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New York Times, Wednesday, October 16, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,004

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Ruler. : TSAR
5. Suffrage. : VOTE
9. Conrad character. : LENA
13. Man in charge: Slang. : SUPE
14. Indian soldier of yore. : SEPOY
15. Town near Fort Devens, Mass. : AYER
16. Follower of a sort. : PRIVATEEYE
18. Repose. : REST
19. Trial balloon. : FEELER
20. Black Sea port. : ODESSA
22. Frosty. : RIMY
23. Poetic form. : EPODE
24. Glossy. : SLEEK
27. Hovels, shanties, etc. : EYESORES
30. Pioneer auto inventor. : HAYNES
32. Rooms. : DENS
33. Hebrew letter. : VAU
34. Help. : ABET
35. Suppress. : ELIDE
37. Oven. : OAST
38. Swear. : VOW
39. Ottoman. : SEAT
40. Track man. : RUNNER
42. Controversialists. : ERISTICS
44. Anc. rock city of Jordan. : PETRA
45. Parts of speech. : NOUNS
46. Apex. : CUSP
48. Pirate. : VIKING
50. Cyclopean feature. : ONEEYE
53. Stettin's river. : ODER
54. Observer. : EYEWITNESS
58. Knowledge. : LORE
59. Dress parts. : YOKES
60. Popular poet. : NASH
61. Besides. : ELSE
62. Pitcher. : EWER
63. Nieuport's river. : YSER
Down
1. Kitchen measure, for short. : TSP
2. Indulge in water sport. : SURF
3. Cap-___. : APIE
4. Respectful. : REVERENT
5. Tawny thrush. : VEERY
6. Unclose: Poet. : OPE
7. Doll. : TOY
8. Astonishing event. : EYEOPENER
9. Texas city. : LAREDO
10. Lazy employe, old style. : EYESERVANT
11. Suffix with right or wrong. : NESS
12. Gulf of Greece. : ARTA
14. Plant part. : STEM
17. Synonymous. : ALIKE
21. Bed: Slang. : DOSS
23. Looked over. : EYED
24. Trim closely. : SHAVE
25. Economic group. : LABOR
26. Lashes. : EYEWINKERS
27. Goes over copy. : EDITS
28. Moderator. : EASER
29. Precept, Asian style. : SUTRA
31. One kind of dog. : SEEINGEYE
36. Resinous substances. : LACS
37. In-the-slot item. : ONEPENNY
39. Stupefy. : STUN
41. Distress. : UPSET
43. De Gaulle's party. : SOIREE
46. Quail. : COWER
47. Etats ___. : UNIS
48. Meadow mouse. : VOLE
49. Much-admired one. : IDOL
51. Assents. : YEAS
52. Being: Lat. : ESSE
55. Slangy exclamation. : YOW
56. Piece (out). : EKE
57. Wall Street abbreviation. : SHR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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