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New York Times, Saturday, August 24, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,951
Across Down
1. Before-the-storm status. : CALM
5. Teacher's pet. : PUPIL
10. Limited time. : SPAN
14. Land of the Orientals. : ASIA
15. Curaçao's neighbor. : ARUBA
16. Parish in Ireland. : TARA
17. Political group. : DEMOCRATICPARTY
20. Drain. : SAP
21. Froglike. : RANID
22. Whales of a kind. : ORCAS
23. Enticed. : LEDON
24. Private eye. : TEC
25. Put in juxtaposition. : APPOSE
28. Party wing. : NORTHERN
33. Republican National Chairman. : BLISS
34. Expectations. : HOPES
35. Zodiac sign. : LEO
36. Package. : BALE
37. Gets there. : COMES
38. Noted scientist. : RABI
39. One ___ time. : ATA
40. Practice. : TRAIN
41. Montana features. : MINES
42. Party wing. : SOUTHERN
44. Go wading. : PADDLE
45. Crude. : RAW
46. Words of wisdom. : ADAGE
48. Port ___ cheese. : SALUT
51. Nautical term. : STERN
52. A year to come. : MMI
55. Cynosure on Aug. 26th. : CHICAGOILLINOIS
58. Frenzied. : AMOK
59. Start of many a song. : ILOVE
60. Hannah's cousin. : ANNE
61. Folding money. : TENS
62. 5th Chief Justice of the U.S. : TANEY
63. Delegate's prerogative. : VOTE
1. Social liabilities. : CADS
2. Offshore. : ASEA
3. Droopy. : LIMP
4. Chinese name. : MAO
5. Delegates' demonstration. : PARADE
6. Heaven: Prefix. : URANO
7. "The man who" routine. : PUTINNOMINATION
8. Same: Lat. abbr. : IBID
9. Insect product. : LAC
10. Stiffener. : STARCH
11. Part of Paris. : PARC
12. Greek gulf. : ARTA
13. Votes. : NAYS
18. Salad green. : CRESS
19. Writers. : POETS
23. Miss out. : LOSE
24. Very much: Fr. : TRES
25. Biblical fathers. : ABBAS
26. Thinker of long ago. : PLATO
27. Oriental dish. : PILAU
29. Candid. : OPEN
30. Antelope. : ELAND
31. Maverick, perhaps. : REBEL
32. Characteristic of conventions. : NOISE
34. Frost. : HOAR
37. TV camera group. : CREW
38. Cycle. : RIDE
40. "He went ___-way : THATA
41. Big: Prefix. : MAGNI
43. Part of the street scene. : TRUCKS
44. Conference. : PARLEY
47. Dig. : DELVE
48. Out! : SCAT
49. Resigned expression. : AHME
50. Man of courage. : LION
51. Stage direction. : SOLA
52. Numerical prefix. : MONO
53. Source of money. : MINT
54. Well, well! : ISEE
56. Scram! : GIT
57. Marine: Abbr. : NAV

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

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