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New York Times, Wednesday, May 11, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Slip by. : PASS
5. Springs up. : GROWS
10. Study for finals. : CRAM
14. Neighbor of Sask. : ALTA
15. Tomato, for one. : BERRY
16. French composer. : LALO
17. Urth or Skuld. : NORN
18. "___ Heaven." : STAIRWAYTO
20. Judges. : DEEMS
22. In the English manner: Abbr. : ANG
23. On high. : RISEN
24. Construction project on the Nile. : ASWANHIGHDAM
27. Impoverish. : RUIN
28. Mild reproof. : TUT
29. ___ generis. : SUI
32. VIP in Detroit. : DESIGNER
36. Garments of Paisley, Cashmere, etc. : SHAWLS
38. Verily. : AMEN
39. Clad. : DREST
41. Greek letter. : IOTA
42. Obtrude. : IMPOSE
44. Familiar suburban character. : PAPERBOY
46. Convened. : SAT
47. Financial officers: Abbr. : TRS
49. Part of a shoe. : VAMP
50. Stylish one. : FASHIONPLATE
55. Sand bar. : SHOAL
58. Every. : ANY
59. Commission producers. : SALES
60. Twinkler. : LITTLESTAR
63. Shapely. : NEAT
64. Tosca's "Vissi d'___." : ARTE
65. Cubic measure. : STERE
66. Gaelic. : ERSE
67. Science of earth measurement: Abbr. : GEOD
68. Dilatory. : TARDY
69. British money: Abbr. : STER
Down
1. Bearcat. : PANDA
2. Spiny-leaved plants. : ALOES
3. Sprinkle. : STREW
4. Republic in the Apennines. : SANMARINO
5. Literary initials. : GBS
6. Lawyer's fee. : RETAINER
7. Ape, for short. : ORANG
8. Famous name in flying. : WRIGHT
9. Part of U. A. R. : SYR
10. A right to something. : CLAIM
11. Skates. : RAYS
12. Part of Adenauer's epithet. : ALTE
13. One form of satellite. : MOON
19. Fury. : WRATH
21. Seaworthy. : SNUG
25. Thwarts. : HINDERS
26. Household necessity. : DUSTPAN
29. Mop for floor or deck: Var. : SWOB
30. In the preceding month: Abbr. : ULTO
31. Britisher's expression of surprise. : ISAY
32. Rostrum. : DAIS
33. Soprano Calvé. : EMMA
34. Seven: Fr. : SEPT
35. Fabric. : REP
37. Jets. : AIRPLANES
40. Great admirer of certain operas. : SAVOYARD
43. Booth. : STALL
45. Rulers: Abbr. : EMPS
48. Cascade peak. : SHASTA
50. Destined. : FATED
51. Between: Lat. : INTER
52. Nimble. : ALERT
53. Importune. : TEASE
54. Chemical compound. : ESTER
55. Smelting refuse. : SLAG
56. Engage. : HIRE
57. Von Bismarck. : OTTO
61. Id ___. : EST
62. King: Span : REY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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