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New York Times, Saturday, July 13, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,909
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1. Arduous. : HARD
5. Unexcelled: Colloq. : TOPS
9. Printed fabric. : BATIK
14. Manchurian border river. : AMUR
15. As well. : ALSO
16. Bet on ___ thing. : ASURE
17. Upholstered piece. : EASYCHAIR
19. Portable chair. : SEDAN
20. Feeling of disappointment. : CHAGRIN
21. Sets of a sort. : TEEVEES
23. Surpass. : OUTDO
25. Much-used article. : THE
26. Mississippi city. : BILOXI
29. Railroad accommodations. : CHAIRCAR
34. Turnpike. : ROAD
35. Resort. : HAUNT
36. I love: Lat. : AMO
37. The red and the black. : INKS
38. Solid: Lat. : FIRMA
39. Hat part. : BRIM
40. Foulard. : TIE
41. Spring bloom. : TULIP
42. Hindu mystic system. : YOGA
43. A Beatle. : HARRISON
45. Religious discourse. : SERMON
47. Pronoun. : ONE
48. Egyptian mythological serpent. : APEPI
50. Support for a shelf. : BRACKET
54. Puzzles. : ENIGMAS
58. German poet. : RILKE
59. Furniture item. : HIGHCHAIR
61. Companion of wiser. : OLDER
62. Progress. : ONGO
63. Bluefin. : TUNA
64. Carries on the person. : WEARS
65. River of the Ukraine. : STYR
66. Holds council. : SITS
1. This: Lat. : HAEC
2. Oriental maid. : AMAH
3. Sambar deer. : RUSA
4. Certain merchandise. : DRYGOODS
5. Gauguin's South Seas home. : TAHITI
6. Baltic island. : OLAND
7. Greek letter. : PSI
8. Classify. : SORT
9. Batter's big chance. : BASEHIT
10. Closing phrase for a letter. : ASEVER
11. Noun suffix. : TUDE
12. Dies ___. : IRAE
13. Knows: Scot. : KENS
18. Vital point. : CRUX
22. Eagle-rider of Babylonian myth. : ETANA
24. Musical sweet potato. : OCARINA
26. B'nai ___. : BRITH
27. Ancient district in Asia Minor. : IONIA
28. Ship of a kind. : LAKER
30. Camel feature. : HUMP
31. Billiard stroke. : CAROM
32. Pancho's friend. : AMIGO
33. Upright, as printing type. : ROMAN
35. City with vista of Mauna Loa. : HILO
38. Signal flare. : FUSEE
39. In all justice. : BYRIGHTS
41. Some repairmen. : TINKERS
44. Kind of chair. : ROCKER
45. Gentleman from Lisbon. : SENHOR
46. Majestic. : EPIC
49. First name of stage fame. : PEGGY
50. Edge of a cliff. : BROW
51. Get one's dander up. : RILE
52. Former Met soprano. : ALDA
53. Man's name: Abbr. : THOS
55. Hawaiian island. : MAUI
56. Common solecism. : AINT
57. Spanish titles. : SRAS
60. Bank abbreviation. : INT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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