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New York Times, Friday, November 1, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,020
Across Down
1. Spanish explorer. : DESOTO
7. Crazy Horse's tribe. : OGLALA
13. Confused. : MIXEDUP
14. Bela Lugosi role. : DRACULA
16. Hero of ancient tale. : ALIBABA
17. Pioneer in photography. : EASTMAN
18. Small cask. : KEG
19. ___ Stanford. : LELAND
21. Aspirations. : AIMS
22. Ideal woman of Irish saga. : EMER
24. Creator of Rebecca West. : IBSEN
26. Forthwith. : NOW
27. All: Prefix. : OMNI
28. Region of the patella. : KNEE
29. Moslem flat. : IRADE
31. Inferior fabric, akin to drugget. : RATTINET
33. Melville's Pequod. : WHALER
34. American novelist. : URIS
35. Forbidding. : GRIM
36. Malacca, for one. : STRAIT
39. Expert skier. : SLALOMER
43. Certain exams. : ORALS
44. Tennis stroke. : CHOP
45. Fish delicacy. : SOLE
46. Language: Abbr. : LAT
47. City east of Addis Ababa. : HARAR
49. Esau's country. : EDOM
50. Small bottle. : VIAL
52. Delaware tributary. : LEHIGH
55. Roof ornament. : EPI
56. Variety of peach. : ELBERTA
58. Cardinals' cousins, in a way. : ORIOLES
60. French composer. : DELIBES
61. Gymnasium adjunct. : LOCKERS
62. Request. : DESIRE
63. Glacial ridges. : ESKERS
1. Quandary. : DILEMMA
2. Pressing. : EXIGENT
3. Father of Osiris: Var. : SEB
4. East Indian woody vine. : ODAL
5. Container of a sort. : TUBE
6. Translucent stones. : OPALINES
7. H. C. Andersen's birthplace. : ODENSE
8. A, for one. : GRADE
9. Spanish article. : LAS
10. ___ part. : ACTA
11. Pertaining to light intensity. : LUMINAL
12. Menu term. : ALAMODE
13. ___ break. : MAKEOR
15. Be adequate. : ANSWER
20. Not on ___. : ABET
23. Liturgy. : RITUAL
25. Nothing: Lat. : NIHIL
28. Interlock. : KNIT
30. Branched. : RAMOSE
32. Famous football team. : IRISH
33. Opera cloak. : WRAP
35. Halo. : GLORIOLE
36. Cleared up. : SOLVED
37. Brought up the rear. : TRAILED
38. Proportional. : RATABLE
39. Monarch's title. : SHAH
40. Sculptor of sorts. : MODELER
41. Bride and groom. : ELOPERS
42. Derelict. : REMISS
44. Fold. : CREASE
48. Remodel. : ALTER
51. Floral symbols. : LEIS
53. Bulky: Fr. : GROS
54. Hayseed. : HICK
57. Baseball abbreviation. : RBI
59. Slangy approval. : OKE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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