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New York Times, Friday, May 10, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,845
Across
1. "Wait a ___." : MINIM
6. The "Tentmaker." : OMAR
10. First father. : ADAM
14. Friend, in Roma. : AMICO
15. Burden. : LADE
16. Rootstock. : TARO
17. Bewildered. : DAZED
18. Overcame. : SMOTHERED
20. Kind of khan. : AGA
21. Notion. : IDEA
23. Main arteries. : AORTAS
24. German historian, Nobelist, 1902. : MOMMSEN
26. Canine sound. : GRRR
27. Native: Suffix. : OTE
28. Blessings. : GODSENDS
32. Kind of rhyme. : MOTHERGOOSE
36. View. : EYE
37. To love: Sp. : AMAR
38. Cockney headgear. : ATS
39. Ruminant. : GOAT
40. Bad: Fr. : MAL
41. Native countries. : MOTHERLANDS
45. Territorial units. : ENCLAVES
47. Sweep. : OAR
48. Hera's son. : ARES
49. Port of Kenya. : MOMBASA
53. Commotion: Dial. : UPSTIR
56. Create. : MAKE
57. Child's cry. : MOM
58. Common sense. : MOTHERWIT
60. Magnanimous. : NOBLE
62. Hawaiian goddess of volcanoes. : PELE
63. The very best: Colloq. : AONE
64. Claw. : TALON
65. Kind of battery: Abbr. : STOR
66. Useless: Colloq. : NOGO
67. British guns. : STENS
Down
1. Lady. : MADAM
2. Mature insect. : IMAGO
3. Eastern ruler. : NIZAM
4. Dessert. : ICE
5. Dressmaker. : MODISTE
6. Composer Ole. : OLSEN
7. Child's cry. : MAMA
8. Fuss. : ADO
9. Impedes. : RETARDS
10. Pied ___. : ATERRE
11. Type of seam. : DART
12. Field. : AREA
13. Britain's youth. : MODS
19. Rosinante. : HORSE
22. Bambi. : DEER
25. Writer of "Stille Nacht." : MOHR
26. Tailor's iron. : GOOSE
28. Barbarians. : GOTHS
29. Light. : NEON
30. Pair. : DYAD
31. Bridge defeats. : SETS
32. Musical name. : MAME
33. Muscat's neighbor. : OMAN
34. Soft mineral. : TALC
35. Entrances. : GATES
39. Dress. : GARB
41. Girl of song. : MARIE
42. Exceeded. : OVERRAN
43. Old World bird. : ROOK
44. Wails. : LAMENTS
46. Suds. : LATHER
49. San ___. : MATEO
50. Equine gait. : AMBLE
51. Lawgiver. : SOLON
52. Prayer words. : AMENS
53. Men in blue. : UMPS
54. Marlowe, for one. : POET
55. Normandy town. : STLO
56. Chinese dynasty. : MING
59. Court. : WOO
61. Grain. : OAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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