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New York Times, Monday, February 12, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F G J K Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,757

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Tamarack tree. : LARCH
6
Mexican sandwich. : TACO
10
Armstrong-Jones's title. : EARL
14
Love: It. : AMORE
15
Luise Rainer role. : OLAN
16
Year in reign of Domitian. : XCII
17
City on the Rhine. : BASEL
18
Aquatic sport. : WATERPOLO
20
Pony. : SHETLAND
22
Opposed (to). : ALIEN
23
Milldam. : WEIR
24
Inferior merchandise. : SECONDS
26
Auditor. : CPA
28
Overshadowed. : OBSCURED
31
High, in music. : ALT
32
___ bet! : NOTONA
33
Latin "alas!" : EHEU
37
Joyful song. : NOEL
39
Cleaves. : RENDS
40
Weather word. : DAMP
41
Amateur. : TYRO
42
Indulged in fantasy. : DREAMT
44
Passing through. : VIA
45
University near Boston. : BRANDEIS
47
Noun suffixes. : ETS
48
Western roles. : COWBOYS
51
Pastel color. : AQUA
53
Do ___ work. : ADAYS
54
Shaded area of a sunspot. : PENUMBRA
58
Row of columns. : PERISTYLE
61
Saul's grandfather. : ABIEL
62
Sports gear. : RODS
63
Section of film. : REEL
64
Fasten again. : RETIE
65
School: Abbr. : INST
66
Influence. : SWAY
67
Turgenev heroine. : ELENA
Down
1
Campus classrooms. : LABS
2
Oriental nurse. : AMAH
3
Fragrant lotion. : ROSEWATER
4
Where Cnossus is. : CRETE
5
Imp of Satan. : HELLION
6
Whistle-stop. : TOWN
7
"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
8
Persian or Siamese. : CAT
9
United. : ONE
10
Discredited. : EXPLODED
11
Toss ___. : ACOIN
12
In high dudgeon. : RILED
13
Big game. : LIONS
19
Olympic event. : RACE
21
Spring observance. : ARBORDAY
24
Ice cream treat. : SUNDAE
25
Follower of a Dutch humanist. : ERASMIAN
26
Beveled edge. : CANT
27
Tactic. : PLOY
29
Isaac and others. : STERNS
30
Tapering. : CONED
34
Eat. : HAVEABITE
35
Give vent to. : EMIT
36
Tree of Java. : UPAS
38
Washington operator. : LOBBYIST
43
Draftsman's ruler. : TSQUARE
46
Antarctic sea. : ROSS
48
Island off Naples. : CAPRI
49
Classic theater. : ODEON
50
Districts. : WARDS
52
Flower cluster. : UMBEL
54
Petition. : PLEA
55
Wriggling. : EELY
56
Bridle part. : REIN
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Jacta est ___ (the die is cast). : ALEA
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Lodge officials: Abbr. : TRS
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Conifer. : YEW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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