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New York Times, Friday, August 9, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,936

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New Delhi apparel. : SARIS
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Resinous substances. : LACS
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Letter. : TEE
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Dress goods. : PRINT
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Newspaper item. : OBIT
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___ wide swath. : CUTA
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Term akin to okay. : ROGER
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Femur. : BONE
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Crafts' companion. : ARTS
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Adjective ending. : ISH
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Southwestern metropolis. : ALBUQUERQUE
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Escape. : GETAWAY
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Cordon ___. : BLEU
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Sea-going initials. : USS
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Secured. : TIEDDOWN
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___ Doe. : JOHN
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British novelist. : STERNE
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Gershwin. : IRA
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Overact: Colloq. : EMOTE
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Outer: Prefix. : EXO
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Tricks. : RUSES
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Inexperienced. : RAW
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Shore. : STRAND
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Siberian river. : LENA
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Short pants. : KNICKERS
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Suffix with pay. : OLA
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Not now. : THEN
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Panicky. : ALARMED
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With great risk. : HAZARDOUSLY
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Poetic time. : EVE
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Endlessly. : EVER
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Wayfarer's havens. : INNS
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Of yore. : OLDEN
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Irish name. : RORY
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Jot down. : NOTE
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Pretense. : FEINT
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Cries of surprise. : OWS
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Cave: Poet. : GROT
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Data. : FACTS
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Small shoot. : SPRIG
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Came up. : AROSE
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Accurate. : RIGHT
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Feminine suffix. : INE
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In-the-wind things. : STRAWS
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Hotel feature. : LOBBY
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Oriental name. : ABOU
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Numeral: Fr. : CINQ
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N.Y. county. : STEUBEN
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Semiprecious stone. : TURQUOISE
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Famous last words. : ETTU
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Pave the way. : EASE
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Took an interest. : CARED
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Girl. : LASS
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Senior. : ELDER
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Family member. : AUNT
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State. : TEXAS
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Ferrum. : IRON
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Bird. : WREN
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Space group. : NASA
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Abrupt move. : JERK
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Gulf off Arabia. : OMAN
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Artillery pieces. : HOWITZERS
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Geog. area. : TERR
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Glacial ridge. : ESKER
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Adjective suffix. : ULAR
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Leading (to). : TENDING
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Nursery item. : DOLL
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Cautious. : CHARY
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Stop work. : LAYOFF
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Valuable thing. : ASSET
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Hospital aide. : MEDIC
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Happening. : EVENT
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Depressions. : DENTS
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Role in drama. : HERO
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Admit frankly. : AVOW
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___ about (a certain date). : ONOR
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Preposition. : UNTO
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Meadowland. : LEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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