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New York Times, Monday, September 30, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,988
Across
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Roger of baseball. : MARIS
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Tumbler. : GLASS
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Trivial detail. : MINUTIA
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Deflected impacts. : GLANCES
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Elephant, donkey, etc. : ANIMALS
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Glowing. : RADIANT
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Roadside eyesore. : DUMP
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Tangy jelly. : ASPIC
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Plum. : SLOE
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___ great rate. : ATA
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Sacred book. : PSALTER
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Before: Prefix. : PRE
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Rhythm. : METER
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Aye. : YES
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Goal of a kind. : IDEAL
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Cut. : SEVERED
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Hesperus and Regulus. : STARS
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Southwest wind. : AFER
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Nijinsky role, in ballet. : FAUN
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Agreed (with). : SIDED
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Treelike tropical plants. : BANANAS
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More delicate. : FINER
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Stir up. : FAN
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Musical instruments of yore. : LYRES
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Where London is: Abbr. : ONT
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Puck and others. : SPRITES
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Informal term of address. : MAC
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Frosted. : ICED
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Aged: Lat. abbr. : AETAT
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Tonic extract from a nut. : COLA
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Arranged in rows. : SERIATE
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Clipped. : SHEARED
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Clipped. : TRIMMED
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Grumbles: Colloq. : YAMMERS
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Eastern title. : EMEER
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Of necessity (with "must"). : NEEDS
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Record of proceedings. : MINUTES
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Enliven. : ANIMATE
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Kind ot steak. : RUMP
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Give ___ whirl. : ITA
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The "Weaver of Raveloe." : SILAS
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Candied. : GLACE
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Youth. : LAD
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Cuckoos. : ANIS
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Broadway character. : SCALPER
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Hacienda dwellers. : SENORAS
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Palindromic title. : MADAM
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Analyst of a kind. : ASSAYER
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Southern food item. : GRITS
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Structural material. : STEEL
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Begged. : PLED
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Values more highly. : PREFERS
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Ceremonials. : RITUALS
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Dodge. : EVADE
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First name in show biz. : DANNY
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Strawberry. : RED
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___ Juan. : SAN
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Imagination. : FANTASY
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Unfeigned. : SINCERE
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Meantime. : INTERIM
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Night crawlers. : BAIT
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Like some cars. : ARMORED
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Weights-and-measures officials. : SEALERS
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Pass off (on). : FOIST
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Let go. : FREED
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Lots: Colloq. : SCADS
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Father. : PATER
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One of the Allens. : ETHAN
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Petty sum. : DIME
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Added up (to). : CAME
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Scottish uncle. : EME

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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