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New York Times, Tuesday, January 9, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,723
Across Down
1. Catch one's breath. : GASP
5. Diagram. : CHART
10. Sauna. : BATH
14. Impression. : IDEA
15. Less experienced. : RAWER
16. 160 square rods. : ACRE
17. Like creatures. : BIRDSOFAFEATHER
20. Plea. : ENTREATY
21. Eased up. : ABATED
22. Mel and kin. : OTTS
23. Home of 30 Down. : ASIA
24. Aphrodite's love. : ADONIS
27. Noise. : LOUDNESS
31. Unit of light. : LUMEN
32. Name in screen lore. : LORRE
33. Clock numeral. : VII
34. Antimony and others. : ORES
35. Name of G and S fame. : CARTE
36. Kitchen feature. : SINK
37. Photographer's abbreviation. : NEG
38. Israel's neighbor. : SYRIA
39. Pippin. : PEACH
40. See 17 Across. : GRACKLES
42. Some Scots. : THANES
43. Former money of Portugal. : REIS
44. One of 17 Across. : CROW
45. Chief substance of bone tissue. : OSSEIN
48. Missiles. : GRENADES
52. Voice an agreement. : SECONDTHEMOTION
54. Zoo favorite. : SEAL
55. Muse. : ERATO
56. Present name of Castrogiovanni. : ENNA
57. One kind of bet. : ANTE
58. Word with first, second, etc. : RATER
59. Breathing: Abbr. : RESP
1. Taunt. : GIBE
2. Tennis score. : ADIN
3. Spanish artist. : SERT
4. Innkeepers of Verona. : PADRONES
5. Natives of Zagreb. : CROATS
6. Tool parts. : HAFTS
7. Have ___ with. : AWAY
8. Kind of book: Abbr. : REF
9. Fictional island. : TREASURE
10. Peninsula W of Manila Bay. : BATAAN
11. Eight: Ger. : ACHT
12. Pear or plum. : TREE
13. Drove. : HERD
18. Commence. : SETIN
19. "___ with me . . . " : ABIDE
23. Important body part. : AORTA
24. On the way. : ALONG
25. Great name in art. : DURER
26. Greek letter. : OMEGA
27. Monkey's cousin. : LORIS
28. European spa. : EVIAN
29. In view of the fact that. : SINCE
30. Some Indians. : SIKHS
32. Penates' companion. : LARES
35. Engine part. : CYLINDER
36. Great portion of the earth. : SEAWATER
38. Flock of wild fowl. : SKEIN
39. Sound prefix. : PHONO
41. Native of New Orleans. : CREOLE
42. Feeling of uncertainty. : TREMOR
44. Where Canea is. : CRETE
45. Movable mountain. : OSSA
46. Witnessed. : SEEN
47. Get going! : SCAT
48. Landing place, on the Ganges. : GHAT
49. Feast. : DINE
50. Long, long time. : EONS
51. Easy course. : SNAP
53. Musical syllable. : TRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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