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New York Times, Saturday, March 30, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,804
Across
1. Italian. : PISAN
6. Children's game. : TAG
9. Alaskan mountain range. : BAIRD
14. Old port of Rome. : OSTIA
15. Govt. agency. : REA
16. ___ house. : ONTHE
17. "Verklärung," in Richard Strauss opus. : TRANSFIGURATION
20. Vietnam New Year. : TET
21. Living places. : HABITATIONS
22. Horace's forte. : ODES
24. Napoleon's brother-in-law. : MURAT
25. Born. : NEE
26. Household need. : LINEN
28. Bad: Sp. : MALA
31. Incident. : EPISODE
33. "___, and Heaven, too!" : ALLTHIS
37. Lone Ranger's friend. : TONTO
38. In harmony. : ATONE
39. American and others. : CHEESES
42. Big name in juveniles. : AAMILNE
44. Dream: Fr. : REVE
45. Despots. : CZARS
46. "A woman ___ sometime thing . . . " : ISA
49. Legislate. : ENACT
51. French state. : ETAT
54. Punishes, Asian style. : BASTINADOES
58. Chemical suffix. : ENE
59. Parts of ships. : SUPERSTRUCTURES
61. Italian girl's name. : EDITA
62. One: Ger. : EIN
63. Noteworthy occurrence. : EVENT
64. Spot cards. : NINES
65. Harbor: Abbr. : SPT
66. Australian throwing-stick. : WADDY
Down
1. West African lemur. : POTTO
2. "His hair ___ . . . " : ISRED
3. Limit of gubernatorial authority. : STATELINE
4. Short river into the Rhone. : AIN
5. Popular poet. : NASH
6. Rostrum. : TRIBUNE
7. Norse sea god. : AEGIR
8. Family name of Buddha. : GAUTAMA
9. Yawl. : BOAT
10. Opposer. : ANTI
11. Noun suffix. : ITION
12. French river. : RHONE
13. Thick. : DENSE
18. Renowned. : FAMED
19. Basis for assessment. : RATAL
23. Sibling. : SISTER
27. Catch, in a way. : NOOSE
29. Beast of burden. : LLAMA
30. Array. : ATTIRE
31. Catchall abbreviation. : ETC
32. Exclamation of contempt. : POH
34. Encased, in a way. : HOLSTERED
35. Tabard, for one. : INN
36. Comprehend. : SEE
40. Smooths. : EVENS
41. Law-making bodies. : SENATES
42. Description. : ACCOUNT
43. Ancient Mexican. : AZTEC
46. Great dramatist. : IBSEN
47. ___ Arabia. : SAUDI
48. Take ___ (go for a drive). : ASPIN
50. Sopping. : ADRIP
52. Make ___ to. : ANEND
53. Short-tempered. : TESTY
55. Old-time French wig. : TETE
56. Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
57. Seethe. : STEW
60. Grape: Lat. : UVA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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