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New York Times, Tuesday, September 3, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,961
Across
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Phenomenon of light. : HALO
5
Pith. : NUB
8
Cotton fabric. : PIQUE
13
Munich's river. : ISAR
14
Thine: Fr. : ATOI
16
Accrue. : ENURE
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Cotton fibers. : LINT
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Young salmon. : PARR
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Pilfer. : STEAL
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Heed. : TAKETOHEART
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Foxy. : SLY
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Set, in a way. : GEL
25
Pursuit. : QUEST
27
Site of St. Mary's Well. : NAZARETH
32
Pigtail. : BRAID
34
Ivy Leaguer. : ELI
35
Customs. : MORES
37
Twenty. : SCORE
39
Propinquitous. : NIGH
41
"___ is an island . . . " : NOMAN
43
Fort of fame. : KNOX
44
Looks. : GAZES
46
Attendants. : PAGES
48
Noun suffix. : ENT
49
Garb of Lucknow. : SARIS
51
Unlocated: Colloq. : NOWHERES
53
Dead duck. : GONER
55
Ditty. : LAY
56
Husky. : DOG
58
Memorize. : KNOWBYHEART
64
Popular color. : OLIVE
66
Prospect. : VIEW
67
Run away. : FLEE
68
Well-hit ball. : LINER
69
Punta del ___. : ESTE
70
The Cadets. : USMA
71
Theater facilities. : LOGES
72
Hippy home. : PAD
73
Appearance. : LOOK
Down
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Weapon part. : HILT
2
Large land mass. : ASIA
3
Lean. : LANK
4
___ y Gasset, Spanish writer. : ORTEGA
5
Patisserie offering. : NAPOLEON
6
"Industry" is its motto. : UTAH
7
Nonstop talker. : BORE
8
Irks. : PESTERS
9
Banking abbreviation. : INT
10
Interrogator. : QUESTIONER
11
Mountain range of 2 Down. : URAL
12
Hard to hold. : EELY
15
Where Basra is. : IRAQ
21
Period of time. : TERM
22
Massage. : RUB
26
Bag. : SACK
27
Vt., R. I., N. H., etc. : NENG
28
Otherwise known. : ALIAS
29
Moving in sharp angles. : ZIGZAGGING
30
De ___ (unwanted): Fr. : TROP
31
Hero, à la cinema. : HEMAN
33
Pilotless plane. : DRONE
36
Palm. : SAGO
38
Some phones: Abbr. : EXTS
40
Protagonist. : HERO
42
Benedict. : NEWLYWED
45
Fishing tackle. : SINKERS
47
Eastern ruler. : SHAH
50
Rep.'s colleague. : SEN
52
Good-looker. : EYEFUL
54
Range far and wide. : ROVE
56
Toy. : DOLL
57
Hodgepodge. : OLIO
59
Mere trace. : WISP
60
Second in a series. : BETA
61
To boot. : ALSO
62
San ___, Italy. : REMO
63
Wood used in shipbuilding. : TEAK
65
Letter. : VEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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