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New York Times, Saturday, August 31, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,958
Across
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Veer. : SWERVE
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For. : PRO
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Atmosphere of a kind. : SMOG
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Dialect. : PATOIS
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Poetic time. : EEN
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Own. : HAVE
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Approval. : ACCEPTANCE
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Unchanged. : ASIS
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Shoe part. : TOE
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Garden item. : TOMATOPLANT
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Bonefish. : TARPON
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Depends (on). : RELIES
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Play parts. : SCENES
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Of a certain tree. : CITRO
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Azores stopover. : HORTA
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Pay attention, modern style. : GETWITHIT
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___ rule. : ASA
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Black substance. : TAR
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___ Canals. : SOO
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Dist. : YDS
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Divest of reality. : DISEMBODY
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A ___ dozen. : DIMEA
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Join forces. : MERGE
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Offender. : SINNER
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The same. : ALLONE
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Twisted: Prefix. : PLECTO
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City in Tennessee. : CHATTANOOGA
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Law: Fr. : LOI
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Adopt. : TAKE
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Advisers. : CONSULTORS
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Customer. : USER
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Italian number. : TRE
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Funeral orations. : ELOGES
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Bridge term. : PASS
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Deplorable. : SAD
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Either of two opposing points in an orbit. : SYZYGY
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Quarrel. : SPAT
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Texas city. : WACO
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Odds and ends. : ETCETERAS
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Richard ___. : ROE
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Red-carpet reception. : VIPTREATMENT
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Prohibits. : ESTOPS
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Church term. : PENANCE
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Parsonage: Abbr. : RECT
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A few. : ONEORTWO
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Green onion. : SHALLOT
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Kenyan people. : MASAI
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Sheeplike. : OVINE
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Exploits. : GESTS
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I love: Lat. : AMO
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From time to time. : PERIODICALLY
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Hill dweller. : ANT
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Fishy treat. : SHAD
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Thus: It. : COSI
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___-bitsy. : ITSY
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Liquor, nautical style. : GROG
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Music of a special form. : HYMNOLOGY
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Ruler. : TSAR
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Expresses an emotion. : ABREACTS
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Ham actors. : EMOTERS
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Testified. : DEPONED
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Carrying charge: Abbr. : INT
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Transitions, in music. : SEGUES
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Behave obstreperously. : ACTUP
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City of Tibet. : LHASA
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Louise and others. : LAKES
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___ Alamos. : LOS
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Eleanor's cousin. : NORA
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Where Astoria is: Abbr. : OREG
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Suburb of Paris. : ISSY
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From A ___ : TOZ

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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