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New York Times, Saturday, September 7, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,965
Across
1. Lots of paper. : REAM
5. Form of entertainment. : FILM
9. Conceal. : MASK
13. Japanese city. : OTSU
14. Opera role. : LUCIA
15. Gilels. : EMIL
16. American inventor. : OTIS
17. As pretty ___. : ASAPICTURE
19. "Cabin'd, cribb'd, confined . . . " : FENCEDIN
21. Reception. : SOIREE
22. Dye base. : ANIL
23. Part of an antler. : TINE
24. Became less intense. : ABATED
27. By ___ of (by virtue of). : THEGRACE
31. Dynamo. : GENERATOR
33. Tibetan gazelle. : GOA
34. In contact. : ATCLOSEQUARTERS
38. Mugient sound. : MOO
39. The self, very often. : NUMBERONE
40. Declare. : ANNOUNCE
44. Troubled. : RUEFUL
45. Bunkum. : BLAH
46. Temple. : FANE
47. Band of a kind. : ARMLET
50. Vacation extra. : SIDETRIP
54. Mademoiselle. : PARISIENNE
56. Tributary of the Seine. : OISE
57. Surround. : RING
58. Food. : VIAND
59. King of Amalek. : AGAG
60. Supernatural being: Fr. : ANGE
61. On tenterhooks. : EDGY
62. Times. : DAYS
Down
1. Top. : ROOF
2. "Little" suffix. : ETTE
3. G ___ George. : ASIN
4. Wine. : MUSCATEL
5. Light flintlock musket. : FUSIL
6. Sammy Davis's motto. : ICAN
7. Flange. : LIP
8. James's "What ___ Knew." : MAISIE
9. Business. : METIER
10. The Chinese call it Heilungkiang. : AMUR
11. Be the author of. : SIRE
12. Swiss painter. : KLEE
14. Pretentious or prissy ones. : LADIDAS
18. Legislature: Abbr. : CONG
20. Month of the Spanish calendar. : ENERO
23. Play a stringed instrument. : THRUM
24. Lizard. : AGAMA
25. Don't ___ it. : BETON
26. Bracket or elbow. : ANCON
27. Hat of a kind. : TOQUE
28. ___ innocence. : AGEOF
29. Something shaped like a horn. : CORNU
30. Display frame. : EASEL
32. Relative of the dace. : TENCH
35. Worn. : ABRADED
36. Have a get-together. : REUNE
37. Spring peeper's cousin. : TREETOAD
41. Satisfy. : OBLIGE
42. Trees yielding caucho. : ULES
43. Indigene. : NATIVE
46. Like fish. : FINNY
47. Guam port. : APRA
48. Concern of pluviometry. : RAIN
49. A.M. : MRNG
50. Catch. : SNAG
51. Baltic port. : RIGA
52. Surprised exclamation. : ISAY
53. Tent holders. : PEGS
55. Image: Prefix. : EID

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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