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New York Times, Monday, July 29, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,925

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Across
1
Kind of lettuce. : BIBB
5
Louisianian. : CAJUN
10
Chatter. : BLAB
14
Of ___ (long ago). : YORE
15
On one's own : ALONE
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She gets what she wants. : LOLA
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And elsewhere: Lat. : ETAL
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U. S. novelist. : LEWIS
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Swain's lyrical offerings. : ODES
20
Medieval fabric. : SAMITE
22
Pillar of salt. : LOTSWIFE
24
Metal. : ZINC
26
Us, in Ushant. : NOUS
27
Champion. : DEFENDER
31
Make a new start. : REOPEN
35
English river. : EXE
36
Source of poi. : TAROS
38
Uncivil. : SURLY
39
Granular snow. : NEVE
41
Respond. : REACT
43
One of a non-waiting pair. : TIDE
44
Canal into Lake Ontario. : TRENT
46
Complication. : SNARL
48
Encountered. : MET
49
Hats. : STRAWS
51
Busybodies. : SNOOPERS
53
Gym accessories. : MATS
55
Man of rank. : DUKE
56
Make a choice. : CHOOSETO
60
Rich soup. : BISQUE
64
Time. : HOUR
65
Flower part. : PETAL
67
Curve. : TURN
68
Otherwise. : ELSE
69
In reserve. : ONICE
70
Lake, in Italy. : LAGO
71
Stockman's buy. : FEED
72
Roman and others. : NOSES
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Looks at. : EYES
Down
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Cricket runs. : BYES
2
Jot. : IOTA
3
Author Stoker. : BRAM
4
Capital of British Honduras. : BELIZE
5
Court schedule. : CALENDAR
6
Beverage. : ALE
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Cheek's associate. : JOWL
8
Labor group. : UNION
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Greek counselor at Troy. : NESTOR
10
Extinguishes. : BLOWSOUT
11
N. J. town. : LODI
12
Hebrew letter. : ALEF
13
Diamond feature. : BASE
21
Shade. : TINT
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Pays court to. : SUES
25
Daughter of Ops. : CERES
27
Surface hollows. : DENTS
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Exercise. : EXERT
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Heat. : FEVER
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Horses. : ROANS
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Chief. : PRIME
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Kind of statesman. : ELDER
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Frequent U.N. comments. : NYETS
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Norse: Abbr. : SCAND
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Captivated. : ENAMORED
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Items being packed in old kit bag. : TROUBLES
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Before "the night before Christmas" : TWAS
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Norse god. : LOKI
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___ the gas. : STEPON
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Mortar's associate. : PESTLE
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Note-taker. : STENO
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Cuisinier. : CHEF
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Links part. : HOLE
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River to the Humber. : OUSE
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Early American patriot. : OTIS
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Landing place. : QUAY
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Exhort. : URGE
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Man's name. : ENOS
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Good guy. : ACE

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

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