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New York Times, Monday, August 5, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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Across
1
Northlander. : LAPP
5
Wander. : ROAM
9
One of Esau's wives. : ADAH
13
Inter ___. : ALIA
14
French pronoun. : ELLE
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Former officials of Venice. : DOGES
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Simple swimming stroke. : DOGPADDLE
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Convex molding. : OVOLO
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They're clocked at Bonneville. : SPEEDS
21
Payments for services. : STIPENDS
23
Harangue. : ORATE
25
Small paving stone. : SETT
26
Frat badge. : PIN
28
Matrix. : MOLD
30
Motive. : REASON
34
Somewhat: Suffix. : ISH
35
Golfing name. : SNEAD
37
Australian wild dog. : DINGO
38
Lump of earth. : CLOD
40
King Arthur's foster father. : ECTOR
42
Cafe au ___. : LAIT
43
Roofed with slabs. : TILED
45
Adjusts to pitch. : TUNES
47
Of: Suffix. : IVE
48
Items for stage supers. : SPEARS
50
Shed. : MOLT
51
Was in the van. : LED
52
Esteemed. : DEAR
54
Small ducks. : TEALS
56
Kind of auto. : ROADSTER
60
Historic Syrian city. : ALEPPO
63
100-eyed giant of myth. : ARGUS
64
Old-style furniture fabric. : HORSEHAIR
66
Beauty or charm. : GRACE
67
Department of France. : AUDE
68
Summit. : ACME
69
Boats of a kind. : ARKS
70
Suffix with hot or cold. : NESS
71
Quantity of 4 Down. : REAM
Down
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Youths. : LADS
2
On a slant. : ALOP
3
Desk feature. : PIGEONHOLE
4
Bond. : PAPER
5
U.S. long-range rocket. : REDSTONE
6
Experienced. : OLD
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"___ Well . . . " : ALLS
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Athletic events. : MEETS
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Voted to accept. : ADOPTED
10
Carpenter's joint. : DOVETAIL
11
Stravinsky ballet. : AGON
12
Had possession of. : HELD
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Danger signal. : SOS
18
Name of two Presidents. : ADAMS
22
Comparative suffix. : IER
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Choose. : ELECT
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Ancient people of Britain. : PICTS
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Long Island resort. : ISLIP
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Fact. : DATUM
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Slow rate of speed. : SNAILSPACE
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Pointed arch. : OGIVE
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Made memo of. : NOTED
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"I ___ choose to run." : DONOT
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Gone goose. : DEADDUCK
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Lets go. : RELEASES
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Skimmers or shirtwaists. : DRESSES
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Hackneyed. : STALE
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Was in session. : SAT
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Old-time Broadway star. : REHAN
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Composer of light opera. : LEHAR
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Piece of music. : RAG
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Odd: Scot. : ORRA
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Gelatin from seaweed. : AGAR
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Rounder. : ROUE
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Arizona Indian : PIMA
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Town near Utah Lake. : OREM
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Highways: Abbr. : RDS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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