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New York Times, Wednesday, July 3, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,899
Across
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Possessive. : HERS
5
Philippine island. : SAMAR
10
Headwear. : TAMS
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___ were. : ASIT
15
Verify. : PROVE
16
Moonfish. : OPAH
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Region in SW Africa. : DAMARALAND
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Hair style. : UPDO
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Warren, and others. : JUSTICES
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Hidden. : SECRET
23
French "ones." : UNES
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Asleep ___ switch. : ATTHE
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Kind. : CLASS
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City on the Arno. : FLORENCE
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___ Khan, Kipling's tiger. : SHERE
31
River to the Rhone. : SAONE
32
Message: Abbr. : TEL
33
Writer of the year one. : LIVY
34
Musical composition. : FUGUE
35
Cultivate. : TILL
36
City in Korea. : IRI
37
Rifle support. : BIPOD
38
Groups. : SECTS
39
Brightly colored fish. : DRAGONET
41
French fathers. : PERES
42
Possessive. : THEIR
43
Tree of Morocco. : ARAR
44
Shows (in). : USHERS
46
Flowering vine. : CLEMATIS
50
Trench. : MOAT
51
Anc. name of the Dardanelles. : HELLESPONT
53
Baseball play. : BUNT
54
French spa. : EVIAN
55
Broadway name. : INGE
56
Thereabouts. : ORSO
57
Branches: Abbr. : DEPTS
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Kind of tide. : NEAP
Down
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Pilgrimage to Mecca. : HADJ
2
Biblical twin. : ESAU
3
Edges. : RIMS
4
Museum feature. : STATUARY
5
Unobstructed areas. : SPACES
6
French city on the Rhone. : ARLES
7
Old birds. : MOAS
8
Flying: Abbr. : AVN
9
Garnet, for one. : REDSTONE
10
Good point! : TOUCHE
11
Beginner. : APPRENTICE
12
Fashioned. : MADE
13
Movie sequence. : SHOT
18
Wash out. : RINSE
22
Raison d'___. : ETRE
24
Vocally. : ALOUD
25
Sound made by cicadas. : CHIRR
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Huge, formidable things. : LEVIATHANS
27
Bundle of sticks. : FAGOT
28
Welshmen. : CELTS
29
House parts. : ELLS
30
Hit the dirt. : SLID
31
Word with man or market. : SUPER
34
Over. : FINISHED
35
Turtle. : TERRAPIN
37
Afrikaner. : BOER
38
Wrinkles. : SEAMS
40
City section. : GHETTO
41
Prinks. : PREENS
43
___ once (suddenly). : ALLAT
44
Boss of a shield. : UMBO
45
Bitter. : SOUR
46
Piece of jewelry. : CLIP
47
Dial sound. : TONE
48
Girl's name. : INGA
49
Word with up or down. : STEP
52
Woman. : EVE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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