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New York Times, Wednesday, July 3, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,899
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1. Possessive. : HERS
5. Philippine island. : SAMAR
10. Headwear. : TAMS
14. ___ were. : ASIT
15. Verify. : PROVE
16. Moonfish. : OPAH
17. Region in SW Africa. : DAMARALAND
19. Hair style. : UPDO
20. Warren, and others. : JUSTICES
21. Hidden. : SECRET
23. French "ones." : UNES
24. Asleep ___ switch. : ATTHE
25. Kind. : CLASS
27. City on the Arno. : FLORENCE
30. ___ Khan, Kipling's tiger. : SHERE
31. River to the Rhone. : SAONE
32. Message: Abbr. : TEL
33. Writer of the year one. : LIVY
34. Musical composition. : FUGUE
35. Cultivate. : TILL
36. City in Korea. : IRI
37. Rifle support. : BIPOD
38. Groups. : SECTS
39. Brightly colored fish. : DRAGONET
41. French fathers. : PERES
42. Possessive. : THEIR
43. Tree of Morocco. : ARAR
44. Shows (in). : USHERS
46. Flowering vine. : CLEMATIS
50. Trench. : MOAT
51. Anc. name of the Dardanelles. : HELLESPONT
53. Baseball play. : BUNT
54. French spa. : EVIAN
55. Broadway name. : INGE
56. Thereabouts. : ORSO
57. Branches: Abbr. : DEPTS
58. Kind of tide. : NEAP
1. Pilgrimage to Mecca. : HADJ
2. Biblical twin. : ESAU
3. Edges. : RIMS
4. Museum feature. : STATUARY
5. Unobstructed areas. : SPACES
6. French city on the Rhone. : ARLES
7. Old birds. : MOAS
8. Flying: Abbr. : AVN
9. Garnet, for one. : REDSTONE
10. Good point! : TOUCHE
11. Beginner. : APPRENTICE
12. Fashioned. : MADE
13. Movie sequence. : SHOT
18. Wash out. : RINSE
22. Raison d'___. : ETRE
24. Vocally. : ALOUD
25. Sound made by cicadas. : CHIRR
26. Huge, formidable things. : LEVIATHANS
27. Bundle of sticks. : FAGOT
28. Welshmen. : CELTS
29. House parts. : ELLS
30. Hit the dirt. : SLID
31. Word with man or market. : SUPER
34. Over. : FINISHED
35. Turtle. : TERRAPIN
37. Afrikaner. : BOER
38. Wrinkles. : SEAMS
40. City section. : GHETTO
41. Prinks. : PREENS
43. ___ once (suddenly). : ALLAT
44. Boss of a shield. : UMBO
45. Bitter. : SOUR
46. Piece of jewelry. : CLIP
47. Dial sound. : TONE
48. Girl's name. : INGA
49. Word with up or down. : STEP
52. Woman. : EVE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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