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New York Times, Tuesday, November 26, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,045
Across
1. Comme il ___. : FAUT
5. Toll road. : PIKE
9. Takes shape. : LOOMS
14. Radial bone. : ULNA
15. Similar. : AKIN
16. Term of endearment. : ANGEL
17. Bride and groom. : NEWLYWEDS
19. Rustic steps. : STILE
20. Sift. : SCREEN
21. Relatives of egos. : IDS
23. Neckline style. : VEE
24. Auberge. : INN
25. Scrubby plant. : SAGE
27. Vehicle. : JEEP
28. Glove of a kind. : MITT
30. Part of a limousine. : TONNEAU
32. Industrious creature. : ANT
33. Sprat's preference. : LEAN
34. Evergreen arboretums. : PINETA
38. Type of investment. : PREFERREDSTOCKS
41. ___ citizen. : SENIOR
42. Son of Zeus. : ARES
43. Bluecoat. : COP
44. Speak sharply to. : SNARLAT
46. Bad ___ to. : CESS
47. Insect. : MOTH
50. Horn of the new moon. : CUSP
51. Sloth, for one. : SIN
52. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
53. Mighty "weapon." : PEN
54. Wide collar. : BERTHA
57. Part of Egypt. : SINAI
59. Smart alecks. : WISEACRES
62. Fine linen. : TOILE
63. At a great distance. : AFAR
64. Elevator. : LIFT
65. Would-be VIP's. : SNOBS
66. Sign of boredom. : YAWN
67. Outside: Prefix. : ECTO
Down
1. Jokes: Colloq. : FUNS
2. Scot's name. : ALEC
3. Traditional but not official. : UNWRITTEN
4. Natural gift. : TALENT
5. Cat's-paw. : PAWN
6. Dwight. : IKE
7. Young antelope. : KID
8. Navy man. : ENSIGN
9. Colleen's cousin. : LASS
10. Where Windsor is: Abbr. : ONT
11. Gothic arch. : OGIVE
12. Battle royal. : MELEE
13. Dreamland. : SLEEP
18. Ginza money. : YEN
22. Fixed firmly. : DEEPSET
25. Take wing. : SOAR
26. Tempers with heat. : ANNEALS
27. Stately, regal woman. : JUNO
28. Outlines. : MAPS
29. Concerning: Lat. : INRE
30. Patio. : TERRACE
31. Holms. : AITS
33. Spanish city. : LEON
35. An odd fellow. : ECCENTRIC
36. Ring decisions. : TKOS
37. Ophidians. : ASPS
39. Flounder. : FISH
40. Cloth: Fr. : DRAP
45. Airstrip. : RUNWAY
46. Coterie. : CIRCLE
47. Drizzles. : MISTS
48. Bermuda plant. : ONION
49. Opera role. : TONIO
51. The Red or the Black. : SEA
53. Pastry. : PIES
54. Canton of the Jungfrau. : BERN
55. Weight: Colloq. : HEFT
56. Regarding. : ASTO
58. Church robe. : ALB
60. "___ body meet a body . . . " : IFA
61. Observed. : SAW

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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