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New York Times, Saturday, February 10, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { Q U X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,755
Across
1. Pronoun. : SOMEONE
8. Wading birds. : JACANAS
15. Continuously. : ONANDON
16. "___ any other name . . . " : AROSEBY
17. Highly pleasing. : WELCOME
18. Agent of vengeance. : NEMESIS
19. Civil War abbreviation. : CSA
20. Soothing tonic. : NERVINE
22. Blasting agent. : TNT
23. Baseball term. : ATBAT
25. City in Palestine. : GAZA
26. Der ___. : ALTE
27. Study. : READ
28. Girl's name. : MYRA
29. Microorganism. : GERM
30. Pixie. : SPRITE
32. Rockefeller domain. : ARKANSAS
35. Bridge support. : PIER
37. Toy. : YOYO
38. Toothed metal wheel. : SPROCKET
42. 64 Across and others. : FEMMES
46. Letters. : CEES
47. Hinged fastening. : HASP
49. ___ River. : EAST
50. Rapid current of water. : RACE
51. Wax, old style. : CERE
52. Between: Prefix. : INTER
53. "Rocks." : ICE
54. Brothers. : FRATERS
56. The Altar. : ARA
57. Popular movie star. : POITIER
59. Peer of Charlemagne. : PALADIN
61. Stately dances of old. : PAVANES
62. Shortly: Poet. : ERELONG
63. Barren. : STERILE
64. Annemarie Selinko novel. : DESIREE
Down
1. Native bankers of Anglo-India. : SOWCARS
2. Dance. : ONESTEP
3. Coast of India. : MALABAR
4. Common letter abbreviation. : ENC
5. Tooth: Prefix. : ODONT
6. Province of Greece. : NOME
7. Vigor. : ENERGY
8. Turkish soldier. : JANIZARY
9. Place for 43 Down. : ARENA
10. Arrive. : COME
11. Suffix for enzymes. : ASE
12. Settles comfortably. : NESTLES
13. From within: Lat. : ABINTRA
14. Ways. : SYSTEMS
21. Spanish measure of length. : VARA
24. Fatty. : ADIPOSE
26. Nickname. : AGNOMEN
28. Gentle. : MEEK
31. Twitching. : TIC
33. Men's organization: Abbr. : KOFP
34. Nautical reply. : AYE
36. Practice. : REHEARSE
38. Well-known name in journalism. : SCRIPPS
39. Seaman's jacket. : PEACOAT
40. Hold. : RECEIVE
41. Pungent. : TART
43. Performer with a cape. : MATADOR
44. Alkaloid used in medicine. : ESERINE
45. Singular. : STRANGE
48. Went through interstices. : SEEPED
51. Wicker basket. : CREEL
52. Landfalls in an archipelago. : ISLES
54. Ended, French style. : FINI
55. Distinctive. : RARE
58. Coating for heavy paper. : TAR
60. Husband of Fatima. : ALI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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