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New York Times, Friday, March 1, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,775
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1. Quartet member. : ALTO
5. Do the work of. : ACTAS
10. Complacent. : SMUG
14. Water bird. : LOON
15. Instant. : FLASH
16. Relative of tights. : HOSE
17. Initials on electrical appliances. : ACDC
18. Pertinent. : TOTHEPOINT
20. Tire casings. : SHOES
22. Surprised exclamation. : SAY
23. Giant of legend. : ATLAS
24. One kind of space. : OUTER
26. Director's call. : CUT
27. Former Hollywood name. : DAVIES
29. Window part. : SASHBAR
33. Widespread. : RIFE
34. Follower of a preface. : CHAPTERONE
36. Surplus. : EXTRA
38. Past. : AGO
39. Types. : SORTS
40. Pole vault. : FIELDEVENT
43. Fixed quantity. : UNIT
44. Arranged in order. : SERIATE
45. Benares's river. : GANGES
47. Initials on govt. documents. : GPO
48. Snap. : CINCH
49. Glimpse. : SIGHT
52. Hairdo. : BUN
53. Admit. : OWNUP
57. Certain totals, in bridge. : PARTSCORES
60. Jot. : IOTA
61. Bedouin's head cord. : AGAL
62. Flavoring. : ANISE
63. Pitfall. : TRAP
64. Ale jug. : TOBY
65. Leaven. : YEAST
66. Sound of amusement. : HAHA
1. State: Abbr. : ALAS
2. Katrine. : LOCH
3. Have ___ with. : TODO
4. Swift appraisal: Slang. : ONCEOVERLIGHTLY
5. At the stern. : AFT
6. Narrow squeak. : CLOSESHAVE
7. Crimean. : TATAR
8. Pale. : ASHY
9. Novel title. : SHE
10. Permeated by. : SHOTTHROUGHWITH
11. Drudge. : MOIL
12. Middies' campus. : USNA
13. Causes to be. : GETS
19. Takes a break. : PAUSES
21. ___ generis. : SUI
25. Gumshoe. : TEC
26. Grimalkin. : CAT
27. Part of the U.S. : DIXIE
28. In search of. : AFTER
29. Resilience. : SPONGINESS
30. Wafted. : BORNE
31. Oppositionists. : ANTIS
32. Inactivity. : REST
33. Game officials: Abbr. : REFS
35. Time of one's life. : AGE
37. Conforms (to). : ADAPTS
41. Wartime initials. : ETO
42. Take the sun. : TAN
46. Sarge. : NCO
48. Papal court. : CURIA
49. Young oyster. : SPAT
50. Verdi villain. : IAGO
51. Take, in a way. : GRAB
52. Kind of china. : BONE
54. Helmer's wife. : NORA
55. State. : UTAH
56. Breadwinner. : PAPA
58. Islet. : CAY
59. Tennis term. : SET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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