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New York Times, Wednesday, June 26, 1968

56-Across : Condense.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,892
Across
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TV program (with "The"). : FBI
4
Enlisted men. : GIS
7
La ___, in Milano. : SCALA
12
Alter completely. : REVERSE
14
Style of architecture. : MOORISH
16
Formal speech. : ORATION
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Admit. : OWNUPTO
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Term in carpentry. : TENON
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Biblical weeds. : TARES
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Grain. : OAT
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Pride of the hippies. : HAIR
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Balsam. : FIRTREE
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Mandarin. : ORANGE
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Disguise. : CLOAK
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Russian city, in Bashkir. : UFA
34
Ersatz butter. : OLEO
35
American playwright. : CROUSE
36
Stuffed toy. : RAGDOLL
38
Song: Fr. : CHANSON
39
Legal papers. : BRIEFS
40
Make ___ (be popular). : AHIT
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Newt. : EFT
42
Chinese name. : SOONG
43
Cricket team. : ELEVEN
45
Great river of China. : YANGTZE
47
Pass over. : OMIT
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Chinese name. : MAO
54
Classic villainess. : REGAN
55
City on the Mohawk. : UTICA
56
Condense. : ABRIDGE
58
Athlete of a kind. : OARSMAN
60
Famed French chemist. : PASTEUR
61
Insecure. : UNSOUND
62
Favors. : BOONS
63
Depot: Abbr. : STA
64
Farmyard sight. : STY
Down
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Bubbles. : FROTH
2
Kentucky college. : BEREA
3
Name in Russian history. : IVANI
4
Cheerful expression. : GRIN
5
Equal: Prefix. : ISO
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Lookout. : SENTINEL
7
Farmer, at times. : SOWER
8
Hallow. : CONSECRATE
9
Indonesian island group. : ARU
10
Chinese poet of long ago. : LIPO
11
Fictional terrier. : ASTA
13
Largest of the Kuriles. : ETORO
14
"___ d'Arthur," Malory work. : MORTE
15
Tropical. : HOT
20
Mythical ship. : ARGO
23
Cascades. : FALLS
24
N. C. college. : ELON
26
Type of night club. : ROOFGARDEN
28
Yorkshire river. : OUSE
29
At or on (a specific date). : ASOF
30
Where Canterbury is. : KENT
31
City: Lat. : URBS
32
Game of chance. : FARO
33
Money changing. : AGIO
35
Flavoring herb. : CHIVE
37
Disclaim. : DENY
38
At our house: Fr. : CHEZNOUS
40
Utah ski resort. : ALTA
43
Species of moth. : EGGER
44
Untrue. : NOTSO
46
Haile Selassie's title. : NEGUS
48
Imitator: Lat. : MIMUS
49
"___ Remember." : ICANT
50
Actress Jessica. : TANDY
51
Plan in detail. : MAP
52
Rhyme scheme. : ABAB
53
A dozen ___. : ORSO
55
Celestial Bear. : URSA
57
Japanese name. : ITO
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Hill dweller. : ANT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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