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New York Times, Wednesday, January 31, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,745
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1. "___ boy!" : ITSA
5. Love: It. : AMORE
10. Eastern title. : RAJA
14. Make ___ for it. : ARUN
15. Shade of blue. : COPEN
16. Always. : EVER
17. Proper. : MEET
18. Card. : QUEEN
19. Origin. : GERM
20. Pinochle's cousin. : BEZIQUE
22. Alights. : DEBARKS
24. ___ va là? : QUI
25. Sharpness of wit. : SALT
26. Herdsmen. : VAQUEROS
31. Teen-age preoccupation. : DATING
35. Together: Mus. : ADUE
36. College in N. C. : ELON
38. English. : SAXON
39. 1st cen. date. : LII
40. Structure. : EDIFICE
42. Call ___ day. : ITA
43. Last in a series. : OMEGA
45. Festive. : GALA
46. Nautical term. : PORT
47. Lab gear. : RETORT
49. Burgundy et al. : REDWINES
51. Street sugn. : STOP
53. Noun ending. : ION
54. Commences. : SETSOUT
57. Intimate view. : CLOSEUP
61. Thine: Fr. : ATOI
62. Delight (in). : REVEL
64. Black: Lat. : ATRA
65. Swallow. : GULP
66. Heath. : ERICA
67. Parisian time. : NUIT
68. Peerless. : ONLY
69. Order of Greek architecture. : DORIC
70. Entree. : DISH
1. Metrical foot. : IAMB
2. Plane. : TREE
3. Egyptian port. : SUEZ
4. Period piece. : ANTIQUE
5. Came to have. : ACQUIRED
6. Grimace: Fr. : MOUE
7. Unclose: Poet. : OPE
8. Clarinets. : REEDS
9. Group of nine. : ENNEAD
10. Thames event. : REGATTA
11. Affirm. : AVER
12. Twitch. : JERK
13. Branches. : ARMS
21. What?: Sp. : QUE
23. Apathetic to pleasure. : BLASE
26. Heroism. : VALOR
27. Turn on ___. : ADIME
28. Easygoing. : QUIET
29. Few: Prefix. : OLIG
30. Up to now. : SOFAR
32. Father of the centaurs. : IXION
33. ___ Dame. : NOTRE
34. Small flies. : GNATS
37. Yellow-green. : NILE
40. Give ___ (heed). : EARTO
41. Detroit's founder. : CADILLAC
44. Chattering. : GOSSIPY
46. ___ needles. : PINSAND
48. Made the rounds. : TOURED
50. Court. : WOO
52. Wing: Prefix. : PTERO
54. Palm. : SAGO
55. Vingt-___. : ETUN
56. Bell sound. : TOLL
57. This: Fr. : CECI
58. Case for small items. : ETUI
59. Popular U. S. writer. : URIS
60. Course. : PATH
63. Man: Lat. : VIR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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