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New York Times, Monday, March 18, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J M Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,792
Across Down
1. Faint. : WEAK
5. People of Asia. : TAIS
9. College group. : GRADS
14. Ship of myth. : ARGO
15. Smallest of a litter. : RUNT
16. Musical show. : REVUE
17. "Eri Tu?", for one. : ARIA
18. Former. : ONCE
19. New York city. : UTICA
20. Childhood game. : FOLLOWTHELEADER
23. Untwisted silk. : SLEAVE
24. Rural place. : DELL
25. Fraulein's name. : ILSA
28. Features of old-time drama. : ASIDES
32. Pottery piece. : SHARD
36. Emir's cousins. : AGAS
38. Get ___ deal. : ARAW
39. Secret writing. : CODE
40. Pair. : BRACE
41. Hartebeest. : TORA
42. Came to rest. : ALIT
43. Go over MSS. : EDIT
44. Full of ginger. : PEPPY
45. Show. : DEPICT
47. Govt. agency. : NASA
49. Work group. : CREW
51. Named. : TITLED
56. Outdoor activity. : THREELEGGEDRACE
61. Old-time wagons. : WAINS
62. Lamb. : ELIA
63. Sports: Abbr. : ATHL
64. Choose. : ELECT
65. Smarten (up). : PERK
66. Avian sound. : WHOO
67. They: Fr. : ELLES
68. Cliques. : SETS
69. Not so much. : LESS
1. Servicewomen, in Britain. : WAAFS
2. Famous Flynn. : ERROL
3. Spry. : AGILE
4. Australian bear. : KOALA
5. Gardener's need. : TROWEL
6. Chloe, for one. : AUNT
7. Kind of worm. : INCH
8. Pegasus. : STEED
9. Liquid nourishment. : GRUELS
10. Get back at. : RETALIATE
11. Eager. : AVID
12. Leader: It. : DUCE
13. Cookbook term. : SEAR
21. Latin poet. : OVID
22. Legal document. : LEASE
26. Carnelian. : SARD
27. Moreover. : AGAIN
29. Plummet. : DROP
30. Wyatt of the West. : EARP
31. Dancer's motion. : SWAY
32. Fish. : SCAD
33. Rabbit's home. : HOLE
34. Take ___ (decline). : ADIP
35. Disposition to say little. : RETICENCE
37. Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
40. Kind of nut. : BETEL
44. The best kind of bill. : PAID
46. Heraldic devices. : CRESTS
48. Menu entries. : STEAKS
50. Cries. : WEEPS
52. Fish in a certain way. : TRAWL
53. Machine. : LATHE
54. Namesakes of a nymph. : ECHOS
55. Aegean island. : DELOS
56. Avian sound. : TWEE
57. Campus building. : HALL
58. Cambodian coin. : RIEL
59. Kind of club. : GLEE
60. Surrounded. : GIRT

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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