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New York Times, Wednesday, July 24, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Greek island. : SAMOS
6. Foundation. : BASIS
11. Keel-shaped structure. : CARINA
12. Demonstrate. : EVINCE
14. False statements. : CANARDS
15. Chute opener. : RIPCORD
17. Presidential monogram. : HST
18. Corridors. : AISLES
20. ___ sapiens. : HOMO
21. Abbreviation akin to etc. : ETAL
23. "___ the show . . . " : TWOFOR
25. Solder ingredient. : TIN
26. European capital. : SOFIA
28. Where Toronto is: Abbr. : ONT
29. Willow spikelet. : AMENT
31. Arboreal amphibian. : TREEFROG
33. Provisions. : STORES
34. Figure in 1857 Supreme Court decision. : DREDSCOTT
36. Nursery rhyme favorite. : BOPEEP
39. Magic potions. : PHILTERS
43. Sandarac trees. : ARARS
44. ___ generis. : SUI
45. Particularly: Abbr. : ESPEC
46. ___ Aviv. : TEL
47. Not in good voice. : HOARSE
50. Flood waters. : TIDE
51. All excited. : AGOG
53. Oil well. : GUSHER
55. Preserve. : CAN
56. Like some primitive tribes. : NOMADIC
58. Resonant. : OROTUND
60. First settler. : NATIVE
61. Metric measures. : LITERS
62. Cowboy. : ROPER
63. Middle: Law. : MESNE
Down
1. Trade trail of the old West. : SANTAFE
2. Altar constellation. : ARA
3. Star in Cetus. : MIRA
4. Bit of gossip: Fr. : ONDIT
5. African hardwood tree. : SASSWOOD
6. Left desolate. : BEREFT
7. Dispatch boat. : AVISO
8. Taste. : SIP
9. Precipitation measure. : INCH
10. Child's vehicle. : SCOOTER
11. Brother of Pollux. : CASTOR
13. Royal fur. : ERMINE
14. Footlocker. : CHEST
16. Words of admonishment. : DONTS
19. Arctic birds. : LONGSPURS
22. German songs. : LIEDER
24. Infant's toy. : RATTLE
27. Again. : AFRESH
30. Sign on a Bowery thoroughfare. : MOTTST
32. Legislator: Abbr. : REP
33. ___-disant. : SOI
35. Texas–Kansas frontier trail. : CHISHOLM
36. Island group of the Philippines. : BATAN
37. Old trail to the Northwest. : OREGON
38. Observatory of Cal. Tech. : PALOMAR
40. Fastidious diner. : EPICURE
41. V-shaped ramparts. : REDANS
42. Lift of a wave. : SCEND
44. UFO. : SAUCER
48. Rib of a Gothic arch. : OGIVE
49. Unearthly. : EERIE
52. Cat: Sp. : GATO
54. Deteriorates. : ROTS
57. Quick swim. : DIP
59. Midmorning. : TEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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