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Wise one. : SEER
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Base for cultures. : AGAR
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Isle of Man man. : GAEL
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Body of water: Abbr. : ATL
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Body of water. : IRISHSEA
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Old French coin. : ECU
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Name in the news. : VIET
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White House name. : DWIGHT
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Soundness. : SENSE
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Ishmael's mother. : HAGAR
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Coincide. : AGREE
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Dear, in Paris. : CHERE
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Mink's relative. : OTTER
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False god. : BAAL
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Commedia dell'___. : ARTE
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Certain agents. : TMEN
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Garden gear. : HOSE
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Word with up or down. : LETS
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Titian. : RED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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