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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
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1. 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
18. Started. : SETIN
19. Surmise. : CONJECTURE
22. Acquired. : HAD
23. 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
1. 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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