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New York Times, Thursday, May 2, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { V }, Scrabble score: 358 (avg 1.94)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,837
Across
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Moiety. : HALF
5
Maxims. : SAWS
9
Javanese tree. : UPAS
13
Stone. : OPAL
14
Argil. : CLAY
15
Edict. : UKASE
16
Pampas weapon. : BOLA
17
German title. : HERR
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Started. : SETIN
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Surmise. : CONJECTURE
22
Acquired. : HAD
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Needlefish. : GAR
24
Brilliant glass. : PASTE
26
Misappropriate. : EMBEZZLE
31
Popular instrument. : GUITAR
34
Dry: Prefix. : XER
35
Aerobatic feats. : ZOOMS
37
Doughboy's ally. : POILU
38
From ___. : ATOZ
40
Hose. : SOCKS
42
Measure of area: Abbr. : SQIN
43
Did a farm job. : MOWED
45
Glimpses. : PEEKS
47
Exercise. : USE
48
Literary work. : SONNET
50
Characterizing words. : EPITHETS
52
Endings with two and three. : SOMES
54
G.I. ___. : JOE
55
Held a session. : SAT
57
Passé. : ANTIQUATED
62
Traffic maneuver. : UTURN
64
Astringent compound. : ALUM
65
Hawaiian isle. : MAUI
67
Over. : ENDED
68
Disregard. : SKIP
69
Invites. : ASKS
70
Mother's pickups. : TOYS
71
Straws. : HATS
72
Word of dissent. : NYET
Down
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Fireplace feature. : HOB
2
Biblical book: Abbr. : APOC
3
French composer. : LALO
4
Rim for guiding. : FLANGE
5
Sprightly musical pieces. : SCHERZOS
6
A Waugh. : ALEC
7
Excrescence. : WART
8
Cloying sweetness. : SYRUP
9
Luau feature. : UKE
10
Tchaikovsky's Sixth. : PATHETIQUE
11
___ Minor. : ASIA
12
Cause to go. : SEND
15
Exhausts. : USESUP
20
Kind of music. : JAZZ
21
Rhythmic piece. : RAG
25
Spanish uncles. : TIOS
26
Student ordeals. : EXAMS
27
Politico's phrase. : METOO
28
Abstracted state. : BROWNSTUDY
29
Bow. : LOOP
30
Man at the mike. : EMCEE
32
Out of plumb. : ALIST
33
Old Norse poems. : RUNES
36
Straw beehive. : SKEP
39
Stoa man. : ZENO
41
Grenoble events. : SKIJUMPS
44
Marketplace factor. : DEMAND
46
Portico. : STOA
49
Sawbuck. : TEN
51
Cossack leader. : HETMAN
53
Tuck (away). : STASH
55
Foodstuff. : SUET
56
___ time. : ATNO
58
Each: Scot. : ILKA
59
Resign. : QUIT
60
Child's play. : EASY
61
Man of rank. : DUKE
63
Legal term. : RES
66
Follower: Suffix. : IST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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