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New York Times, Friday, December 6, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,055
Across Down
1. Salute. : HAIL
5. Eyre and others. : JANES
10. Dear: It. : CARA
14. Pisa's river. : ARNO
15. Wood. : EBONY
16. Asian gulf. : OMAN
17. Hearts and others. : MAJORSUITS
19. Shopping place. : MART
20. Texas school. : SMU
21. Initials of a country. : USSR
22. Titter. : TEEHEE
24. Berlin's river. : SPREE
26. Fashion item. : BELT
27. Ancient port of Rome. : OSTIA
29. Festive gathering. : JAMBOREE
33. Stooge of a sort. : SHILL
34. Girl of song. : SUSIE
35. Poetic preposition. : ERE
36. Aromatic spice. : MACE
37. Of ancient Carthage. : PUNIC
38. Science subject: Abbr. : ECOL
39. Continue to be. : ARE
40. Side arms. : DIRKS
41. Cousin of a bluenose. : PRUDE
42. Savings. : NESTEGGS
44. Ancient coin. : ASPER
45. Tear down: Var. : RASE
46. Literary light. : DANTE
48. Symbol of loss. : REDINK
51. Affirmative of a kind. : SISI
52. Legal matter. : RES
55. Arabic letter. : ALIF
56. Mencken was one. : ICONOCLAST
59. Man of song. : BILL
60. One inclined to disagree. : NOMAN
61. Eight: It. : OTTO
62. Man is one. : ISLE
63. Delusion's partner. : SNARE
64. Horn sound. : BEEP
1. Buffet features. : HAMS
2. Ancient Syria. : ARAM
3. Wrongs. : INJUSTICES
4. Old card game. : LOO
5. David's father. : JESSE
6. Maltreat. : ABUSE
7. Café ___. : NOIR
8. Adjective ending. : ENT
9. Pertaining to the body. : SYSTEMIC
10. ___ terms. : COMETO
11. Indian servant. : AMAH
12. Excellent. : RARE
13. Pay (with "up"). : ANTE
18. Bucolic. : RURAL
23. Dresden's river. : ELBE
25. Heavy stake. : PILE
26. Foundation. : BASIS
27. Turkish sultan. : OSMAN
28. Allotment. : SHARE
29. Sights on the Yangtze. : JUNKS
30. Recover from loss. : RECUPERATE
31. Wear away. : ERODE
32. Fisherman. : EELER
34. Billow. : SURGE
37. N.F.L. appurtenances. : PIGSKINS
38. Formerly, formerly. : ERST
40. Hollywood first name. : DEAN
41. Lose one's head. : PANIC
43. Spongecake dessert. : TRIFLE
46. Ancient coin. : DINAR
47. In unison. : ASONE
48. Famous physicist. : RABI
49. Yale men. : ELIS
50. Aromatic herb. : DILL
51. Body of an organism. : SOMA
53. Ancient Italian name. : ESTE
54. Intercept. : STOP
57. Against. : CON
58. Tennis stroke. : LOB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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