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New York Times, Tuesday, February 20, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J V Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,765
Across
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Native of N Europe. : LAPP
5
British swell. : TOFF
9
Expand. : SPLAY
14
U.S. novelist. : AGEE
15
Mother of Ares. : HERA
16
Witch. : CRONE
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Athenian temple. : PARTHENON
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Azores city. : HORTA
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Possessive. : ITS
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Black. : EBON
22
Camera device. : FINDER
23
Obelisk. : NEEDLE
25
Sad: Fr. : TRISTE
27
As well. : ALSO
29
Praises. : EXTOLLS
32
Greek philosopher. : PLATO
35
Premium. : BONUS
37
W Indian region. : GOA
38
Part of a decathlon. : RACE
39
Barber's need. : STROP
40
Chinese dynasty. : MING
41
Norse goddess. : EIR
42
Nokomis. : SQUAW
43
Temple bells. : GONGS
44
Greek sea god. : PROTEUS
46
"Quo Vadis" role. : NERO
48
Mustangs. : PONIES
50
"Pleasure-dome" site. : XANADU
54
Talked, in a way. : DRONED
56
Beverages. : ALES
58
Anthropos. : MAN
59
Memento. : RELIC
60
Hermes, Hebe, Hestia, et al. : OLYMPIANS
62
Spanish saint. : ANITA
63
Watery sound. : PLOP
64
Pleasant. : NICE
65
Zipporah's spouse. : MOSES
66
Shelter. : TENT
67
Recognized. : KNEW
Down
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Rabbit. : LAPIN
2
Type size. : AGATE
3
Inherently. : PERSE
4
Favorite. : PET
5
Ancient rival of Athens. : THEBES
6
Wine: Prefix. : OENO
7
Van. : FRONT
8
Stir up. : FAN
9
Crystalline rocks. : SCHISTS
10
Quickly: Colloq. : PRONTO
11
Man who removed the Marbles. : LORDELGIN
12
Game term. : ANTE
13
One, for one. : YEAR
18
Greeting. : HELLO
22
Repair: Colloq. : FIXUP
24
Time. : DATE
26
Fame. : RENOWN
28
Insensitive. : OBTUSE
30
Extended. : LONG
31
Droops. : SAGS
32
Kind of school. : PREP
33
Burrow. : LAIR
34
Site of 17 Across. : ACROPOLIS
36
Pray: Lat. : ORA
39
Sea animal. : SQUID
40
Selene's symbol. : MOON
42
Iroquois. : SENECAS
43
Clutch. : GRASP
45
Explosive. : TONITE
47
Excused. : EXEMPT
49
Château room. : SALLE
51
Forcefully: Poet. : AMAIN
52
Terpsichore's forte. : DANCE
53
Rip apart. : UNSEW
54
60 grains. : DRAM
55
River of Italy. : RENO
57
French city. : LYON
60
Choose. : OPT
61
Kind of well. : INK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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