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New York Times, Tuesday, July 9, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,905
Across
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Hall of Fame name. : COBB
5
Feather shaft. : SCAPE
10
To the highest degree. : BEST
14
Kind of test. : ORAL
15
Italian metropolis. : TURIN
16
Opposed. : ANTI
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Fabric weave. : LENO
18
Crucial conflict. : ARMAGEDDON
20
Titles of respect. : ESQUIRES
22
Menu entry. : RAGOUT
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Military abbreviation. : USNR
24
Disguised. : COVERT
25
Swiss. : CHEESE
27
Unlucky one. : LOSER
28
Crib's cousin. : COT
29
Whirlpools. : EDDIES
31
Greek god. : EROS
35
Went slowly. : CREPT
37
Experienced. : HAD
38
Skilled one. : ADEPT
39
Concerning: Lat. : INRE
40
Dobbin and others. : HORSES
42
Wave. : SEA
43
Tartan trousers. : TREWS
45
Loch of song. : LOMOND
47
Anglers' appurtenances. : CREELS
49
Related. : AKIN
50
Hymn tune. : CHORAL
51
Part. : SEPARATE
55
Certain illuminations. : LAMPLIGHTS
57
Particle. : ATOM
58
On the blue. : ASEA
59
Harangue. : ORATE
60
Bud or seed. : GERM
61
Element No. 10. : NEON
62
Protuberances. : NODES
63
Miss Millay. : EDNA
Down
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Nursery ruler. : COLE
2
Assayer's concerns. : ORES
3
Diner. : BANQUETER
4
Navy garment. : BLOUSE
5
Featured. : STARRED
6
French cleric. : CURE
7
See 33 Down. : ARMS
8
Brain part. : PIA
9
Absorb. : ENGROSS
10
Harassed. : BADGERED
11
Witch's home. : ENDOR
12
Courageous. : STOUT
13
Color. : TINT
19
Building part. : EAVE
21
Fitting piece. : INSET
24
Certain students. : COEDS
25
4th-cen. date. : CCCI
26
Orchestral instrument. : HORN
27
Ananias and others. : LIARS
30
Ships of the Red Sea. : DHOWS
32
Sounded deeply. : RESONATED
33
With 7 Down, symbol of welcome. : OPEN
34
South African town. : STAD
36
Mary Martin role. : PETERPAN
38
Ancient Buddhist king. : ASOKA
40
Mischief-maker. : HELLION
41
Goes by. : ELAPSES
44
Authentic. : REAL
46
Atmospheric phenomenon. : MIRAGE
47
Man on a $10,000 bill. : CHASE
48
Ardent fellow. : ROMEO
50
Family group. : CLAN
51
Herringlike fish. : SHAD
52
Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
53
Pulled apart. : TORN
54
___ Lazarus, poet. : EMMA
56
Billing abbreviation. : GRO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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