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New York Times, Wednesday, July 31, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 329 (avg 1.80)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,927
Across
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Melville hero. : AHAB
5
Adjust (to). : ADAPT
10
Breathe in a way. : PANT
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Knitted apparel. : HOSE
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Tooth. : MOLAR
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Opera highlight. : ARIA
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Entr'___. : ACTE
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Peak in the Pyrenees. : ANETO
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Do a yard chore. : RAKE
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Rowboat. : SKIFF
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Fictional cat. : MEHITABEL
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Camel-hair fabric. : ABA
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Recession. : SAG
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G.I. address. : APO
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Goose eggs. : ZEROS
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Re-uner. : GRAD
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Parodies. : BURLESQUES
39
Grasping. : AVID
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City of Czechoslovakia. : BRNO
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___ the elbows. : OUTAT
43
Corn bread. : PONE
44
In a line. : AROW
45
Where the Esk flows. : MIDLOTHIAN
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Relative of a boiled dinner. : STEW
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Farmers' concerns. : SOILS
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Parch. : DRY
51
Balderdash. : ROT
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Teachers' org. : NEA
54
Missile weapon. : BOOMERANG
59
Eastern ruler. : RAJAH
64
Pisa's river. : ARNO
65
Declares openly. : AVOWS
67
Aeronautic acronym. : JATO
68
Layers. : HENS
69
___ arms. : MENAT
70
Bristol's river. : AVON
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Whistle sound. : TOOT
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Deputy. : PROXY
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Tear down. : RAZE
Down
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Triumphant sounds. : AHAS
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German wine. : HOCK
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___ spumante. : ASTI
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Menu entry. : BEEF
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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Creator of 22 Across. : DONMARQUIS
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Sheltered. : ALEE
8
Route. : PATH
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French numeral. : TROIS
10
Essay subdivision. : PARAGRAPH
11
Bedouin. : ARAB
12
U.S. missile. : NIKE
13
Oriental coin. : TAEL
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Agitate: Slang. : FAZE
23
Ticket. : TAG
25
Crude broom. : BESOM
27
Eban. : ABBA
28
Sounds contented. : PURRS
29
Whether ___. : ORNOT
31
Excel. : OUTDO
32
Medium for a sigil. : SEALINGWAX
34
Circumvent. : AVOID
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Money in Belgrade. : DINAR
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On the bottom. : LOWERMOST
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Garment. : STOLE
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Controvert. : DENY
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Peter the Great. : TSAR
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Grief. : WOE
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Hike. : TRAMP
54
Bangkok coin. : BAHT
55
Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
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___ account. : ONNO
57
State. : AVER
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Words of warning. : NONO
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Granting access. : AJAR
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Where Bandung is. : JAVA
62
From ___ (from first to last). : ATOZ
63
Sharpen. : HONE
66
Piggery. : STY

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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