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New York Times, Friday, October 11, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,999
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1. Forfeited. : LOST
5. Nautical term. : ABAFT
10. Fruit. : LIME
14. Prefix with gram or graph. : IDEO
15. Zodiac sign. : LIBRA
16. Sure thing! : OKAY
17. Mimeographed item. : FORMLETTER
19. Alerted (to). : WOKE
20. Muscle. : TRICEPS
21. Rejected. : SPURNED
23. Take ___ (promise). : OATH
24. Run after. : CHASE
25. Bank item: Abbr. : ACCT
27. Aix-les-Bains, for one. : SPA
29. Correspondent. : PENPAL
33. Disapproving sounds. : BOOS
34. Silvery. : ARGENTATE
36. Old Testament book: Abbr. : NUM
37. French star. : COLBERT
39. Literary light. : POE
40. Gastronomic. : EPICUREAN
42. Cause to go. : SEND
43. Best performance. : RECORD
44. Kirman. : RUG
46. Exec. : PRES
47. Of the birds. : AVIAN
49. Drooping. : ALOP
51. Partner of advise. : CONSENT
54. Son of Priam. : TROILUS
57. Step ___. : ONIT
58. Finally. : ATLONGLAST
60. Calif. school. : UCLA
61. Brownish gray. : TAUPE
62. 10,741-ft. volcano. : ETNA
63. Decorticate. : PEEL
64. Rye fungus. : ERGOT
65. Bring up. : REAR
1. Hold up. : LIFT
2. Fragrance. : ODOR
3. Like some plays. : SERIOCOMIC
4. Certain felines. : TOMCATS
5. Hebrew letters. : ALEPHS
6. Scraps. : BITS
7. Approx. : ABT
8. New. : FRESH
9. Shingle underlayment. : TARPAPER
10. Feature of some housing. : LOWRENT
11. Sacred image. : IKON
12. Form. : MAKE
13. Watched. : EYED
18. Permit. : LET
22. Didn't, previously. : USENT
24. Bus system housing. : CARBARN
25. Big name in comics. : ABNER
26. Car. : COUPE
28. Beyond the ___. : PALE
30. Picnic item. : PAPERPLATE
31. In agreement. : ATONE
32. Yorkshire city. : LEEDS
35. The knee. : GENU
37. Pitcher's forte. : CURVE
38. Line in mathematics. : ORDINATE
41. Seaside. : COASTAL
42. Indulgent one. : SPOILER
45. Shade of red. : GARNET
48. Essence. : ATTAR
50. Diary of a sort. : LOG
51. Brilliant stroke. : COUP
52. Formerly. : ONCE
53. Luxor's river. : NILE
54. Talking mouse of TV. : TOPO
55. Annapolis school. : USNA
56. Headliner. : STAR
59. Tote. : LUG

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

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