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New York Times, Monday, March 18, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J M Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,792

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Faint. : WEAK
5
People of Asia. : TAIS
9
College group. : GRADS
14
Ship of myth. : ARGO
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Smallest of a litter. : RUNT
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Musical show. : REVUE
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"Eri Tu?", for one. : ARIA
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Former. : ONCE
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New York city. : UTICA
20
Childhood game. : FOLLOWTHELEADER
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Untwisted silk. : SLEAVE
24
Rural place. : DELL
25
Fraulein's name. : ILSA
28
Features of old-time drama. : ASIDES
32
Pottery piece. : SHARD
36
Emir's cousins. : AGAS
38
Get ___ deal. : ARAW
39
Secret writing. : CODE
40
Pair. : BRACE
41
Hartebeest. : TORA
42
Came to rest. : ALIT
43
Go over MSS. : EDIT
44
Full of ginger. : PEPPY
45
Show. : DEPICT
47
Govt. agency. : NASA
49
Work group. : CREW
51
Named. : TITLED
56
Outdoor activity. : THREELEGGEDRACE
61
Old-time wagons. : WAINS
62
Lamb. : ELIA
63
Sports: Abbr. : ATHL
64
Choose. : ELECT
65
Smarten (up). : PERK
66
Avian sound. : WHOO
67
They: Fr. : ELLES
68
Cliques. : SETS
69
Not so much. : LESS
Down
1
Servicewomen, in Britain. : WAAFS
2
Famous Flynn. : ERROL
3
Spry. : AGILE
4
Australian bear. : KOALA
5
Gardener's need. : TROWEL
6
Chloe, for one. : AUNT
7
Kind of worm. : INCH
8
Pegasus. : STEED
9
Liquid nourishment. : GRUELS
10
Get back at. : RETALIATE
11
Eager. : AVID
12
Leader: It. : DUCE
13
Cookbook term. : SEAR
21
Latin poet. : OVID
22
Legal document. : LEASE
26
Carnelian. : SARD
27
Moreover. : AGAIN
29
Plummet. : DROP
30
Wyatt of the West. : EARP
31
Dancer's motion. : SWAY
32
Fish. : SCAD
33
Rabbit's home. : HOLE
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Take ___ (decline). : ADIP
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Disposition to say little. : RETICENCE
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Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
40
Kind of nut. : BETEL
44
The best kind of bill. : PAID
46
Heraldic devices. : CRESTS
48
Menu entries. : STEAKS
50
Cries. : WEEPS
52
Fish in a certain way. : TRAWL
53
Machine. : LATHE
54
Namesakes of a nymph. : ECHOS
55
Aegean island. : DELOS
56
Avian sound. : TWEE
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Campus building. : HALL
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Cambodian coin. : RIEL
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Kind of club. : GLEE
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Surrounded. : GIRT

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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