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New York Times, Thursday, June 20, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,886
Across Down
1. Norwegian's neighbor. : LAPP
5. Statuette. : OSCAR
10. Boss on a shield. : UMBO
14. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
15. Lighter. : BARGE
16. Corvine bird. : ROOK
17. Water current. : MILLSTREAM
19. Queenly name. : ANNE
20. Pamphlet. : BROCHURE
21. City in Britanny. : NANTES
23. Water carrier. : HOSE
24. Girl of song. : MARIA
25. Part. : SHARE
27. Government building. : PENTAGON
30. Word with fore or from. : WHERE
31. Kind of glass. : PLATE
32. Initials of 1933. : NRA
33. Leader. : HEAD
34. Bitter quarrels. : FEUDS
35. River valley in Germany. : SAAR
36. Poetic preposition. : OER
37. Praise, in Paris. : ELOGE
38. Callous. : HORNY
39. Osmanlis. : OTTOMANS
41. Lyrics. : WORDS
42. Filled with sediment. : SILTY
43. Humming sound. : BIRR
44. One of the Waughs. : EVELYN
46. Therapist. : MASSEUSE
50. Rich soil. : LOAM
51. Impartial. : EVENHANDED
53. "___ boy!" : ITSA
54. Burn slightly. : SINGE
55. Grover's Corners. : TOWN
56. Noticed. : SEEN
57. Doctor, popular with young readers. : SEUSS
58. Greek peak. : OSSA
1. Wool grower. : LAMB
2. Pasha's relative. : AMIR
3. Kind of pony. : POLO
4. Herring's cousin. : PILCHARD
5. Imperceptive. : OBTUSE
6. French name for 35 Across. : SARRE
7. Manitoban Indian. : CREE
8. Title in Turkey. : AGA
9. Ends. : REMNANTS
10. Clio's sister. : URANIA
11. Mountaineer, in France. : MONTAGNARD
12. Tibia. : BONE
13. Turkish weights. : OKES
18. Vacationer's choice. : SHORE
22. Commedia dell'___. : ARTE
24. Union general in the Civil War. : MEADE
25. Sail. : SHEET
26. Peace of mind. : HEARTSEASE
27. Publicizes: Colloq. : PLUGS
28. Praying figure: Lat. : ORANS
29. Not any: Colloq. : NARY
30. Bird's cry. : WHOO
31. Spring flower. : PEONY
34. Lack of flavor. : FLATNESS
35. Cathedral city in SW Italy. : SORRENTO
37. "Little" Dickens character. : EMLY
38. Early invader of Britain. : HORSA
40. Texas tycoon. : OILMAN
41. Magical trio of fairy tales. : WISHES
43. Hair style. : BANGS
44. Anc. country of W. Greece. : ELIS
45. Primary feature. : VOTE
46. Carte. : MENU
47. Japanese herbs. : UDOS
48. Embroiders. : SEWS
49. Millay. : EDNA
52. Contend (with). : VIE

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

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