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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 Down
1. Phenomenon of light. : HALO
5. Pith. : NUB
8. Cotton fabric. : PIQUE
13. Munich's river. : ISAR
14. Thine: Fr. : ATOI
16. Accrue. : ENURE
17. Cotton fibers. : LINT
18. Young salmon. : PARR
19. Pilfer. : STEAL
20. Heed. : TAKETOHEART
23. Foxy. : SLY
24. 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
1. 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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