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New York Times, Saturday, May 25, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J V Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,860
Across Down
1. Not up. : ABED
5. Like a friend, in France. : ENAMI
10. Personage. : NAME
14. Sandy stretch, in Britain. : DENE
15. Wood: Suffix. : XYLON
16. Condition of sight: Suffix. : OPIA
17. Feed. : OATS
18. Small marsh plants. : QUILLWORTS
20. Furniture piece. : BUREAU
22. Infinite duration. : ETERNITY
23. Strong effort. : EXERTION
25. Belgrade name. : TITO
26. Partner of turned. : TOSSED
28. Alpine region. : TIROL
31. Males. : HES
34. Official headdresses. : MITERS
36. Cartoon animals. : MICE
37. Apply paint heavily to. : IMPASTE
39. Singing aggregation. : OCTETTE
41. Agent of a kind. : GMAN
42. Sign of a good performance. : ENCORE
44. Talk continuously: Slang. : YAK
45. Women of a Moslem household. : HAREM
47. Take off. : DEPART
49. Island country: Abbr. : ICEL
51. ___ as a picture. : ASPRETTY
55. Eurasia, for one. : LANDMASS
58. Chafflike bracts. : PALEAE
59. Quickly. : INGOODTIME
61. Tibetan monk. : LAMA
62. Lithuanian. : BALT
63. Crescent-shaped. : LUNAR
64. Noun suffix. : OSIS
65. Hebrides isle. : SKYE
66. Inches. : EDGES
67. Shelter of a sort. : NEST
1. Brick of a sort. : ADOBE
2. Dandies. : BEAUX
3. Between: Fr. : ENTRE
4. The Negev, for one. : DESERT
5. Elegant. : EXQUISITE
6. Empire State campus. : NYU
7. Receiver of property. : ALIENEE
8. Shed feathers. : MOLT
9. Water passage. : INLET
10. Hour of the day. : NOONTIME
11. State of being deductive. : APRIORITY
12. Glove. : MITT
13. Comfortable. : EASY
19. Court order. : WRIT
21. Chemical element parts. : ATOMS
24. Belgian city. : OSTEND
27. Languishes. : DROOPS
29. Numerical prefix. : OCTA
30. Wales's emblem. : LEEK
31. Exalted. : HIGH
32. Flaubert character. : EMMA
33. In a frugal manner. : SPARINGLY
35. Fighters. : SCRAPPERS
38. Short tale. : ANECDOTE
40. Earth: Lat. : TERRA
43. Desisting. : CEASING
46. Short note, for short. : MEMO
48. Tire. : TELLON
50. Tureen piece. : LADLE
52. Pester. : TEASE
53. Cloth strainer. : TAMIS
54. Cake ingredient. : YEAST
55. Ad ___. : LIBS
56. Biblical giant. : ANAK
57. Scantling. : STUD
60. West. : MAE

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

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