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New York Times, Tuesday, March 19, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 354 (avg 1.87)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,793
Across Down
1. Winnow. : SIFT
5. Shrimp. : PRAWN
10. China Sea gulf. : SIAM
14. Dormouse. : LOIR
15. Region of old Asia Minor. : IONIA
16. Open. : UNDO
17. High: Lat. : ALTA
18. Type of TV performer. : QUIZMASTER
20. Card game. : BEZIQUE
22. Unmask. : EXPOSE
23. Stick together. : GLUE
24. Dipper. : LADLE
26. Pronoun. : THESE
28. Spread. : JAM
29. Renown. : ECLAT
33. Auricle. : EAR
34. Beetle. : SCARAB
37. Current. : TIDE
38. Hollywood name. : AVA
39. Gems. : TOPAZES
41. Sine ___ non. : QUA
42. Purvey. : SELL
44. Lower in rank. : DEMOTE
45. Einstein's birthplace. : ULM
46. Finish. : ENDUP
48. Japanese coin. : RIN
49. Delays. : WAITS
51. Honkers. : GEESE
53. Card term. : MELD
54. Uneven. : JAGGED
57. Misfit: Slang. : SADSACK
60. Balance. : EQUANIMITY
63. Thine: Fr. : ATOI
64. Chanted. : SUNG
65. Tropical tree. : CACAO
66. State: Abbr. : CONN
67. Receipts. : TAKE
68. Some cards. : TREYS
69. Therefore. : ERGO
1. Slice. : SLAB
2. Daughter of Eurytus. : IOLE
3. U.S. novelist. : FITZGERALD
4. Santa Fe and others. : TRAILS
5. Fabric. : PIQUE
6. Wheel: Fr. : ROUE
7. Black bird. : ANI
8. Genius, for short. : WIZ
9. Designated. : NAMED
10. Dubious. : SUSPECT
11. Preposition. : INTO
12. Noun suffixes. : ADES
13. Extra. : MORE
19. Wheel pin. : AXLE
21. Search. : QUEST
24. Wyoming city. : LARAMIE
25. Female warrior. : AMAZON
26. Harass. : TEASE
27. Shelter. : HAVEN
28. Clowns. : JAPERS
30. Property settler. : LIQUIDATOR
31. Full-blown. : ADULT
32. Sporting groups. : TEAMS
35. Fish. : COD
36. Call or raise. : BET
40. Hemmed. : SEWED
43. Traveler's concern. : LUGGAGE
47. Hammer part. : PEEN
50. Former French province. : ALSACE
52. Decree. : EDICT
53. Brothers of medicine. : MAYOS
54. Witticism. : JEST
55. Shade of blue. : AQUA
56. Sludge: Slang. : GUNK
57. Pause. : STAY
58. Govt. group. : CONG
59. Action: Prefix. : KINO
61. Spoil. : MAR
62. Dessert. : ICE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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