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New York Times, Saturday, November 2, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,021
Across Down
1. The "woodpile." : BATS
5. Exotic fruit. : PAPAW
10. Familiar measure, for short. : TBSP
14. There is: Fr. : ILYA
15. Church wine vessel. : AMULA
16. "Green Pastures" role. : NOAH
17. Highest fruit on the stalk. : TOPBANANAS
19. Error of a kind. : TYPO
20. Blade. : SPEAR
21. Muse. : CLIO
23. Acumen. : WIT
24. Pacific greeting. : ALOHA
27. Jogs lightly. : PRODS
29. Prefix of many names. : MAC
32. Sulks. : MOPES
33. Ingredient of bronze. : TIN
34. Duck genus. : ANAS
36. Military air base: Abbr. : NAS
37. Kind of ink. : INDIA
40. Tailored garments. : STRAIGHTJACKETS
44. Fruit: Prefix. : CITRO
45. Onto. : HIP
46. Bow: Prefix. : ARCI
47. Oriental temple. : WAT
48. Misrepresent. : BELIE
50. Wall St. term. : SHR
51. Brazilian port. : BAHIA
53. Brilliancy. : ECLAT
54. Common verb. : ARE
55. Close. : SEAL
57. In doubled quantity. : TWICE
62. Coin of Cambodia. : RIEL
64. Hit on the head. : BROWBEATEN
67. Count (on). : RELY
68. Nouveau ___. : RICHE
69. City on the Rhine. : BERN
70. If not. : ELSE
71. Topknot on a Greek tragic mask. : ONKOS
72. This: Sp. : ESTA
1. Curbs. : BITS
2. Crooked. : ALOP
3. Bodoni, for one. : TYPE
4. Land of a Biblical queen: Var. : SABA
5. All: Prefix. : PAN
6. See 15 Across. : AMA
7. Bangs on a chronometer. : PUNCHESTHECLOCK
8. Greek war cries. : ALALAS
9. "Where ___?" : WASI
10. Cousin of dynamite. : TNT
11. Young man in a quandary. : BOYWONDERS
12. Savory. : SAPID
13. Units of light. : PHOTS
18. Old Syria. : ARAM
22. Kind of nerve. : OPTIC
25. Position in the stock market. : LONG
26. Fish. : OPAH
28. ___ fadda, Irish dance. : RINKA
29. Abbreviation in grammar. : MASC
30. Con. : ANTI
31. Wagon parts. : CARTWHEELS
35. Biblical matriarch. : SARAI
38. Yearn: Slang. : ITCH
39. Part of Saudi Arabia. : ASIR
41. Trifles. : IOTAS
42. Girl of rhyme. : JILL
43. Where to land in Samoa. : APIA
48. ___ mind. : BEARIN
49. Diminutive ending. : ETTE
51. Part of a Pennsylvania city. : BARRE
52. "Tempest" character. : ARIEL
56. Saragossa's river. : EBRO
58. Jabberwocky word. : WABE
59. Ending for Brooklyn or Manhattan. : ITES
60. Document: Abbr. : CERT
61. Italian city. : ENNA
63. Cleanser ingredient. : LYE
65. "___ goes there?" : WHO
66. Egyptian god. : BES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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