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New York Times, Tuesday, October 8, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,996
Across
1. Straw in the wind. : OMEN
5. Cowboy's gear. : ROPES
10. Baby buggy. : PRAM
14. Italian numeral. : NOVE
15. Change, in a way. : ADAPT
16. Garment. : ROBE
17. City on the Potomac. : ALEXANDRIA
19. Willie ___ Pu. : ILLE
20. Contestants. : ENTRIES
21. Gin or vodka drink. : GIMLET
23. Dress sizes. : TENS
24. One of the "nauts." : AERO
25. Where the Ebro flows. : SPAIN
28. First name of 49 Down. : TYCHO
30. Not many. : FEW
33. Fellow feeling. : WARMTH
35. ___ impasse. : ATAN
36. Chemical prefix. : OXO
37. Leisured. : IDLE
38. Exhausted. : ALLIN
40. Clock reading. : HOUR
41. Girl of song. : SUE
42. Pumpernickel. : BROT
43. Resides. : DWELLS
45. Possesses. : HAS
46. Match. : EQUAL
48. Precipitance. : HASTE
49. Dry, as champagne. : BRUT
50. Opera role. : IGOR
52. New York lake. : GEORGE
55. Ruler's wife. : CZARINA
58. Another: Sp. : OTRA
59. S. American trees. : BRAZILNUTS
62. Tie up. : LASH
63. In the dark. : UNLIT
64. Movie name. : GINA
65. See 42 Down. : FLOE
66. Adman's goal. : SALES
67. Tuck away. : STOW
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1. Put ___ pedestal. : ONA
2. Beauty mark. : MOLE
3. Matching. : EVEN
4. Subsequently. : NEXTTIME
5. Arrested: Slang. : RANIN
6. Most bizarre. : ODDEST
7. Standards in 52 Down. : PARS
8. Upon: Prefix. : EPI
9. Worker in the wings. : STAGEHAND
10. Leading part: Mus. : PRIMO
11. Bakery product. : ROLL
12. Qualified. : ABLE
13. Proper. : MEET
18. Negative verbal form. : ARENT
22. Golf bag item. : IRON
24. Play part. : ACTI
25. Rustling sound. : SWISH
26. Livy's birthplace. : PADUA
27. City in Provence. : ARLES
29. Conference site of 1945. : YALTA
30. Spoofs. : FOOLS
31. Crow. : EXULT
32. Not so good. : WORSE
34. Old firearm. : HARQUEBUS
39. Awkward fellow. : LOUT
40. Capitol Hill activities. : HEARINGS
42. Arctic sight. : BERG
44. Fingerprint feature. : WHORL
47. Car of sorts. : LIZZIE
49. Great Danish astronomer. : BRAHE
51. Trot and pace. : GAITS
52. Play a game. : GOLF
53. Catchall abbreviation. : ETAL
54. Thereabouts. : ORSO
55. Summon. : CALL
56. Time of day: Fr. : NUIT
57. ___ time. : ATNO
60. Initials of a certain acid. : RNA
61. Workshop item. : SAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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