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New York Times, Saturday, September 14, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,972
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1. Put (away): Colloq. : SALT
5. Hair style. : MOP
8. Homes: Sp. : CASAS
13. Tenth of an ephah. : OMER
14. Styptic. : ALUM
16. Religious figure. : ORANT
17. Mouthful. : BITE
18. Biblical king of Midian. : REBA
19. Spanish blanket. : MANTA
20. Religious figure. : ICON
21. November icebox item. : COLDTURKEY
23. Former Indian leader. : GANDHI
25. Bulb plant. : IRIS
26. Where spirits predominate. : SEANCES
28. Crossword entry. : ABBR
32. Wife of Thor. : SIF
35. ___ out. : INOR
36. Chinese name. : ENLAI
37. Identifies certain grocery items. : KNOWSONESONIONS
41. Metal item. : INGOT
42. Edges. : LIPS
43. French "co." : CIE
44. Office. : POST
45. Find with an effort. : SCAREUP
48. Piece of music. : DUET
49. Poseidon attendant. : NEREID
53. Pegasus on the move. : HORSEFLIES
58. Roof part. : EAVE
59. Archangel. : URIEL
60. Ness, for one. : LOCH
61. Mix. : STIR
62. Inorganic material. : METAL
63. Wise: Colloq. : ONTO
64. Abound. : TEEM
65. Reading matter. : POEMS
66. Dunk. : SOP
67. ___ it seems. : ORSO
1. Ferber novel. : SOBIG
2. Latin girl friend. : AMICA
3. Allow to be known. : LETON
4. Directions. : TRENDS
5. Name in boxing lore. : MARCIANO
6. Grocery item. : OLEO
7. Kin in government. : PUBLICRELATIONS
8. Milton masque. : COMUS
9. Moroccan tree. : ARAR
10. Descended. : SANK
11. Poker necessity. : ANTE
12. Abide. : STAY
15. Spanish relative. : MADRE
22. Poetic contraction. : TIS
24. Caper: Slang. : HEIST
27. Latin negative. : NON
28. To dot ___, in chirography. : ANI
29. Pressure group. : BLOC
30. Rumanian money. : BANI
31. Slope. : RISE
32. Jump's relative. : SKIP
33. ___ time. : INNO
34. Weather phenomena. : FOGS
36. Come after. : ENSUE
38. Know, of yore. : WOT
39. Form of address. : SIR
40. Mart with door ajar. : OPENSHOP
45. Part of a word: Abbr. : SUF
46. Viol's cousin. : CELLO
47. Fast, in music. : PRESTO
48. Country places. : DELLS
50. Word with man or ant. : EATER
51. House plants. : IVIES
52. Skin: Prefix. : DERMO
53. Mound or hummock. : HUMP
54. Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
55. Formal act. : RITE
56. Vein. : SEAM
57. Outside: Prefix. : ECTO

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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