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New York Times, Tuesday, April 2, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,807
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1. Long tales. : SAGAS
6. Relative of "thataway." : THAR
10. Flatfish. : DABS
14. From the beginning: Lat. : ABOVO
15. Dolly, for instance. : ROLE
16. Rounded. : OVAL
17. Good ___! : GRIEF
18. In ___ (sulking). : APET
19. Part of the Aloha State. : OAHU
20. Penn ___, N.Y. : YAN
21. Kind of board. : FACTFINDING
24. Enter. : GOINTO
26. Gets in touch with. : CALLS
27. Know-it-all. : SMARTY
29. Critical. : ACUTE
31. American inventor. : HOWE
32. Fallacies, in logic. : IDOLA
33. Photographer's abbreviation. : POS
36. Man of assays. : ANALYST
39. Biblical temptress. : DELILAH
41. New Jersey cape. : MAY
42. Imitation. : APERY
44. City of Japan. : NARA
45. Play. : DRAMA
46. Pastry. : DANISH
48. Hard quartz. : FLINT
50. French home. : MAISON
52. Jim Hawkins's find. : TREASUREMAP
54. Task. : JOB
57. Divining rod. : WAND
58. Trail the field. : LOSE
59. Pointless. : INANE
61. Staff officer. : AIDE
62. Arabian gulf. : ADEN
63. Talk, in a way. : RUNON
64. Bridge term. : SLAM
65. Take five. : REST
66. Wield. : EXERT
1. Having a minty seasoning. : SAGY
2. Part of a magic word. : ABRA
3. Departing. : GOINGAWAY
4. Farewell: Lat. : AVE
5. Underside of a cornice, in architecture. : SOFFIT
6. Leaflet. : TRACT
7. Amphibian. : HOPTOAD
8. Hebrew letter. : ALEF
9. Workbag. : RETICULE
10. Scribble. : DOODLE
11. Be of use. : AVAIL
12. Highways of a kind. : BAHNS
13. Slot machine jammer. : SLUG
22. One or another. : ANY
23. Of birth. : NATAL
25. City of Russia. : OREL
27. Pillow cover. : SHAM
28. Girl's name. : MONA
30. Wild West showman. : CODY
32. Piece of data. : ITEM
33. Ordinary. : PLAINJANE
34. Sculls. : OARS
35. Monarch. : SHAH
37. Tall stories. : YARNS
38. Spoon-shaped. : SPATULAR
40. ___ time (pronto). : INNO
43. Pharaoh. : RAMESES
45. Crown. : DIADEM
46. Through: Prefix. : DIA
47. Have hopes. : ASPIRE
48. Delicate. : FRAIL
49. ___ hand. : LENDA
51. Willow spike. : AMENT
52. Poetic contraction. : TWAS
53. Traveled. : RODE
55. ___ about (a certain date). : ONOR
56. Inclination. : BENT
60. Nut: Lat. : NUX

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

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