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New York Times, Saturday, August 3, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,930
Across Down
1. Goldfish. : CARP
5. Larklike bird. : PIPIT
10. Hindu cupid. : KAMA
14. Ancestor of the Hebrews. : EBER
15. Mites, ticks, etc. : ACARI
16. Sevareid. : ERIC
17. Party label. : REPUBLICAN
19. Benefactor of a certain college. : YALE
20. Like some music. : ATONAL
21. Convention orator. : SECONDER
23. Palace: Lat. : REGIA
25. Descriptive of a convention at times. : AROAR
26. The "woodpile." : BATS
28. The beginning. : ABC
30. Styron's hero. : NAT
31. "Unaccustomed ___ am . . . " : ASI
32. Willow plants. : ITEAS
34. Narrow strips of land. : NECKS
38. Vital convention word. : WIN
39. Decisive. : TELLING
41. Intensified exclamation. : AAH
42. Capital of Nigeria. : LAGOS
44. First name in entertainment. : ELVIS
45. Initials of 1933. : NRA
46. Govt. agency. : REA
48. ___ José. : SAN
49. 1944 date. : DDAY
50. Word in the Commandments. : SHALT
52. Early movie name. : NEGRI
54. Party credo. : PLATFORM
57. Settled. : PAIDUP
60. Adriatic resort. : LIDO
61. Cynosure on August 5th. : MIAMIBEACH
63. Spice, for one. : ODOR
64. Relating to the eye. : IRIAN
65. French city. : STLO
66. Contradict. : DENY
67. Change. : CENTS
68. Rip. : TEAR
1. Horned: Suffix. : CERA
2. Back. : ABET
3. Correspondent's job. : REPORTING
4. Fruit dish. : PRUNES
5. Ease. : PALLIATE
6. Here, in Havro. : ICI
7. Footwear. : PACS
8. Dies ___. : IRAE
9. Destroyer: Slang. : TINCAN
10. Kind of speech. : KEYNOTE
11. Plowed land. : ARADA
12. Ryun. : MILER
13. Tree genus. : ACER
18. Carryall. : BAG
22. Borneo denizens. : ORANGS
24. Poplar. : ABELE
26. Shout. : BAWL
27. Saigon site. : ASIA
29. Campaign workers' chores. : CALLS
32. Pronoun. : ITSELF
33. Jewish month. : SIVAN
35. Hopeful. : CANDIDATE
36. Sea, part of the Arctic Ocean. : KARA
37. Old-time vehicle. : SHAY
40. Game in England. : NINEPINS
43. Main ingredient of a convention. : ORATORY
47. Part of AEC. : ATOMIC
49. Least interesting. : DRIEST
50. Suffix with land. : SLIDE
51. Wore. : HADON
53. Gift of a sort. : GAB
54. Slog. : PLOD
55. Laugh: Fr. : RIRE
56. Chief. : MAIN
58. USC's rival. : UCLA
59. Carrier: Suffix. : PHOR
62. Karate adjunct. : MAT

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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