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New York Times, Thursday, October 10, 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: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,998
Across
1. Region S of the Yalu. : KOREA
6. First name of U.N. fame. : ADLAI
11. Moderate. : LOW
14. Former Turkish Premier. : INONU
15. Little Nell's name. : TRENT
16. Poetic time. : EVE
17. Ladies' men. : LORDS
18. Craze. : MANIA
19. Electrical unit. : REL
20. Rendezvous. : TRYSTS
22. French-speaking Belgians. : WALLOONS
24. Authentic. : REAL
26. Temper: Colloq. : IRISH
27. Common Market member. : HOLLAND
31. Booty. : SWAG
33. "To fetch ___ . . . " : APAIL
34. Of a grain. : OATEN
36. Grass genus. : POA
39. Diner's choice. : RUSSIANDRESSING
42. Editors' concern. : MSS
43. "___ with me . . . " : ABIDE
44. New Mexico state flower. : YUCCA
45. Campus group: Abbr. : SNRS
46. Egg cells. : GAMETES
48. Kind of boom. : SONIC
51. File. : RASP
52. Arthur Miller play. : THEPRICE
55. Booth items. : PHONES
60. The least bit. : RAP
61. Ushered in the day. : AROSE
63. French coin of old. : OBOLE
64. Gershwin. : IRA
65. Salable items. : WARES
66. Viking. : NORSE
67. Best friend. : PAL
68. Slow: Mus. : LENTO
69. Red Sea land. : YEMEN
Down
1. Filibeg. : KILT
2. ___ about (a certain date). : ONOR
3. O'More. : RORY
4. Book ___. : ENDS
5. Swimmer's choice. : AUSTRALIANCRAWL
6. Air: Abbr. : ATM
7. Speech trait. : DRAWL
8. Helen's cousin. : LENA
9. Dye plant. : ANIL
10. Mendelssohn work. : ITALIANSYMPHONY
11. Vive ___! : LEROI
12. Musts for pizzerias. : OVENS
13. Renege on a bet: Slang. : WELSH
21. Japanese coin. : SEN
23. Assn. : ORG
25. Aphrodite's favorite. : ADONIS
27. Antonym of good. : HARM
28. Musical term. : OPUS
29. Maiden. : LASS
30. Fleur-de-___. : LIS
31. Italian liqueur. : STREGA
32. Diminutive. : WEE
35. Attach. : ADD
36. Inhabitant of ancient Britain. : PICT
37. At one time. : ONCE
38. Khan and others. : AGAS
40. Shortened: Abbr. : ABR
41. Plead. : SUE
45. Drink. : SIP
47. African cobra. : ASP
48. Sunset ___. : STRIP
49. Kim's name. : OHARA
50. Tibet's neighbor. : NEPAL
51. Adjust once more. : RESET
53. Dies ___. : IRAE
54. Vegetable. : CORN
56. Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
57. Standard. : NORM
58. Otherwise. : ELSE
59. Noticed. : SEEN
62. Inner: Prefix. : ESO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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