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New York Times, Saturday, April 6, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,811
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1. Storied rabbit. : MOPSY
6. Have priority. : PRECEDE
13. Guitarist's specialty. : BALLAD
14. Apposite. : RELEVANT
16. Things that fall short. : UNDERS
17. Natural elevation. : EMINENCE
18. ___ the feet of. : SATAT
19. Member of a Protestant denomination. : UNITARIAN
20. Cut. : SLIT
21. Jalopy. : CRATE
22. Novel heroine. : TESS
23. Leisure. : TIME
24. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : LAM
25. Martinique's volcano. : PELEE
26. Decide against. : OVERRULE
28. See 52 Across. : LAD
29. By way of. : PER
30. Letters. : ENS
31. Impediment. : BAR
32. Directed. : LED
35. Islet. : CAY
36. Type of medication. : SEDATIVE
38. Popular color. : CORAL
41. Important commodity. : OIL
42. Exclude. : OMIT
43. Egyptian deity. : AMON
44. ___ at last! : ALONE
46. Assistant. : AIDE
47. Creating a new production. : RESTAGING
49. Fragrant compound. : ESTER
50. Sophoclean work. : ANTIGONE
51. Important art. : ACTING
52. VIP in the family. : TEENAGER
53. Wherefore. : WHENCE
54. Symbols of China. : DRAGONS
55. Norway, to natives. : NORGE
1. Surprised exclamation. : MANALIVE
2. Veteran. : OLDTIMER
3. Sewing machine attachment. : PLEATER
4. Iranian Turk. : SART
5. Gridiron units: Abbr. : YDS
6. Part of one's signature. : PRENAME
7. Postpone. : REMIT
8. Superior. : ELITE
9. Supper, in ancient Rome. : CENA
10. Turned outward. : EVERTED
11. Sen. Brewster of Maryland. : DANIEL
12. Box. : ENCASE
13. Inge drama. : BUSSTOP
15. Term in grammar. : TENSE
19. Where Molotov is. : URALS
21. Museum in Paris. : CLUNY
25. Brazilian state. : PARA
27. Indubitable. : REAL
28. Tureen's adjunct. : LADLE
31. Person. : BEING
32. Setting bounds. : LIMITING
33. Show. : EVIDENCE
34. Cleanse. : DETERGE
35. Bistro, in the Southwest. : CANTINA
36. Oklahomans. : SOONERS
37. Electrical appliance. : TOASTER
38. 200 milligrams. : CARAT
39. Foreshadowed. : OMENED
40. Personnel list. : ROSTER
44. Dancing craze. : AGOGO
45. Toile or cambric. : LINEN
48. King of Amalek. : AGAG
49. Visible satellite. : ECHO
51. Slender bristle. : AWN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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