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New York Times, Thursday, July 25, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,921
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1. Killebrew's forte. : SWAT
5. Esse ___ videri, North Carolina's motto. : QUAM
9. Tar. : SALT
13. Peninsula of Murmansk. : KOLA
14. Cadets' campus. : USMA
15. One who facilitates. : EASER
16. Where Mosul is. : IRAK
17. Deficient. : INADEQUATE
19. Forsake. : DESERT
21. What most people want. : SECURITY
22. Stiffens. : SETS
24. Biblical lion. : ARI
25. Track lines: Abbr. : RYS
26. Iota. : JOT
29. Marmalade ingredient. : PEEL
31. Diminutive ending. : ULE
33. Rushing. : INAHURRY
35. Emerge. : ARISE
39. Spasmodically. : BYFITSANDSTARTS
42. Actor of a kind. : EXTRA
43. Emerges. : COMESOUT
44. Catchall abbreviation. : ETC
46. Pay attention. : HEAR
47. Helmsman's course. : NBE
48. Certain legislators. : MPS
51. Noun ending. : IOR
53. Strike. : SLAP
55. Crossed. : CAMEOVER
58. Andean denizens. : LLAMAS
62. Erased the blackboard. : CLEANEDOFF
64. Mideast seaport. : GAZA
65. African grasslands. : VELDS
66. Munich's river. : ISAR
67. Egyptian god. : AMON
68. Map abbreviations. : ISLS
69. Contradict. : DENY
70. Wheel hub. : NAVE
1. Sideslip. : SKID
2. Donned. : WORE
3. Dear me! : ALAS
4. Captures. : TAKES
5. Dropouts. : QUITTERS
6. Sea-going initials. : USN
7. You love: Lat. : AMAS
8. ___ face (grimaced). : MADEA
9. Lizard: Prefix. : SAUR
10. Free ___. : ASAIR
11. Girl's nickname. : LETTY
12. Canasta cards. : TREYS
15. Of a geometrical figure. : EQUILATERAL
18. Unbleached. : ECRU
20. Names. : REPUTATIONS
23. Evening, in Roma. : SERA
26. Agree: Colloq. : JIBE
27. Anc. birthstone for July. : ONYX
28. White House name. : TAFT
30. ___ law (mob law). : LYNCH
32. Time periods. : ERAS
34. Put on the payroll. : HIRE
36. Golf bag item. : IRON
37. Rain check. : STUB
38. Villa d'___. : ESTE
40. Accomplishes. : DOES
41. Kids. : SMALLFRY
45. Inlet. : COVE
48. 13th-cen. date. : MCCVI
49. Blanches. : PALES
50. A sense. : SMELL
52. Made over. : REDID
54. Irreligious one. : PAGAN
56. U.S. inventor. : EADS
57. Girl of song. : ROSE
59. Family member. : MAMA
60. Sea of Europe. : AZOV
61. Reasoned. : SANE
63. Hot-weather need. : FAN

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

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