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New York Times, Monday, February 5, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,750

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Mortarboards. : CAPS
5. Country place. : FARM
9. Cookout of a kind. : ROAST
14. Melody. : LILT
15. Inkling. : IDEA
16. Keep an ___ the ground. : EARTO
17. Hebrew month. : ADAR
18. House feature. : LIVINGROOM
20. Near East figure. : DAYAN
22. Duck. : EIDER
23. Crowd. : MOB
24. Lacuna. : HIATUS
26. Certain tires. : RECAPS
28. Country: Poet. : SCOTIA
30. School course: Abbr. : ARITH
32. ___ de vie. : EAU
33. City: Fr. : VILLE
35. Son of Boaz and Ruth. : OBED
39. Mise-___. : ENSCENE
41. "___ del Destino." : LAFORZA
44. Dance. : REEL
45. Windshield attachment. : VISOR
47. Samovar. : URN
48. Lesage. : ALAIN
51. Bahama resort. : NASSAU
53. Checked. : STAYED
56. Clue man. : SLEUTH
58. Letters. : ARS
59. Domestic Peace Corps program. : VISTA
61. Tympani. : DRUMS
64. Relax. : TAKEITEASY
67. Girasol. : OPAL
68. That is: Lat. : IDEST
69. Aleutian isle. : ATKA
70. Alaskan city. : NOME
71. Describing some letters. : NEWSY
72. Spoil. : RUIN
73. Nibble. : GNAW
Down
1. Dressed. : CLAD
2. Opera role. : AIDA
3. Child's toy. : PLAYHOUSE
4. Gibraltar, for one. : STRAIT
5. Thread: Fr. : FIL
6. Parting word. : ADIEU
7. Amendment. : REVISAL
8. Lady's aide. : MAID
9. Deplore. : REGRET
10. Row. : OAR
11. Bouquet. : AROMA
12. Front door feature. : STOOP
13. The Pyramids. : TOMBS
19. St. Philip ___. : NERI
21. Childlike. : NAIVE
25. Tin foil. : TAIN
27. Sneezy sound. : CHOO
28. Prophet. : SEER
29. Malacca. : CANE
31. Family members: Abbr. : RELS
34. Italian author. : LEVI
36. Review: Colloq. : BRUSHUPON
37. Pound. : EZRA
38. Celtic goddess. : DANU
40. Earth. : CLAY
42. First-rate. : AONE
43. Humbug. : FRAUD
46. ___ quo. : INSTATU
49. Frivolity. : LEVITY
50. Mining term. : ADIT
52. Durable. : STRONG
53. Fabric. : SATIN
54. Exchange. : TRADE
55. Crookedly. : ASKEW
57. Noted British Laborite. : LASKI
60. Recipe direction. : SEAR
62. Doll's vocabulary. : MAMA
63. A lot: Colloq. : SLEW
65. Letter. : ESS
66. Penn ___. : YAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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