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New York Times, Thursday, August 22, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,949
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1. Draughts and skittles. : GAMES
6. Reuters specialty. : NEWS
10. Masterpieces of engineering. : DAMS
14. Silly. : INANE
15. Title character in famous comedy. : ABIE
16. Shortly. : ANON
17. Beverage of a kind. : BARLEYCORN
19. Portico. : STOA
20. Porch piece. : GLIDER
21. Rembrandt's "Tobias and the Angel." : ETCHING
23. Clematis and others. : VINES
25. Finial. : EPI
26. Tents. : TEPEES
29. Occupancy. : TENANTRY
34. Devices for drying. : OVENS
35. Connelly. : MARC
36. Valise. : GRIP
37. Army man: Abbr. : GEN
38. Warbled. : TRILLED
41. Swiss river. : AAR
42. O'Neill heroine. : ANNA
44. French pronoun. : ELLE
45. Conjecture. : OPINE
47. Wild headlong flight. : STAMPEDE
49. Shore dinner fish. : SMELTS
50. Buddy. : PAL
51. Swift. : RAPID
53. Hampered. : IMPEDED
57. Term in grammar. : GENDER
60. Social liability. : BOOR
61. British officer in the American Revolution. : CORNWALLIS
64. Empty. : IDLE
65. Kauri or roble. : TREE
66. Entice. : TEMPT
67. Calls on. : SEES
68. Repeats. : SAYS
69. Gnawed away. : EROSE
1. British colony: Abbr. : GIB
2. Word game: Abbr. : ANAG
3. Earth. : MARL
4. Pep up. : ENLIVEN
5. Most down at heels. : SEEDIEST
6. Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
7. Central American tree. : EBO
8. Fencing. : WIRE
9. "I do," for one. : SENTENCE
10. Bold and lively. : DASHING
11. Against. : ANTI
12. Challenging destination. : MOON
13. Obstacle. : SNAG
18. Longings: Colloq. : YENS
22. Professional man. : CPA
24. Player for time. : STALLER
26. Forum garments. : TOGAS
27. Occasion. : EVENT
28. State: Abbr. : PENNA
30. Man's name. : ERLE
31. Woodsman's route. : TRAIL
32. Laughing. : RIANT
33. Belgian town. : YPRES
35. Balmy. : MILD
39. Returns to office. : REELECTS
40. Rule. : DOMINATE
43. Electrical units. : AMPERES
46. Chapman. : PEDDLER
48. Clipboard item. : PAD
49. Eject. : SPEW
52. Saint of Keats poem. : AGNES
53. Wading bird. : IBIS
54. Fashion. : MODE
55. European. : POLE
56. Theo's cousin. : DORA
58. Sailors' patron saint. : ELMO
59. Tears. : RIPS
62. Spanish king. : REY
63. Church title. : STE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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