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New York Times, Tuesday, April 23, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { H J K W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,828
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1. Quatrain rhyme scheme. : ABAB
5. Kind of vegetable. : COS
8. Lampoon. : SQUIB
13. Hurrah!: It. : VIVA
14. Broadway group. : ANTA
16. Material. : TULLE
17. Vous ___. : ETES
18. Housewife's buy. : MEAT
19. Badgerlike animal. : RATEL
20. Hernando Cortez. : CONQUISTADOR
23. Italic deities. : FAUNS
24. Revolt. : UPRISE
28. Biblical kingdom. : EDOM
30. Withstands. : RESISTS
31. "Le ___ d'Or." : COQ
34. Shade of green. : OLIVE
36. Biblical patriarch. : ENOS
37. Fault. : ONUS
39. Ordain. : ENACT
41. Fish dish. : SOLE
42. British antitank gun. : PIAT
43. Accustom. : ENURE
45. Card. : TEN
46. Certain horses. : SORRELS
49. Liturgy. : RITE
51. Unimpaired. : ENTIRE
52. Museum pieces. : BUSTS
55. Student's concern. : PREREQUISITE
60. ___ Flow. : SCAPA
63. ___ for one's money. : ARUN
64. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
65. Famous philologist. : ROGET
66. French fabric. : SOIE
67. Spike. : NAIL
68. Radio feature. : OPERA
69. 42d and others. : STS
70. Results. : ENDS
1. Gallic "with." : AVEC
2. "A ___ all right." : BITOF
3. Oat genus. : AVENA
4. Pyrenees dweller. : BASQUE
5. Woman's garment. : CAMISOLE
6. Individuals. : ONES
7. Art dept. paste-up. : STAT
8. Tonsorial appurtenances. : STROPS
9. Sights in Vermont. : QUARRIES
10. Business letter abbreviation. : ULT
11. Seine island. : ILE
12. ___ canto. : BEL
15. ___ loss. : ATA
21. Bring to ruin. : UNDO
22. Imminent. : DUE
25. Frequently contracted phrase. : ISNOT
26. Shawl. : STOLE
27. Germany's "Pittsburgh." : ESSEN
29. Montana sights. : MINES
30. Return to the mind. : RECUR
31. Thicket. : COPSE
32. Kitchen aroma. : ONION
33. More than a fifth. : QUART
35. ___ Beethoven. : VAN
38. Ecdysiast. : STRIPPER
40. Roman officers. : TRIBUNES
44. Small case. : ETUI
47. Editor's concerns. : ERRATA
48. Shelter. : LEE
50. Monastic of early Palestine. : ESSENE
53. Huge fellow. : TITAN
54. Sober. : STAID
56. African title. : RAS
57. Antony's friend. : EROS
58. Drop out. : QUIT
59. Building parts. : ELLS
60. B'way sign. : SRO
61. Badge-wearer. : COP
62. Lifetime. : AGE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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