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New York Times, Friday, June 28, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,894
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1. Recently popular dance. : TWIST
6. Directions in music. : FFFS
10. Tabula ___ (clean slate): Lat. : RASA
14. Elephant, in Kipling. : HATHI
15. Salon. : ROOM
16. Ardor. : ELAN
17. Piece of steel. : IBEAM
18. Piece of music. : ARIA
19. French pronoun. : NOUS
20. Police officers. : SERGEANTS
22. Parry. : FENCE
23. Quantity or number. : BATCH
24. Oil field worker. : RIGGER
25. Learned one. : PEDANT
28. High: Fr. : ELEVE
30. "___ in the hand . . . " : ABIRD
31. One of the Allens. : STEVE
32. Bone. : RIB
35. Hurry to finish. : WORKAGAINSTTIME
38. Direction. : NNE
39. Third of a series. : GAMMA
40. "And ___ the only boy . . . " : IWERE
41. Carpet color. : TAUPE
42. Happy expressions. : SMILES
43. Disclose. : UNVEIL
46. Discloses. : BARES
48. Song of praise. : PAEAN
49. Viola's twin. : SEBASTIAN
53. Swear: Colloq. : CUSS
54. Seaport on Upolu Island. : APIA
55. Title akin to Mikado. : TENNO
56. "Vissi d'___," Tosca aria. : ARTE
57. Now: Lat. : NUNC
58. Extort (from). : WRING
59. Shade of red. : RUST
60. Girl's name. : INGA
61. Bone: Prefix. : OSTEO
1. "___ England." : THIS
2. Jabberwocky word. : WABE
3. Roman road. : ITER
4. Hickory tree. : SHAGBARK
5. Repeatedly. : TIMEANDAGAIN
6. Swiss coin. : FRANC
7. Temporarily. : FORTHETIMEBEING
8. Time: Fr. : FOIS
9. Little: Scot. : SMA
10. Revoke. : RENEGE
11. Forward. : ALONG
12. Chef's specialty. : SAUCE
13. Goose genus. : ANSER
21. Professional man: Abbr. : ATT
22. Part of a certain table. : FIVETIMESTWO
24. Churchmen: Abbr. : REVS
25. Dupe. : PAWN
26. Black. : EBON
27. Calamitous. : DIRE
29. Siberian river. : LENA
31. Indian corn. : SAMP
32. Monetary unit of Cambodia. : RIEL
33. Nagy of Hungary. : IMRE
34. Symbols of busyness. : BEES
36. France. : GAUL
37. Storms. : TWISTERS
41. Cups, saucers, etc. : TEASET
42. Title akin to Mme. : SRA
43. Elevator. : UPCAR
44. Formerly Pleasant Island. : NAURU
45. Clothing. : VESTS
47. Fiber plant. : ABACA
49. Woven. : SPUN
50. First letter: Abbr. : INIT
51. Actress Baxter. : ANNE
52. Not possible: Colloq. : NOGO
54. Cuckoo bird. : ANI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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