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New York Times, Saturday, September 28, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { F J K W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,986
Across
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Musical instruments. : CALLIOPES
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Permitted. : LICIT
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Flier. : AVIATRESS
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Iowa religious sect. : AMANA
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Lake traversed by the Rhine. : CONSTANCE
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Bakery products. : TARTS
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Make haste. : HIE
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Story opener. : ONCE
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Deplore. : REGRET
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Norse literary collection. : EDDA
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Kind. : GENRE
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Snakeless country. : EIRE
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Helmsman's direction. : SBE
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Beware: Lat. : CAVE
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Letter. : ELL
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Give ___ (listen). : EARTO
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Object. : DEMUR
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Fitting. : DUE
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Cooking utensil. : STEAMER
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Intervals. : PERIODS
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School group. : PTA
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Make happy. : BLESS
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Department and river of France. : ORNES
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Slip up. : ERR
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Blind part. : SLAT
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According to. : ALA
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Laugh, Pagliacci style. : RIDI
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Eclogue. : IDYLL
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Witticism. : QUIP
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Il ___ de l'eau (it has been raining): Fr. : ATOMBE
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Wander. : ROAM
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Common prefix. : PRE
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Tragic mother of myth. : NIOBE
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Forecasters. : SEERESSES
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Convex molding. : TORUS
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Demanding. : INSISTENT
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Attack. : ONSET
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French philosopher. : DESCARTES
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Secrete. : CACHE
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Get out of. : AVOID
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Like some gloves, coats, etc. : LINED
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___ Palmas. : LAS
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Give ___ (scold). : ITTO
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Color. : ORANGE
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Money, in London. : PENCE
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State of becoming: Suffix. : ESCENCE
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See 27 Across. : SSE
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Recent. : LATE
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Representation. : IMAGE
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Kept going. : CARRIEDON
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Pause. : INTERLUDE
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Lacking esthetic quality. : TASTELESS
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Show. : REVUE
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Well known canine. : ASTA
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Movable staircases used on airfields. : RAMPS
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Aerosol dispensers. : BOMBS
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Lord Fauntleroy's name. : ERROL
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Artificial language. : ESPERANTO
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Gradual weakening. : ATTRITION
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Special features of station wagons. : REARDOORS
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Be fearful. : DREAD
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Little Nell's cousin. : ELLIE
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Syria's neighbor. : IRAQ
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Plastic ingredient. : STYRENE
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Sacker of Rome. : ALARIC
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Fill with color. : IMBUE
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Wind-borne deposits of soil. : LOESS
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Capsize. : UPSET
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Goddess of peace. : IRENE
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Annoyances. : PESTS
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Utmost. : BEST
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Arizona city. : MESA
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Man's nickname. : SID
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Vessel: Abbr. : STR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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