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New York Times, Wednesday, March 20, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,794
Across Down
1. Engine turn: Colloq. : REV
4. Shoes. : TIES
8. Bell sound. : DONG
12. Island off Java. : BALI
13. ___ Hashana. : ROSH
14. Bibelot. : CURIO
15. Holes in one. : ACES
16. Successively. : INSEQUENCE
18. Where the Humboldt flows. : NEVADA
20. Jewish month. : ELUL
21. Gives the green light. : OKS
22. Hang back: Colloq. : DRAGONESFEET
25. Carpenter's joint. : TENON
26. Wall St. term. : STOCKS
30. "Do ___ say . . . " : ASI
32. Spoiled. : UNDID
35. Fabric texture. : WALE
36. Citizen of Zagreb. : CROAT
38. Alfonso's queen. : ENA
39. A flowing in. : INSET
40. Use a grasping device. : TONG
41. Earth-mover, for short. : DOZER
43. Social occasion. : TEA
44. Diversify. : ASSORT
47. Corp. VIP's. : EXECS
49. Accompany. : GOHANDINHAND
54. Anthropoid. : APE
57. Theater area. : LOGE
58. Navy man. : SEABEE
59. Inexorable force. : JUGGERNAUT
62. Goes boating. : ROWS
63. Gaelic name. : ANGUS
64. Raison d'___. : ETRE
65. Heavy odor. : MUSK
66. Portico of ancient Rome. : XYST
67. Get rid of. : SHED
68. Piggery. : STY
1. Sportscar. : RACER
2. Heights. : ELEVATIONS
3. Countenance. : VISAGE
4. Royal villa at Versailles. : TRIANON
5. Noun suffix. : ION
6. Letters. : ESSES
7. Ledge. : SHELF
8. Proper. : DUE
9. Whether ___. : ORNO
10. Small cut. : NICK
11. Proceeds. : GOES
12. Fillet. : BAND
14. Gem facet. : CULET
17. Inquiry: Abbr. : QUES
19. Coffeebreak item: Colloq. : DONUT
23. Over. : ENDED
24. Municipality. : TOWN
27. Looks (for). : CASTSABOUT
28. Swiss painter and etcher. : KLEE
29. Silk, in Italy. : SETA
30. ___ part. : ACTA
31. Theater signs. : SROS
33. Cadmus's daughter. : INO
34. Confounded. : DAZED
37. Twittery. : AGOG
39. Peace goddess. : IRENE
42. Was. : EXISTED
45. Ingénue and others. : ROLES
46. Norse god. : THOR
48. Endearing traits. : CHARMS
50. Saint of January 21. : AGNES
51. Below: Poet. : NEATH
52. Gossipy. : NEWSY
53. Lobby feature. : DESK
54. Hero of a Sophocles drama. : AJAX
55. Slight. : PUNY
56. Ingredient of floating island. : EGGS
60. Racket strings. : GUT
61. Noun ending. : URE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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