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New York Times, Friday, July 26, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { F J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,922
Across
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Sandy wasteland. : SAHARA
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Carriage. : GOCART
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Lake in New York. : SARANAC
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Dodgers. : EVADERS
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Springy. : ELASTIC
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Remainder. : RESIDUE
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Air: Abbr. : ATM
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Runaways. : ELOPERS
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Insecticide. : DDT
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Carry. : BEAR
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Viewpoint. : SLANT
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Vegetable. : BEET
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Indians. : ERIES
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Pat. : APT
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Hackneyed. : BANAL
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Reckless prank. : ESCAPADE
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Web or mesh. : TISSUE
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Shelter. : COVERTURE
35
Potatoes. : IDAHOS
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Italian nobleman. : MARCHESE
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Track man. : MILER
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Poetic contraction. : TIS
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Handles. : HILTS
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Greek letters. : PSIS
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Historic city in Alabama. : SELMA
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Parties. : TEAS
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High honor. : ACE
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Therapeutic device. : SUNLAMP
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Compete. : VIE
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Crosses out. : CANCELS
55
___ far. : NEARAND
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Molasses, in Britain. : TREACLE
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Attracts. : INVITES
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Greek letters. : DELTAS
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Expiated. : ATONED
Down
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Processors of meat and fish. : SALTERS
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Ancient language. : ARAMAIC
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Owns. : HAS
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___ meridiem. : ANTE
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Tracks. : RAILS
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Praising mention or award. : ACCOLADE
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Rare word for a manager, director, etc. : GERENT
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Public. : OVERT
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Timberlane. : CASS
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1967 years ago. : ADI
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Colors. : REDDENS
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Canadian notable. : TRUDEAU
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Navy man. : SEABEE
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Subside. : SETTLE
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Manufacturing plant. : PAPERMILL
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Arrives. : REACHES
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Diamond play. : BASEHIT
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Animal trail. : SPOOR
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Wood. : BIRCH
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Stock Exchange term: Abbr. : AVS
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Caucasian goat. : TUR
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Its capital is Hobart. : TASMANIA
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Blow. : IMPACT
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Scrap. : DISCARD
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Receiver of transferred property. : ALIENEE
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Lift up. : ELEVATE
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Like some glass. : STAINED
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Ancient chariots. : ESSEDS
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Verb forms. : TENSES
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Roman general, 138–78 B.C. : SULLA
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Catkin. : AMENT
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School. : SECT
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The Peacock constellation. : PAVO
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Presidential nickname. : CAL
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Japanese money. : RIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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