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New York Times, Monday, December 30, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 334 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,079
Across Down
1. Stroll. : WALK
5. Imitate a vine. : CREEP
10. Man from Tallin. : ESTH
14. Egyptian god. : AMON
15. Engineroom man. : OILER
16. Je ne sais ___. : QUOI
17. Mod phrase. : GOGO
18. Fanciful names. : SOBRIQUETS
20. Advertise, in a way. : SKYWRITE
22. Ensembles. : SUITES
23. Suffers. : AILS
24. Laundry item. : SOAP
25. Effervescent. : BUBBLY
28. Through. : FINISHED
32. Where the Adige flows. : ITALY
33. Eye color. : HAZEL
34. Pitching statistic: Abbr. : ERA
35. Hardy character. : JUDE
36. Buffoon. : JOKER
37. Campus group. : FRAT
38. Assn. : ORG
39. Beach features. : DUNES
40. Oppressive. : CLOSE
41. Like some baseball runs. : UNEARNED
43. Unclaimed. : NOONES
44. Shrewd. : CAGY
45. Fire: Prefix. : PYRO
46. Respite. : LAYOFF
49. Nameless ones. : SOANDSOS
53. Bridge extras. : OVERTRICKS
55. Concerning. : INRE
56. Senior member. : DEAN
57. E. Indian tree wood. : ALOES
58. Roman goddess of fate. : NONA
59. Misdoes. : ERRS
60. Extreme. : ULTRA
61. Actress Verdon. : GWEN
1. Humorists. : WAGS
2. Berserk. : AMOK
3. Sluggish. : LOGY
4. Within one's ken. : KNOWABLE
5. With comfort. : COSILY
6. Disorders. : RIOTS
7. River of Germany. : ELBE
8. Noun ending. : EER
9. Captive. : PRISONER
10. Supplies. : EQUIPS
11. Fat. : SUET
12. Kind of bag. : TOTE
13. Sibilant sound. : HISS
19. Cower. : QUAIL
21. Turbid. : RILY
24. Appraises (with "up"). : SIZES
25. Gem. : BIJOU
26. Traffic maneuver. : UTURN
27. Sign of office. : BADGE
28. Pretended. : FAKED
29. Egret. : HERON
30. Remove. : ERASE
31. Engagements. : DATES
33. Sweet spread. : HONEY
36. View from Interlaken. : JUNGFRAU
37. Engulfing. : FLOODING
39. Current of air. : DRAFT
40. Menu item. : CORN
42. Certain squashes. : ACORNS
43. African lake. : NYASSA
45. Las Vegas game. : POKER
46. Deposit of ore. : LODE
47. State positively. : AVER
48. Calendar unit. : YEAR
49. Highlander. : SCOT
50. Certain flakes. : SNOW
51. French river. : ORNE
52. Gaelic name. : SEAN
54. Under the weather. : ILL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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