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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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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,883

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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
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Lamb. : ELIA
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Social. : GREGARIOUS
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State: Abbr. : CONN
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"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
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Conducive to health. : SALUBRIOUS
29
Jutlanders. : DANES
31
Name in opera lore. : CALVE
32
Front or back nine. : HOLES
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Hawaiian geese. : NENES
38
Divert. : DISTRACT
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Motorists' headache. : FLATTIRE
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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
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Twenty: Prefix. : ICOS
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Boss Tweed's nemesis. : NAST
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Mirth. : GLEE
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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