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New York Times, Monday, February 26, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,771
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1. Cabinet post. : LABOR
6. Knurl. : MILL
10. Rhyme scheme. : ABAB
14. Swiftly. : APACE
15. Field. : AREA
16. Further. : MORE
17. Book cover. : DUSTJACKET
19. A Chaplin. : OONA
20. Sooner than. : ERE
21. If not. : ELSE
22. Deserved. : EARNED
24. Choice. : SELECT
26. Did a housewife's job. : DARNED
28. Where Ogden is. : UTAH
30. Digger's tool. : MATTOCK
33. Uses a swizzle stick. : STIRS
36. Equal: Fr. : EGALE
38. Half of a dance. : CHA
39. Hand signal. : WAVE
40. Old coins. : REALS
41. Glide. : SKIM
42. A Vanderbilt. : AMY
43. Beauty. : BELLE
44. Jai alai basket. : CESTA
45. Expect. : BELIEVE
47. Arctic sea. : KARA
49. Complete. : ENTIRE
51. Site of famous auto race. : LEMANS
55. Dance step. : CHASSE
57. Race for Ryun. : MILE
59. Be in session. : SIT
60. Vogue. : RAGE
61. Detailed report. : WHITEPAPER
64. Côte d'___. : AZUR
65. Girl's name. : EULA
66. Genus of shrubs. : ERICA
67. Encounter. : MEET
68. Lively dance. : REEL
69. Begin again. : RENEW
1. Stows, as cargo. : LADES
2. Orinoco tributary. : APURE
3. Swiss city. : BASEL
4. Book size: Abbr. : OCT
5. Imperfect products. : REJECTS
6. Some apples. : MACS
7. Vexed. : IRKED
8. C.S.A. name. : LEE
9. Side branches. : LATERALS
10. Love knot, old style. : AMORET
11. The sticks. : BOONDOCKS
12. Norse name. : ARNE
13. Pearl. : BEAD
18. High: It. : ALTA
23. Penny ___. : ANTE
25. Seine tributary. : EURE
27. Esau's grandson. : AMALEK
29. Ward ___. : HEELER
31. Memorandum. : CHIT
32. Volga tributary. : KAMA
33. Clean (up). : SWAB
34. Unexciting. : TAME
35. Coterie of colleges. : IVYLEAGUE
37. Dame. : GAL
40. Newspaperman. : REVIEWER
41. Stratum. : SEAM
43. Parlays. : BETS
44. Vine. : CREEPER
46. Extra section of a book. : INSERT
48. Every: Ger. : ALLE
50. Rousseau classic. : EMILE
52. In ___ (giddy). : ASPIN
53. Relative. : NIECE
54. Chaff. : STRAW
55. Stuff. : CRAM
56. Smog. : HAZE
58. Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
62. City in the news. : HUE
63. "Now We ___ Six." : ARE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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