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New York Times, Wednesday, September 18, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,976
Across
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Horse mackerel. : SCAD
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Dry fruit. : NUTS
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Greetings, Spanish style. : SALUD
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Dance. : HULA
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Part of a whole. : UNIT
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Rubbish: Slang. : TRIPE
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Oriental name. : ABOU
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Fruit of the fir. : CONE
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Relative of aweigh. : ATRIP
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Gist. : KERNEL
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Garden flowers. : GENTIANS
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Noisy. : OBSTREPEROUS
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Blue flag. : IRIS
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Occur. : BETIDE
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Football plays. : DOWNS
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Shelters. : HIDES
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Demure. : COY
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State: Abbr. : OREG
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Quibble (at). : CAVIL
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River of the Congo. : UELE
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Person. : MAN
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English daisy: Scot. : GOWAN
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Ecuador's geographical feature. : ANDES
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Make beloved. : ENDEAR
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Apiece. : EACH
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Overly ornamented. : GINGERBREADY
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Misdeeds. : OFFENSES
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Boy's cap. : BEANIE
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Builds. : REARS
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Girl's name. : ESME
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Garment of old. : TOGA
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Lady in Carew's poems. : CELIA
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Large waves. : SEAS
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Do paper work of a kind. : EDIT
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Calm. : ALLAY
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Outcomes. : ENDS
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Snuggeries. : DENS
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Military cap. : SHAKO
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Medicinal cigarette. : CUBEB
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Then: Fr. : ALORS
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Cowing. : DAUNTING
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Cores. : NUCLEI
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One, in Roma. : UNO
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Shade. : TINGE
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Control. : STEER
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Museum features. : STATUES
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Wyeth, for one. : ARTIST
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Coin on the Corso. : LIRA
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___ arms. : UPIN
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Agents: Abbr. : DEPS
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Blunders. : ERRS
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Inventor of dynamite. : NOBEL
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Exclamation of disgust. : PSHAW
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Glacé. : ICED
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Give out sparingly. : DOLE
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Views. : EYES
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Taj Mahal feature. : DOME
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African seaport. : ORAN
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Proceed on one's way. : WEND
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Yellow bugle. : IVA
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Roadside sign. : DINER
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Preserves, as meat. : CORNS
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Cold. : UNHEATED
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Oppose. : GAINSAY
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Parcel of land. : ACRE
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Fountain nymph of Roman myth. : EGERIA
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Mother superior. : ABBESS
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Farmyard denizens. : GEESE
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German city. : ESSEN
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Positive electrode. : ANODE
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Get to work: Colloq. : DIGIN
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Irish poet. : YEATS
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Killer whale. : ORCA
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Touch. : FEEL
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Season. : FALL
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Senseless. : MAD

Answer summary: 4 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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