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New York Times, Tuesday, May 28, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,863
Across
1. Latin-American dance. : MAMBO
6. Cartoon name. : CAPP
10. Broadway group. : ANTA
14. "___ you calling me . . . " : IHEAR
15. Wings: Bot. : ALAE
16. Unaffected. : REAL
17. Bellini opera. : NORMA
18. South Americans. : PERUVIANS
20. Son of Odin. : TYR
21. Divided. : CLEFT
23. Bone: Prefix. : OSTEO
24. Bay. : INLET
26. Forge. : SMITHY
28. Philadelphia's neighbor. : CAMDEN
30. There!: Fr. : VOILA
31. Tract. : AREA
32. ___ dame. : GRANDE
34. Seed. : PIP
37. Status. : RANK
38. Gourmet's pleasures. : TANGS
39. ___ War. : MANO
40. Insecticide. : DDT
41. Flail. : THRESH
42. Constellation. : ARGO
43. Encouragement. : CHEER
44. Country in the news. : ISRAEL
46. Glowing. : ASHINE
48. Excess days of the solar year. : EPACT
49. Reverence. : ADORE
50. Swagger. : SWASH
52. Flier of fiction. : ROC
55. Four-wheeled carriages. : BAROUCHES
57. Now: Sp. : AHORA
59. Oriental title. : IMAM
60. Ten-foot item. : POLE
61. ___ Oro. : RIODE
62. Latin infinitive. : ESSE
63. Tools. : AWLS
64. Tree. : ASPEN
Down
1. Make money. : MINT
2. Mariner's cry. : AHOY
3. Fun. : MERRIMENT
4. Dull resounding noise. : BAM
5. Infallible guide. : ORACLE
6. Hugh ___, early French king. : CAPET
7. Hebrew letter: Var. : ALEF
8. Choral pieces. : PARTSONGS
9. Little: Fr. : PEU
10. Awn. : ARISTA
11. Poetic preposition. : NEATH
12. U.S. Chief Justice from 1836 to 1864. : TANEY
13. Likewise. : ALSO
19. Sheer fabric. : VOILE
22. Extend. : LENGTHEN
25. State: Abbr. : NDAK
27. Nautical term. : MIDSHIPS
28. Comb wool. : CARD
29. City in Rumania. : ARAD
30. Lake in Sweden. : VANER
33. Type of entertainment. : RAREESHOW
34. Relating to a military group. : PARATROOP
35. U.S. playwright. : INGE
36. Popular place in summer. : POOL
39. Artist Chagall. : MARC
41. Name in Saigon. : THIEU
43. Yellow pigment. : CHROME
45. Sandy wasteland. : SAHARA
46. Peak in New Hampshire. : ADAMS
47. Shore birds. : SORAS
48. Moderates. : EASES
49. Rose's spouse. : ABIE
51. Satisfactory. : WELL
53. Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
54. City on the Orne. : CAEN
56. Man of figures. : CPA
58. Possessive. : HIS

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

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