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New York Times, Wednesday, May 8, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,843
Across
1. Playbill features. : CASTS
6. Bovine. : BULL
10. Creole rice cake. : CALA
14. Frilling. : RUCHE
15. Part of SEATO. : ASIA
16. Pub specialties. : ALES
17. Additional. : OTHER
18. Precedence. : SENIORITY
20. Court. : WOO
21. To one side. : APART
23. Bright red. : FLAME
24. Collar extensions. : LAPELS
26. Storage space. : CLOSET
27. Flew. : SOARED
29. Craft. : BOAT
30. Shelter: Fr. : ABRI
31. Peak in Genesis. : ARARAT
34. Military honor. : DSC
37. Some high school students. : COLLEGEMATERIAL
40. Code. : KEY
41. Wave. : COMBER
42. ___ de Pinos. : ISLA
43. Lake: Sp. : LAGO
44. Garage item. : OILCAN
46. ___ public. : NOTARY
49. Oklahoman. : SOONER
51. Still. : INERT
52. Where Rangoon is. : BURMA
53. Wane. : EBB
56. Extreme or utmost. : NTHDEGREE
58. Roundup. : RODEO
60. Friend's word. : THEE
61. Opera role. : AIDA
62. Indebted. : OWING
63. Obey. : HEED
64. Reward: Poet. : MEED
65. Epigrammatic. : WITTY
Down
1. Rook. : CROW
2. Word with graph or giro. : AUTO
3. Studious. : SCHOLARLY
4. Article. : THE
5. Jalisco attire. : SERAPE
6. Primary. : BASAL
7. Buyers. : USERS
8. Ravelings. : LINT
9. Arthurian poem. : LAI
10. Quantity of cargo. : CARLOT
11. Another name. : ALIAS
12. "Now, ___ see." : LETME
13. Until now. : ASYET
19. Recently. : OFLATE
22. Teaching. : PEDAGOGY
25. Seed covering. : ARIL
26. See 26 Across. : COATROOM
27. Dress style, old style. : SACK
28. Hautboy. : OBOE
29. Hillside: Scot. : BRAE
32. San ___. : REMO
33. Diplomat: Abbr. : AMB
34. Cast doubt on. : DISCREDIT
35. Hacienda room. : SALA
36. Family. : CLAN
38. Card game. : ECARTE
39. Irk: Dial. : RILE
43. Fattened, in a way. : LARDED
45. Lined up. : INAROW
46. Musical chord. : NINTH
47. ___ town. : ONTHE
48. Giggle. : TEHEE
49. Shoe leather. : SUEDE
50. Mythical maiden. : OREAD
52. Cheese. : BRIE
54. Propensity. : BENT
55. Goblin. : BOGY
57. School of whales. : GAM
59. W. W. II initials. : OWI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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