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New York Times, Friday, April 26, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 328 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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J
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B
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G
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J
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D
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,831
Across
1
Of Hindu history. : VEDIC
6
Swift steed. : ARAB
10
With 29 Across, famous Dodger. : JACK
14
"It's ___!" : AGIRL
15
Rodent. : VOLE
16
___ arms. : UPIN
17
Where the Gilbert Islands are. : MICRONESIA
19
Jabberwocky word. : MOME
20
Attention-getting sound. : PST
21
Resentful: Colloq. : SORE
22
Workshop item. : RIPSAW
24
Forwarded. : SENT
25
African land. : MALI
26
Soup or dessert. : BISQUE
29
See 10 Across. : ROBINSON
33
Take ___ on. : ONEUP
34
Personification. : SOUL
35
Adhesive. : GLUE
36
Part of N. B. : NOTA
37
Squamate. : SCALY
38
Greco. : JOSE
39
Sufficient: Poet. : ENOW
40
Charge. : COST
41
Recorded. : TAPED
42
Wilt's specialty, in cagers' jargon. : DUNKSHOT
44
Agreeably. : NICELY
45
Baseball stratagem. : BUNT
46
Put by. : BANK
47
Color intensity. : CHROMA
50
Evenhanded. : JUST
51
Helms's agency. : CIA
54
De Cologne et de vie. : EAUX
55
Difficult situation: Colloq. : PRETTYPASS
58
If not. : ELSE
59
Office. : POST
60
First section. : PARTI
61
Scenery. : SETS
62
Locality. : SITE
63
___ the line. : ENDOF
Down
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Femme fatale. : VAMP
2
Sponsorship. : EGIS
3
Ref. work. : DICT
4
Certain verbs: Abbr. : IRR
5
Intimate view. : CLOSEUP
6
Preclude. : AVERT
7
Table wine. : ROSE
8
Eastern name. : ALI
9
Tolerably. : BEARABLY
10
Child's toy. : JUMPINGJACK
11
G.I. addresses. : APOS
12
Italian peak. : CIMA
13
Fathomed. : KNEW
18
No part. : NONE
23
River into Lake Balkhash. : ILI
24
Intercoms: Slang. : SQUAWKBOXES
25
Shed. : MOULT
26
Like some meats. : BONED
27
Ismet Pasha of Turkey. : INONU
28
Attacked. : SETON
29
Main course. : ROAST
30
Incline. : SLOPE
31
Blackbird. : OUSEL
32
Impoverished. : NEEDY
34
Skedaddle. : SCOOT
37
Strong drink. : SCHNAPPS
41
Souvenir of Coney Island. : TINTYPE
43
Aggregate. : SUM
44
Creator of the Tammany tiger. : NAST
46
Topographical feature. : BUTTE
47
Letters. : CEES
48
Robust. : HALE
49
Reddish hue. : RUST
50
Laughing matter. : JEST
51
NL player. : CARD
52
Phrase in a proportion. : ISTO
53
Quasi. : ASIF
56
Louis XIV. : ROI
57
Small ice floe. : PAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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