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New York Times, Friday, June 14, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,880
Across
1. Contrived. : STAGED
7. Part of a churn. : DASHER
13. Accorded recognition. : HONORED
15. Everywhere. : ALLOVER
17. City in Argentina. : ROSARIO
18. Like a feather: Zool. : PLUMATE
19. "___ first you don't succeed . . . " : IFAT
20. Cut it out! : STOP
22. Financial windfall. : MELON
23. Prosperous. : FAT
24. Soprano Antonietta. : STELLA
26. Speech sound. : SURD
27. Delineate. : TRACE
29. Wanton look. : LEER
30. London's ___ Gallery. : TATE
31. Rounded. : OVAL
33. Candidate, at times. : DEBATER
35. Showed extreme fondness (with "on"). : DOTED
37. Illustrious. : NOTED
38. Used a crowbar. : LEVERED
40. Messenger. : PAGE
41. Southwest wind. : AFER
42. Shade of green. : LIME
44. Fragrant compound. : ESTER
48. Duration. : TERM
49. In a wicked way. : EVILLY
51. Ab ___ (from the beginning): Lat. : OVO
52. Wont. : HABIT
54. Adjective for the rich. : IDLE
55. British novelist. : AMIS
56. Shelley was one. : ETONIAN
58. Plain to see. : EVIDENT
60. Disturb the functions of. : DERANGE
61. Roman writer of comedies. : TERENCE
62. Alluvial deposits. : DELTAS
63. Generous one. : LENDER
Down
1. Short ___ (little consideration). : SHRIFT
2. Go ___ (overdo). : TOOFAR
3. Crux ___, Egyptian cross. : ANSATA
4. Ruminant. : GOAT
5. Missay. : ERR
6. Adherent of a certain religion. : DEIST
7. Multicolored. : DAPPLED
8. The works. : ALL
9. Urban problem. : SLUM
10. Native sons' bailiwicks. : HOMESTATES
11. Appraise. : EVALUATE
12. Countered. : RETORTED
14. Is that so? : DOTELL
16. Administer. : RENDER
21. Viva El Cordobes! : OLE
24. Disjoin. : SEVER
25. Where the action is. : ARENA
28. Having like boundaries. : COTERMINAL
32. Girl's name. : ADELE
34. Colonel of golf fame. : BOGEY
35. Frustrated. : DEFEATED
36. Dominated. : OVERBORE
38. Shaped by machine. : LATHED
39. Clergymen. : DIVINES
40. Bullet. : PELLET
43. Surrounded by. : MID
45. "It's never too late ___." : TOMEND
46. Reveal. : EVINCE
47. List. : ROSTER
50. Deal frankly (with). : LEVEL
53. Hair dye. : TINT
55. Arab land. : ADEN
57. Moslem title. : AGA
59. Wrath. : IRE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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