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New York Times, Thursday, September 12, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K V X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,970

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Across
1
African republic, as of 1960. : CHAD
5
On the earth. : BELOW
10
Photo. : SNAP
14
Libertine. : ROUE
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Territory in Brazil. : AMAPA
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Exclamation of weariness. : HIHO
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Not a candidate for basketball. : UNDERSIZED
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What "de novo" means. : ANEW
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___ gratia. : DEI
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
22
Zimbalist. : EFREM
24
Heir's concern. : ESTATE
26
Beamed with joy. : SMILED
28
Army reserve group. : ROTC
30
Bridge score. : ONEDOWN
33
Plains Indian. : PIMA
36
French income. : RENTE
38
Novelist Oldenbourg. : ZOE
39
Throughout. : FROMSTEMTOSTERN
43
Cousin of a churl. : CAD
44
Subway crowd. : CRUSH
45
Member of the Balmoral household. : ANNE
46
Some people, these days. : SQUARES
48
Blemish. : SCAR
51
Andean herd. : LLAMAS
53
Richly embellished. : ORNATE
57
Swedish seaport. : MALMO
58
Mineral. : TALC
60
Hideaway. : DEN
61
Part of the Morse code. : DOTS
62
Consider seriously. : LAYTOHEART
65
Century plant. : ALOE
66
Fuel carrier. : OILER
67
Scary one. : OGRE
68
Impudent. : PERT
69
Pintail ducks. : SMEES
70
Prophet. : SEER
Down
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Lacking tact. : CRUDE
2
Whetstones. : HONES
3
Job for a CPA. : AUDIT
4
River of Scotland. : DEE
5
Short-legged dog. : BASSET
6
Send out. : EMIT
7
Takes it easy. : LAZES
8
Disclose: Poet. : OPE
9
Set to work with vigor. : WADEINTO
10
Partook. : SHARED
11
A certain quantity. : NINEDOZEN
12
Throaty sound. : AHEM
13
Loud sound: Colloq. : POW
18
Printing term. : ROTO
23
Turns tail. : FLEES
25
Ancient Syria. : ARAM
27
June and May. : MONTHS
29
Daughter of Priam. : CREUSA
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Shabby. : WORN
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State bird of Hawaii. : NENE
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Army men. : PFCS
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Where Mosul is. : IRAQ
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Radio tube. : MODULATOR
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River into the North Sea. : EMS
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Beat it! : SCRAM
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Effects in music. : TREMOLOS
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Small mountain lake. : TARN
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Ready and eager. : ALLSET
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Flag. : COLORS
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Vault. : ARCH
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Manner. : STYLE
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Saw. : ADAGE
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___ Haute. : TERRE
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Join. : ENTER
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Jetty. : MOLE
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To ___ (precisely). : ATEE
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Skip, as a stone over water. : DAP
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Design. : AIM
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Greek goddess. : EOS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 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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