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New York Times, Wednesday, September 4, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { H J K Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,962
Across
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Langley and others: Abbr. : AFBS
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Religious leader. : RABBI
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Vital fluid. : SAP
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French artist. : DORE
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Ventilated. : AIRED
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Black: Prefix. : ATRO
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Symbol of 9 Down. : DONQUIXOTE
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Deodar. : TREE
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Malt beverages. : STOUTS
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Most exhausted. : WEARIEST
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"___ later than you think." : ITIS
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Beast of burden. : LLAMA
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Secured, nautical style. : BATTENED
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Deliverer of the good old days. : ICEMAN
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___-propre. : AMOUR
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Domineering: Colloq. : BOSSY
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Famous U.N. name. : LIE
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Double-talker. : LIAR
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___ out (stop). : CUTIT
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S. A. city. : LIMA
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Result. : END
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Copied. : MIMED
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Man from U.M.W. : MINER
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Part of a poem. : SESTET
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Argumentative fellows. : DEBATERS
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Huge fellow. : TITAN
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Fruit. : SLOE
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Possibly portentous sound. : FOOTSTEP
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Timetable column. : ARRIVE
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Ancient coin. : OBOL
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Enlightens. : IRRADIATES
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Wing: Fr. : AILE
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Sheeplike. : OVINE
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Day: Abbr. : TUES
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Army offs. : LTS
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Ethiopian ruler. : NEGUS
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___ dixit. : IPSE
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States further. : ADDS
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Measure of length. : FOOT
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Czech city. : BRNO
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Non ___. : SEQUITUR
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Fruit. : RAISIN
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City near Marseilles. : AIX
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Facial feature. : BROW
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Kind of nut. : BETEL
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Visionary one. : IDEALIST
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Modernize. : STREAMLINE
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Bellicose god. : ARES
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Moore or More. : POET
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One at ___. : ATIME
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Speak. : UTTER
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Risqué. : RACY
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Gland secretion. : SEBUM
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Wraps tightly. : BALES
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Chemical compound. : AMINE
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Puffballs. : TOADSTOOLS
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Was overfond (with "on"). : DOTED
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To love: Fr. : AIMER
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Approaches. : NEARS
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Agrees (with). : SIDES
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Award. : CITATION
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Learned persons. : LITERATI
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Men from Shea. : METS
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Polynesian. : MAORI
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Mr. or Mrs. : TITLE
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Dashing lads. : BLADES
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Audacity. : NERVE
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Young animal. : FOAL
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Newspaper item, for short. : OBIT
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Prudish fellow. : PRIG
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Live ___. : ITUP
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Letters. : VEES
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Latin infinitive. : ESSE
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Babylonian deity. : ANU

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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