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New York Times, Monday, September 16, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,974
Across
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Money. : CASH
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Rhyme scheme. : ABAB
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Small weight. : DRAM
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Member of Davis Cup team. : ASHE
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Reputation. : NAME
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Madrid's Fifth Avenue. : PRADO
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Capital of Valais canton. : SION
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Salver. : TRAY
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Bolt. : RIVET
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Hardtop. : CAR
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___-size (small). : PINT
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Cheers up. : LIVENS
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Alert. : ONTHEQUIVIVE
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Fiber used for calking. : OAKUM
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Average golfer's score. : OVERPAR
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The March girls' mother. : MARMEE
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Food list. : DIET
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Regret. : RUE
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Pioneer in autos. : OLDS
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Drowse. : NOD
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Ancient Asian. : MEDE
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Norse name. : ASE
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Adjective for Twiggy. : SLIM
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Humbled. : ABASED
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Salts of an acid. : BORATES
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Marks. : SCARS
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Reckless. : DEVILMAYCARE
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Recollection. : MEMORY
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Assistants. : AIDS
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Pikelike fish. : GAR
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Con ___ (with feeling). : AMORE
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Slipper. : MULE
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Leander's love. : HERO
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Biographies. : LIVES
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Same: Lat. abbr. : IDEM
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Small bills. : ONES
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Three: Sp. : TRES
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Truly. : VERY
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To be: Fr. : ETRE
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Portland's bay. : CASCO
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Thai or Tai. : ASIAN
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Kind of cook. : SHORTORDER
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Pullet. : HEN
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Collector's item. : ANTIQUE
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Famous P. T. : BARNUM
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Violin maker. : AMATI
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Turkish title. : BEY
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Golf club. : DRIVER
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Rant. : RAVE
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Arabian port. : ADEN
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Witticisms. : MOTS
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Hedge plant. : PRIVET
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Small dog. : PEKE
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Like some TV. : LIVE
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Buffet specialties. : HAMS
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Null and ___. : VOID
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Broadway figure. : PRESSAGENT
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Department of France. : AUDE
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Tube for a panpipe. : REED
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Biblical kingdom. : MOAB
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Moreover. : ALSO
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Masculine title. : DOM
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Unless: Lat. : NISI
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Wine press residue. : MARC
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Cubic meters. : STERES
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Tax. : LEVY
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Scholars' society. : ACADEMY
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Laurel trees. : BAYS
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Idolizes. : ADORES
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Cheerful one. : SMILER
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Summa cum ___. : LAUDE
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Harder to find. : RARER
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Worn away. : EROSE
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Distilling agent. : MALT
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Kuwait's ruler. : EMIR
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Get going! : MOVE
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11th-cen. date. : MIV
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Printing press inventor. : HOE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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