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New York Times, Saturday, July 13, 1968

50-Across : Support for a shelf.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,909
Across
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Arduous. : HARD
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Unexcelled: Colloq. : TOPS
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Printed fabric. : BATIK
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Manchurian border river. : AMUR
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As well. : ALSO
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Bet on ___ thing. : ASURE
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Upholstered piece. : EASYCHAIR
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Portable chair. : SEDAN
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Feeling of disappointment. : CHAGRIN
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Sets of a sort. : TEEVEES
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Surpass. : OUTDO
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Much-used article. : THE
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Mississippi city. : BILOXI
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Railroad accommodations. : CHAIRCAR
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Turnpike. : ROAD
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Resort. : HAUNT
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I love: Lat. : AMO
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The red and the black. : INKS
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Solid: Lat. : FIRMA
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Hat part. : BRIM
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Foulard. : TIE
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Spring bloom. : TULIP
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Hindu mystic system. : YOGA
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A Beatle. : HARRISON
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Religious discourse. : SERMON
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Pronoun. : ONE
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Egyptian mythological serpent. : APEPI
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Support for a shelf. : BRACKET
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Puzzles. : ENIGMAS
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German poet. : RILKE
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Furniture item. : HIGHCHAIR
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Companion of wiser. : OLDER
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Progress. : ONGO
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Bluefin. : TUNA
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Carries on the person. : WEARS
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River of the Ukraine. : STYR
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Holds council. : SITS
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This: Lat. : HAEC
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Oriental maid. : AMAH
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Sambar deer. : RUSA
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Certain merchandise. : DRYGOODS
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Gauguin's South Seas home. : TAHITI
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Baltic island. : OLAND
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Greek letter. : PSI
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Classify. : SORT
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Batter's big chance. : BASEHIT
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Closing phrase for a letter. : ASEVER
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Noun suffix. : TUDE
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Dies ___. : IRAE
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Knows: Scot. : KENS
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Vital point. : CRUX
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Eagle-rider of Babylonian myth. : ETANA
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Musical sweet potato. : OCARINA
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B'nai ___. : BRITH
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Ancient district in Asia Minor. : IONIA
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Ship of a kind. : LAKER
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Camel feature. : HUMP
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Billiard stroke. : CAROM
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Pancho's friend. : AMIGO
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Upright, as printing type. : ROMAN
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City with vista of Mauna Loa. : HILO
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Signal flare. : FUSEE
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In all justice. : BYRIGHTS
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Some repairmen. : TINKERS
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Kind of chair. : ROCKER
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Gentleman from Lisbon. : SENHOR
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Majestic. : EPIC
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First name of stage fame. : PEGGY
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Edge of a cliff. : BROW
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Get one's dander up. : RILE
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Former Met soprano. : ALDA
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Man's name: Abbr. : THOS
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Hawaiian island. : MAUI
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Common solecism. : AINT
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Spanish titles. : SRAS
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Bank abbreviation. : INT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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