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New York Times, Wednesday, October 23, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,011
Across Down
1. Cherub. : AMOR
5. Provide or supply (to). : CATER
10. Talk out of turn. : BLAB
14. Mellow. : RIPE
15. Dispatch boat. : AVISO
16. Excursion. : RIDE
17. Verily. : AMEN
18. Italian. : NEAPOLITAN
20. Bowling game. : NINEPINS
22. Golf club. : MASHIE
23. European. : SWISS
24. Barbary people. : BERBERS
25. Counterbalance. : OFFSET
27. Winter wear. : PARKA
28. Caliph's name. : ALI
29. Rest: Fr. : REPOS
31. Something to eat. : SNACK
35. Marx. : KARL
37. Memento. : RELIC
39. Australian peninsula. : EYRE
40. Word with talk or tooth. : SWEET
42. Just before the hour. : TENOF
44. King, in Spain. : REY
45. Part of the street scene. : BUSES
47. Deprivations. : LOSSES
49. Discussions. : DEBATES
52. First name in theater lore. : SARAH
53. Praying figure: Var. : ORANTE
54. Ecclesiastical living. : BENEFICE
57. Site of U.S. Navy Yard in California. : MAREISLAND
59. Asian sea. : ARAL
60. Summers: Fr. : ETES
61. To the point. : TERSE
62. Bros. : RELS
63. Measured quantity. : DOSE
64. Old card game. : OMBER
65. ___ Royale. : ISLE
1. Irish isle. : ARAN
2. Opera role. : MIMI
3. Takes the offensive. : OPENSFIRE
4. Takes up again. : RENEWS
5. Coffee container. : CANISTER
6. Flowering herb. : AVENS
7. Spanish relatives. : TIAS
8. Sixth sense, for short. : ESP
9. Member of a household. : ROOMER
10. Capital of Queensland. : BRISBANE
11. Supple. : LITHE
12. Robin ___. : ADAIR
13. Czechoslovakian name. : BENES
19. Merry adventures. : LARKS
21. Landing. : PIER
24. River valley. : BASIN
25. Trees. : OAKS
26. Defect. : FLAW
27. Skier's gear. : POLES
30. "For ___ sake!" : PETES
32. Cattle of Scotland. : AYRSHIRES
33. Manitoban Indian. : CREE
34. Reefs. : KEYS
36. Citizens of Beirut. : LEBANESE
38. Strainer. : COLANDER
41. Altogether: Mus. : TUTTI
43. Golfer's warning. : FORE
46. Looks after. : SEESTO
48. Journey. : SAFARI
49. Like some buildings. : DOMED
50. Muse. : ERATO
51. Reveals. : BARES
52. Meaning. : SENSE
54. Sharp point. : BARB
55. Name. : CALL
56. Other. : ELSE
58. Man's nickname. : LEM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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