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New York Times, Thursday, July 11, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { V }, Scrabble score: 353 (avg 1.87)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,907
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Little one. : BABE
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___ de ballet. : CORPS
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Family member. : MAMA
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Señorita's name. : INES
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Ahead, in some games. : ONEUP
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Power source. : ATOM
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Name in philosophy. : KANT
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Cabaret. : SUPPERCLUB
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Leaves out. : EXCEPTS
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Callas. : LILIES
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Possessive. : HERS
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Pooh's creator. : MILNE
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French man. : HOMME
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Peerce. : JAN
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Make it big. : GOFAR
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Eureka! : AHA
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Sports wear. : SHORTS
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Drowse. : DOZE
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Prohibition. : BAR
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Jackets for babies. : SACQUES
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Abrade. : RUB
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Annoys. : IRKS
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Derivation. : SOURCE
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Son of Gad. : ERI
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Assignments. : TASKS
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Misdeed. : SIN
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Grew. : WAXED
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Votes for. : YESES
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___ wide swath. : CUTA
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Cottage à la Suisse. : CHALET
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Newspaper worker. : COPYMAN
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Urchin. : RAGAMUFFIN
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Grand ol' ___. : OPRY
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Metallic sound. : CLANG
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___ Bator. : ULAN
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Barrel. : CASK
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Chosen. : KOREA
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Count (on). : RELY
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Wheel: Colloq. : BIKE
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Have ___ to grind. : ANAX
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Reference points. : BENCHMARKS
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Look up to. : ESTEEM
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Charges. : COSTS
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Obligation. : ONUS
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Fabric. : REP
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Young walrus. : PUP
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Charm. : SPELL
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Co-discoverer of insulin. : MACLEOD
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Gudrun's husband. : ATLI
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Pout: Fr. : MOUE
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Diplomats: Abbr. : AMBS
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Tinkle. : RING
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Urge on. : PRESS
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Nobleman. : MARQUIS
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Sequentially. : INTURN
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Routine. : HABIT
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Best-selling author. : OHARA
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Humorous. : JOCOSE
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As an illustration. : FOREXAMPLE
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Sky-blue. : AZURE
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Bridge term. : REBID
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Retains. : HAS
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Jiffy. : SEC
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Monopolize: Colloq. : SEWUP
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"Blithe spirit." : SKYLARK
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Appear to be. : SEEM
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___ service. : ATYOUR
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Adhered. : STUCK
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Dance. : CONGA
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Gator. : CROC
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___ heart. : HADA
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Matures. : AGES
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Movie, in Spain. : CINE
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Asian lake. : ARAL
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Abbreviation before zipcode 100. : NYNY
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Name of B'way fame. : FLO
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Distant. : FAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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