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New York Times, Wednesday, March 6, 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: 331 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,780
Across
1. Quarrel: Slang. : SCRAP
6. Neckwear. : TIES
10. Generous. : KIND
14. Babylonian underworld. : ARALU
15. ___ podrida. : OLLA
16. Conversational remark. : ISEE
17. Valance. : LAMBREQUIN
19. Quahog. : CLAM
20. Scot's number. : TWA
21. Too. : PLUS
22. Care for. : TAKETO
24. Bride ___. : TOBE
25. Flippers. : FINS
26. Having branches. : RAMOSE
29. Curry favor. : PLAYUPTO
33. Make ___ for oneself. : ANAME
34. Publicize: Colloq. : PLUG
35. Bucket. : PAIL
36. Zola heroine. : NANA
37. Cotton twill. : CHINO
38. Brought to a peak, as wine. : AGED
39. Look ___ (visit). : INON
40. Street sound. : HONK
41. Where Candia is. : CRETE
42. Reef. : SANDBANK
44. ___ bad. : GOODOR
45. Month. : JULY
46. Triumphant cry. : CROW
47. Affront. : OFFEND
50. Salutation. : HAIL
51. Degrees. : MAS
54. German numeral. : VIER
55. Overstate. : EXAGGERATE
58. At any time. : EVER
59. Leeds's river. : AIRE
60. Tonsorial item. : RAZOR
61. Count (on). : RELY
62. Pinches (off). : NIPS
63. Cleaned up. : SWEPT
Down
1. Flavor. : SALT
2. Bird's crop. : CRAW
3. Hindu deity. : RAMA
4. Vestment. : ALB
5. Design. : PURPOSE
6. Chapeau. : TOQUE
7. Son of founder of Troy. : ILUS
8. Yalie. : ELI
9. City in Spain. : SANTIAGO
10. Raises Cain. : KICKSUPAROW
11. Ely. : ISLE
12. Clever. : NEAT
13. People: Prefix. : DEMO
18. Cuxhaven's river. : ELBE
23. At all. : ANY
24. Rum concoction. : TOMANDJERRY
25. Fail an exam. : FLUNK
26. Hindu queens. : RANIS
27. Spanish fruit. : ANANA
28. Opera role. : MANON
29. Musical sound. : PLINK
30. Summoned. : PAGED
31. Append. : TIETO
32. Dating further back. : OLDER
34. Spurious: Slang. : PHONY
37. Astrologer or sorcerer. : CHALDEAN
41. Champagne buckets. : COOLERS
43. Brunch item. : BUN
44. Gay lively person. : GRIG
46. Zoo features. : CAGES
47. Again. : OVER
48. Basketball team. : FIVE
49. Sensation. : FEEL
50. Dwell (on). : HARP
51. Place to get lost. : MAZE
52. Upon. : ATOP
53. José of art. : SERT
56. Clock symbol. : XII
57. Unrefined. : RAW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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