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New York Times, Wednesday, May 22, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,857
Across
1. Pitcher's place. : SLAB
5. Phonetic symbol. : SCHWA
10. Little fellow. : TAD
13. Type measure. : PICA
14. Ornamental sage plant. : CLARY
15. Hindu teacher. : GURU
16. Word of agreement. : AMEN
17. High dwelling. : AERIE
18. Take ___ from me. : ATIP
19. Certain spices. : MARJORAMS
21. Unpolished. : CRUDE
22. Actor Sharif. : OMAR
23. Norse name. : THOR
25. Sound in a round. : TRA
28. But: Ger. : ABER
30. Type of drug. : OPIATE
34. Prevail. : REIGN
36. American author. : DOSPASSOS
38. Handle: Lat. : ANSA
39. Mt. Helicon dwellers. : MUSES
40. Admits. : OWNS
41. Musical instruments. : CALLIOPES
43. Chief tributary of the Columbia. : SNAKE
44. Does a baker's job. : KNEADS
45. Part of a process. : STEP
47. Girl's nickname. : NAN
48. Lions. : CATS
50. Skipper's aide. : EXEC
52. Memorable playwright. : ODETS
55. Cartographer's concerns. : MERIDIANS
60. Ancient language. : PALI
61. Knox and others. : FORTS
62. Young oyster. : SPAT
63. Adjective suffix. : ATIC
64. Part of "etre." : ETAIT
65. Onion: Lat. : CEPA
66. Singing syllables. : LAS
67. Tablelands. : MESAS
68. Draft animals. : OXEN
Down
1. Countries S of the U.S.: Abbr. : SPAM
2. S. American city. : LIMA
3. Maple genus. : ACER
4. Musical instrument. : BANJO
5. Ancient Egyptian amulet. : SCARAB
6. Became fair. : CLEAREDUP
7. Wrong. : HARM
8. Carpus. : WRIST
9. Kind of vote. : AYE
10. Ballet garment. : TUTU
11. Barren. : ARID
12. Gull. : DUPE
15. Military post. : GARRISON
20. Arabian land. : OMAN
21. Goblet: Sp. : COPA
24. Certain parties. : HOPS
25. Athlete's forte. : TRACK
26. French writer. : RENAN
27. Usher's path. : AISLE
29. Symbols of June. : ROSES
31. Egyptian landmark. : ASWAN
32. Kind of bean. : TONKA
33. German city. : ESSEN
35. Of the Milky Way. : GALACTIC
37. Anc. Roman units of value. : SESTERTIA
39. Majority. : MOST
42. Slayer of Castor. : IDAS
43. Went in haste. : SPED
46. Has being. : EXISTS
49. Hit hard. : SMOTE
51. Great Lakes herring. : CISCO
52. Stone. : OPAL
53. Facts of figures. : DATA
54. Yale men. : ELIS
56. Historian's concern. : ERAS
57. Summit. : APEX
58. Mane site. : NAPE
59. Musial. : STAN
61. Type of noun: Abbr. : FEM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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