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New York Times, Sunday, September 8, 1968

Author: Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 539 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,966
Across Down
1. Birthplace of a saint : ASSISI
7. City near Pont du Gard : NIMES
12. Palm tree : RAFFIA
18. Jewish greeting : SHALOM
19. Paris school : ECOLE
20. World area : ORIENT
21. Baking dish : SCALLOP
22. RAF member : WINGCOMMANDER
25. Rebecca and others : WESTS
26. Block letters : ABC
28. Ceylon palm : TALIPOT
29. He has: Fr. : ILA
30. ___-bitty : ITTY
31. Skirt feature : PLEAT
33. Straightedge : RULER
34. Be unavailing : FAIL
35. Salutation : SIR
36. Lily plant : SHALLOT
38. ___ Tag : DER
39. Alloy : MONEL
40. Shrimp dish : SCAMPI
42. Manchester or Yorkshire : TERRIER
44. Dual : BINARY
45. Worship : CULT
47. Buenos ___ : DIAS
48. Lift of a wave : SCEND
50. Lace : NEEDLEPOINT
53. Edits : REDACTS
57. Abundant : FAT
58. Whistle : SIREN
59. Excelled : SHONE
62. Nonsense word : SNARK
63. Celtic name : LIAM
65. Feature of the Midwest : PRAIRIELAND
68. Display item : TRAY
69. Word on air mail : AVION
71. Cry of the Ancient Mariner : ASAIL
72. Endures: Scot. : DREES
74. 'Arry's place : OME
75. Blue flower : GENTIAN
77. Geological phenomenon : DISMALSWAMP
80. Name for the Peloponnesus : MOREA
82. Japanese clogs : GETA
83. Gaff : SPAR
84. Men of means : NABOBS
87. Show what happened : REENACT
90. Dense : OBTUSE
94. ___ to eat : ABITE
95. French party : BAL
96. Delicacies : TIDBITS
98. Cask : KEG
99. Wearies : IRKS
100. Heaps of wood : PYRES
102. Horses : ROANS
103. Talk big : BRAG
104. Floral gift : LEI
105. Turkish candy: Var. : HALAVAH
107. 1933 initials : NRA
108. Jena's river : SAALE
109. California island resort : SANTACATALINA
112. Movie name : POITIER
114. Dakota Indian : SIOUAN
115. Of sound : TONAL
116. Letting up : EASING
117. Insect : TSETSE
118. Over : ENDED
119. Vehicles, for short : TRIKES
1. Austere : ASCETIC
2. Hindu scripture : SHASTRA
3. Piquant : SALTY
4. Poverty et al. : ILLS
5. ___ Canals : SOO
6. African antelope : IMPALA
7. South Pacific island : NEWCALEDONIA
8. Here: Fr. : ICI
9. ___ Cenis : MONT
10. British composer. : ELGAR
11. Shutoff : SECLUDE
12. Playful one : ROMPER
13. Protection : ARMOR
14. Order : FIAT
15. Bog : FEN
16. Where the Tippecanoe flows : INDIANA
17. Workshop : ATELIER
21. Sheer muslin : SWISS
23. Naval vessels : OILERS
24. Banter : RALLY
27. Dress décor : BELT
31. Man's name : PHILLIP
32. Temple gateway : TORII
34. Sugar paste : FONDANT
36. Weed cutters : SPUDS
37. Leaping from one thing to another : TRANSILIENT
39. Watches out : MINDS
41. Engineering degree : MCE
43. "Now ___ time . . . " : ISTHE
44. Social : BEE
46. Geological formation : TERRANE
49. Battlement features : CRENELS
50. Ingenuous : NAIVE
51. Pewter: Fr. : ETAIN
52. Food : PEAS
54. Game term : CAROM
55. March : TRAMP
56. Hebrides isle : SKYE
57. Gonfalon : FLAG
60. Well-known country man : OLDMACDONALD
61. Honshu city : NARA
64. Kingfishers' cousins : MOTMOTS
66. Crest : RIDGE
67. Oppressors : DESPOTS
70. Daughter of Tantalus : NIOBE
73. Deck cleaners : SWABS
76. Skill: Lat. : ARS
78. Way up : STAIR
79. Poet's verb : ART
81. Famous landfall : ARARAT
84. Hardware : NAILS
85. Side by side : ABREAST
86. Beach wear : BIKINIS
88. Enhance : ELEVATE
89. Type of ski lift : TBAR
91. Kiev's region : UKRAINE
92. Sailor's asset : SEALEGS
93. Moth : EGGER
95. Type of road : BYLANE
97. Sulking: Colloq. : INAPET
100. So. American rodents : PACAS
101. Exhibition room : SALON
103. Colorful fabric : BATIK
105. ___ monde : HAUT
106. Red deer : HIND
108. Way of saying yes : SISI
110. Pump part : TOE
111. Not, in Oban : NAE
113. Stroke, for one : OAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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