the friday crossword

Today The Monitor introduces an original weekly crossword puzzle. The editors are pleased to be able to respond to the many requests from word-puzzle fans and hope this feature will induct a new generation of word- and game-lovers into the ranks of loyal Monitor puzzle aficionados. Solution next week

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Across

1 Civil rights org.

6 Facial stuff

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10 Bine

14 Promoter

16 Master

17 ''Cold ghost'' for ''Gold Coast,'' e.g.

18 Theater sign

19 PI

20 Potassium ore

22 Capital of Guam

26 Spotted cat

28 Union head Chavez

29 Pg.

30 Sud's opposite

33 Sully

35 It precedes theta

37 Peer of HWL

38 Unscrupulous

41 Black cuckoo

42 Kirghizia, once

43 Soprano Rysanek

45 Be, to Horace

47 Tailless dog?

49 Some paintings

50 Crocodile Dundee's lingo

52 Emperors

53 Lawman

56 Holly's role in The Piano

58 Not pere

59 Enormous

65 Brood

66 House

67 Boo balancers

68 Sly look

69 Like Humpty Dumpty

Down

1 Former capital of Serbia

2 Spkr. feeder

3 Mil. address

4 Magnon's foregoer

5 One of five rulers

6 Exiled Filipino

7 Psychic Geller

8 Floppy

9 Physical

10 Loud

11 Hack

12 Radiate

13 Dole

15 Wait's partner

21 Cell migrator

22 Temperature controls

23 Buds, in botany

24 Huns, e.g.

25 Self-centered ones

27 Rank indicator

31 Where Dian Fossey studied gorillas

32 Hosiery measure

34 Friendly exchanges

36 Tide alternative

39 Say ''who''

40 Slowing, to Slatkin

44 Squiggle

46 And more

48 Scant

51 Queenly

53 Indy engine

54 Enthusiasm

55 Kind of collar

57 Karate rating

60 66, e.g.

61 Hebrew character

62 Spanish article

63 Play thing?

64 Oona Chaplin O'Neill

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