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New York Times, Saturday, October 26, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,014
Across
1. Northern natives. : LAPPS
6. Speedy W. W. II vessels. : EBOATS
12. Receive a scolding: Colloq. : CATCHIT
14. Separate. : SORTOUT
16. Ancient Syrian. : HITTITE
17. Purify. : CLEANSE
18. State: Abbr. : IDA
19. Social affairs. : LUNCHES
21. Bath, for one. : SPA
22. Ear part. : LOBE
24. Cuts costs. : PARES
25. Shoes. : TIES
26. Italian cathedral. : DUOMO
28. Fresh. : NEW
29. Smooth and sweet: Mus. : DOLCE
30. Office employes. : TYPISTS
32. Tournaments of a sort. : JOUSTS
33. French islands. : ILES
34. Work group. : GANG
35. Is conspicuous. : GLARES
38. Agile animal. : PANTHER
41. Like some roads. : LANED
42. Racket. : BAT
43. Flower part. : SEPAL
45. Roll-call sounds. : AYES
46. Place to eat. : GRILL
48. Split. : RIVE
49. English county: Abbr. : SOM
50. Unexpected turns of events. : IRONIES
52. New Mexican Indian. : SIA
53. Wore: Colloq. : SPORTED
55. Pins, needles, etc. : NOTIONS
57. Long Siberian river. : YENISEI
58. "Eugénie ___," Balzac novel. : GRANDET
59. Nullify. : NEGATE
60. Vicuña's habitat. : ANDES
Down
1. Planned in detail. : LAIDOUT
2. Slangy expression of approval. : ATTABOY
3. Math. abbr. : PCT
4. Silvers. : PHIL
5. Be surprised: Colloq. : SITUP
6. Abstain from. : ESCHEW
7. Tree trunks. : BOLES
8. Galena et al. : ORES
9. ___ glance. : ATA
10. Throat tissues. : TONSILS
11. Detective's quarry. : SUSPECT
12. Innocent. : CHILD
13. Occupies. : TENANTS
15. Kids. : TEASES
20. Musical abbreviation. : CRES
23. Groups of states. : EMPIRES
25. More difficult. : TOUGHER
27. Anointed. : OILED
29. Prohibitions. : DONTS
31. Poss. adjective: Fr. : SES
32. Calendar abbreviation. : JAN
34. ___ gun. : GATLING
35. Smooth. : GLASSY
36. Disclose. : LAYOPEN
37. Windflower. : ANEMONE
38. Distress. : PAIN
39. Incident. : EPISODE
40. Gorges. : RAVINES
42. Famous Steve. : BRODIE
44. Slightest. : LEAST
46. Address. : GREET
47. Mrs. Arrowsmith. : LEORA
50. "___ boy!" : ITSA
51. T. Williams hero. : STAN
54. Costume. : RIG
56. Kind of voter: Abbr. : IND

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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