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New York Times, Friday, March 8, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,782

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Teutonic god. : WOTAN
6. Foremost. : CHIEF
11. Joker. : WAG
14. High quality fig. : ELEME
15. Part of a poem. : CANTO
16. Prayer. : AVE
17. Goat antelope. : SEROW
18. Curios. : VIRTU
19. Letter. : VEE
20. Port in Spain. : TARIFA
22. Leland Stanford, Sophia Smith, etc. : FOUNDERS
24. Killer whale. : ORCA
26. Beatrice ___. : DESTE
27. Hand ___. : TOMOUTH
31. Fashion name. : DIOR
33. Low: Poet. : ADOWN
34. Jewish prayer. : ALENU
36. Old or middle. : AGE
39. Franklin, Jefferson, et al. : FOUNDINGFATHERS
42. Three: It. : TRE
43. Shoestring. : LACET
44. Golden. : AURIC
45. Facet. : PANE
46. Nautical term. : EBBTIDE
48. Ski center. : ASPEN
51. Small group. : TRIO
52. ___ the defendant. : FOUNDFOR
55. Drink greedily. : GUZZLE
60. Boat. : TUG
61. West Indian native. : CARIB
63. Golf term. : TEEUP
64. Full of: Suffix. : OSE
65. Part of a Dickens title. : ATALE
66. Take effect. : INURE
67. Styron's Turner. : NAT
68. Nice ___ (prude). : NELLY
69. " . . . ___ the Queen." : TOSEE
Down
1. Bridge position. : WEST
2. Tree genus. : OLEA
3. Region: Abbr. : TERR
4. French possessive. : AMOI
5. Where St. Johns is. : NEWFOUNDLANDCAN
6. 3rd-cen. date. : CCV
7. Port of Israel. : HAIFA
8. Japanese box. : INRO
9. Caesar's words. : ETTU
10. Discovered something. : FOUNDOUTABOUTIT
11. Combers. : WAVES
12. Turn away. : AVERT
13. Birds. : GEESE
21. Skill. : ART
23. German article. : DER
25. Opportunity. : CHANCE
27. American sculptor. : TAFT
28. Flavor. : ODOR
29. Little grimace. : MOUE
30. Have. : OWN
31. More adept. : DEFTER
32. ___ way. : INA
35. Big: Abbr. : LGE
36. Gas: Prefix. : AERI
37. Ridged plate. : GRID
38. Verb suffix. : ESCE
40. Fleming. : IAN
41. Shelter. : HUT
45. Indite. : PEN
47. Important. : BIG
48. River of song. : AFTON
49. March king. : SOUSA
50. Sound in the West. : PUGET
51. Warble. : TRILL
53. Inevitability. : FATE
54. Unwritten. : ORAL
56. Stoic. : ZENO
57. Hebe's father. : ZEUS
58. Draw. : LURE
59. Weapon. : EPEE
62. Tunisian VIP. : BEY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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