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New York Times, Friday, May 3, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,838
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1. Mexican home. : CASA
5. Stubborn: Dial. : SOT
8. Family man. : PATER
13. In the same place: Abbr. : IBID
14. Cleo's maid. : IRAS
16. Nautical term. : LIETO
17. Emphatic refusal. : NONO
18. Midianite king. : REBA
19. French city. : ARRAS
20. In a fretful way. : QUERULOUSLY
23. Literary light. : RLS
24. Recent: Prefix. : NEO
25. Italian cathedral city. : SIENA
27. Traitorous one. : QUISLING
32. Kind of bearing. : ERECT
34. Service group. : USN
35. Equip, as a knight of old. : ENARM
37. Deponed. : SWORE
39. Sound of hesitation. : AHEM
41. Hoax. : SPOOF
43. Silver: Abbr. : STER
44. Sonoran Indian. : YAQUI
46. Crack. : SPLIT
48. Game. : TAG
49. Roman dictator. : SULLA
51. Fabulously rich place. : ELDORADO
53. ___ the good. : ALLTO
55. S. A. region: Abbr. : GUI
56. ___-de-sac. : CUL
58. Neighbor of Luxembourg. : WESTGERMANY
64. African antelope. : ORIBI
66. Close. : SHUT
67. Fatty stuff. : OLEO
68. Many a time. : OFTEN
69. Yorkshire river. : AIRE
70. Pack away. : STOW
71. ___ out, as a rope. : PAYED
72. South, in France. : SUD
73. Ages and ages. : EONS
1. Five, in Paris. : CINQ
2. Oriental name. : ABOU
3. Math term. : SINE
4. Decorates. : ADORNS
5. Restaurant specialties. : SIRLOINS
6. Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
7. Not allowed. : TABU
8. Mays and others. : PLAYERS
9. Aura. : AIR
10. Fired clay. : TERRACOTTA
11. And others: Lat. : ETAL
12. Famed editor. : ROSS
15. Fruit dish: Dial. : SASS
21. African river. : UELE
22. Former U.N. name. : LIE
26. Editor's concern. : NEWS
27. Landing place. : QUAY
28. Vedic goddess of the dawn. : USHAS
29. Civil rights problem. : INEQUALITY
30. Cloth surfaces. : NAPS
31. Seek uncertainly. : GROPE
33. Stair part. : TREAD
36. Defoe heroine. : MOLL
38. Hence. : ERGO
40. Thin muslin. : MULL
42. Moved uneasily. : FIDGETED
45. Evil fortune. : ILLWIND
47. Go on the road. : TOUR
50. Had a snack. : ATE
52. Full of chinks. : RIMOSE
54. Pelion's neighbor. : OSSA
56. Store of a kind. : COOP
57. Turkish city. : URFA
59. "Now hear ___." : THIS
60. Hindu teacher. : GURU
61. Choir member. : ALTO
62. Kind of gas. : NEON
63. Sounds of dismay. : YOWS
65. Busy one. : BEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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