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New York Times, Monday, June 3, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,869
Across Down
1. Roman feature. : NOSE
5. Tennis luminary. : ASHE
9. Thwart. : BALK
13. Cuckoopint. : ARUM
14. Israelites. : ZION
15. Italian port. : GENOA
16. Rub or polish. : SANDPAPER
18. Lament. : ELEGY
19. South American. : ANDEAN
20. I love: Lat. : AMO
22. Spanish aunt. : TIA
23. Word with place or time. : ANY
24. Something to read. : PAPERBACK
27. Writer Rand. : AYN
29. Superiority. : VANTAGE
30. Withdraw. : BACKDOWN
33. Buenos ___. : DIAS
35. On that. : THEREON
36. Cooking pan. : ROASTER
39. Way. : ROAD
40. Subway sign. : DOWNTOWN
41. Fragrant. : ODOROUS
43. Thing: Lat. : RES
44. Type of dwelling. : TOWNHOUSE
47. English cathedral city. : ELY
49. Exclamation. : OHO
50. Letter. : ESS
51. African antelopes. : ORIBIS
54. Suburb of Cleveland. : PARMA
56. Craft. : HOUSEBOAT
59. Protected. : ARMED
60. He was: Lat. : ERAT
61. Genus of prickly shrubs. : ROSA
62. Gusto. : ZEST
63. French artist. : DORE
64. Like. : AKIN
1. Govt. agency. : NASA
2. Mediterranean port. : ORAN
3. Participant in Plains Indian rite. : SUNDANCER
4. German city. : EMDEN
5. Call to prayer from the minaret. : AZAN
6. Taste. : SIP
7. Do gardening. : HOE
8. Transported. : ENRAPT
9. ___ canto. : BEL
10. Dutch news agency. : ANETA
11. Reasoning. : LOGIC
12. Alaskan canoe. : KAYAK
15. Man from Macon. : GEORGIAN
17. Take-home item. : PAY
21. Pasturage. : MEADOWS
24. Chessman. : PAWN
25. New England cape. : ANN
26. See 37 Down. : BEAST
27. German composer. : ABT
28. Slangy exclamation. : YAH
29. Hexes. : VOODOOS
31. Former coin of Estonia. : KROON
32. Empty railroad car. : DEADHEAD
34. Nursery treasure. : STORYBOOK
36. Rake. : ROUE
37. Farm animal. : EWE
38. Hosp. workers. : RNS
40. Activities. : DOS
42. Short of time. : RUSHED
44. Current best seller. : TOPAZ
45. Chicago's airport. : OHARE
46. Bait. : WORMS
47. Before. : ERE
48. Zodiac sign. : LIBRA
51. Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
52. Rumanian city. : IASI
53. T. Williams hero. : STAN
55. Joined. : MET
57. Spanish gold. : ORO
58. Nasser's realm. : UAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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