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New York Times, Thursday, March 21, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Greek island. : CORFU
6. Piece of jewelry. : CLIP
10. First principle. : ABC
13. League. : UNION
14. Personnel person. : AIDE
15. Ill-humor. : BILE
16. Black-and-blue. : LIVID
17. Pronghorn. : DEER
18. Russian city. : OREL
19. Hall of Fame name. : POE
20. Yellowstone Park's big attraction. : OLDFAITHFUL
23. San ___. : ANTONIO
25. Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
26. Hebrew letter. : MEM
27. Made beloved. : ENDEARED
31. Summit. : ACME
34. Be the wish of. : PLEASE
36. Islet. : CAY
37. Beamed. : SHONE
39. Sphere. : ORB
40. Exacting. : STERN
42. Time unlimited. : EON
43. Popular vacation. : CRUISE
46. Shade of red. : WINE
47. Natural gift. : APTITUDE
49. Keelbird. : ANI
51. Companion of ever. : ANON
52. Cover over. : PROTECT
56. Important field of chemistry. : MINERALOILS
60. Average state. : PAR
61. Man ___. : OWAR
62. Roomy. : WIDE
63. Hint at. : IMPLY
65. Talk, in a way. : RANT
66. Eastern title. : AMIR
67. Hardware. : NAILS
68. Letter. : ESS
69. Desires: Colloq. : YENS
70. Wonderful! : GREAT
Down
1. Fault, in law. : CULPA
2. Scallion. : ONION
3. See 67 Across. : RIVET
4. Faith: Fr. : FOI
5. Neglected. : UNDONE
6. Arikara, Pawnee, etc. : CADDO
7. Willing, old style. : LIEF
8. Impression. : IDEA
9. Class hours. : PERIODS
10. Presidential jetliner. : AIRFORCEI
11. Part of the tricolore. : BLEU
12. Honeycomb part. : CELL
15. Kind of tea. : BOHEA
21. Drooping. : LIMP
22. Magnolias. : TREES
24. Boding. : OMEN
27. Strange. : EERIE
28. Seizes: Colloq. : NABS
29. Merit. : EARN
30. Unit of force. : DYNE
31. Riding the waves. : ASEA
32. Recipe term. : CHOP
33. Helena's people. : MONTANANS
35. Noisy. : LOUD
38. King Arthur's foster father. : ECTOR
41. Upbraid. : TWIT
44. Won by a long lead. : RUNAWAY
45. Peer. : EARL
48. Not moving. : INERT
50. Edge of a stair tread. : NOSING
52. Columns. : PIERS
53. Silas Marner's foundling. : EPPIE
54. Flower. : CALLA
55. Sub rosa meeting. : TRYST
56. Again. : MORE
57. "___ a King in Babylon . . . " : IWAS
58. Candy taste. : LIME
59. Valhalla name. : ODIN
64. Month: Abbr. : MAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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