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New York Times, Friday, March 22, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,796
Across Down
1. Jordanian. : ARAB
5. I.e. : IDEST
10. Pretense. : SHAM
14. ___ California. : BAJA
15. Suspicious: Colloq. : FISHY
16. Alaskan city. : NOME
17. Lab material. : AGAR
18. John Jacob. : ASTOR
19. Steinbeck character. : OKIE
20. Fine line on a type face. : SERIF
22. Touch-me-not. : JEWELWEED
24. Asiatic. : LAO
26. Sound of distress. : SOB
27. Scull. : OAR
30. Man's name. : ELIAS
33. Rafter. : BEAM
36. Old-fashioned timepiece. : STEMWINDER
39. Piece of music: Abbr. : RHAP
41. Hindu god. : SIVA
42. Future supply. : STORE
43. Oriental ruler. : RANI
44. Iowa city. : AMES
45. Awesome. : TERRIFYING
47. Wagner role. : ELSA
49. Tennis score. : DEUCE
50. African title. : RAS
51. 12th-cen. date. : MCC
53. British naval title: Abbr. : LHA
54. Kind of dinnerware. : BONECHINA
59. Opera. : TOSCA
64. Surrounded. : AMID
65. ___ Unis. : ETATS
67. Glasswort. : KALI
68. Indonesian island. : BALI
69. Rocky debris. : SCREE
70. First name. : ADAM
71. Scope. : AREA
72. Ghost. : SHADE
73. Slangy cries of joy. : YOWS
1. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
2. Storm. : RAGE
3. Open. : AJAR
4. Adriatic port. : BARI
5. "___ man answers . . . " : IFA
6. Incoherent. : DISJOINTED
7. Punta del ___. : ESTE
8. Race track term. : SHOW
9. Briton's car gear. : TYRES
10. Ornamental shrub. : SNOWBERRY
11. Bunkum. : HOKE
12. French friend. : AMIE
13. Reward: Poet. : MEED
21. Went swiftly. : FLEW
23. Tennis term. : LOB
25. Tilting. : ALIST
27. Peak in Thessaly. : OSSA
28. One at ___. : ATIME
29. Frolic. : REVEL
31. Worship. : ADORE
32. Finely toothed. : SERRULATED
34. Not turn ___. : AHAIR
35. Food of a kind. : MANNA
37. Newspapers, radio, etc. : MASSMEDIA
38. Germany. : REICH
40. Animals of rhyme. : PIGS
46. Exploit. : FEAT
48. Business abbreviation. : ACC
52. Game. : CHESS
54. Kind of cake. : BABA
55. Oriental name. : OMAR
56. Historic river. : NILE
57. Strong urge. : ITCH
58. Honshu city. : NARA
60. Slangy "yes." : OKAY
61. Javanese carriage. : SADO
62. Kind of hammer. : CLAW
63. Hopes. : AIMS
66. Comprehend. : SEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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