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New York Times, Monday, April 22, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,827
Across
1
Person. : CHILD
6
Sholem. : ASCH
10
Old English bard. : SCOP
14
Send a message. : RADIO
15
Durocher and others. : LEOS
16
City in Turkey. : URFA
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Ting-___. : ALING
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Perfumery ingredient. : ORRISROOT
20
Hunter's trophy. : MOOSEHEAD
22
Old coin of France. : OBOLE
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Consume. : EAT
24
Workers of a kind. : COWHANDS
26
Tool. : PLIERS
29
Vehicles. : VANS
30
Round: Fr. : RONDE
31
Writer's need. : PAD
32
Girl's name. : ETTA
36
Bow. : ARC
37
Founder of a religious order. : DOMINIC
41
Experienced. : HAD
42
Western lake. : MEAD
44
Outdo. : TOP
45
Cousin of the iguana. : AGAMA
47
Win. : EARN
49
Having streaks. : STRIPY
50
Buttercup. : CROWFOOT
54
O. T. book. : ISA
55
___ Rookh (Tulip Cheek) in Moore poem. : LALLA
56
Type of lamp. : GOOSENECK
61
Student: Colloq. : UNDERGRAD
63
Mandarin's residence. : YAMEN
64
Shield. : EGIS
65
Craze. : RAGE
66
Roman official. : EDILE
67
Letters. : DEES
68
Iowa town. : AMES
69
Château room. : SALLE
Down
1
Overfeed. : CRAM
2
Luminous ring. : HALO
3
Peculiar: Prefix. : IDIO
4
Kind of oil. : LINSEED
5
Shabby. : DOGEARED
6
Century plant. : ALOE
7
Glacial ice. : SERAC
8
Soft leather. : CORDOVAN
9
___ Chiang, West River of China. : HSI
10
Molding. : SURBASE
11
Sing, in a way. : CROON
12
In earlier years. : OFOLD
13
Canapé spreads. : PATES
19
Son: Ger. : SOHN
21
Elevations: Abbr. : HTS
25
Watercourse, in Africa. : WADI
26
Kind of conveyance. : PRAM
27
Erudition. : LORE
28
Peruvian. : INCA
31
Seed. : PIP
33
Siamese. : THAI
34
Pack down. : TAMP
35
Call it ___. : ADAY
38
Another: Sp. : OTRO
39
Identifying letters. : MONOGRAM
40
Iridescent jewels. : CATSEYES
43
Without moisture. : DEWLESS
46
Medieval Spanish kingdom. : GRANADA
48
___ cry. : AFAR
49
Family member. : SIS
50
Guided, in a way. : CLUED
51
Milieu of 24 Across. : RANGE
52
Well-worn tune. : OLDIE
53
"From age ___ . . . " : TOAGE
57
Verse. : ODES
58
Ludwig. : EMIL
59
Small compartment. : CELL
60
Joint. : KNEE
62
Sweetheart, in Erin. : GRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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