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New York Times, Wednesday, July 17, 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: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,913
Across Down
1. Carriers of fares. : CABS
5. Begum's spouse. : AGHA
9. Middle: Law. : MESNE
14. Tiller. : HELM
15. Seethe. : BOIL
16. Urge on. : IMPEL
17. Thought. : IDEA
18. Hurried. : SPED
19. Emulate a candidate. : SPEAK
20. ___ the world. : LOSTTO
22. Practical ones. : REALISTS
24. With dispatch. : INSHORTORDER
26. Little Corporal's island. : ELBA
27. Tutelary deity. : DAEMON
31. Boor. : CHURL
34. Shut up, in a way. : MEWED
37. Anger. : IRE
38. Fowl. : HENS
39. Warm. : CALID
40. "With a smile ___ song . . . " : ANDA
41. Time. : ERA
42. One of de Gaulle's names. : MARIE
43. Father of Sir Kay. : ECTOR
44. Hesitate. : FALTER
46. Flow along. : LAVE
48. Too late. : OUTOFDUETIME
54. Pitcher's specialty. : FASTBALL
57. Namesakes of a princess. : GRACES
58. Everyday. : USUAL
59. Leader, Italian style. : DUCE
61. Social affairs. : TEAS
62. Cubic meter. : STERE
63. Global area. : ASIA
64. Nine: Prefix. : ENNE
65. Beans. : SOYAS
66. Bone of a kind. : SHIN
67. River of myth. : STYX
1. Hot pepper. : CHILI
2. Wicked queen of Thebes. : AEDON
3. Glorify. : BLESS
4. Senator from Florida. : SMATHERS
5. Use up. : ABSORB
6. One of the parties. : GOP
7. Sacred: Prefix. : HIERO
8. Relative of the birch. : ALDER
9. Cause to err. : MISLEAD
10. Sway. : EMPIRE
11. Hope: Lat. : SPES
12. Teen-ager's "wonderful." : NEAT
13. Lodge members. : ELKS
21. Word with road or bridge. : TOLL
23. Put two and two together. : ADDED
25. David's daughter. : TAMAR
28. Candy taste. : MINT
29. Church calendar. : ORDO
30. Almost. : NEAR
31. Gourmet's idol. : CHEF
32. Ox-eyed goddess. : HERA
33. Not dual. : UNAL
35. Crimson's rival. : ELI
36. Flourish. : WIELD
39. Magna ___. : CARTA
40. Certain fabrics. : ACETATES
42. Furniture: Fr. : MEUBLES
43. Constantly. : EVER
45. Mahogany pine of N. Z. : TOTARA
47. ___ stables of Greek myth. : AUGEAN
49. ___ the hills. : OLDAS
50. Poker hand. : FLUSH
51. Small sum. : ICENT
52. Labor name. : MEANY
53. U. S. aircraft carrier. : ESSEX
54. Pother. : FUSS
55. About. : ASTO
56. Chop ___. : SUEY
60. Many centuries ago. : CII

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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