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New York Times, Saturday, September 28, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { F J K W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,986
Across Down
1. Musical instruments. : CALLIOPES
10. Permitted. : LICIT
15. Flier. : AVIATRESS
16. Iowa religious sect. : AMANA
17. Lake traversed by the Rhine. : CONSTANCE
18. Bakery products. : TARTS
19. Make haste. : HIE
20. Story opener. : ONCE
21. Deplore. : REGRET
22. Norse literary collection. : EDDA
24. Kind. : GENRE
26. Snakeless country. : EIRE
27. Helmsman's direction. : SBE
29. Beware: Lat. : CAVE
31. Letter. : ELL
32. Give ___ (listen). : EARTO
35. Object. : DEMUR
36. Fitting. : DUE
37. Cooking utensil. : STEAMER
39. Intervals. : PERIODS
41. School group. : PTA
42. Make happy. : BLESS
44. Department and river of France. : ORNES
45. Slip up. : ERR
46. Blind part. : SLAT
47. According to. : ALA
48. Laugh, Pagliacci style. : RIDI
50. Eclogue. : IDYLL
52. Witticism. : QUIP
56. Il ___ de l'eau (it has been raining): Fr. : ATOMBE
58. Wander. : ROAM
60. Common prefix. : PRE
61. Tragic mother of myth. : NIOBE
62. Forecasters. : SEERESSES
64. Convex molding. : TORUS
65. Demanding. : INSISTENT
66. Attack. : ONSET
67. French philosopher. : DESCARTES
1. Secrete. : CACHE
2. Get out of. : AVOID
3. Like some gloves, coats, etc. : LINED
4. ___ Palmas. : LAS
5. Give ___ (scold). : ITTO
6. Color. : ORANGE
7. Money, in London. : PENCE
8. State of becoming: Suffix. : ESCENCE
9. See 27 Across. : SSE
10. Recent. : LATE
11. Representation. : IMAGE
12. Kept going. : CARRIEDON
13. Pause. : INTERLUDE
14. Lacking esthetic quality. : TASTELESS
21. Show. : REVUE
23. Well known canine. : ASTA
25. Movable staircases used on airfields. : RAMPS
28. Aerosol dispensers. : BOMBS
30. Lord Fauntleroy's name. : ERROL
32. Artificial language. : ESPERANTO
33. Gradual weakening. : ATTRITION
34. Special features of station wagons. : REARDOORS
35. Be fearful. : DREAD
38. Little Nell's cousin. : ELLIE
40. Syria's neighbor. : IRAQ
43. Plastic ingredient. : STYRENE
47. Sacker of Rome. : ALARIC
49. Fill with color. : IMBUE
51. Wind-borne deposits of soil. : LOESS
53. Capsize. : UPSET
54. Goddess of peace. : IRENE
55. Annoyances. : PESTS
57. Utmost. : BEST
59. Arizona city. : MESA
62. Man's nickname. : SID
63. Vessel: Abbr. : STR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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