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New York Times, Thursday, December 12, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,061

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Famous Charlie. : CHAN
5. Shopper's need. : CASH
9. Spine. : THORN
14. In case. : LEST
15. Numerical prefix. : OCTO
16. Girl of song. : ROSIE
17. Popular song. : INTHEMOOD
19. New York county. : ESSEX
20. Religious title. : FRA
21. Historic Roman. : NERO
22. Manifest. : PATENT
23. Phrase about George Washington. : FIRSTINPEACE
26. Bills. : TENS
27. Well-known mascot. : BULLDOG
31. Observes dully. : BLEARS
34. Tree trunk. : BOLE
35. Water: Fr. : EAU
36. Feminine title. : LADY
37. Happening. : EVENT
39. Russian press agency. : TASS
40. ___ pro nobis. : ORA
41. Biting. : ACID
42. The home. : HEARTH
44. Musical setting. : CAMELOT
46. Announce. : TELL
47. Uptown street. : NINETYSECOND
52. Go over again. : REREAD
55. Impressive. : EPIC
56. Court. : WOO
57. Asserts. : AVERS
58. At full length: Lat. : INEXTENSO
60. Tiny insect. : MIDGE
61. Glaswegian. : SCOT
62. ___ Glacier, in Alaska. : MUIR
63. Strategic moves. : PLOYS
64. Soothing sounds. : SHSH
65. Devices for spraying: Abbr. : SPRS
Down
1. High, steep rock. : CLIFF
2. Marie ___ Beyle. : HENRI
3. "And saw ___ shining . . . " : ASTAR
4. To the ___ degree. : NTH
5. Place. : COMEINSECOND
6. Potential oaks. : ACORNS
7. Bend down. : STOOP
8. Container of a kind. : HOD
9. Golden syrup. : TREACLE
10. Inn for youth. : HOSTEL
11. Bone: Prefix. : OSSE
12. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
13. Barber's word. : NEXT
18. Start upon. : ENTER
22. Vatican name. : PAULTHESIXTH
24. Last out. : STAY
25. Dark. : EBON
28. Letter opener. : DEAR
29. Kiln. : OAST
30. Sentimental outpouring. : GUSH
31. En ___ (as a whole). : BLOC
32. Zhivago character. : LARA
33. Cheese. : EDAM
34. Flower plot. : BED
38. Quickly: Fr. : VITE
39. Soft mineral. : TALC
41. Assumed names. : ALIASES
43. Choose. : ELECT
45. Inherent power. : ENERGY
46. Universal blood donors. : TYPEOS
48. Fresh-water fish. : TENCH
49. Confess (to). : OWNUP
50. Polite refusal. : NOSIR
51. Entrances. : DOORS
52. Highway feature. : RAMP
53. Malefic. : EVIL
54. Decorate anew. : REDO
58. Edition: Abbr. : ISS
59. River of Germany. : EMS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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