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New York Times, Thursday, September 19, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 341 (avg 1.88)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,977

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Laundry. : WASH
5
Notch. : JAG
8
School signals. : BELLS
13
Yearn (for). : ACHE
14
"L'___, c'est moi." : ETAT
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Let him go out: Lat. : EXEAT
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Numerical ending. : TEEN
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Potage du ___. : JOUR
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Weather word. : FOGGY
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Sedative. : TRANQUILIZER
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Von ___ of NASA. : BRAUN
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Passé: Slang. : OLDHAT
28
Victory: Ger. : SIEG
30
Monsieur Poquelin. : MOLIERE
31
Conducted. : LED
34
Money of Warsaw. : ZLOTY
36
Wife: Lat. : UXOR
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Corn lily. : IXIA
39
Salad days. : YOUTH
41
Magnitude. : MASS
42
Ein Berliner. : MANN
43
King Arthur's father. : UTHER
45
Balmoral's river. : DEE
46
Vociferous. : BLATANT
49
Self satisfied. : SMUG
51
Tread. : STRIDE
52
Rain forest vine. : LIANA
55
Something uncertain. : QUESTIONMARK
60
Terrifying. : AWFUL
63
Monceau, for one. : PARC
64
___ one's time. : BIDE
65
Headgear. : BERET
66
Star in Perseus. : ATIK
67
Kitchen adjunct. : OVEN
68
Ocean depths. : ABYSS
69
Want ___. : ADS
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Imparted. : LENT
Down
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Electrical unit. : WATT
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Sharp. : ACERB
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Clip. : SHEAR
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Dyes. : HENNAS
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In a vapid manner. : JEJUNELY
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Thine: Fr. : ATOI
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Ancient Frenchman. : GAUL
8
Happened. : BEFELL
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Introduction. : EXORDIUM
10
Table part. : LEG
11
Dawdle. : LAG
12
Piggery. : STY
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Numerical prefix. : TRI
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Exam. : QUIZ
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Menagerie. : ZOO
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Half dozen. : HEXAD
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Got up. : AROSE
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Brief. : TERSE
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Exit. : GOOUT
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Fables. : MYTHS
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Branches. : LIMBS
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Elevate. : EXALT
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Money of Iraq. : DINAR
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Impatient sound. : TUT
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Prized relics. : ANTIQUES
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Conifers. : HEMLOCKS
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Demolish. : RUIN
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Grown-ups. : ADULTS
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Play. : GAMBOL
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Guileless. : NAIVE
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Enoch ___. : ARDEN
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Resort. : SPA
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'Bye. : TATA
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Garden plant. : IRID
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Where Canterbury is. : KENT
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Fabric. : ABA
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Network. : WEB
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Sauté. : FRY

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

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