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New York Times, Wednesday, July 10, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Students & seniors
Across
1. June bug. : DOR
4. Popular color. : ROSE
8. Czech. : SLAVIC
14. Anthropoid. : APE
15. Organic compound. : ENOL
16. Civil. : POLITE
17. Something very easy: Slang. : KIDSTUFF
19. ___ d'être. : RAISON
20. "Who's ___ ?" (Abbott-Costello routine). : ONFIRST
21. Lincoln Center offering. : CONCERT
22. Wee. : TEENY
23. Helpmate. : SPOUSE
25. ___ rule. : ASA
26. Distributed. : DEALT
27. Windstorm. : BLOW
31. Opportune. : TIMELY
34. Region: Poet. : CLIME
35. Survivor of the Pequod. : ISHMAEL
37. Hit hard: Colloq. : CLOUTED
39. Muscular. : BEEFY
40. Storage space. : CLOSET
41. Pianist Peter. : NERO
42. Brown ermine. : STOAT
44. Records. : LPS
47. White water. : RAPIDS
49. Deflect. : AVERT
51. Subsequently. : LATERON
54. Worldly. : SECULAR
56. Ridge near Jerusalem. : OLIVET
57. Our time. : SPACEAGE
58. Give in. : RELENT
59. Know, old style. : WIST
60. Proper. : DUE
61. Florida beach. : DELRAY
62. Entomologist's concern. : ANTS
63. Still. : YET
Down
1. Indian. : DAKOTA
2. Thinks or supposes. : OPINES
3. Community Chest symbol. : REDFEATHER
4. Process again. : RETRY
5. Burden. : ONUS
6. Advertising tactic. : SOFTSELL
7. Sprite. : ELF
8. Grow rapidly. : SPROUT
9. Bank business. : LOANS
10. Light shade. : ALICEBLUE
11. Workbench item. : VISE
12. "Take ___ leave it." : ITOR
13. Coin. : CENT
18. Pride, for one. : SIN
21. Mountain pass. : COL
24. Yield. : PAY
26. Letter. : DEE
28. She gets "a great big hand." : LITTLELADY
29. Cockney's flat. : OME
30. Espoused. : WED
32. "___ blowing bubbles . . . " : IMFOREVER
33. New Jersey cape. : MAY
34. Lettuce. : COS
35. Element in Arabic names. : IBN
36. Understand. : SEE
37. Graduate's memento. : CLASSPIN
38. Piece of ground. : LOT
40. Food fish. : COD
42. Irregular. : SPOTTY
43. Component of pewter. : TIN
45. City on the Moldau. : PRAGUE
46. Part of the neighborhood. : STREET
48. Theater-in-the-round. : ARENA
49. CPA's. : ACCTS
50. Aspect: Fr. : VUE
51. Man of rank. : LORD
52. Nautical term. : ALEE
53. Cash drawer. : TILL
55. Direction. : EAST
57. Home of the Hottentots: Abbr. : SWA

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

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