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New York Times, Tuesday, August 13, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { K Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,940

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Bell sound. : TOLL
5
Misbehave. : ACTUP
10
Son of Noah. : HAM
13
Nautical term. : ALEE
14
Wild game. : MOOSE
15
Nickname in sports. : BOBO
16
Plant pest. : LEAFHOPPER
18
Chemical suffix. : ENOL
19
Swiss districts. : CANTONS
20
Extreme. : FAROUT
22
Embrace. : HUG
23
Wrath. : CHOLER
25
Principal study. : MAJOR
28
Piece of furniture. : TIERTABLE
31
Cuckoopints. : ARUMS
32
Great ___, Bahama Island. : ABACO
33
Scull. : OAR
34
Capitol feature. : DOME
35
Wear away. : ERODE
36
Caroled. : SUNG
37
Uraeus. : ASP
38
___ nous. : ENTRE
39
Baccarat term. : BANCO
40
Policewoman of a kind. : METERMAID
42
Shakespearean scene. : ARDEN
43
State capital. : HELENA
44
Result. : END
45
White poplars. : ABELES
47
Glut. : SATIATE
51
Perceptive. : SAGE
52
Carpet. : HALLRUNNER
55
Construction beam. : STUD
56
Follow. : ENSUE
57
March time. : IDES
58
Bedtime. : TEN
59
Out of vogue. : DATED
60
"It ___ necessarily so . . . " : AINT
Down
1
Powder. : TALC
2
Olive genus. : OLEA
3
Spare. : LEAN
4
Went away. : LEFTHOME
5
In. : AMONG
6
Fuzz. : COPS
7
Summit. : TOP
8
Avail. : USE
9
Necessarily. : PERFORCE
10
Obligated. : HONORBOUND
11
Middle East name. : ABOU
12
Cast off shell, horns, etc. : MOLT
15
Kentucky college. : BEREA
17
Long time, for waiters. : HOURS
21
Choir member. : ALTO
23
Eucharistic cups. : CIBORIA
24
Took charge. : HEADED
25
Feminine title. : MADAM
26
Came up. : AROSE
27
Act prematurely: Slang. : JUMPTHEGUN
28
Clan wear. : TARTAN
29
Weapon. : LANCE
30
Unit of work. : ERGON
35
Tangled up. : ENMESHED
36
Corsica's neighbor. : SARDINIA
38
Man's name. : ERLE
39
African language. : BANTU
41
Fished. : EELED
44
Auriculate. : EARED
45
Man Friday: Abbr. : ASST
46
Diminish. : BATE
47
Swing around. : SLUE
48
"The King ___ ." : ANDI
49
Numerical suffix. : TEEN
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Formerly, formerly. : ERST
53
Curator's concern. : ANA
54
W. W. II vessel. : LST

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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