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New York Times, Thursday, June 6, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 360 (avg 1.90)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,872
Across
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Particular: Abbr. : SPEC
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Gift ___. : OFGAB
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Banking abbreviation. : ACCT
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Stillness. : HUSH
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Flagship's launch. : BARGE
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Reveal. : BARE
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Synthetic. : ARTIFICIAL
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Puzzling thing. : CRUX
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Embellish. : GRACE
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Write down. : ENTER
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Youths' org. : BSA
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Topper. : HAT
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Narrow-necked bottle. : DEMIJOHN
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Escorted. : SQUIRED
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Chaney. : LON
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Witticism. : PUN
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Prudish. : STRAITLACED
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Of the dawn. : EOAN
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Wet. : RAINY
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Peaceful one. : DOVE
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Sailing ships. : WINDJAMMERS
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Kind of bench. : PEW
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___ Paulo. : SAO
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Lightweight fabrics. : ZEPHYRS
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Certain Middle Westerners. : HAWKEYES
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German pronoun. : SIE
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Verb ending. : IZE
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Tall tales. : YARNS
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Dazzling display. : ECLAT
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Sward. : TURF
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Legal papers. : QUITCLAIMS
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City on the Oka. : OREL
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___ hand. : UPPER
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Pitfall. : TRAP
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Make over. : REDO
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First entry in a contract. : ITEMI
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Has a snack. : EATS
Down
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Tangled mass. : SHAG
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Satisfied sound. : PURR
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This: Sp. : ESTA
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Ultrasmart. : CHICHI
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Kimono appurtenance. : OBI
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Be opposite. : FACE
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Drudge. : GRIND
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Type of type. : AGATE
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City on the Pará. : BELEM
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Initial trio. : ABC
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Facsimile. : CARBONCOPY
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Suppress. : CRUSH
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Man from Waco. : TEXAN
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Misdoubts. : FEARS
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Brooklet. : RILL
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Numerical prefix. : TETRA
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Okie in Steinbeck novel. : JOAD
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Disgorge. : SPEW
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What: Fr. : QUOI
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Left in doubt. : UNANSWERED
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Small amount. : DRAM
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Intend. : AIM
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Don Juan's mother. : INEZ
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Spares, in Soho. : TYRES
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At any time. : EVER
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Moistens. : DEWS
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State: Abbr. : NDAK
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Pal of Broadway. : JOEY
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Barker's pitch. : SPIEL
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Greek goddess. : HECATE
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___ miss. : HITOR
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Cerulean. : AZURE
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Mexican Indian. : YAQUI
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Break out. : ERUPT
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Game bird. : SNIPE
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Pipe part. : STEM
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Turkish pound. : LIRA
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She loves: Lat. : AMAT
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Recipe measures: Abbr. : TSPS
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Name in B'way lore. : FLO
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Dernier ___. : CRI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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