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New York Times, Friday, July 19, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,915
Across
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Maintain. : CLAIM
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Quickly: Slang. : PRONTO
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Heat: Prefix. : THERMO
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Kitchen garden plant. : RHUBARB
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Collector of a sort. : RAGMAN
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Pyromaniac. : ARSONIST
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Noun suffix. : URE
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Resort city in Kent. : MARGATE
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Start of the 3rd century. : CCI
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Famous Horace. : MANN
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Ox-eye. : DAISY
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___ Majesty. : YOUR
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Total. : ADDUP
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Adjective suffix. : INE
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French name for the Saar. : SARRE
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Young bird. : NESTLING
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Like some beef. : CORNED
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Netlike. : LACY
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Thin wire nail. : BRAD
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Olympian goddess. : ATHENE
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Irresistible rodent. : CHIPMUNK
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Where Canea is. : CRETE
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Wave: Sp. : OLA
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Man from Málaga. : SENOR
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Spanish relatives. : TIAS
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Cereals. : BRANS
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Alliance of states. : NATO
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Choose. : OPT
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Loaded (with). : FRAUGHT
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Wine: Fr. : VIN
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Orlando's love. : ROSALIND
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Elaborate style of architecture. : ROCOCO
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Famous name in the theater. : DURANTE
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Brings out. : EDUCES
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Does not spare the rod. : SPANKS
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Architectural features. : DOMES
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Pantomime game. : CHARADE
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Stories. : LEGENDS
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Branch. : ARM
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Moslem priest. : IMAM
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Entity. : MONAD
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Passage in music. : PHRASE
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Out of practice. : RUSTY
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Reed instrument. : OBOE
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Girl's nickname. : NAN
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Type of hat. : TRICORN
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Dim. : OBSCURE
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Man from Missouri. : TRUMAN
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Violent. : RAGING
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Weary. : TIRED
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Wet. : RAINY
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Small kernels. : NUTLETS
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Outdoor workers. : YARDMEN
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Tool. : PLANE
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Cleansers. : SOAPS
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Word with box or bag. : ICE
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Dernier ___. : CRI
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Indian hemp. : BHANG
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Entertainer. : ACTOR
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Photographers' equipment. : TRIPODS
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Warms over. : HEATSUP
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Debussy. : CLAUDE
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"___ poco fa," Rossini aria. : UNAVOCE
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Newspaper entries. : NOTICES
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One of the Titans: Var. : KRONOS
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Praying figures. : ORANTS
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Verge. : BRINK
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Fragment. : SHRED
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Fruit or custard tart. : FLAN
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Fuss: Colloq. : TODO
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The Altar. : ARA
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___ laude. : CUM

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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