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New York Times, Tuesday, July 2, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,898
Across Down
1. Piece of scenery. : FLAT
5. Western capital. : SALEM
10. Units equal to 24 grains: Abbr. : PWTS
14. Terza ___, Dante's verse form. : RIMA
15. Muse. : ERATO
16. Seine tributary. : OISE
17. Watching. : OVERSEEING
19. ___ even keel. : ONAN
20. Talking birds. : MYNAHS
21. Understood: Colloq. : CAUGHTON
23. Laundry. : WASH
25. Hillside. : SLOPE
26. Patron of innkeepers. : STMARTIN
30. Trunk. : TORSO
33. Gazelle of Central Asia. : AHU
34. Jumper of a kind. : PARATROOPER
37. Judy Garland's real name. : GUMM
39. Part of Ouida's real name. : RAMEE
40. Flock. : HERD
41. Relief work. : EMBOSSMENTS
44. "___ Maria." : AVE
45. Squash, for one. : SPORT
46. Wizard. : SORCERER
48. Namesakes of Sisera's killer. : JAELS
51. Nursery. : ROOM
52. Wife of Marcus Aurelius. : FAUSTINA
55. Dome. : CUPOLA
59. Forest sights. : ELMS
60. Tallchief and others. : BALLERINAS
62. French churchman. : ABBE
63. Food. : BREAD
64. Place for curling. : RINK
65. Town near Santa Fe. : TAOS
66. "___ have no bananas . . . " : YESWE
67. Extremities. : ENDS
1. Beginning at. : FROM
2. Roman writer. : LIVY
3. So be it. : AMEN
4. Island in the Gilberts. : TARAWA
5. Reacts from a blow on the head: Colloq. : SEESSTARS
6. Common verb. : ARE
7. Secular. : LAIC
8. Heating vessels. : ETNAS
9. Magnate. : MOGUL
10. Deride. : POOHPOOH
11. Fruit. : WINTERPEAR
12. Old Chinese state. : TSAO
13. Swiss herdsman. : SENN
18. Acute. : SHARP
22. "___ the ant, thou sluggard . . . " : GOTO
24. Man's name. : HIRAM
26. Wise ones. : SAGES
27. Dull sound. : THUMP
28. Gibberish. : MUMBOJUMBO
29. Cognomens. : NAMES
31. Tennis term. : SERVE
32. See 61 Down. : ORDER
35. Singer. : TENOR
36. Go back. : RETROCEDE
38. Swamps. : MORASSES
42. Let it stand. : STET
43. Wash and rub. : SCOUR
47. Reign. : EMPIRE
49. Nickname for Elizabeth. : LIBBY
50. Entangle. : SNARE
52. Notable achievement. : FEAT
53. White: Lat. : ALBA
54. Malt liquors. : ALES
56. Come ___ (enter). : ONIN
57. Lookout's cry. : LAND
58. Requests. : ASKS
61. Companion of 32 Down. : LAW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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