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New York Times, Monday, June 17, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Utter. : EMIT
5. Ex ___ (one-sided). : PARTE
10. Adroit. : DEFT
14. French writer. : GIDE
15. League. : UNION
16. Lamb. : ELIA
17. Social. : GREGARIOUS
19. State: Abbr. : CONN
20. "Le Roi ___," Hugo drama. : SAMUSE
21. Wages. : STIPENDS
23. Maximum. : MOST
25. Throw. : SLING
26. Said yes. : ASSENTED
30. Join. : ATTACH
33. Directly: Colloq. : SPANG
34. Flavorful. : TANGY
36. Philippine peasant. : TAO
37. Short skirt. : KILT
38. Recipient of a gift. : DONEE
39. Enough to satisfy. : FILL
40. Medieval shield. : ECU
41. Napery. : LINEN
42. Mitt. : GLOVE
43. Litter. : DEBRIS
45. Ships' courses. : SEALANES
47. Undersized animals. : RUNTS
49. Place. : SPOT
50. Fearsome fish. : STINGRAY
53. Sponsor's concern. : RATING
57. Unruffled. : COOL
58. Of a branch of biology. : ANATOMICAL
60. Malarial symptom. : AGUE
61. Substance extracted from cork. : CERIN
62. Sweetbrier. : ROSE
63. Pillar. : POST
64. Sandalwoods. : TREES
65. Punta del ___. : ESTE
Down
1. Menu entry. : EGGS
2. Star in Cetus. : MIRA
3. The same: Lat. : IDEM
4. Natural covering. : TEGUMENT
5. Having the least adulteration. : PUREST
6. Black bird. : ANI
7. Spanish rivers. : RIOS
8. Praises highly: Colloq. : TOUTS
9. Stored fodder. : ENSILAGE
10. Respectable. : DECENT
11. Protraction. : ELONGATION
12. Talent scout's achievement. : FIND
13. Browns. : TANS
18. "With ___ in my heart . . . " : ASONG
22. Compassion. : PITY
24. Rocky Mountain range. : TETON
26. Invited. : ASKED
27. Curry. : SPICE
28. Conducive to health. : SALUBRIOUS
29. Jutlanders. : DANES
31. Name in opera lore. : CALVE
32. Front or back nine. : HOLES
35. Hawaiian geese. : NENES
38. Divert. : DISTRACT
39. Motorists' headache. : FLATTIRE
41. Fish akin to the cod. : LING
42. Twilight, old style. : GLOAM
44. Tiny stream. : RUNLET
46. Paved areas of airfields. : APRONS
48. More sensible. : SANER
50. W. W. II title. : SCAP
51. "And four ___." : TOGO
52. Responding to the helm. : YARE
54. Twenty: Prefix. : ICOS
55. Boss Tweed's nemesis. : NAST
56. Mirth. : GLEE
59. Bond. : TIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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