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New York Times, Thursday, June 6, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 360 (avg 1.90)
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Particular: Abbr. : SPEC
5. Gift ___. : OFGAB
10. Banking abbreviation. : ACCT
14. Stillness. : HUSH
15. Flagship's launch. : BARGE
16. Reveal. : BARE
17. Synthetic. : ARTIFICIAL
19. Puzzling thing. : CRUX
20. Embellish. : GRACE
21. Write down. : ENTER
23. Youths' org. : BSA
24. Topper. : HAT
26. Narrow-necked bottle. : DEMIJOHN
28. Escorted. : SQUIRED
32. Chaney. : LON
33. Witticism. : PUN
34. Prudish. : STRAITLACED
40. Of the dawn. : EOAN
42. Wet. : RAINY
43. Peaceful one. : DOVE
44. Sailing ships. : WINDJAMMERS
47. Kind of bench. : PEW
48. ___ Paulo. : SAO
49. Lightweight fabrics. : ZEPHYRS
51. Certain Middle Westerners. : HAWKEYES
56. German pronoun. : SIE
57. Verb ending. : IZE
58. Tall tales. : YARNS
60. Dazzling display. : ECLAT
64. Sward. : TURF
66. Legal papers. : QUITCLAIMS
68. City on the Oka. : OREL
69. ___ hand. : UPPER
70. Pitfall. : TRAP
71. Make over. : REDO
72. First entry in a contract. : ITEMI
73. Has a snack. : EATS
Down
1. Tangled mass. : SHAG
2. Satisfied sound. : PURR
3. This: Sp. : ESTA
4. Ultrasmart. : CHICHI
5. Kimono appurtenance. : OBI
6. Be opposite. : FACE
7. Drudge. : GRIND
8. Type of type. : AGATE
9. City on the Pará. : BELEM
10. Initial trio. : ABC
11. Facsimile. : CARBONCOPY
12. Suppress. : CRUSH
13. Man from Waco. : TEXAN
18. Misdoubts. : FEARS
22. Brooklet. : RILL
25. Numerical prefix. : TETRA
27. Okie in Steinbeck novel. : JOAD
28. Disgorge. : SPEW
29. What: Fr. : QUOI
30. Left in doubt. : UNANSWERED
31. Small amount. : DRAM
35. Intend. : AIM
36. Don Juan's mother. : INEZ
37. Spares, in Soho. : TYRES
38. At any time. : EVER
39. Moistens. : DEWS
41. State: Abbr. : NDAK
45. Pal of Broadway. : JOEY
46. Barker's pitch. : SPIEL
50. Greek goddess. : HECATE
51. ___ miss. : HITOR
52. Cerulean. : AZURE
53. Mexican Indian. : YAQUI
54. Break out. : ERUPT
55. Game bird. : SNIPE
59. Pipe part. : STEM
61. Turkish pound. : LIRA
62. She loves: Lat. : AMAT
63. Recipe measures: Abbr. : TSPS
65. Name in B'way lore. : FLO
67. Dernier ___. : CRI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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