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New York Times, Saturday, May 18, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,853

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Skiing trail. : SLOPE
6
Soothing sounds. : SSHS
10
Went away. : LEFT
14
Monster slain by Hercules. : HYDRA
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Poetic pronoun. : THOU
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Sailing. : ASEA
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Recipe entry. : ITEASPOONNUTMEG
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Catch sight of. : PERCEIVE
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Fifth and others. : WHEELS
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The sound of music. : TUNE
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Trickery. : WILE
24
Piece of writing. : SCRIPT
27
Cousin of Don Juan. : CASANOVA
31
In vogue. : CHIC
32
Uttered. : SPOKEN
34
Lever. : BAR
35
Cyclist. : RIDER
37
Blende. : ORE
38
Cleanse. : SCOUR
40
Suffix with do or go. : ING
41
Not erect. : ASLANT
44
Girl's name. : LENA
45
Idealized. : POETICAL
47
Perches. : ROOSTS
49
Branch of the Danube. : ISAR
50
Business: Abbr. : CORP
51
Valve in a furnace flue. : DAMPER
54
Like knights of old. : MAILCLAD
58
Recipe entry. : ICUPDICEDCELERY
60
Ornamental container. : VASE
61
Legal tender. : NOTE
62
___-law. : SONIN
63
Retired. : ABED
64
Porgy's transportation. : GOAT
65
English porcelain. : SPODE
Down
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A Queen. : SHIP
2
He wrote "Abide With Me." : LYTE
3
Frankfurt's river. : ODER
4
Drill. : PRACTICE
5
Slacken. : EASEUP
6
One of Ben Franklin's inventions. : STOVE
7
Sling-back item. : SHOE
8
My sweet. : HON
9
From left to right. : SUNWISE
10
Type of sail. : LATEEN
11
Girl's name. : ESME
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Understand. : FEEL
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Markers. : TAGS
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Certain bottles. : PINTS
19
Lancers. : UHLANS
23
Become active. : WAKEN
24
"Shinplaster." : SCRIP
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Cotton twill. : CHINO
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Hogback. : RIDGE
27
Marine life. : CORAL
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Wood winds. : OBOES
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Brag of. : VAUNT
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Rich hanging. : ARRAS
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Of the far north. : POLAR
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Embossed. : RAISED
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Sound of hoofbeats. : CLOPCLOP
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Shivery. : SCARING
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Pertaining to Ilium. : TROIC
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Rewarded, in a way. : TIPPED
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More ___. : ORLESS
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West Pointer. : CADET
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Prominent performer. : DIVA
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Hail ___. : ACAB
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Thalia. : MUSE
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Beyond: Prefix. : META
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Curtain fabric. : LENO
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Jejune. : ARID
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Unit of force. : DYNE
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Fantail's cry. : COO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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