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New York Times, Thursday, June 13, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { D V X }, Scrabble score: 346 (avg 1.85)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,879
Across
1
Twist. : SKEW
5
Attorney ___. : ATLAW
10
Juvenile hero. : HANS
14
City of Sicily. : ENNA
15
Lobster's claw. : CHELA
16
Govt. agency. : USIA
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Sportswear. : TOGS
18
Lawyer's work. : TRIALBRIEF
20
Role in Macbeth. : BANQUO
22
See 40 Down. : TURTLE
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Rise. : GOUP
24
Animated: Slang. : JAZZY
26
Niveous. : WHITE
28
Kitchen item. : POT
29
People of Natal. : ZULUS
33
Diminutive ending. : OON
34
Gradients. : SLANTS
37
Corncob. : PIPE
38
Gift for baby. : MUG
39
King of early Rome. : TARQUIN
41
In favor of. : FOR
42
Pennsylvania port. : ERIE
44
Resilience. : BOUNCE
45
Ivy Leaguer. : ELI
46
Featherbrain. : NINNY
48
Fabrication. : LIE
49
Louisianian. : CAJUN
51
Lodginghouse. : HOTEL
53
Soup ingredient. : OKRA
54
African capital. : ASMARA
57
Midge. : INSECT
59
Means of travel. : SHANKSMARE
62
Ring decisions. : TKOS
64
Soft mineral. : TALC
65
Skewer item. : KABOB
66
Sandwich type. : HERO
67
Girl-watch. : OGLE
68
Unyielding. : STONY
69
Harrow's rival. : ETON
Down
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Resolved. : SET
2
Door part. : KNOB
3
Taking part. : ENGAGINGIN
4
Opposite of "has been." : WASNOT
5
Show off. : ACTUP
6
During: Poet. : THRO
7
Garland. : LEI
8
State: Abbr. : ALA
9
Dance. : WALTZ
10
Get going. : HURRYUP
11
___ were. : ASIT
12
French marshal. : NIEL
13
Vault. : SAFE
19
Drone. : BUZZ
21
Pursuit. : QUEST
24
Spring bloom. : JONQUIL
25
Bring into harmony. : ATTUNE
26
Certain people. : WOMEN
27
Peri's relative. : HOURI
28
Probation. : PAROLE
30
Mae West. : LIFEJACKET
31
Where Apia is. : UPOLU
32
Finch's cousin. : SERIN
35
Technician's area. : LAB
36
Thus: Lat. : SIC
40
Collars, with 22 Across. : NECKS
43
Intensify. : ENHANCE
47
Shire of England. : YORK
50
"Sweet ___ uses . . . " : ARETHE
52
Stints. : TASKS
53
___ one. : ONEBY
54
Concerning. : ASTO
55
Tobacco. : SHAG
56
Promenade. : MALL
57
Golf bag item. : IRON
58
Bovine of a kind. : TORO
60
Picture border. : MAT
61
Turku's Swedish name. : ABO
63
Favorite ___. : SON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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