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New York Times, Saturday, June 8, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,874
Across
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Lays aside. : SAVESUP
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___ in on (profited). : CASHED
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Not to mention. : LETALONE
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Come to ___ (end). : ACLOSE
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Admission. : ENTRANCE
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Infrequent. : SCARCE
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___ glance. : ATA
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Polo player's gear. : MALLET
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Kind of door. : TRAP
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Dagger, Asian style. : KRIS
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___ off (enumerate). : REEL
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Odd. : WEIRD
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Conclave. : SYNOD
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U.S. physicist. : RABI
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Memorable actor. : FOY
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Plain. : HOMESPUN
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Oléron, for one. : ILE
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Kidding one. : SPOOFER
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Coaxed. : SEDUCED
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Man's nickname. : HAL
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Secure, as in a yard, paddock, etc. : FASTENUP
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Legislator: Abbr. : ALD
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Greenland settlement. : ETAH
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Easy out, in a game. : POPUP
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Scraped with the hoofs. : PAWED
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Adorn. : TRIM
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Thatch palm. : NIPA
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Henry VI's contribution to education. : ETON
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Pure airs: Colloq. : OZONES
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Canadian territories: Abbr. : NWT
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Full skirt. : DIRNDL
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One of the leagues. : NATIONAL
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Do a printer's job. : UNLEAD
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Lexicon. : GLOSSARY
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Organist's concern. : PEDALS
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Like a mailbox. : SLOTTED
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Guard. : SENTRY
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Realize. : ATTAIN
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Diversity: Abbr. : VAR
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Ancient Asian country. : ELAM
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Equipment for the Nautilus. : SONAR
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Vanya, for one. : UNCLE
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Kitchen devices. : PEELERS
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Players. : CAST
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Grammatical case: Abbr. : ACC
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Docket. : SLATE
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Ghastly. : HORRIFIC
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Salad green. : ESCAROLE
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Thorough. : DEEPDYED
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___ out (escapes). : LEAKS
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Run out. : ELAPSE
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London district. : SOHO
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End. : WINDUP
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Took off. : DOFFED
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Good, in Madrid. : BUEN
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Substance. : MEAT
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Substitute. : ERSATZ
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Took form. : SHAPEDUP
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One of Rome's seven hills. : PALATINE
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European, in a way. : OLDWORLD
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After which. : UPON
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Flocks together. : THRONGS
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Feathers. : PINNAE
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Aloft. : UPWARD
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In an apt manner. : PATLY
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Numerical prefix. : ENNEA
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Altogether. : INALL
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Phrase of agreement. : METOO
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Automobile pioneer. : OLDS
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Family member: Abbr. : SIST
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Decaliter: Abbr. : DAL
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East: Ger. : OST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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