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New York Times, Saturday, October 12, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,000
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1. Appointed lot. : FATE
5. Drinking vessels. : MUGS
9. Sultan's name. : SELIM
14. Cry of agreement. : AMEN
15. Genesis name. : ABEL
16. Musical term. : ETUDE
17. Reddish color. : RUST
18. Las Vegas rival. : RENO
19. Popular color. : CORAL
20. In a direct line. : ASTHECROWFLIES
23. Goodness! : DEARME
24. Tangled. : AFOUL
25. Spanish jar. : OLLA
27. Well-behaved. : ORDERLY
31. Unyielding. : STONY
34. Block up. : CHOKE
36. Work in the fields. : HOE
37. Old instrument. : LYRE
38. Movie takes. : SHOTS
39. Place near Nazareth. : CANA
40. Continue to be. : ARE
41. Smithy. : FORGE
42. Frolicsome leap. : CAPER
43. Lassen, for one. : VOLCANO
45. River of Ayrshire. : DOON
47. Bouquet. : AROMA
49. Cook, in a way. : BRAISE
53. Without warning. : OUTOFACLEARSKY
56. Furze. : GORSE
57. Pinafore. : TIER
58. Be in motion. : STIR
59. River of Pakistan. : INDUS
60. ___ time. : INNO
61. French pronoun. : ELLE
62. Hot compress. : STUPE
63. Plant shoot. : CION
64. Snipe ___, deep-sea fish. : EELS
1. Electrical unit. : FARAD
2. Make happy. : AMUSE
3. Seed cover. : TESTA
4. Crown. : ENTHRONE
5. Kind of wave. : MARCEL
6. Above: Ger. : UBER
7. Italian city. : GENOA
8. Plodding. : SLOWFOOTED
9. Shut up apart. : SECLUDE
10. French star. : ETOILE
11. Bait of a kind. : LURE
12. Slayer of Castor. : IDAS
13. Honey, in pharmacy. : MEL
21. Dickens character. : EMLY
22. Tableware. : FORKS
26. Colorless. : ACHROMATIC
28. Piece of music: Abbr. : RHAP
29. On one's own. : LONE
30. One, for one. : YEAR
31. Bohemian. : SLAV
32. Novice. : TYRO
33. Russian city. : OREL
35. Duroc. : HOG
38. What "Mac" means. : SONOF
39. Long Island Indian. : CANARSEE
41. Native of Danish islands. : FAROESE
42. Girl's name. : CORA
44. Sauce. : CATSUP
46. Titania's spouse. : OBERON
48. Grape seeds. : ACINI
50. Agave fiber. : ISTLE
51. Acquired aptitude. : SKILL
52. Circuit courts of old. : EYRES
53. Camel, Indian style. : OONT
54. Asian language. : URDU
55. Curtain fabric. : LENO
56. Joe and others. : GIS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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