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New York Times, Thursday, August 1, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,928
Across
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Russet pear. : BOSC
5
Strange. : ALIEN
10
Desertlike. : ARID
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Von Bismarck. : OTTO
15
Italian writer. : TASSO
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Fiji Islands capital. : SUVA
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Couturière : SEAMSTRESS
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At the home of: Fr. : CHEZ
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Type of enemy agent. : SABOTEUR
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City near Detroit. : ECORSE
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Service initials. : USM
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Humble abode. : COT
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Family member. : INFANT
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Menu item. : CHOPSUEY
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Paddock animal. : FOAL
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Spring flower. : PEONY
36
Truncated traffic sign. : SLO
37
Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
38
Come in second. : PLACE
39
Nigerian border lake. : CHAD
40
Part of 26 Down. : ONE
41
Be quiet! : SHUSH
42
Man's nickname. : PETE
43
Precedent setter. : TESTCASE
45
Hogshead. : BARREL
47
Cold ___. : WAR
48
Former statue in London. : GOG
49
Candidate's promise. : REFORM
52
Popular toy. : MUSICBOX
57
Jezebel's spouse. : AHAB
58
Office of the Pope. : APOSTOLATE
60
Roman emperor. : NERO
61
Chapter in verse. : CANTO
62
Tennis score. : ADIN
63
Thunderstruck. : DUMB
64
Dawson's river. : YUKON
65
Coin. : PESO
Down
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Office VIP. : BOSS
2
Great Barrier island. : OTEA
3
Aimless attempt: Colloq. : STAB
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Lombardy lake. : COMO
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Bear witness. : ATTEST
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Danger signal. : LARUM
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Elbe tributary. : ISER
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Feminine suffix. : ESS
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Rocket feature. : NOSECONE
10
Neckwear. : ASCOTS
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European region. : RUHR
12
Currier's partner. : IVES
13
Trance. : DAZE
18
Overwhelm. : STUN
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Transcript. : COPY
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Unless. : IFNOT
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Not a soul. : NOONE
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Gets along. : FARES
28
In the manner of. : ALA
29
Discontinue. : CEASE
30
German cheer. : HOCH
31
Theater employe. : USHER
32
Make proud. : ELATE
33
Alpine call. : YODEL
35
In addition. : PLUS
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Store of a kind. : PHARMACY
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Metal: Abbr. : CPR
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Cliff. : SCAR
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Small change, in England. : TWOBOB
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Leading U.S. port. : BOSTON
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Exchange business. : AGIO
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Enthusiasm. : GUSTO
49
Leather strip. : RAND
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Alas!: Lat. : EHEU
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Country home. : FARM
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Trappist. : MONK
53
Sound of thunder. : CLAP
54
Asked. : BADE
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Inventor in the field of elevators. : OTIS
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Strange: Prefix : XENO
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Pyrenees resort city. : PAU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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