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New York Times, Saturday, September 7, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,965
Across
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Lots of paper. : REAM
5
Form of entertainment. : FILM
9
Conceal. : MASK
13
Japanese city. : OTSU
14
Opera role. : LUCIA
15
Gilels. : EMIL
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American inventor. : OTIS
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As pretty ___. : ASAPICTURE
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"Cabin'd, cribb'd, confined . . . " : FENCEDIN
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Reception. : SOIREE
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Dye base. : ANIL
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Part of an antler. : TINE
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Became less intense. : ABATED
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By ___ of (by virtue of). : THEGRACE
31
Dynamo. : GENERATOR
33
Tibetan gazelle. : GOA
34
In contact. : ATCLOSEQUARTERS
38
Mugient sound. : MOO
39
The self, very often. : NUMBERONE
40
Declare. : ANNOUNCE
44
Troubled. : RUEFUL
45
Bunkum. : BLAH
46
Temple. : FANE
47
Band of a kind. : ARMLET
50
Vacation extra. : SIDETRIP
54
Mademoiselle. : PARISIENNE
56
Tributary of the Seine. : OISE
57
Surround. : RING
58
Food. : VIAND
59
King of Amalek. : AGAG
60
Supernatural being: Fr. : ANGE
61
On tenterhooks. : EDGY
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Times. : DAYS
Down
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Top. : ROOF
2
"Little" suffix. : ETTE
3
G ___ George. : ASIN
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Wine. : MUSCATEL
5
Light flintlock musket. : FUSIL
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Sammy Davis's motto. : ICAN
7
Flange. : LIP
8
James's "What ___ Knew." : MAISIE
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Business. : METIER
10
The Chinese call it Heilungkiang. : AMUR
11
Be the author of. : SIRE
12
Swiss painter. : KLEE
14
Pretentious or prissy ones. : LADIDAS
18
Legislature: Abbr. : CONG
20
Month of the Spanish calendar. : ENERO
23
Play a stringed instrument. : THRUM
24
Lizard. : AGAMA
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Don't ___ it. : BETON
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Bracket or elbow. : ANCON
27
Hat of a kind. : TOQUE
28
___ innocence. : AGEOF
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Something shaped like a horn. : CORNU
30
Display frame. : EASEL
32
Relative of the dace. : TENCH
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Worn. : ABRADED
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Have a get-together. : REUNE
37
Spring peeper's cousin. : TREETOAD
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Satisfy. : OBLIGE
42
Trees yielding caucho. : ULES
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Indigene. : NATIVE
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Like fish. : FINNY
47
Guam port. : APRA
48
Concern of pluviometry. : RAIN
49
A.M. : MRNG
50
Catch. : SNAG
51
Baltic port. : RIGA
52
Surprised exclamation. : ISAY
53
Tent holders. : PEGS
55
Image: Prefix. : EID

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 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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