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New York Times, Monday, July 1, 1968

45-Across : Monastery of a kind.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,897
Across
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Try: Colloq. : STAB
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A dance in France. : VALSE
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Human frailty (with "old"). : ADAM
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Something that is learned. : LORE
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Peron's wife. : EVITA
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Dancer's garment. : TUTU
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J. C. Harris character. : UNCLEREMUS
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And others: Lat. : ETAL
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Café. : BISTRO
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Intermission. : ENTRACTE
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Girl of Pompeii. : IONE
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Silken sound. : SWISH
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Ample. : ABUNDANT
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Northern citizens. : ALEUTS
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Wander about. : RANGE
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Hollywood name. : LORRE
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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Grampuses. : ORCS
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Mauled. : PAWED
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Dry group. : WCTU
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An Allen. : MEL
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Prospero's servant. : ARIEL
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Like some walls. : TILED
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Start of Christmas hymn. : ADESTE
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Monastery of a kind. : LAMASERY
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Back of a medal. : VERSO
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Dress part. : YOKE
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Leader's aura. : CHARISMA
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"How ___ my heart ... " : DEARTO
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First word of "Garter" motto. : HONI
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Released from a grip. : UNCLENCHED
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Novelist of the 1920's. : GLYN
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Kitchen tool. : RICER
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Understand. : READ
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"___ I say ... " : DOAS
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Dine at home. : EATIN
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Corn. : EARS
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Yarn with nubbly fibers. : SLUB
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Girl's nickname. : TONI
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Old street lights. : ARCS
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Firm narrow fabrics. : BELTINGS
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Italian city on the Adige. : VERONA
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Broad st. : AVE
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Green fruit. : LIME
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Dazes. : STUNS
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Direction. : EASTWARD
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Relaxed. : ATEASE
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Symbol of sternness. : DUTCHUNCLE
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Rat-___. : ATAT
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Symbol of obstinacy. : MULE
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Anger: Dial. : RILE
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Chou. : ENLAI
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Spicy smell. : AROMA
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Revealed. : BARED
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Chekhov play. : UNCLEVANYA
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Drier. : TOWEL
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Yam: Dial. : TATER
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Ponder. : STUDY
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Pass on. : RELAY
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Urgency. : PRESSURE
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Know-it-all. : WISEACRE
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Italian commune. : ATRI
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Occupied. : TAKEN
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Birds akin to canaries. : SERINS
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Like some furniture. : MODERN
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"___ vincit amor." : OMNIA
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Used credit: Abbr. : CHGD
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Entire: Prefix. : HOLO
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Work for a C.P.A. : ACCT
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Mother of Zeus. : RHEA
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Rip. : TEAR
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Ten to one, for one. : ODDS
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Aloha flowers. : LEI

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

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