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New York Times, Tuesday, October 22, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,010
Across
1. Trade. : SWAP
5. Sacred bull of Egypt. : APIS
9. Church calendars. : ORDOS
14. Roman historian. : LIVY
15. Choice. : PICK
16. Highway. : ROUTE
17. Munich's river. : ISAR
18. Driver of sorts. : SPEEDDEMON
20. "Gone with the Wind" character. : MELANIE
22. Light collation. : TEA
23. M.D.'s group. : AMA
24. Man's name. : AMOS
25. He wrote it: Lat. : SCRIPSIT
27. Per ___. : ANNUM
29. Huge statue near Giza. : SPHINX
30. L. P.'s. : RECS
31. Musical syllable. : TRA
32. Particular. : DETAIL
36. Intensifed exclamation. : AAH
37. Fimbriate. : FRINGED
39. Native of Burma. : LAI
40. Movie ad. : PREVUE
42. Cyclades island. : IOS
43. Blue-white star in Lyra. : VEGA
44. Turkish hospice. : IMARET
46. City on the Nile. : LUXOR
47. Memorial to Walter Reed. : HOSPITAL
50. River into the Colorado. : GILA
51. Comport oneself. : ACT
52. Muffin. : GEM
53. Plush feature. : LONGNAP
56. Play by Maxwell Anderson. : THEBADSEED
59. Together: Mus. : ADUE
60. Family insignia. : CREST
61. Slangy suffix. : EROO
62. Report to. : TELL
63. Therefore. : HENCE
64. Canonical hour. : SEXT
65. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
Down
1. Svelte. : SLIM
2. Judicious. : WISE
3. Overwhelming rush. : AVALANCHE
4. Thisbe's beloved. : PYRAMUS
5. Point in an orbit. : APSIS
6. Whistle. : PIPE
7. Arctic vista. : ICE
8. Drawing. : SKETCH
9. Commanded. : ORDAINED
10. Small deer. : ROE
11. Contemporary of Hugo. : DUMAS
12. Mexican Indian. : OTOMI
13. French upper house. : SENAT
19. Pokes fun at. : DERIDES
21. ___ de guerre. : NOM
25. Cocker. : SPANIEL
26. He painted it: Lat. abbr. : PXT
27. Not care ___. : ARAP
28. Intimate. : NEAR
29. Hindu title. : SRI
31. Dealt with. : TREATED
33. Kind of cocktail. : ALEXANDER
34. Classic villain. : IAGO
35. Double-talker. : LIAR
37. Disinfect. : FUMIGATE
38. Achieved. : GOT
41. Social lion. : VIP
43. Latin version of the Bible. : VULGATE
45. Pharaoh's name. : RAMSES
46. Writer Yutang. : LIN
47. Small door. : HATCH
48. Pigment. : OCHRE
49. Dutch painter. : STEEN
50. "Waiting for ___." : GODOT
53. Pope in Luther's day. : LEOX
54. College hall. : AULA
55. Throw things to. : PELT
57. Degree. : BSC
58. Before. : ERE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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