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New York Times, Monday, September 16, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,974
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1. Money. : CASH
5. Rhyme scheme. : ABAB
9. Small weight. : DRAM
13. Member of Davis Cup team. : ASHE
14. Reputation. : NAME
15. Madrid's Fifth Avenue. : PRADO
16. Capital of Valais canton. : SION
17. Salver. : TRAY
18. Bolt. : RIVET
19. Hardtop. : CAR
20. ___-size (small). : PINT
21. Cheers up. : LIVENS
22. Alert. : ONTHEQUIVIVE
25. Fiber used for calking. : OAKUM
26. Average golfer's score. : OVERPAR
30. The March girls' mother. : MARMEE
32. Food list. : DIET
33. Regret. : RUE
34. Pioneer in autos. : OLDS
35. Drowse. : NOD
36. Ancient Asian. : MEDE
37. Norse name. : ASE
38. Adjective for Twiggy. : SLIM
40. Humbled. : ABASED
42. Salts of an acid. : BORATES
44. Marks. : SCARS
45. Reckless. : DEVILMAYCARE
49. Recollection. : MEMORY
52. Assistants. : AIDS
53. Pikelike fish. : GAR
54. Con ___ (with feeling). : AMORE
55. Slipper. : MULE
56. Leander's love. : HERO
57. Biographies. : LIVES
58. Same: Lat. abbr. : IDEM
59. Small bills. : ONES
60. Three: Sp. : TRES
61. Truly. : VERY
62. To be: Fr. : ETRE
1. Portland's bay. : CASCO
2. Thai or Tai. : ASIAN
3. Kind of cook. : SHORTORDER
4. Pullet. : HEN
5. Collector's item. : ANTIQUE
6. Famous P. T. : BARNUM
7. Violin maker. : AMATI
8. Turkish title. : BEY
9. Golf club. : DRIVER
10. Rant. : RAVE
11. Arabian port. : ADEN
12. Witticisms. : MOTS
15. Hedge plant. : PRIVET
20. Small dog. : PEKE
21. Like some TV. : LIVE
23. Buffet specialties. : HAMS
24. Null and ___. : VOID
27. Broadway figure. : PRESSAGENT
28. Department of France. : AUDE
29. Tube for a panpipe. : REED
30. Biblical kingdom. : MOAB
31. Moreover. : ALSO
32. Masculine title. : DOM
35. Unless: Lat. : NISI
36. Wine press residue. : MARC
38. Cubic meters. : STERES
39. Tax. : LEVY
40. Scholars' society. : ACADEMY
41. Laurel trees. : BAYS
43. Idolizes. : ADORES
44. Cheerful one. : SMILER
46. Summa cum ___. : LAUDE
47. Harder to find. : RARER
48. Worn away. : EROSE
49. Distilling agent. : MALT
50. Kuwait's ruler. : EMIR
51. Get going! : MOVE
55. 11th-cen. date. : MIV
56. Printing press inventor. : HOE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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