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New York Times, Wednesday, August 14, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 47, Avg Word Len: 4.94, Missing: { B }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 44, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,941

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Namath's team. : JETS
5
Planet. : MARS
9
Kind of crystal. : QUARTZ
11
Thin. : DILUTE
13
Matrimonial. : NUPTIAL
14
A British student. : OXONIAN
16
Clock symbol. : III
17
Adult. : GROWNUP
19
Winter ailment. : FLU
20
Formicary occupants. : ANTS
22
Abrupt. : STEEP
23
Think nothing ___. : OFIT
24
Movie take. : SCENE
26
So far. : YET
27
Athlete Jesse. : OWENS
28
Eat away. : ERODE
30
Centralizing resources. : POOLING
32
Girl-watch. : OGLE
34
Tennis term. : ADIN
35
Antelope. : GAZELLE
38
Stylish: Colloq. : DOGGY
41
Puzzler's aids. : CLUES
42
Letters. : ARS
44
Spread about. : STREW
46
Unyielding. : HARD
47
Young anchovy. : SPRAT
49
Seine tributary. : OISE
50
Cockney idol. : ERO
51
Squabbles: Slang. : HASSLES
53
Wind direction. : ESE
54
Be host at a party. : RECEIVE
56
Fearless, old style. : IMPAVID
58
Fountain orders. : SHAKES
59
Kitchen item. : SPIDER
60
Pled. : SUED
61
Persons. : ONES
Down
1
Planet. : JUPITER
2
Fall to. : EAT
3
Math subject. : TRIG
4
Is featured. : STARS
5
Confusion. : MIXUP
6
Drooping. : ALOP
7
Sequence. : RUN
8
Tense. : STIFFEN
9
Seedy fruit. : QUINCE
10
Money in Warsaw. : ZLOTY
11
___ turn (ready). : DONETOA
12
Suburb of London. : EALING
13
Island off Sumatra. : NIAS
15
Sundae topping. : NUTS
18
Shed tears. : WEEP
21
Napped. : SNOOZED
23
Because. : OWINGTO
25
Extremities. : EDGES
27
Melanges. : OLIOS
29
Old measure. : ELL
31
Left over. : ODD
33
Goes by. : ELAPSES
35
Hard looks. : GLARES
36
Extinct ox. : AUROCHS
37
Misdoes. : ERRS
39
Deplores. : GRIEVES
40
Words of assent. : YESSIR
41
Dear: Fr. : CHER
43
Cum grano ___ (with a grain of salt): Lat. : SALIS
45
Lawn nuisance. : WEED
47
Put by. : SAVED
48
Rate of motion. : TEMPO
51
Upward movement. : HIKE
52
Revolve. : SPIN
55
___ de vie. : EAU
57
Suffix with lime or lemon. : ADE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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