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New York Times, Tuesday, July 2, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,898

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Piece of scenery. : FLAT
5
Western capital. : SALEM
10
Units equal to 24 grains: Abbr. : PWTS
14
Terza ___, Dante's verse form. : RIMA
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Muse. : ERATO
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Seine tributary. : OISE
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Watching. : OVERSEEING
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___ even keel. : ONAN
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Talking birds. : MYNAHS
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Understood: Colloq. : CAUGHTON
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Laundry. : WASH
25
Hillside. : SLOPE
26
Patron of innkeepers. : STMARTIN
30
Trunk. : TORSO
33
Gazelle of Central Asia. : AHU
34
Jumper of a kind. : PARATROOPER
37
Judy Garland's real name. : GUMM
39
Part of Ouida's real name. : RAMEE
40
Flock. : HERD
41
Relief work. : EMBOSSMENTS
44
"___ Maria." : AVE
45
Squash, for one. : SPORT
46
Wizard. : SORCERER
48
Namesakes of Sisera's killer. : JAELS
51
Nursery. : ROOM
52
Wife of Marcus Aurelius. : FAUSTINA
55
Dome. : CUPOLA
59
Forest sights. : ELMS
60
Tallchief and others. : BALLERINAS
62
French churchman. : ABBE
63
Food. : BREAD
64
Place for curling. : RINK
65
Town near Santa Fe. : TAOS
66
"___ have no bananas . . . " : YESWE
67
Extremities. : ENDS
Down
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Beginning at. : FROM
2
Roman writer. : LIVY
3
So be it. : AMEN
4
Island in the Gilberts. : TARAWA
5
Reacts from a blow on the head: Colloq. : SEESSTARS
6
Common verb. : ARE
7
Secular. : LAIC
8
Heating vessels. : ETNAS
9
Magnate. : MOGUL
10
Deride. : POOHPOOH
11
Fruit. : WINTERPEAR
12
Old Chinese state. : TSAO
13
Swiss herdsman. : SENN
18
Acute. : SHARP
22
"___ the ant, thou sluggard . . . " : GOTO
24
Man's name. : HIRAM
26
Wise ones. : SAGES
27
Dull sound. : THUMP
28
Gibberish. : MUMBOJUMBO
29
Cognomens. : NAMES
31
Tennis term. : SERVE
32
See 61 Down. : ORDER
35
Singer. : TENOR
36
Go back. : RETROCEDE
38
Swamps. : MORASSES
42
Let it stand. : STET
43
Wash and rub. : SCOUR
47
Reign. : EMPIRE
49
Nickname for Elizabeth. : LIBBY
50
Entangle. : SNARE
52
Notable achievement. : FEAT
53
White: Lat. : ALBA
54
Malt liquors. : ALES
56
Come ___ (enter). : ONIN
57
Lookout's cry. : LAND
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Requests. : ASKS
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Companion of 32 Down. : LAW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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