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New York Times, Friday, July 12, 1968

20-Across : Boating events.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,908
Across
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At the summit. : ATOP
5
Do a cook's job. : BAKE
9
Sound to attract attention. : PSST
13
Old-time bane of infancy. : COLIC
15
Word of assent. : AMEN
16
Sioux. : OTOE
17
Town SE of Naples. : EBOLI
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Mexico's neighbor. : GUATEMALA
20
Boating events. : REGATTAS
22
Fan. : ROOTER
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Massachusetts. : BAYSTATE
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Queenly name. : ANNE
25
Binding material. : TAPE
26
Charms, in a way. : DISARMS
29
Peak. : ACME
32
Tired out: Colloq. : ALLIN
34
Cereal grass. : OAT
35
King of drama. : LEAR
36
Fond du ___. : LAC
37
Kind of bean. : SOYA
38
Stopping place. : INN
39
Numerical prefix. : SEPTA
41
Govt. agent. : TMAN
42
Slight faults. : FOIBLES
45
To one side: Dial. : AGEE
47
Wood, for one. : FUEL
48
Brave ones. : SPARTANS
52
Author of "A Sentimental Journey." : STERNE
54
Creator of M. Poirot. : CHRISTIE
55
Ice-cream flavor. : PISTACHIO
57
Prepared, as fruit. : CORED
58
Poetic preposition. : UNTO
59
Australian red wood tree. : TOON
60
Spanish saint. : ANITA
61
Day time. : NOON
62
Without: Lat. : SINE
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Measure of length. : SPAN
Down
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Harsh. : ACERB
2
"I'll labor night and day ___ pilgrim." : TOBEA
3
Branch of knowledge: Colloq. : OLOGY
4
Architectural feature. : PILASTER
5
Trifles. : BAGATELLES
6
Entertain. : AMUSE
7
N. Z. parrot. : KEA
8
Get aboard a conveyance. : ENTRAIN
9
City near Los Angeles. : POMONA
10
Part of a ship. : STATEROOM
11
Flatfish. : SOLE
12
Divide. : TEAR
14
Milano or Roma. : CITTA
19
Ages. : EONS
21
Bark cloth. : TAPA
26
Office machine. : DICTAPHONE
27
Indian of 18 Across. : MAYA
28
"Streetcar" hero. : STAN
29
Arabic letter. : ALIF
30
Recent: Prefix. : CENO
31
Proclamation. : MANIFESTO
33
Circuit. : LAP
37
Popular hats. : STETSONS
39
Picks out. : SELECTS
40
Thickening agent. : AGAR
43
Welsh actor. : BURTON
44
Helen's cousin. : LENA
46
Genus of shrubs. : ERICA
48
Plant bud. : SCION
49
Nautical term. : ATRIP
50
Granddaughter: Sp. : NIETA
51
Historic town on the Meuse. : SEDAN
52
Woven. : SPUN
53
Man's nickname. : TINO
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___ polloi. : HOI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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