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New York Times, Wednesday, May 15, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,850
Across
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Belongings. : GEAR
5
Prefix with view or photo. : TELE
9
Take off. : SOAR
13
Pot. : OLLA
14
Macaw. : ARARA
16
Legal term. : INRE
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Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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College, to some. : MATER
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Vine product. : WINE
20
Airstream, in aeronautics. : DOWNWASH
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Made easier. : ABATED
24
Land of princes. : WALES
25
See 42 Across. : MOS
26
Straw hat. : BOATER
28
Clean. : WASHOFF
32
Telescope part. : LENS
33
Great. : EPIC
34
Yorkshire river. : URE
35
Housewives' helpers. : WASHINGMACHINES
40
Cry of approval, in Spain. : OLE
41
Slangy negative. : NOPE
42
Calendar abbreviations. : OCTS
43
Laundry product. : WETWASH
45
Surfaces. : PLANES
48
Insect. : ANT
49
List of a kind. : SLATE
50
Cable. : HAWSER
53
Water-color painting. : WASHWORK
57
Where Brigham City is. : UTAH
58
Entities. : UNITS
60
Ailment. : AGUE
61
Dishes served. : MENU
62
Carlo's companion. : MONTE
63
Order to a broker. : SELL
64
Chick sound. : PEEP
65
Common verb. : BEEN
66
Dickens character. : HEEP
Down
1
Sting. : GOAD
2
Saint's name. : ELMO
3
Down: Naut. : ALOW
4
Result of a cloudburst. : RAINWASH
5
Meat and corn concoction. : TAMALE
6
Desk item. : ERASER
7
Wood for buildings. : LATHS
8
Cockney's "present." : ERE
9
College, in fiction. : SIWASH
10
"With the blue ribbons ___ . . . " : ONIT
11
English composer. : ARNE
12
Flute. : REED
15
Semitic language. : ARAMAIC
21
Asian temple. : WAT
23
Dutch painter. : BOSCH
26
Memphis street. : BEALE
27
Beginning. : ONSET
28
Initials of the 1930's. : WPA
29
Small amount. : OUNCE
30
Vexes. : FRETS
31
Own (up): Colloq. : FESS
32
Lemberg. : LWOW
33
Dutch uncle. : EME
36
Empty. : INANE
37
Patent medicine. : NOSTRUM
38
Rate of flow of water: Abbr. : GPH
39
Small town 73 miles N of Spokane. : IONEWASH
44
Scrub. : WASHUP
45
River into the Missouri. : PLATTE
46
Volcano in California. : LASSEN
47
Of sports: Abbr. : ATH
49
Farm animals. : SWINE
50
Mound. : HUMP
51
To ___. : ATEE
52
Fade. : WANE
54
Curved molding. : OGEE
55
Law. : RULE
56
Ocean product. : KELP
59
Hill in San Francisco. : NOB

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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