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New York Times, Friday, April 5, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 361 (avg 1.91)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,810
Across
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Chins. : GABS
5
Lockup. : JAIL
9
Witches. : HAGS
13
Eastern name. : ABOU
14
Bear: Lat. : URSA
15
Word of farewell. : ADIOS
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Wood wind. : OBOE
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Logger. : LUMBERJACK
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Tennis stroke. : LOB
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Citric. : LIMY
22
Game. : SPUNKY
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Frustrates. : STYMIES
25
Sports gear. : SKIS
26
Gone. : PAST
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Calmness. : QUIETUDE
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Sandal part. : STRAP
33
Hollow stems. : CULMS
34
Put the kibosh on. : NIX
35
Showy flower. : IRIS
36
Plumed cap. : SHAKO
37
___ Marquette. : PERE
38
To wit, for short. : VIZ
39
Like certain vegetables. : LEAFY
40
Disquiets. : VEXES
41
Appetizer. : APERITIF
43
Proserpine. : CORA
44
Vingt-___. : ETUN
45
Confuses: Slang. : FLUMMOX
48
In violent disarray. : TORNUP
51
Social affairs. : TEAS
52
Buyer: Abbr. : PUR
53
Discards. : SWEEPSAWAY
55
Opposite of "baja." : ALTA
56
Former coin of Hungary. : PENGO
57
Upgrade. : RISE
58
Exceedingly. : VERY
59
Understood. : SEEN
60
Dist. ___. : ATTY
61
Noun suffixes. : ADES
Down
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Reading, et al. : GAOLS
2
Father superior. : ABBOT
3
Reward of the most inept. : BOOBYPRIZE
4
Girl of song. : SUE
5
Style of cap. : JULIET
6
Cuckoopints. : ARUMS
7
Doctrinaire. : ISMY
8
Chemist's domain. : LAB
9
Rapacious ones. : HARPIES
10
Regulate. : ADJUST
11
One of Menotti's names. : GIAN
12
Punch. : SOCK
16
Shade of blue. : SKY
19
Husky. : ESKIMO
21
Speech affectation. : LISP
24
Pasture sounds. : MAAS
25
Glum. : SULKY
27
Drink heartily. : QUAFF
28
Peerless. : UNEXAMPLED
29
Most acute. : DIRE
30
Letters. : EXES
31
One of the Trimurti. : SIVA
32
Misstep. : TRIP
33
Sequence. : CHAIN
36
Organizations. : SETUPS
37
Hair-do, for short. : PERM
39
Landed. : LITUPON
40
French pronoun. : VOUS
42
Bridge gaffe. : RENEGE
43
Marly. : CLAYEY
45
Repast. : FEAST
46
Bizarre. : OUTRE
47
Diagnostic aids. : XRAYS
48
Recipe abbreviation. : TSP
49
Uses credit cards. : OWES
50
Lesage. : RENE
51
Upbraid. : TWIT
54
The Altar. : ARA
55
A Gardner. : AVA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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