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New York Times, Monday, July 8, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.46, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 53, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,904
Across
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Commanded. : BADE
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Many: Prefix. : MULTI
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Garment. : SOCK
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Helens place. : TROY
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Vegetable. : ONION
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Chrysalis. : PUPA
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U.S. inventor. : HOWE
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Explosive: Colloq. : NITRO
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Asian land. : IRAN
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Everything ___. : UNDERTHESUN
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Time zone. : EST
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Dawn goddess. : EOS
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Low and ___. : INSIDE
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Folks. : PEOPLE
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Inventor's abbreviation. : PATD
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Pony. : NAG
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Understanding words. : ISEE
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Signature of 1865. : RELEE
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Deuce. : TWO
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___ Arbor. : ANN
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Adjective suffix. : IAL
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Cheer. : RAH
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Legal profession. : BAR
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Complete. : EVERY
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Allowed to remain. : LEFT
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Insect. : ANT
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Cotton ___. : GINS
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Century: Fr. : SIECLE
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Squared stone: Var. : ASHLER
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Soothing sounds. : SHS
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Not rigid. : LAX
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Path of leaping bovine. : OVERTHEMOON
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Marian, for one. : MAID
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Nantes's river. : LOIRE
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Man's name. : HUGH
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Assistant. : AIDE
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Eastern title. : AMEER
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Idea: Prefix. : IDEO
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Members of the firm: Abbr. : BROS
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Playgrounds. : YARDS
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Greek mountain. : OSSA
Down
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Theology degree. : BTH
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Stirs to action. : AROUSES
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Realistic. : DOWNTOEARTH
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Observed. : EYED
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"Doctrine" man. : MONROE
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Single things. : UNITS
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Stone: Suffix. : LITH
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Ripped. : TORE
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Crystalline alcohol. : INOSITE
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Twirls. : SPINS
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"___ Town." : OUR
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Auditor. : CPA
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State: Abbr. : KAN
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Fish. : EEL
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Beneath. : UNDER
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Upon: Prefix. : EPI
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Fanciful. : INTHECLOUDS
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Bird. : DAW
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Self. : EGO
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Write. : PEN
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Bartletts. : PEARS
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Friend. : ALLY
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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Desert of the Levant. : NEGEV
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Brew. : ALE
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Rural sound. : BAA
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Reply: Abbr. : ANS
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Old French poem. : VIRELAY
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Strengthening ribs. : FLANGES
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Westerner's nickname. : TEX
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Some nylons. : SHEERS
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Doctrine. : ISM
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Ore deposits. : LODES
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Wisp. : SHRED
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City on the Tevere. : ROMA
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Row. : TIER
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State. : OHIO
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Queen in folklore. : MAB
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Make public. : AIR
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Yes. : IDO
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Cry of surprise: Var. : HOA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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