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New York Times, Thursday, January 18, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,732
Across
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Ukrainian capital. : KIEV
5
Greek letter. : THETA
10
Traveler. : GOER
14
Gulf of the Ionian Sea. : ARTA
15
People of Cardiff. : WELSH
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Eastern bishop's title. : ABBA
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Indubitable. : REAL
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Caravan stopover. : OASIS
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Sea bird. : TERN
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Off the cuff. : ADLIB
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Large canine. : DANISHDOG
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Affaire d'honneur. : DUEL
26
Scot's negative. : NAE
27
Canine: Colloq. : POM
30
Puzzle: Colloq. : STICK
33
Effort. : TRIAL
37
Spy. : ENEMYAGENT
40
Vain. : IDLE
41
Po tributary. : ADDA
42
Coverlet. : THROW
43
Nothing: Sp. : NADA
44
German port. : KIEL
45
Basic item for fricassee. : STEWINGHEN
47
German town. : STADT
49
Antelope of the steppes. : SAIGA
50
Offs and ___. : ONS
51
Have tea. : EAT
53
Noncom. : TSGT
55
Scene of recent LBJ visit. : AUSTRALIA
60
Status symbol. : YACHT
64
Steadfast. : TRUE
65
Speak: Fr. : PARLE
67
Inferior. : POOR
68
Compile. : EDIT
69
Altogether. : INALL
70
Patron saint of artists. : ELOI
71
River into the Wash. : OUSE
72
Fresh. : SASSY
73
Pedestal part. : DADO
Down
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Arm of the Arctic Ocean. : KARA
2
Choleric. : IRED
3
Useful bit of Latin. : ETAL
4
Well-grounded. : VALID
5
Brace. : TWO
6
Highway sights. : HEADLIGHTS
7
Wagnerian role. : ELSA
8
Chinese dynasty. : TSIN
9
Bret Harte character. : AHSIN
10
Crowd. : GATHERING
11
Ruth's son. : OBED
12
Tortosa's river. : EBRO
13
Chimed. : RANG
21
At work. : BUSY
23
Rested. : SAT
25
___ Unis. : ETATS
27
McKinley et al. : PEAKS
28
Bit of French gossip. : ONDIT
29
Greek sorceress. : MEDEA
31
Town SE of Verona. : CEREA
32
Smart alecks. : KNOWITALLS
34
Snake River country. : IDAHO
35
Standish spokesman. : ALDEN
36
Depends (on). : LEANS
38
Headache, Gallic style. : MALDETETE
39
Small shoots. : TWIGS
46
Hungarian patriot. : NAGY
48
Old salt. : TAR
52
Table cover. : TAPIS
54
Recorded. : TAPED
55
Polynesian god. : ATEO
56
Language of Pakistan. : URDU
57
"J'y ___, j'y reste." : SUIS
58
Wool: Lat. : LANA
59
Cleo's maid. : IRAS
61
African tree. : COLA
62
Cowl. : HOOD
63
The Fates. : TRIO
66
English isle. : ELY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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