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New York Times, Monday, May 27, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,862
Across Down
1. Sheet of a kind. : PAGE
5. Yearn. : ACHE
9. Orbital point. : APSIS
14. Agora coin. : OBOL
15. Advance. : GAIN
16. Add up. : TOTAL
17. Dandelion tufts. : PUFFBALLS
19. Vicuña's cousin. : LLAMA
20. Export initials. : USA
21. Breach. : RIFT
22. Saved (up). : LAIDBY
23. Individual. : PERSON
25. Marks. : SCARS
27. Party giver. : HOST
29. Chest of drawers. : HIGHBOY
33. Make a beginning. : BREAKTHEICE
37. Suffix in chemistry. : ENE
38. Strip of wood. : LATH
39. Managed. : RAN
40. Girl's name. : ALMA
41. CPA's concern. : ACC
42. Castle clown. : COURTJESTER
46. Regards. : BEHOLDS
48. Pueblo dweller. : ZUNI
49. In ___ (truly). : SOOTH
51. Department. : BRANCH
55. Agree. : CONCUR
58. Medley. : OLIO
60. Labor group. : ILO
61. Shun. : AVOID
62. Marine group. : DRILLTEAM
64. Science-fiction author. : VERNE
65. Great Britain. : ISLE
66. Israeli port. : ACRE
67. Done. : ENDED
68. Man's nickname. : PETE
69. Kit. : GEAR
1. Kind of toaster. : POPUP
2. Treat ungently. : ABUSE
3. Succeed in life. : GOFAR
4. Sprite. : ELF
5. Opposed. : AGAINST
6. Glove leather. : CALF
7. Handles. : HILTS
8. Navy off. : ENS
9. Loose. : ATLARGE
10. Wax. : POLISH
11. African village. : STAD
12. Metrical foot. : IAMB
13. "You ___ me!" : SLAY
18. Rivulet. : BROOK
22. Nonclerical. : LAIC
24. Ruler. : SHAH
26. Curtain fabric. : CHINTZ
28. Push. : THRUST
30. Fashion item. : BELT
31. "This one is ___." : ONME
32. Twelvemonth. : YEAR
33. Spill the beans. : BLAB
34. Slalom. : RACE
35. Do artwork. : ETCH
36. Auricle. : EAR
40. Where Bhutan is. : ASIA
42. Hard to figure out. : CLOUDED
43. Fragrance. : ODOR
44. Anniversary. : JUBILEE
45. Matriculate. : ENROL
47. Of singing birds. : OSCINE
50. Jumper. : HORSE
52. Relative. : NIECE
53. Barton of Red Cross fame. : CLARA
54. Artist Winslow. : HOMER
55. Cozy home, old style. : CAVE
56. Chef's concern. : OVEN
57. Direction: Fr. : NORD
59. Sprightly air. : LILT
62. Portion of ice cream. : DIP
63. Active game. : TAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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