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New York Times, Tuesday, April 16, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,821
Across
1. City in Syria. : ALEP
5. Spray driven by the wind. : SCUD
9. Bow. : ARC
12. Fence overpass. : STILE
13. Raised rapidly. : RANUP
15. Recent: Prefix. : NEO
16. Man of music. : CHOIRMASTER
18. Cupid's title. : DAN
19. Change a title. : RENAME
20. South American monkey. : TITI
21. Founded: Abbr. : EST
22. Adjective suffix. : INE
23. Man's nickname. : ERNIE
25. Siren. : CIRCE
27. "Les Fleurs du ___." : MAL
28. Opposed to: Colloq. : AGIN
29. Perfumes. : CENSES
30. Casey. : STENGEL
32. Enclosures. : PENS
33. Not worth a ___. : REDCENT
36. Capitol feature. : ROTUNDA
38. Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
39. Old style vehicle. : CHARIOT
41. Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
43. Peak of the Pennine Alps. : ROSA
44. French party. : BAL
47. Thinner. : RARER
48. Encircles. : GIRTS
49. ___ Darya, Asian river. : AMU
50. Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
51. Locale. : AREA
53. Racial or tribal. : ETHNIC
55. State divisions: Abbr. : CTS
56. Sports jacket. : WINDBREAKER
58. Son of Gad. : ERI
59. A Doone. : LORNA
60. Lyon's waterfront. : RHONE
61. Bad: Prefix. : DYS
62. Appear to be. : SEEM
63. ___ doute (certainly): Fr. : SANS
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1. Olympian goddess. : ATHENA
2. Trilling. : LIONEL
3. Kazan. : ELIA
4. Pervade. : PERMEATE
5. Feminine title. : SRA
6. Broadway activity. : CASTING
7. Loosen. : UNTIE
8. Musical piece. : DUET
9. Name on many a storybook. : ANDERSEN
10. Go up again. : REASCEND
11. Italian noblewoman. : CONTESSA
12. Curtain material. : SCRIM
14. Leontyne. : PRICE
17. A combination or blend. : MERGENCE
24. Beethoven's Choral Symphony. : NINTH
26. Power supplied to a machine. : INPUT
29. Protect and seclude. : CLOISTER
30. Setting. : SCENE
31. Misplay. : ERROR
33. Went back over. : RETRACED
34. Knight ___. : ERRANTRY
35. Two dots placed over a vowel. : DIERESIS
37. Household appliances. : TOASTERS
40. Daughter of Minos. : ARIADNE
42. Net. : TRAWL
44. Depend upon. : BANKON
45. French cathedral city. : AMIENS
46. Pelf. : LUCRE
48. Kind or category. : GENRE
52. Grande and others. : RIOS
54. Laugh. : HAHA
57. Dull resounding noise. : BAM

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

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