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New York Times, Monday, January 1, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F Q V X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,715
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1. Box. : CRATE
6. One of the Smiths. : ADAM
10. Thicket. : BOSK
14. Soft speech sound. : LENIS
15. Palermo money. : LIRE
16. Scene of recent coronation. : IRAN
17. Representative. : AGENT
18. Name taken by Naomi. : MARA
19. Barrier. : GATE
20. Soothing lotion. : WITCHHAZEL
22. Become unusable (with "out"). : BLOW
23. Drapery lining. : SATEEN
24. Word with wall or walk. : SIDE
26. Chinese temple. : TAA
27. Yellowish-pink. : TEAROSE
31. Traffic. : COMMERCE
36. Sharpen. : STROP
37. Building yard. : AREA
38. Certain scientists: Abbr. : ASTRS
41. Luminous ring. : HALO
42. Startle. : SCARE
44. Provinces. : OUTLANDS
46. Tree insect. : KATYDID
49. Numerical prefix. : TRI
50. Iturbi. : JOSE
51. Asian. : HINDOO
55. Musical heroine. : LOLA
58. Kind of lily. : BELLADONNA
61. Oriental heroine. : OLAN
62. Sword. : EPEE
63. American golfer. : SNEAD
64. Greek wine pitcher. : OLPE
65. Suffix with new or old. : NESS
66. Girl's nickname. : ANGIE
67. Nursery school procedures. : NAPS
68. Very: Fr. : TRES
69. Wish for. : YEARN
1. Pincers part. : CLAW
2. Curia ___ (king's court): Lat. : REGIS
3. Dutch news agency. : ANETA
4. Color: Poet. : TINCT
5. Beauty lover. : ESTHETE
6. Annuals. : ALMANACS
7. Former President of Mexico. : DIAZ
8. Check. : ARREST
9. In Africa, an ear of corn. : MEALIE
10. Very large cannon. : BIGBERTHA
11. Spoken. : ORAL
12. Premier of Japan. : SATO
13. Remembered. : KNEW
21. "___ pin drop." : HEARA
25. Courtroom figures: Abbr. : DAS
28. Mediterranean port. : ORAN
29. Not for sale. : SOLD
30. Literary work. : EPOS
31. Wooden vessel. : CASK
32. Killer whale. : ORCA
33. Gist, as of a story. : MEAT
34. Footwear for small fry. : MARYJANES
35. Initials of 1945. : ETO
39. Inexorable. : RUTHLESS
40. Threadlike groove. : STRIA
43. Former name for Tokyo. : EDO
45. New York name. : LINDSAY
47. "As the twig ___ . . . " : ISBENT
48. More intense. : DEEPER
52. English poet and clergyman. : DONNE
53. Lake N E of Ladoga. : ONEGA
54. Walk ___ (be happy). : ONAIR
55. Water bird. : LOON
56. Pottery piece. : OLLA
57. Native of N Europe. : LAPP
59. ___ majesty. : LESE
60. Yemen's neighbor. : ADEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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