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New York Times, Saturday, November 16, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,035
Across Down
1. Nurse, in Asia. : AMAH
5. Storage bin. : CRIB
9. Attics. : LOFTS
14. Small lunch. : BITE
15. "For ___ jolly good fellow . . . " : HESA
16. Court decree. : ARRET
17. Cupid. : AMOR
18. Red Sea land. : ADEN
19. Poor. : NEEDY
20. After 4 Down, well-known burlesque phrase. : COMESTHEJUDGE
23. "Do ___ say . . . " : ASI
24. Season, in France. : ETE
25. Indian. : OTO
26. Slugger's statistics. : RBI
29. Locusts. : ACACIAS
32. Demon, Oriental style. : AFREET
34. Dance compositions. : RONDOS
36. Pocket change. : COINS
37. Rearranged. : CHANGEDAROUND
40. Fragment of a kind. : SHARD
41. Ships' cranes. : DAVITS
42. Fruit. : BANANA
44. Poems. : SEPTETS
47. Footballer. : END
48. Curve. : ARC
50. Pou ___, standing place, à la Archimedes. : STO
51. Greek letter. : ETA
53. Clumsy one. : BUTTERFINGERS
57. Soldier of France. : POILU
59. Example. : LEAD
60. Sacred bull of Egypt. : APIS
61. Twiddle-one's-thumbs one. : IDLER
62. Chantilly. : LACE
63. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
64. Mud volcano. : SALSE
65. Verse. : ODES
66. Swarm. : TEEM
1. Manila hemp. : ABACA
2. Sensitive plant. : MIMOSA
3. Type of submarine. : ATOMIC
4. See 20 Across. : HERE
5. Conversing. : CHATTING
6. Hot-tempered. : REDHEADED
7. Phrase of understanding. : ISEE
8. Band instrument. : BANJO
9. Dixie. : LANDOFCOTTON
10. Neighbor of Wash. : OREG
11. Unrestrained power. : FREEREIN
12. Do a farm job. : TED
13. Piggery. : STY
21. Acquired habit. : SECONDNATURE
22. Actress Hagen. : UTA
27. Give in. : BEND
28. Pronoun. : ITS
30. Macaw. : ARARA
31. Fountain favorites. : SODAS
33. Waken. : ROUSE
35. Retains some dignity. : SAVESFACE
37. Movie detective. : CHAN
38. Flyer. : HANDBILL
39. Figuratively, destructive vortexes. : RIPTIDES
40. Helmsman's course. : SBE
43. Skill. : ART
45. Plains dwelling. : TEEPEE
46. Try hard. : STRIVE
49. Orchestral instrument. : CELLO
52. Where Shillong is. : ASSAM
54. Diminutive endings. : ULES
55. Look over. : READ
56. Thomas Wolfe hero. : GANT
57. Greek letters. : PIS
58. Harem room. : ODA

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

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