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New York Times, Wednesday, April 17, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,822
Across Down
1. Caller. : GUEST
6. Pallid. : ASHY
10. Porgy. : SCUP
14. ___ sanctum. : INNER
15. Ancient promenade. : STOA
16. Israeli folk dance. : HORA
17. Steal. : RIFLE
18. Nursery rhyme character. : COCKROBIN
20. Pub. : DRAMSHOP
22. Tapestry. : ARRAS
23. Rubdown. : MASSAGE
25. Cisalpine land. : ITALY
26. ___ was saying . . . : ASI
28. Alpine race. : SLALOM
30. River of song. : VOLGA
33. Art of controversy. : POLEMICS
38. Mistreats. : ILLUSES
41. Girl of song. : NANETTE
42. Leatherware. : DOESKINS
44. Siberian forest region. : TAIGA
45. Amorous. : EROTIC
48. Hockey goal. : NET
49. Violin: Colloq. : STRAD
53. Conflagration of a kind. : BONFIRE
56. Uniform material. : KHAKI
57. Gifted with rare talent. : INSPIRED
60. Statute. : ORDINANCE
63. "There is nothing like ___." : ADAME
64. Measureless time. : AEON
65. Legumes. : PEAS
66. Vaccine. : SERUM
67. Impart. : LEND
68. Nighthawks' cousins. : OWLS
69. Right of decision. : SAYSO
1. Prepare (oneself) for action. : GIRD
2. To join: Fr. : UNIR
3. At home: Fr. : ENFAMILLE
4. Novelist Lagerlöf. : SELMA
5. Lovelock. : TRESS
6. Black ___. : ASCOAL
7. Emergency measure. : STOPGAP
8. This: Lat. : HOC
9. Asian bovine. : YAK
10. Partner of sweet. : SHORT
11. Mongoose's prey. : COBRA
12. Wild sheep of Tibet. : URIAL
13. Heartsease. : PANSY
19. Clothes. : RAIMENT
21. Certain schools: Abbr. : HSS
24. College in N. C. : ELON
26. Eager. : AVID
27. Unaccompanied. : SOLO
29. Wave: Sp. : OLA
31. Gloomy guy. : GUS
32. Welcomed. : ASKEDIN
34. ___ culpa. : MEA
35. Tourist's plan. : ITINERARY
36. Delivery charge: Abbr. : CTGE
37. Place in Congress. : SEAT
39. Norse goddess. : EIR
40. Uppish one. : SNOB
43. Impassive. : STOICAL
46. American painter. : INNESS
47. Certain ballplayers: Abbr. : CFS
49. A toast. : SKOAL
50. Midafternoon. : THREE
51. Radioactive element. : RADON
52. Of ___ (alike). : AKIND
54. Card player's remark. : IPASS
55. "___ cock-horse . . . " : RIDEA
58. Big birds. : EMUS
59. People: Prefix. : DEMO
61. Mindanao volcano. : APO
62. Different. : NEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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