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New York Times, Thursday, July 18, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,914
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1. Army man: Abbr. : CORP
5. Tighten (ropes), on shipboard. : FRAP
9. Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
13. Scope. : AREA
14. Mystic writing. : RUNE
15. Something to eat: Colloq. : DONUT
17. Inclinations. : PENCHANTS
19. Like a lamb. : OVINE
20. City problem. : SMOKE
21. Crepe fabric. : GEORGETTE
23. Humpty Dumpty. : EGG
25. Editor's papers. : MSS
26. Dancers of the 1930's. : JITTERBUGS
32. Electrical units. : OHMS
36. One, in Turin. : UNO
37. Miss Doone. : LORNA
38. U. N. vote. : NYET
39. Dissolve. : MELT
41. Windshield device. : WIPER
43. French writer. : GIDE
44. Malt liquor. : BREW
45. Ohio city. : NILES
47. Born. : NEE
48. Eight: It. : OTTO
49. Eye or taste bud. : SENSEORGAN
51. Sound from the bleachers. : BOO
53. Where some mail goes: Abbr. : DLO
54. Pupils' needs. : COPYBOOKS
60. Church title. : ABBOT
64. Make ___ of. : ANOTE
65. Book. : PAPERBACK
67. Feline sounds. : MEOWS
68. Adjective suffix. : ULAR
69. This: Sp. : ESTO
70. Pump. : SHOE
71. Title. : SIRE
72. Greek letters. : RHOS
1. Companions of gowns. : CAPS
2. Town in Utah. : OREM
3. Italian river. : RENO
4. Ship. : PACKET
5. Monk. : FRA
6. Chair part. : RUNG
7. Prefix with date or room. : ANTE
8. Coin. : PESO
9. ___ life. : ADOGS
10. Serenade. : LOVESONG
11. Step ___. : ONIT
12. Thames boat. : PUNT
16. Letter. : TEE
18. German philosopher. : HEGEL
22. Want ad abbreviation. : RMS
24. Become mature. : GROW
26. Huge. : JUMBO
27. Moveless. : INERT
28. Want ad phrase. : TOLET
29. Salt solution. : BRINE
30. Unfasten. : UNPIN
31. Dubliners. : GAELS
33. Going speedily. : HYING
34. Greek sorceress. : MEDEA
35. Dutch painter. : STEEN
40. In pairs. : TWOBYTWO
42. Cattail. : REED
46. Of the sun. : SOLAR
49. ___ Canals. : SOO
50. Hands-up man. : ROBBER
52. Overweight. : OBESE
54. Machine part. : CAM
55. Loved ___. : ONES
56. Juvenile hero. : POOH
57. Musical work. : OPUS
58. Glasswort. : KALI
59. Box. : SPAR
61. Big party, British style. : BASH
62. Numerical prefix. : OCTO
63. Boxing term. : TKOS
66. Prior to: Poet. : ERE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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