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New York Times, Wednesday, October 16, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,004

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Across
1
Ruler. : TSAR
5
Suffrage. : VOTE
9
Conrad character. : LENA
13
Man in charge: Slang. : SUPE
14
Indian soldier of yore. : SEPOY
15
Town near Fort Devens, Mass. : AYER
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Follower of a sort. : PRIVATEEYE
18
Repose. : REST
19
Trial balloon. : FEELER
20
Black Sea port. : ODESSA
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Frosty. : RIMY
23
Poetic form. : EPODE
24
Glossy. : SLEEK
27
Hovels, shanties, etc. : EYESORES
30
Pioneer auto inventor. : HAYNES
32
Rooms. : DENS
33
Hebrew letter. : VAU
34
Help. : ABET
35
Suppress. : ELIDE
37
Oven. : OAST
38
Swear. : VOW
39
Ottoman. : SEAT
40
Track man. : RUNNER
42
Controversialists. : ERISTICS
44
Anc. rock city of Jordan. : PETRA
45
Parts of speech. : NOUNS
46
Apex. : CUSP
48
Pirate. : VIKING
50
Cyclopean feature. : ONEEYE
53
Stettin's river. : ODER
54
Observer. : EYEWITNESS
58
Knowledge. : LORE
59
Dress parts. : YOKES
60
Popular poet. : NASH
61
Besides. : ELSE
62
Pitcher. : EWER
63
Nieuport's river. : YSER
Down
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Kitchen measure, for short. : TSP
2
Indulge in water sport. : SURF
3
Cap-___. : APIE
4
Respectful. : REVERENT
5
Tawny thrush. : VEERY
6
Unclose: Poet. : OPE
7
Doll. : TOY
8
Astonishing event. : EYEOPENER
9
Texas city. : LAREDO
10
Lazy employe, old style. : EYESERVANT
11
Suffix with right or wrong. : NESS
12
Gulf of Greece. : ARTA
14
Plant part. : STEM
17
Synonymous. : ALIKE
21
Bed: Slang. : DOSS
23
Looked over. : EYED
24
Trim closely. : SHAVE
25
Economic group. : LABOR
26
Lashes. : EYEWINKERS
27
Goes over copy. : EDITS
28
Moderator. : EASER
29
Precept, Asian style. : SUTRA
31
One kind of dog. : SEEINGEYE
36
Resinous substances. : LACS
37
In-the-slot item. : ONEPENNY
39
Stupefy. : STUN
41
Distress. : UPSET
43
De Gaulle's party. : SOIREE
46
Quail. : COWER
47
Etats ___. : UNIS
48
Meadow mouse. : VOLE
49
Much-admired one. : IDOL
51
Assents. : YEAS
52
Being: Lat. : ESSE
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Slangy exclamation. : YOW
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Piece (out). : EKE
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Wall Street abbreviation. : SHR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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