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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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L
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A
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P
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R
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W
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P
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H
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F
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H
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W
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B
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,886
Across
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
Down
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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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