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New York Times, Thursday, November 14, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,033
Across Down
1. Asian language. : THAI
5. N. Z. evergreen. : TAWA
9. Bugle call. : TAPS
13. Partner of file. : RANK
14. Constructor's beam. : HBAR
15. Mends. : HEALS
17. British princess. : ANNE
18. One kind of time out. : RESTPERIOD
20. "Israfel" poet. : POE
21. Permission to use. : LOAN
22. Centers in electrical systems. : YBOXES
23. Double-play combination. : SIXFOURTHREE
26. Like a bump on ___. : ALOG
27. Chef's device. : ROASTER
31. Prepossession or obsession. : FETISH
33. Noted Engllsh statesman. : PITT
34. Beam. : RAY
35. Landed. : ALIT
36. Extent. : SCOPE
38. Clay dishes. : WARE
39. Very. : TOO
40. Power source. : ATOM
41. Bands or braces. : CLAMPS
43. Name in show business. : SINATRA
45. Symbol on a green flag. : HARP
46. Equine of a kind. : SHETLANDPONY
51. "___ forget." : LESTWE
54. Sandusky's lake. : ERIE
55. Caustic. : LYE
56. Secret agents. : OPERATIVES
58. Lizard of the Southwest. : GILA
59. Perfecto. : CIGAR
60. Take a flat. : RENT
61. Man's name meaning man. : ENOS
62. Yearling. : COLT
63. Ah me! : ALAS
64. Dress style. : TENT
1. Part of a band. : TRAPS
2. City in the news. : HANOI
3. Event for Texas, Dec. 29, 1845. : ANNEXATION
4. DDE. : IKE
5. Motorist's choice. : THROUGHSTREET
6. As hungry as ___. : ABEAR
7. "The little man who ___ there." : WASNT
8. Wyeth's work. : ART
9. Off ___ (out of tempo). : THEBEAT
10. Goes by aircraft. : AEROES
11. Rue de la ___. : PAIX
12. Wild plum. : SLOE
16. Bodies of water: Abbr. : SDS
19. Fireworks experts. : PYROTECHNISTS
21. Pas-de-Calais town. : LOOS
24. Move like a bird. : FLIT
25. Initials on a tombstone. : HRIP
28. Tumbler's springboard. : TRAMPOLINE
29. Frontier lawman. : EARP
30. Bakery products. : RYES
31. Certain foods. : FATS
32. French saint of December 1st. : ELOI
33. Flower, for short. : POM
37. Chesterfield. : COAT
38. Loom threads. : WARP
40. Crosswise. : ATHWART
42. Stow the hold. : LADE
44. Starry. : ASTRAL
47. Carpentry device. : LEVEL
48. Sports palace. : ARENA
49. Material in some tires. : NYLON
50. Baker's buy. : YEAST
51. Opposite of exp. : LOC
52. Literary genre. : EPIC
53. State flower of Utah. : SEGO
57. Author Levin. : IRA
58. Receive. : GET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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