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New York Times, Thursday, April 11, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 325 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,816
Across
1. Memphis's river. : NILE
5. Assign (to). : REFER
10. Dawn: Sp. : ALBA
14. 1/6 drachma. : OBOL
15. City near Venice. : UDINE
16. Water bird. : COOT
17. Novel. : NEWFANGLED
19. Yearling. : COLT
20. Tool. : AXE
21. Calendar abbreviation. : TUES
22. Periodical. : WEEKLY
24. Pieces of music: Abbr. : RHAPS
26. Grandeur. : POMP
27. For this case only: Lat. : ADHOC
29. Prosperous place. : BOOMTOWN
33. Rivulet. : BROOK
34. Gang member. : ROWDY
35. Sibling: Abbr. : BRO
36. Struggle. : BOUT
37. Folkways. : MORES
38. Open. : AJAR
39. French pronoun. : ILS
40. Shore bird. : WADER
41. Sanctions. : ABETS
42. Type of railway. : ELEVATED
44. Supple. : LITHE
45. Within: Prefix. : ENTO
46. Outbursts. : GALES
48. Broadway musical. : IDOIDO
51. Bye-bye. : TATA
52. Negative prefix. : DIS
55. Bass ___. : VIOL
56. Officer. : COMMANDANT
59. Tool. : ADZE
60. Do homage. : KNEEL
61. Ship of myth. : ARGO
62. Did farm work. : HOED
63. Intuition. : SENSE
64. Goulash. : STEW
Down
1. Roman goddess of fate. : NONA
2. Alpine animal. : IBEX
3. Legislative body. : LOWERHOUSE
4. Leprechaun. : ELF
5. Sew hurriedly. : RUNUP
6. Moves cautiously. : EDGES
7. Dumas ___. : FILS
8. Compass point. : ENE
9. Sequoias. : REDWOODS
10. Assent to. : ACCEPT
11. Pay attention! : LOOK
12. Plant pod. : BOLL
13. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATTY
18. Sharp as ___. : ATACK
23. TV award. : EMMY
25. Catcall. : HOOT
26. Great nation. : POWER
27. Girl's nickname. : ABBIE
28. Quaintly amusing. : DROLL
29. Blasé. : BORED
30. Museum pieces of a kind. : OBJETSDART
31. Choler. : WRATH
32. Viking. : NORSE
34. Western show. : RODEO
37. Digging tools. : MATTOCKS
38. Long-run role. : ABIE
40. Willow shoot. : WAND
41. Literary middle name. : ALLAN
43. Disguised. : VEILED
46. Child's play. : GAMES
47. "___ told by an idiot . . . " : ATALE
48. Anc. Assyrian city. : IVAH
49. Prank: Colloq. : DIDO
50. Seep slowly. : OOZE
51. Federal agents. : TMEN
53. Broadway name. : INGE
54. Pack away. : STOW
57. Undivided. : ONE
58. See 13 Down. : DAS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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