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New York Times, Wednesday, October 2, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 338 (avg 1.81)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,990
Across
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Furniture parts. : LEGS
5
Oversupply. : GLUT
9
Turkish title. : PASHA
14
Popular color. : AQUA
15
Simplify. : EASE
16
The "Hunter." : ORION
17
Earth-mover. : BULLDOZER
19
Turned down: Colloq. : NIXED
20
Trees collectively. : SILVA
21
Delicious: Colloq. : YUMMY
23
Young fish. : FRY
24
Top off. : END
26
Phony. : PSEUDO
28
Sweaters. : JERSEYS
32
Kids. : SPOOFS
35
Woman. : EVE
36
Boniface. : SAINT
39
"Industry" is its motto. : UTAH
40
Be without. : WANT
42
Is cognizant. : KNOWS
44
Where the Ucayall flows. : PERU
45
Undercurrent. : EDDY
46
Tom, the tinker. : SNOUT
48
Buyer's need: Abbr. : RCT
49
Looked slyly. : LEERED
52
Helpmeets. : SPOUSES
54
Military man. : ZOUAVE
57
Star. : SUN
58
Various: Abbr. : SEV
60
Sabotages. : RUINS
62
Long hit. : CLOUT
66
Singly. : ALONE
68
Shrewish woman. : XANTHIPPE
70
Prevent from scoring: Slang. : SKUNK
71
Slangy suffix. : EROO
72
A Smith. : KATE
73
B.C. prophet. : HOSEA
74
Salamander. : NEWT
75
N. Carolina college. : ELON
Down
1
Research areas. : LABS
2
Prefix with distant or lateral. : EQUI
3
Kittiwake. : GULL
4
Assuages. : SALVES
5
Earth: Prefix. : GEO
6
Do-nothing. : LAZY
7
Exhaust. : USEUP
8
Expressions. : TERMS
9
Pay, in a way. : PONYUP
10
Biblical lion. : ARI
11
Tall ones. : SIXFOOTERS
12
Farm worker. : HOER
13
Princely nickname. : ANDY
18
Men of Aarhus. : DANES
22
French possessive. : MES
25
Borneo native. : DYAK
27
Arrange, as the hair. : DOUP
28
Bijou. : JEWEL
29
Get away from. : EVADE
30
Tryst. : RENDEZVOUS
31
Pride et al. : SINS
33
Laugh-in, on stage. : FARCE
34
Folds up. : SHUTS
37
Persona ___ grata. : NON
38
Braces. : TWOS
41
Learner. : TYRO
43
Has a meal. : SUPS
47
Adjoin. : TOUCH
50
California's motto. : EUREKA
51
Family member: Abbr. : DAU
53
Mismatched. : UNLIKE
55
Spitfire. : VIXEN
56
Lake in Finland. : ENARE
58
Ribbon. : SASH
59
City on the Humboldt. : ELKO
61
Weather word. : SNOW
63
Gem. : OPAL
64
Able. : UPTO
65
Numerical ending. : TEEN
67
Wind direction. : NNE
69
Child. : TOT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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