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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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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
57. Jacta est ___ (the die is cast). : ALEA
59. Lodge officials: Abbr. : TRS
60. 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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