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New York Times, Tuesday, June 18, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,884
Across
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Feeler. : PALP
5
Basalt. : ROCK
9
Race track. : ASCOT
14
Opole's river. : ODER
15
Very soon after. : UPON
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Fright. : SCARE
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Flying object. : KITE
18
Curved. : BENT
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Attend. : NURSE
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Flightless bird. : EMU
21
Lean and strong. : WIRY
22
Hurry up! : COMEON
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Facsimile. : REPLICA
25
Dared, old style. : DURST
26
Conceit. : EGO
27
Polish assembly: Var. : SEIM
28
Quick to learn. : APT
31
Swedish name. : SVEN
34
"___ Suite." : NUTCRACKER
37
Hawk's nest. : AERIE
39
Bering, for one. : SEA
40
Nautical term. : LIETO
41
Deadlock. : STANDSTILL
44
Jane or Zane. : GREY
45
Scuttle. : HOD
46
Manner. : MIEN
47
Pulpy fruit. : UVA
49
"___ you so!" : ITOLD
51
Make stylish (with "up"). : SMARTEN
55
Unused. : VACANT
57
Engrossed. : RAPT
58
A certain league. : IVY
59
Work ___. : OFART
60
Sharp prongs. : NIBS
61
Seed part. : ARIL
62
Game of chance. : LOTTO
63
Unbleached. : ECRU
64
___ speak. : SOTO
65
Made of wood. : TREEN
66
Laser, for one. : BEAM
67
Straight ___ arrow. : ASAN
Down
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Card game. : POKER
2
Turn on ___. : ADIME
3
Cease. : LETUP
4
Before: Prefix. : PRE
5
Scene of 49 B.C. crossing. : RUBICON
6
Performing art. : OPERA
7
Rabbit. : CONY
8
Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
9
"I'm ___ as blueberry pie . . . " : ASNORMAL
10
Filmy layers on some ponds. : SCUMS
11
Custodian. : CARETAKER
12
Bear: It. : ORSO
13
Suffix with six or seven. : TEEN
21
Headwear. : WIG
22
French leather. : CUIR
24
Red Square name. : LENIN
25
Transferred picture. : DECAL
27
Mug. : STEIN
29
Man's nickname. : PETE
30
Priam's domain. : TROY
31
Cummerbund. : SASH
32
Forbidding word. : VETO
33
Wipe out. : ERADICATE
35
You: Sp. : USTED
36
Humidor item. : CIGAR
38
Canadian city. : EDMONTON
42
Dregs. : SILT
43
Form of payment. : LUMPSUM
48
Cistern. : VAT
50
French pastry. : TARTE
51
Native-born Israeli. : SABRA
52
Weather satellite. : TIROS
53
Little Eva. : EVITA
54
Synthetic. : NYLON
55
Electrical unit. : VOLT
56
___ effort. : AFOR
57
Wedding accessory. : RICE
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State: Abbr. : NEB
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___ rule. : ASA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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