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New York Times, Monday, January 8, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,722
Across
1. Jump. : START
6. Both: Prefix. : AMBI
10. Mixture: Abbr. : CPD
13. Outdoor area. : PATIO
14. Encounters. : SEES
15. Gas: Prefix. : AERO
17. Follow up. : ACTON
18. Famous family of aerialists. : WALLENDAS
20. Degree. : NTH
21. "And that's how ___ began." : ITALL
23. Obstacles. : SNAGS
24. Corroded. : EATEN
26. Stopping places. : MOTELS
28. Woodman's warning. : TIMBER
30. Dreams: Fr. : REVES
31. Old Greek coin. : OBOL
32. Marbles. : AGATES
34. Intention. : AIM
37. Come into power. : RISE
38. Of the ends of the earth. : POLAR
39. In the year: Lat. : ANNO
40. Listen! : TST
41. Spiny cactus. : CHOLLA
42. Kind of compass. : GYRO
43. Girl of song. : DAISY
44. Be doubtful. : WONDER
46. Spell: Fr. : CHARME
48. Newspapers, et al. : MEDIA
49. S. S. Van Dine's sleuth. : PHILO
50. English potter. : SPODE
52. Vegetable. : YAM
55. Partners in crime, so to speak. : CELLMATES
57. "___ song . . . " : SINGA
59. Bye-bye. : TATA
60. Certain socials. : BEES
61. Range over. : SCOUR
62. Written additions, for short. : PSS
63. Lightsome. : SPRY
64. Swinging. : ASWAY
Down
1. Measure of length. : SPAN
2. Discrimination. : TACT
3. No more than. : ATTHEMOST
4. Where Sugar Loaf Mountain is. : RIO
5. Explosive. : TONITE
6. City in the U.A.R. : ASWAN
7. Word with corn or oat. : MEAL
8. Copper and tin alloy. : BELLMETAL
9. Atlas abbreviation. : ISL
10. Resort city in SE France. : CANNES
11. Lever. : PEDAL
12. Dredges. : DRAGS
16. W. W. II group. : OSS
19. ___ Park, in the Rockies. : ESTES
22. Ancient Hebrew household gods. : TERAPHIM
25. Fitted. : ABLE
27. Restrained by fear. : OVERAWED
28. Legal term. : TORT
29. Wading bird. : IBIS
30. Mass meeting. : RALLY
33. Military exercise. : GOOSESTEP
34. Soon. : ANYDAYNOW
35. About. : INRE
36. Heath. : MOOR
39. Hindu fire god. : AGNI
41. Strike and rebound. : CAROM
43. City on the Trinity River. : DALLAS
45. Black Sea port. : ODESSA
46. Inferior. : CHEAP
47. Sword handles. : HILTS
48. Lichenous. : MOSSY
49. Banking abbreviation. : PCT
51. Peep out. : PEER
53. Water: Sp. : AGUA
54. Well-known gardener. : MARY
56. Missing: Abbr. : ABS
58. Suffix of nouns. : ICS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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