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New York Times, Saturday, August 17, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,944
Across Down
1. Ferber novel. : SOBIG
6. W. I. Indian. : CARIB
11. Well, well! : OHO
14. Maine city. : ORONO
15. Guam's capital. : AGANA
16. Rest hour. : NAP
17. L. I. resort. : FARROCKAWAY
19. Govt. project. : TVA
20. Part of A.D. : ANNO
21. Pronoun. : HER
22. Part of a faucet. : WASHER
24. The winner. : ACE
26. Omen. : PORTENT
27. Family in the "Pickwick Papers." : WARDLES
31. Zeal. : ARDOR
32. "Here ___ again." : IGO
33. Supposed. : OPINED
35. Horse play. : POLO
38. Man's nickname. : NICKY
40. ___ culpa. : MEA
41. What élève learns. : LECON
42. G & S character. : KOKO
43. Soft sea skeleton. : SPONGE
45. English title: Abbr. : KBE
46. Bay window. : ORIEL
48. Cut. : SCISSOR
50. Spanish baby. : INFANTE
52. W. W. II craft. : LST
53. Vines. : LIANAS
54. Antimony. : ORE
56. Poetic foot. : IAMB
60. Edible item. : EGG
61. Name in the news. : ROCKEFELLER
64. Aberdeen's river. : DEE
65. House mouse. : MURID
66. S. A. animal. : LLAMA
67. Vocal pauses. : ERS
68. Farm sights. : STIES
69. Church council. : SYNOD
1. Couch. : SOFA
2. African port. : ORAN
3. Brought forth. : BORN
4. Raid. : INROAD
5. Sticky stuff. : GOO
6. Dessert. : CAKE
7. Lab culture. : AGAR
8. Unrefined. : RAW
9. Briefly. : INAWORD
10. French military hero. : BAYARD
11. Iced, current style. : ONTHEROCKS
12. Refuge. : HAVEN
13. Museum showing. : OPART
18. Bird sound. : CHEEP
23. Part of a mine. : STOPE
25. Satiate. : CLOY
26. Songs of joy. : PAEANS
27. Signal, in a way. : WINK
28. Exchange fee. : AGIO
29. Familiar hymn. : ROCKOFAGES
30. Uncomplicated. : SIMPLE
34. Prefix of revival. : NEO
36. Wolf. : LOBO
37. Stand-out: Colloq. : ONER
39. Sacred book. : KORAN
41. Garlands. : LEIS
43. Starts. : SETSOUT
44. Musical notation. : GCLEF
47. Babe ___. : INARMS
49. "Oft in the ___ night . . . " : STILLY
50. ___ France. : ILEDE
51. African river. : NIGER
54. Migrant worker. : OKIE
55. Checker pieces. : REDS
57. Paton. : ALAN
58. Note. : MEMO
59. Wire nail. : BRAD
62. Dernier ___. : CRI
63. Some railroads. : ELS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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