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New York Times, Monday, July 1, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,897
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1. Try: Colloq. : STAB
5. A dance in France. : VALSE
10. Human frailty (with "old"). : ADAM
14. Something that is learned. : LORE
15. Peron's wife. : EVITA
16. Dancer's garment. : TUTU
17. J. C. Harris character. : UNCLEREMUS
19. And others: Lat. : ETAL
20. Café. : BISTRO
21. Intermission. : ENTRACTE
23. Girl of Pompeii. : IONE
25. Silken sound. : SWISH
26. Ample. : ABUNDANT
30. Northern citizens. : ALEUTS
33. Wander about. : RANGE
34. Hollywood name. : LORRE
36. Man's nickname. : NAT
37. Grampuses. : ORCS
38. Mauled. : PAWED
39. Dry group. : WCTU
40. An Allen. : MEL
41. Prospero's servant. : ARIEL
42. Like some walls. : TILED
43. Start of Christmas hymn. : ADESTE
45. Monastery of a kind. : LAMASERY
47. Back of a medal. : VERSO
49. Dress part. : YOKE
50. Leader's aura. : CHARISMA
53. "How ___ my heart . . . " : DEARTO
57. First word of "Garter" motto. : HONI
58. Released from a grip. : UNCLENCHED
60. Novelist of the 1920's. : GLYN
61. Kitchen tool. : RICER
62. Understand. : READ
63. "___ I say . . . " : DOAS
64. Dine at home. : EATIN
65. Corn. : EARS
1. Yarn with nubbly fibers. : SLUB
2. Girl's nickname. : TONI
3. Old street lights. : ARCS
4. Firm narrow fabrics. : BELTINGS
5. Italian city on the Adige. : VERONA
6. Broad st. : AVE
7. Green fruit. : LIME
8. Dazes. : STUNS
9. Direction. : EASTWARD
10. Relaxed. : ATEASE
11. Symbol of sternness. : DUTCHUNCLE
12. Rat-___. : ATAT
13. Symbol of obstinacy. : MULE
18. Wear away. : ERODE
22. Anger: Dial. : RILE
24. Chou. : ENLAI
26. Spicy smell. : AROMA
27. Revealed. : BARED
28. Chekhov play. : UNCLEVANYA
29. Drier. : TOWEL
31. Yam: Dial. : TATER
32. Ponder. : STUDY
35. Pass on. : RELAY
38. Urgency. : PRESSURE
39. Know-it-all. : WISEACRE
41. Italian commune. : ATRI
42. Occupied. : TAKEN
44. Birds akin to canaries. : SERINS
46. Like some furniture. : MODERN
48. "___ vincit amor." : OMNIA
50. Used credit: Abbr. : CHGD
51. Entire: Prefix. : HOLO
52. Work for a C.P.A. : ACCT
54. Mother of Zeus. : RHEA
55. Rip. : TEAR
56. Ten to one, for one. : ODDS
59. Aloha flowers. : LEI

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

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