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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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N
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O
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S
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A
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B
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P
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B
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V
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B
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K
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D
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S
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E
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R
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O
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R
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R
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T
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O
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W
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Z
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D
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A
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,869
Across
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
Down
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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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