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New York Times, Monday, August 5, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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Across
1. Northlander. : LAPP
5. Wander. : ROAM
9. One of Esau's wives. : ADAH
13. Inter ___. : ALIA
14. French pronoun. : ELLE
15. Former officials of Venice. : DOGES
17. Simple swimming stroke. : DOGPADDLE
19. Convex molding. : OVOLO
20. They're clocked at Bonneville. : SPEEDS
21. Payments for services. : STIPENDS
23. Harangue. : ORATE
25. Small paving stone. : SETT
26. Frat badge. : PIN
28. Matrix. : MOLD
30. Motive. : REASON
34. Somewhat: Suffix. : ISH
35. Golfing name. : SNEAD
37. Australian wild dog. : DINGO
38. Lump of earth. : CLOD
40. King Arthur's foster father. : ECTOR
42. Cafe au ___. : LAIT
43. Roofed with slabs. : TILED
45. Adjusts to pitch. : TUNES
47. Of: Suffix. : IVE
48. Items for stage supers. : SPEARS
50. Shed. : MOLT
51. Was in the van. : LED
52. Esteemed. : DEAR
54. Small ducks. : TEALS
56. Kind of auto. : ROADSTER
60. Historic Syrian city. : ALEPPO
63. 100-eyed giant of myth. : ARGUS
64. Old-style furniture fabric. : HORSEHAIR
66. Beauty or charm. : GRACE
67. Department of France. : AUDE
68. Summit. : ACME
69. Boats of a kind. : ARKS
70. Suffix with hot or cold. : NESS
71. Quantity of 4 Down. : REAM
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1. Youths. : LADS
2. On a slant. : ALOP
3. Desk feature. : PIGEONHOLE
4. Bond. : PAPER
5. U.S. long-range rocket. : REDSTONE
6. Experienced. : OLD
7. "___ Well . . . " : ALLS
8. Athletic events. : MEETS
9. Voted to accept. : ADOPTED
10. Carpenter's joint. : DOVETAIL
11. Stravinsky ballet. : AGON
12. Had possession of. : HELD
16. Danger signal. : SOS
18. Name of two Presidents. : ADAMS
22. Comparative suffix. : IER
24. Choose. : ELECT
26. Ancient people of Britain. : PICTS
27. Long Island resort. : ISLIP
29. Fact. : DATUM
31. Slow rate of speed. : SNAILSPACE
32. Pointed arch. : OGIVE
33. Made memo of. : NOTED
36. "I ___ choose to run." : DONOT
39. Gone goose. : DEADDUCK
41. Lets go. : RELEASES
44. Skimmers or shirtwaists. : DRESSES
46. Hackneyed. : STALE
49. Was in session. : SAT
53. Old-time Broadway star. : REHAN
55. Composer of light opera. : LEHAR
56. Piece of music. : RAG
57. Odd: Scot. : ORRA
58. Gelatin from seaweed. : AGAR
59. Rounder. : ROUE
61. Arizona Indian : PIMA
62. Town near Utah Lake. : OREM
65. Highways: Abbr. : RDS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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