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New York Times, Monday, July 29, 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: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,925

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Kind of lettuce. : BIBB
5. Louisianian. : CAJUN
10. Chatter. : BLAB
14. Of ___ (long ago). : YORE
15. On one's own : ALONE
16. She gets what she wants. : LOLA
17. And elsewhere: Lat. : ETAL
18. U. S. novelist. : LEWIS
19. Swain's lyrical offerings. : ODES
20. Medieval fabric. : SAMITE
22. Pillar of salt. : LOTSWIFE
24. Metal. : ZINC
26. Us, in Ushant. : NOUS
27. Champion. : DEFENDER
31. Make a new start. : REOPEN
35. English river. : EXE
36. Source of poi. : TAROS
38. Uncivil. : SURLY
39. Granular snow. : NEVE
41. Respond. : REACT
43. One of a non-waiting pair. : TIDE
44. Canal into Lake Ontario. : TRENT
46. Complication. : SNARL
48. Encountered. : MET
49. Hats. : STRAWS
51. Busybodies. : SNOOPERS
53. Gym accessories. : MATS
55. Man of rank. : DUKE
56. Make a choice. : CHOOSETO
60. Rich soup. : BISQUE
64. Time. : HOUR
65. Flower part. : PETAL
67. Curve. : TURN
68. Otherwise. : ELSE
69. In reserve. : ONICE
70. Lake, in Italy. : LAGO
71. Stockman's buy. : FEED
72. Roman and others. : NOSES
73. Looks at. : EYES
Down
1. Cricket runs. : BYES
2. Jot. : IOTA
3. Author Stoker. : BRAM
4. Capital of British Honduras. : BELIZE
5. Court schedule. : CALENDAR
6. Beverage. : ALE
7. Cheek's associate. : JOWL
8. Labor group. : UNION
9. Greek counselor at Troy. : NESTOR
10. Extinguishes. : BLOWSOUT
11. N. J. town. : LODI
12. Hebrew letter. : ALEF
13. Diamond feature. : BASE
21. Shade. : TINT
23. Pays court to. : SUES
25. Daughter of Ops. : CERES
27. Surface hollows. : DENTS
28. Exercise. : EXERT
29. Heat. : FEVER
30. Horses. : ROANS
32. Chief. : PRIME
33. Kind of statesman. : ELDER
34. Frequent U.N. comments. : NYETS
37. Norse: Abbr. : SCAND
40. Captivated. : ENAMORED
42. Items being packed in old kit bag. : TROUBLES
45. Before "the night before Christmas" : TWAS
47. Norse god. : LOKI
50. ___ the gas. : STEPON
52. Mortar's associate. : PESTLE
54. Note-taker. : STENO
56. Cuisinier. : CHEF
57. Links part. : HOLE
58. River to the Humber. : OUSE
59. Early American patriot. : OTIS
61. Landing place. : QUAY
62. Exhort. : URGE
63. Man's name. : ENOS
66. Good guy. : ACE

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

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