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New York Times, Friday, June 21, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,887
Across
1. Quick blows. : JABS
5. Existed. : WAS
8. On the way. : OFF
11. Nautical word. : ABEAM
13. Forbidden. : TABU
14. Detect: Colloq. : SPOT
15. 1899 comedy by G.B.S. : YOUNEVERCANTELL
18. Have a bite. : SUP
19. Spring bloom. : LILY
20. Penthouse. : AERIE
21. Overcome problems. : COPE
22. Fitting. : INPLACE
24. Oversupply. : FLOOD
27. ___ gland. : PINEAL
29. Commodious. : ROOMY
30. Warms (with "up"). : HOTS
31. Particular. : ITEM
35. Cooper's tool. : ADZE
36. Famous golfer. : JONES
37. Poker term. : FADE
38. Marmalade ingredient. : PEEL
39. W. Indian shrub. : ANIL
40. Kazan's river. : VOLGA
41. Temper, as steel. : ANNEAL
43. Annoyed. : IRKED
44. Sallies. : SORTIES
47. Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
49. Creepers. : IVIES
50. Read hastily. : SCAN
51. Labor union initials. : CIO
54. Bit of Biblical advice. : TELLITNOTINGATH
58. Airport of Paris. : ORLY
59. ___ and Cromarty, Scottish county. : ROSS
60. Brother of Moses. : AARON
61. Scotsman's negative. : NAE
62. Outside: Prefix. : EXO
63. Fabric. : LENO
Down
1. Birds. : JAYS
2. Eastern name. : ABOU
3. "Let us, then, ___ and doing." : BEUP
4. ___ Bernardino. : SAN
5. Cautious. : WARY
6. Initial trio. : ABC
7. Latin pronoun. : SUA
8. Popular form of entertainment. : OPERA
9. ___ acid, in vitamin B complex. : FOLIC
10. N. J. borough on the Hudson. : FTLEE
12. Musical quality. : MELODY
13. Calls. : TELEPHONES
14. Star-shaped. : STELLIFORM
16. Big wheel. : VIP
17. California county. : NAPA
21. Newly arrived. : COMELATELY
22. Brains. : INTELLECTS
23. Noun suffix. : NESS
24. Draw tight, nautically speaking. : FRAP
25. Miner's find. : LODE
26. Mire. : OOZE
28. Where Ephesus was. : IONIA
32. Parlance. : TALK
33. Extremity. : EDGE
34. Honey drink. : MEAD
36. Tarzan's companion. : JANE
40. City on the Danube. : VIENNA
42. Unless: Lat. : NISI
44. Quash. : SITON
45. Have ___ barrel. : OVERA
46. Lunar feature. : RILLE
48. Chou En ___. : LAI
50. Middling. : SOSO
51. Concern. : CARE
52. Pour ___. : ITON
53. Words of dismay. : OHNO
55. Italian numeral. : TRE
56. Goddess of night. : NOX
57. Dame or doll. : GAL

Answer summary: 2 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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