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New York Times, Saturday, April 13, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,818
Across Down
1. Golf strokes. : BAFFS
6. Date circa founding of the Sorbonne. : MCCL
10. Piles. : NAPS
14. Opposed (to). : ALIEN
15. Mariner's cry. : AHOY
16. Member of an Asian household. : AMAH
17. Novel heroine. : LORNA
18. "___ inhumanity . . . " : MANS
19. Brief autobiography. : VITA
20. Discoverers. : DESCRIERS
22. Car on some trains. : DINER
23. Numerical suffix. : TEEN
24. Follow the leader. : GOSECOND
26. Chair parts. : ARMS
28. "A rift within ___." : THELUTE
30. ___ sponte (of his own will): Lat. : SUA
31. Empty. : VOID
32. Overlook. : FORGET
36. Soon. : INTHENEARFUTURE
39. Relaxed. : ATEASE
40. Day time. : FOUR
41. Title. : SIR
42. Rakes with machine-gun fire. : STRAFES
44. Part of a goblet. : STEM
45. Unconventional music piece. : FANTASIA
48. Hebrew unit of measure. : EPHA
50. Shakespearean character. : ARIEL
51. Treats badly. : DISSERVES
55. Mere nothing: Fr. : RIEN
56. Knee motion. : JERK
57. King of Greece, 1947–64. : PAULI
58. Grow or become: Suffix. : ESCE
59. Impression. : IDEA
60. Start. : ONSET
61. Conveyance. : DEED
62. Superlative. : BEST
63. Reads rapidly. : SKIMS
1. Unadorned. : BALD
2. Old world plant. : ALOE
3. Ship's officer. : FIRSTMATE
4. Barriers. : FENCES
5. Catch. : SNARE
6. Broadway role. : MAME
7. Diplomat of a kind. : CHARGEDAFFAIRES
8. United: Abbr. : CONSOL
9. River into the Schelde. : LYS
10. Nautical paper, British style. : NAVICERT
11. Kind of acid. : AMINO
12. Thin metal disk. : PATEN
13. Sliver of pottery. : SHARD
21. Chanters. : INTONERS
22. Road sign. : DETOUR
25. Spreads over. : SUFFUSES
26. Where the Ob flows. : ASIA
27. No giant he. : RUNT
29. Speed. : HIE
31. Relating to a Roman goddess. : VESTAL
33. Swedish king. : GUSTAVUSI
34. Pennsylvania county. : ERIE
35. Period. : TERM
37. Sped. : HASTENED
38. Fish dish. : ROE
43. ___ camp. : AIDEDE
44. Contracted. : SHRANK
45. Got along. : FARED
46. Issue. : ARISE
47. Relative. : NIECE
49. Pumpkin and melon. : PEPOS
52. Card game. : SKAT
53. Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
54. Holds a meeting. : SITS
56. Sail. : JIB

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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