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New York Times, Monday, September 2, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 233 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 44, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,960
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1. Party man. : HOST
5. On ___ with. : APAR
9. Garden sights. : POSIES
11. Worked with authors. : EDITED
13. Press agent's work. : RELEASE
14. Butcher's tool. : CLEAVER
16. November winners. : INS
17. Cut, as prices. : SLASHED
19. Little Miss St. Clare. : EVA
20. Bud Fisher character. : MUTT
22. Shorten or lengthen. : ALTER
23. Stuffed shirt. : PRIG
24. Warning. : ALERT
26. ___ soda. : SAL
27. Ramp of a kind. : AISLE
28. Pick up the tab. : TREAT
30. Popular casserole dish. : NOODLES
32. Shopper's choice. : BRANDNAME
34. Señorita's name. : DOLORES
36. Addition to a document. : RIDER
39. Claude of art. : MONET
40. Help wanted! : SOS
42. "Whistle While You Work," et al. : TUNES
44. Pyrites, et al. : ORES
45. Dazes. : STUNS
47. Blanch. : PALE
48. Obsession: Colloq. : TIC
49. River phenomenon. : SILTING
51. D. C. agency. : CIA
52. Cracker. : SALTINE
54. Figures of the Spanish Main. : PIRATES
56. Clouds: Fr. : NUAGES
57. Bowling marks. : SPARES
58. Things to eat. : BUNS
59. Peered at. : EYED
1. Wearing apparel in Westerns. : HOLSTER
2. Chemical suffix. : OSE
3. New Mexican Indians. : SIAS
4. Electrical genius. : TESLA
5. Stella of the stage. : ADLER
6. Mottled. : PIED
7. Work ___ job. : ATA
8. Auto gear. : REVERSE
9. Next to the last syllable. : PENULT
10. Validates. : SEALS
11. Airplane formation. : ECHELON
12. Printers' apprentices. : DEVILS
13. Terza ___, Dante's verse form. : RIMA
15. Style wildly popular. : RAGE
18. Is obviously superior. : STANDSOUT
21. Certain voices. : TREBLES
23. Amassed. : PILEDUP
25. Old playing card. : TAROT
27. Concede. : ADMIT
29. Dick Deadeye. : TAR
31. Propeller. : OAR
33. Snuggles. : NESTLES
34. With 50 Down, Oscar Wilde character. : DORIAN
35. Bridge bid. : ONECLUB
37. Passed. : ENACTED
38. Depends (on). : RELIES
39. Some ad libs. : MOTS
41. Cuts. : SNIPS
43. The Red and the Black. : SEAS
45. Math terms. : SINES
46. Bird. : SNIPE
49. "Not working," for example. : SIGN
50. See 34 Down. : GRAY
53. Greek letter. : TAU
55. Common verb. : ARE

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

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