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New York Times, Saturday, October 5, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,993
Across Down
1. Leaf cutters. : ANTS
5. Spongy land. : SWAMP
10. Starfish features. : ARMS
14. Home of the Cyclones. : IOWA
15. Kind of beaver. : EAGER
16. Egyptian god. : PTAH
17. Piece of candy. : DROP
18. Finish. : CLOSE
19. ___-dieu. : PRIE
20. Numeral suffix. : ETH
21. D. A. : ATT
22. Blacksmiths. : SHOERS
24. Running graph of flight, in aviation parlance. : HOWGOZITCURVE
28. More nimble. : SPRIER
29. Raise: Colloq. : BOOST
30. Party men. : HOSTS
31. Ending with base or case. : MENT
32. Followers: Suffix. : ISTS
36. Guinness. : ALEC
37. Rumanian river. : SIRET
38. ___ Rios, Jamaican resort. : OCHO
39. Hosiery fabric. : MESH
40. River nymph. : NAIS
41. Tangle. : SNARL
42. Newspaper section. : DRAMA
44. Having terraces. : TIERED
45. Splurge, housewife's style. : SHOPPINGSPREE
48. Works together. : COACTS
49. Exclamations. : AHS
50. Time zone. : CST
52. Set down. : ALIT
53. Tortuga's neighbor. : HAITI
56. City on the Hudson. : TROY
57. Fodder pit. : SILO
58. Stranger. : ODDER
59. Headquarters. : HOME
60. River in Hesse. : EDER
61. Shade of brown. : TOAST
62. Sheep. : EWES
1. Staff officer. : AIDE
2. Point of the earth. : NORTHPOLE
3. One kind of team. : TWOHORSES
4. Vigor. : SAP
5. Part of Berlin. : SECTOR
6. Dance. : WALTZ
7. Past. : AGO
8. ___ amis. : MES
9. American historian. : PRESCOTT
10. Distributor. : APPORTIONER
11. Church title: Abbr. : RTREV
12. Official of a French town. : MAIRE
13. Women. : SHES
21. Thirty and others. : AGES
23. Bohemian martyr, 1415. : HUS
25. Mumbo-jumbo man. : WITCHDOCTOR
26. Spanish. : IBERIAN
27. Vocal qualities. : TONES
28. Deception. : SHAM
31. Southern gateway. : MIAMI
33. Rural sight. : SCARECROW
34. The Supremes, for instance. : THREESOME
35. Purveyed. : SOLD
37. Family album item. : SNAPSHOT
41. Drinks. : SIPS
43. Account: Abbr. : RPT
44. Type of pullover. : TSHIRT
45. Firm. : SOLID
46. Selassie. : HAILE
47. Exits. : GATES
48. Instance. : CASE
51. Nautical ropes. : TYES
54. Stir. : ADO
55. State: Abbr. : IDA
56. Article. : THE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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