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New York Times, Friday, August 30, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,957
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1. Musical work. : OPUS
5. Hudson River port. : TROY
9. Blunted javelin used by Turks, Arabs, etc. : JERID
14. Torn. : RENT
15. Waikiki dance. : HULA
16. City near Venice. : UDINE
17. Contrary current. : EDDY
18. Pots and pans. : ENAMELWARE
20. Port on the Weser. : BREMEN
22. Part of Caesar's boast. : VENI
23. Induced. : LED
24. Wild marjoram. : ORIGAN
26. A Webster. : NOAH
28. Cloth pattern. : WEAVE
29. Brisk: Colloq. : SNAPPY
33. Flying saucer. : UFO
35. Deceitful. : LYING
38. Indonesian island group. : ARROE
39. B'way abbreviation. : PERF
41. European country: Abbr. : GER
42. Type of hill. : MESA
43. Loiter about. : DALLY
45. Moor. : HEATH
48. Translation: Abbr. : VER
49. Trying time. : ORDEAL
51. City in Brazil. : CEARA
53. One of a Kipling trio. : ARAG
55. Involve. : ENTAIL
57. Tropical. : HOT
60. Organist's degree. : DMUS
62. Husband of Elizabeth II. : PHILIP
64. Subject of many biographies. : ELIZABETHI
67. Basic igneous rock. : SIMA
68. Dynamo part. : ROTOR
69. Subsequently. : SOON
70. Lady of Camelot. : ENID
71. Desert shrub. : BROOM
72. Bugle call. : TAPS
73. Noncoms. : SGTS
1. Prince slain by Gideon. : OREB
2. Cervantes character. : PEDRO
3. City problem. : UNDERWORLD
4. Frustrate, as in golf. : STYMIE
5. Admiral's command. : THENAVY
6. Score. : RUN
7. King of Norway. : OLAV
8. Mandarin's home. : YAMEN
9. Netherlands queen. : JULIANA
10. Man's name: Abbr. : EDW
11. Moroccan silver coin. : RIAL
12. Concerning: Lat. : INRE
13. Legal document. : DEED
19. Biblical patriarch. : ENOS
21. Equal: Fr. : EGAL
25. Equine sound. : NEIGH
27. Detriment. : HARM
30. Most general. : PREVAILING
31. Sit. : POSE
32. Time period. : YEAR
33. Hair arrangement. : UPDO
34. Misgiving. : FEAR
36. Born. : NEE
37. Well-known princess. : GRACE
40. Circus performer. : FLEA
44. Nautical term. : YARDARM
46. Alley game. : TENPINS
47. Owns, old style. : HATH
50. Innocent one. : LAMB
52. Brings up. : RAISES
54. Caller. : GUEST
56. Curtail. : LIMIT
57. Mint. : HERB
58. Whistling swan. : OLOR
59. Yugoslavian figure. : TITO
61. Greek arcade. : STOA
63. Lily leaves. : PADS
65. Monkey's home. : ZOO
66. School dance. : HOP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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