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New York Times, Thursday, July 4, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,900
Across
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Affixes. : ADDS
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Bridge term. : PASS
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Blue pigment. : SMALT
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In ___ of. : LIEU
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Capitol ___. : HILL
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Purport. : TENOR
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Slavic name. : IVAN
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Individual: Prefix. : IDIO
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Unique. : ALONE
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Feeler on a fish. : BARBEL
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Day times. : MORNINGS
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Provincial. : INSULAR
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Water lily leaves. : PADS
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Wireless. : RADIO
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Swedish name. : GUSTAF
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The Founding Fathers, in a way. : PLANNERS
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Sprinkle. : SPARGE
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Letters. : OES
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Most insignificant. : LEAST
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Timetable entry. : ARR
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Condiment. : CATSUP
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Fielder. : GLOVEMAN
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Headlong flow. : ONRUSH
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Having grain-bearing spikes. : EARED
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Tumbledown building. : RUIN
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Working wonders. : MIRIFIC
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Fearless. : UNAFRAID
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Mystical doctrine. : CABALA
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Type of tire. : RECAP
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Effusive talk: Colloq. : GUSH
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Quiet time. : LULL
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Frozen: Fr. : GLACE
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Robt. ___. : ELEE
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Of an age. : ERAL
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Plant of the honeysuckle family. : ELDER
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Sandwich loaves. : RYES
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___ precedent. : SETA
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Excuse: Colloq. : ALIBI
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Furniture piece. : DIVAN
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Favorites. : DEARS
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Surfer's acquisition. : SUNBURN
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National capital, 1790 to 1800. : PHILADELPHIA
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Agency of the State Dept. : AID
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Nickname in annals of aviation. : SLIM
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Longboat. : SLOOP
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Remain sound under stress. : STANDUP
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Girl's name meaning "bee." : MELISSA
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Partner of ever. : ANON
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Extending far into the future. : LONG
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In a high degree: Fr. : TRES
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Verve. : ELAN
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Success, 19th-century style. : RAGSTORICHES
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Laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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A certain Oklahoman. : OSAGE
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Car of a kind. : TRAM
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Site of the Taj Mahal. : AGRA
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Polypody. : FERN
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A little: It. : POCO
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Spare. : LEAN
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Important science: Abbr. : ASTR
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Bridge victory. : SLAM
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Come to the top. : SURFACE
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Seizer of power. : USURPER
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Girl's name. : VERA
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Picnic provender. : EDIBLES
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2,600-mi. river of Africa. : NIGER
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French composer. : FAURE
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___ ease. : ILLAT
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Kind of lily. : CALLA
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Advocate. : URGE
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Actress Gwyn. : NELL
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School: Abbr. : ACAD
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Properly. : DULY
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Fifth word of famous anthem. : SEE

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

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