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New York Times, Thursday, June 27, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 322 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,893
Across
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Draft of a news story. : COPY
5
Mends. : HEALS
10
Paw. : FOOT
14
Grocery item. : OLEO
15
Hybrid primrose. : OXLIP
16
___ account. : ONNO
17
Signal of a kind. : WINK
18
Imitation felt. : BAIZE
19
Slender. : LEAN
20
Let slip by. : LOSE
21
Shocking. : STARTLING
23
Flabby. : LIMP
26
Bucolic sound. : MOO
27
Simulate. : ACT
30
Campus figures. : COEDS
33
___-four. : TWOBY
37
Dangers for the unwary. : BOOBYTRAPS
40
Definite. : SURE
41
Acidity: Med. : ACOR
42
Devastation. : HAVOC
43
Single. : UNAL
44
"And ___ bed." : SOTO
45
One for the road. : STIRRUPCUP
47
Negative verbal form. : HASNT
49
___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
50
Letters. : ENS
51
Popular park place. : ZOO
53
Trade. : SWAP
55
Fastidious. : SQUEAMISH
60
Capable (of). : UPTO
64
Distinctive atmosphere. : AURA
65
Advantage. : AVAIL
67
Saucy: Colloq. : FLIP
68
Flat bell. : GONG
69
One of the Jameses. : HENRY
70
Very good. : FINE
71
River into the Seine. : OISE
72
Aides: Abbr. : ASSTS
73
Observed. : SEEN
Down
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Monk's hood. : COWL
2
Potpourri. : OLIO
3
Small enclosures. : PENS
4
Rustic one. : YOKEL
5
Fireplace ledge. : HOB
6
Annoy. : EXASPERATE
7
Got off. : ALIT
8
Maugham heroine. : LIZA
9
___ whale. : SPERM
10
Pursues. : FOLLOWSUP
11
"The ___ Love." : ONEI
12
___ even keel. : ONAN
13
Chinese group. : TONG
22
Wee one. : TOT
24
Very cold. : ICY
25
Insects. : MOTHS
27
Disconcert. : ABASH
28
Beverage. : COCOA
29
Horn sounds. : TOOTS
31
___ Cup. : DAVIS
32
Informal wear. : SPORTSHIRT
34
Small amount. : OUNCE
35
Wernher von ___. : BRAUN
36
Kennel sounds. : YELPS
38
Historical period. : BRONZEAGE
39
Propeller. : SCREW
46
Patriotic monogram. : USA
48
Done ___ turn. : TOA
52
City on the Missouri. : OMAHA
54
Fluffy masses. : PUFFS
55
Palm. : SAGO
56
What: Fr. : QUOI
57
Coffeemakers. : URNS
58
U.S. lithographer. : IVES
59
Without: Fr. : SANS
61
Knee-bend, in ballet. : PLIE
62
Prong. : TINE
63
Begin. : OPEN
66
One of Ghent's rivers. : LYS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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