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New York Times, Thursday, August 29, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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C
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A
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M
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S
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G
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O
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L
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D
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C
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A
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B
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J
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L
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S
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H
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W
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G
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O
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M
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O
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P
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I
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M
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W
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A
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D
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A
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K
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H
O
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P
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L
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N
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H
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P
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G
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P
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D
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G
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A
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C
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C
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T
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T
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,956
Across
1
Machine parts. : CAMS
5
Sunset hue. : GOLD
9
Cruisers of a kind. : CABS
13
Symbol of bad luck. : JONAH
14
Chinese island. : AMOY
15
"___ on the back." : APAT
16
Friend. : AMIGO
17
Unaspirated. : LENE
18
Logical. : SANE
19
Popular instrument. : TELEPHONE
21
Beau ___. : GESTE
22
Railroad part. : SPUR
23
Prepares to pitch. : WARMSUP
25
Statistical figure. : AGE
28
Present, Soho style. : ERE
29
Olive genus. : OLEA
30
Urban VIP. : MAYOR
32
Part of a child's day. : PLAYTIME
36
Prayerful word. : AMEN
37
Strays' companions. : WAIFS
39
Cut copy. : EDIT
40
Adjective for a curmudgeon. : TESTIEST
42
Asian tree. : ASOKA
43
Range critter. : HOSS
44
Man's nickname. : PAT
46
Tennis term. : LET
47
Understanding of a sort. : ENTENTE
50
Modern drug. : ACTH
52
Fish. : POUTS
53
Snail or slug. : GASTROPOD
58
___ cost (gratis). : ATNO
59
Gossips. : GABS
60
Friendship. : AMITY
61
Eight men. : CREW
62
Home of the ibis. : NILE
63
Alpine pass (with "Mont). : CENIS
64
Bird. : TERN
65
Consumer. : USER
66
___ bien. : TRES
Down
1
Appear. : COME
2
Indigo. : ANIL
3
Old-time wizards. : MAGES
4
Housewife. : SHOPPER
5
In abundance. : GALORE
6
Augury. : OMEN
7
Misanthrope. : LONEWOLF
8
Indigo. : DYE
9
Warship gun enclosures. : CASEMATES
10
Make ___ at. : APASS
11
African people. : BANTU
12
Exorbitant: Colloq. : STEEP
13
Punjab native. : JAT
20
Ben ___. : HUR
21
Former British P.M. : GREY
24
Sound of rue. : ALAS
25
Word in a Latin lesson. : AMAT
26
Hunter's prey. : GAME
27
Where the make-up goes. : EYES
31
Bernstein musical of 1944. : ONTHETOWN
32
Set against. : PIT
33
Adored one. : IDOL
34
See 44 Across. : MIKE
35
French state. : ETAT
37
Rebecca, for one. : WEST
38
African spears. : ASSEGAIS
41
Charged particles. : IONS
42
Charm. : ATTRACT
44
Football player. : PASSER
45
Take steps. : ACT
47
Astronomer's word. : EPACT
48
French possessive. : NOTRE
49
Carnegie Hall employee. : TUNER
51
Diamond feat. : HOMER
54
Showing talent. : ABLE
55
Useful wood. : PINE
56
Elevator man. : OTIS
57
Bad: Prefix. : DYS
59
African animal. : GNU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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