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New York Times, Tuesday, August 13, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { K Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,940
Across
1. Bell sound. : TOLL
5. Misbehave. : ACTUP
10. Son of Noah. : HAM
13. Nautical term. : ALEE
14. Wild game. : MOOSE
15. Nickname in sports. : BOBO
16. Plant pest. : LEAFHOPPER
18. Chemical suffix. : ENOL
19. Swiss districts. : CANTONS
20. Extreme. : FAROUT
22. Embrace. : HUG
23. Wrath. : CHOLER
25. Principal study. : MAJOR
28. Piece of furniture. : TIERTABLE
31. Cuckoopints. : ARUMS
32. Great ___, Bahama Island. : ABACO
33. Scull. : OAR
34. Capitol feature. : DOME
35. Wear away. : ERODE
36. Caroled. : SUNG
37. Uraeus. : ASP
38. ___ nous. : ENTRE
39. Baccarat term. : BANCO
40. Policewoman of a kind. : METERMAID
42. Shakespearean scene. : ARDEN
43. State capital. : HELENA
44. Result. : END
45. White poplars. : ABELES
47. Glut. : SATIATE
51. Perceptive. : SAGE
52. Carpet. : HALLRUNNER
55. Construction beam. : STUD
56. Follow. : ENSUE
57. March time. : IDES
58. Bedtime. : TEN
59. Out of vogue. : DATED
60. "It ___ necessarily so . . . " : AINT
Down
1. Powder. : TALC
2. Olive genus. : OLEA
3. Spare. : LEAN
4. Went away. : LEFTHOME
5. In. : AMONG
6. Fuzz. : COPS
7. Summit. : TOP
8. Avail. : USE
9. Necessarily. : PERFORCE
10. Obligated. : HONORBOUND
11. Middle East name. : ABOU
12. Cast off shell, horns, etc. : MOLT
15. Kentucky college. : BEREA
17. Long time, for waiters. : HOURS
21. Choir member. : ALTO
23. Eucharistic cups. : CIBORIA
24. Took charge. : HEADED
25. Feminine title. : MADAM
26. Came up. : AROSE
27. Act prematurely: Slang. : JUMPTHEGUN
28. Clan wear. : TARTAN
29. Weapon. : LANCE
30. Unit of work. : ERGON
35. Tangled up. : ENMESHED
36. Corsica's neighbor. : SARDINIA
38. Man's name. : ERLE
39. African language. : BANTU
41. Fished. : EELED
44. Auriculate. : EARED
45. Man Friday: Abbr. : ASST
46. Diminish. : BATE
47. Swing around. : SLUE
48. "The King ___ ." : ANDI
49. Numerical suffix. : TEEN
50. Formerly, formerly. : ERST
53. Curator's concern. : ANA
54. W. W. II vessel. : LST

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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