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New York Times, Thursday, February 1, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,746
Across
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Marine fish. : SCAD
5
Miller's product. : PLAY
9
Father, in the Syrian church. : ABBA
13
She: Lat. : ILLA
14
Spring bloom. : LILAC
16
Ruddiness. : GLOW
17
City in SE Cuba. : GUANTANAMO
19
Take on. : HIRE
20
Equine sounds. : NEIGHS
21
Told. : NARRATED
23
American golfer. : LEMA
25
Impatient exclamation. : TUSH
26
Stage dance. : CAKEWALK
30
Embark on. : ENTER
32
Shots beyond the target. : OVERS
33
Confederate general. : BRAGG
35
Have a meal. : SUP
37
Rooms. : DENS
38
"___ porridge hot . . . " : PEASE
39
Jabberwocky word. : MOME
40
Solution: Abbr. : ANS
41
Fissure. : CLEFT
42
Where Pago Pago is. : SAMOA
43
Douay name for pool near Jerusalem. : SILOE
45
Fishing boats. : TRAWLERS
47
Honshu city. : NARA
48
Girasol. : OPAL
49
Slopes. : UPGRADES
53
Violins. : AMATIS
57
Stringed instrument. : LUTE
58
U. S. aircraft carrier. : ENTERPRISE
60
Walked. : TROD
61
Henhouse. : ROOST
62
Mild oath. : DRAT
63
Whether ___. : ORNO
64
Veer. : SWAY
65
Emulates Dorcas. : SEWS
Down
1
Notice. : SIGN
2
Hint. : CLUE
3
Jai ___. : ALAI
4
Hangers-on. : DANGLERS
5
Vital fluid. : PLASMA
6
Lime tree. : LIN
7
Paton. : ALAN
8
Hindu god. : YAMA
9
Horrified. : AGHAST
10
Cheery. : BLITHESOME
11
Long-winded one. : BORE
12
Impressed. : AWED
15
Retinue. : CORTEGE
18
Muscles. : THEWS
22
Chair part. : RUNG
24
Name on the Rialto. : ALBEE
26
Musical finale. : CODA
27
Plant of the rose family. : AVENS
28
London borough. : KENSINGTON
29
Brown paper. : KRAFT
31
Report. : RUMOR
34
Ball player. : ASTRO
36
Menu item. : PEAS
38
Supplicant. : PLEADER
39
Wild ducks. : MALLARDS
41
Girl's name meaning maiden. : CORA
42
Overwhelm. : SWAMP
44
Texas city. : LAREDO
46
Be ___ to (have a share in). : APARTY
49
In the last (month): Abbr. : ULTO
50
Motor sound. : PURR
51
Seth's son. : ENOS
52
Save (with "away"). : STOW
54
Whitewall. : TIRE
55
What "vidi" means. : ISAW
56
Stage scenes. : SETS
59
Post-war agency: Abbr. : ESA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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