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New York Times, Friday, May 24, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a DOUBLE pangram }, Scrabble score: 344 (avg 1.82)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
JimH notes: This is the first double pangram published in the NYT.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,859
Across Down
1. Where Bandung is. : JAVA
5. City on the Aire. : LEEDS
10. Sacred bull. : APIS
14. ___ plaisir. : AVEC
15. Confusion. : UPSET
16. Baker. : COOK
17. Where Mt. Pelee is. : MARTINIQUE
19. Je ne sais ___. : QUOI
20. Adjective ending. : ENT
21. Act the shrew. : NAG
22. Soup topping. : CROUTON
24. Partner of nonsense. : STUFF
26. Wagnerian hero. : RIENZI
28. Citizens of Ottumwa. : IOWANS
30. Connoted. : MEANT
34. Their: Fr. : LEUR
37. To the point. : APT
38. Green chalcedony. : JASPER
39. Car part. : AXLE
40. Greek letter. : THETA
42. Atlantic food fish. : CERO
43. Sharp instrument. : LANCET
45. Chafe. : RUB
46. Thruway sign. : EXIT
47. Bradley, et al. : OMARS
48. Falls to. : DIGSIN
50. Self-possession. : APLOMB
52. " . . . ___ told by an idiot." : ATALE
56. Serene. : HALCYON
59. Western alliance. : OAS
61. Floor covering. : RUG
62. Where Basra is. : IRAK
63. With pessimism. : NEGATIVELY
66. Drowse. : DOZE
67. Relish. : GUSTO
68. Live ___. : ITUP
69. Pitcher. : EWER
70. Spell of energy. : SPASM
71. Busybody, for one. : PEST
1. Richmond's waterfront. : JAMES
2. ___-garde. : AVANT
3. Objets d'art: Var. : VERTU
4. Take steps. : ACT
5. Satellite. : LUNA
6. Engraved inscription. : EPIGRAPH
7. Abbreviation after a surname. : ESQ
8. Cards. : DEUCES
9. Rigorous. : STERN
10. Biddable. : ACQUIESCENT
11. Sulky look. : POUT
12. A grand. : IOOO
13. Integument. : SKIN
18. The facts: Slang. : INFO
23. Fictional princess. : OZMA
25. Pyrotechnic item. : FIRECRACKER
27. Pause. : INTERIM
29. Unit of power. : WATT
31. Top. : APEX
32. Italian saint. : NERI
33. Gait. : TROT
34. French composer. : LALO
35. Student's ordeal. : EXAM
36. Arm bone. : ULNA
38. Pokes. : JABS
41. Harbor craft. : TUGBOATS
44. Make out. : ESPY
48. Wrapped. : DONEUP
49. Former capital of Rumania. : IASI
51. Certain sizes. : LONGS
53. Alpine ridge. : ARETE
54. Humdingers. : LULUS
55. Where Port Said is. : EGYPT
56. Cover up. : HIDE
57. In line. : AROW
58. Do nothing. : LAZE
60. Particle. : ATOM
64. Brownie's org. : GSA
65. Big wheel. : VIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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