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New York Times, Friday, August 9, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,936
Across
1. New Delhi apparel. : SARIS
6. Resinous substances. : LACS
10. Letter. : TEE
13. Dress goods. : PRINT
14. Newspaper item. : OBIT
15. ___ wide swath. : CUTA
16. Term akin to okay. : ROGER
17. Femur. : BONE
18. Crafts' companion. : ARTS
19. Adjective ending. : ISH
20. Southwestern metropolis. : ALBUQUERQUE
23. Escape. : GETAWAY
25. Cordon ___. : BLEU
26. Sea-going initials. : USS
27. Secured. : TIEDDOWN
31. ___ Doe. : JOHN
34. British novelist. : STERNE
36. Gershwin. : IRA
37. Overact: Colloq. : EMOTE
39. Outer: Prefix. : EXO
40. Tricks. : RUSES
42. Inexperienced. : RAW
43. Shore. : STRAND
46. Siberian river. : LENA
47. Short pants. : KNICKERS
49. Suffix with pay. : OLA
51. Not now. : THEN
52. Panicky. : ALARMED
56. With great risk. : HAZARDOUSLY
60. Poetic time. : EVE
61. Endlessly. : EVER
62. Wayfarer's havens. : INNS
63. Of yore. : OLDEN
65. Irish name. : RORY
66. Jot down. : NOTE
67. Pretense. : FEINT
68. Cries of surprise. : OWS
69. Cave: Poet. : GROT
70. Data. : FACTS
Down
1. Small shoot. : SPRIG
2. Came up. : AROSE
3. Accurate. : RIGHT
4. Feminine suffix. : INE
5. In-the-wind things. : STRAWS
6. Hotel feature. : LOBBY
7. Oriental name. : ABOU
8. Numeral: Fr. : CINQ
9. N.Y. county. : STEUBEN
10. Semiprecious stone. : TURQUOISE
11. Famous last words. : ETTU
12. Pave the way. : EASE
15. Took an interest. : CARED
21. Girl. : LASS
22. Senior. : ELDER
24. Family member. : AUNT
27. State. : TEXAS
28. Ferrum. : IRON
29. Bird. : WREN
30. Space group. : NASA
31. Abrupt move. : JERK
32. Gulf off Arabia. : OMAN
33. Artillery pieces. : HOWITZERS
35. Geog. area. : TERR
38. Glacial ridge. : ESKER
41. Adjective suffix. : ULAR
44. Leading (to). : TENDING
45. Nursery item. : DOLL
48. Cautious. : CHARY
50. Stop work. : LAYOFF
52. Valuable thing. : ASSET
53. Hospital aide. : MEDIC
54. Happening. : EVENT
55. Depressions. : DENTS
56. Role in drama. : HERO
57. Admit frankly. : AVOW
58. ___ about (a certain date). : ONOR
59. Preposition. : UNTO
64. Meadowland. : LEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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