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New York Times, Thursday, August 15, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.65, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,942
Across
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Madrid's museum. : PRADO
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Ground apple pulp. : POMACE
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Proportionately. : PRORATA
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Unyielding. : ADAMANT
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Verbatim. : LITERAL
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Love story. : ROMANCE
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Shaped like an egg. : OVATE
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Leonore's husband. : FLORESTAN
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Salad delicacy. : WATERCRESS
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Kind of palm. : SAGO
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Colorado Indians. : UTES
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Biddy. : HEN
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Abbatial headdress. : MITER
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Foot: Prefix. : PED
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Current. : TIDE
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Units. : MONADS
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Water sport. : POLO
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Piece of jewelry. : RING
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Brownish orange. : SORREL
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Nonsense! : BUNK
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That: Fr. : CET
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Brought to bay. : TREED
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Galena. : ORE
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Only. : LONE
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Famous Betsy. : ROSS
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European air command unit. : ESCADRILLE
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Before birth. : ANTENATAL
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One of the Berlins. : ELLIN
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Warehouse charge. : STORAGE
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Put in servitude. : ENSLAVE
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Subservient. : SERVILE
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Rod of show biz. : STEIGER
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Tennis tournament term. : SEEDED
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Umpteen. : STEEN
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Sequestered. : PRIVATE
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Revolved. : ROTATED
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Mountain spurs. : ARETES
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Brave one. : DARER
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Honshu river. : OTA
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One of the Cyclades. : PAROS
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Fragrances. : ODORS
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Musical heroine. : MAME
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Gathering. : AMASSING
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Musical composition. : CANTATA
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Confined. : ENCAGED
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Make furrows in. : PLOWUP
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Violetta's beloved. : ALFREDO
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Men of music. : TENORS
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Unaspirated consonant. : LENE
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Lack of enthusiasm. : CHILL
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Monastic. : MONK
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___ the line (conformed). : TOED
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Sought paydirt. : MINED
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Keep intact. : PRESERVE
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Mexican military police. : RURALES
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Glass for artificial gems. : STRASS
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River of Syria. : ORONTES
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Bring back. : RESTORE
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___ Raton, Fla. : BOCA
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Artistic work. : COLLAGE
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Perk up the proceedings. : ENLIVEN
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No kid, no adult. : TEENER
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Famed comedienne. : LILLIE
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Golf score. : EAGLE
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Rosinante, for one. : STEED
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Printer's term. : RESET
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Freshwater worm. : NAID
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Performance times: Abbr. : NTS

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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