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New York Times, Thursday, August 22, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,949

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Students & seniors
Across
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Draughts and skittles. : GAMES
6
Reuters specialty. : NEWS
10
Masterpieces of engineering. : DAMS
14
Silly. : INANE
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Title character in famous comedy. : ABIE
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Shortly. : ANON
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Beverage of a kind. : BARLEYCORN
19
Portico. : STOA
20
Porch piece. : GLIDER
21
Rembrandt's "Tobias and the Angel." : ETCHING
23
Clematis and others. : VINES
25
Finial. : EPI
26
Tents. : TEPEES
29
Occupancy. : TENANTRY
34
Devices for drying. : OVENS
35
Connelly. : MARC
36
Valise. : GRIP
37
Army man: Abbr. : GEN
38
Warbled. : TRILLED
41
Swiss river. : AAR
42
O'Neill heroine. : ANNA
44
French pronoun. : ELLE
45
Conjecture. : OPINE
47
Wild headlong flight. : STAMPEDE
49
Shore dinner fish. : SMELTS
50
Buddy. : PAL
51
Swift. : RAPID
53
Hampered. : IMPEDED
57
Term in grammar. : GENDER
60
Social liability. : BOOR
61
British officer in the American Revolution. : CORNWALLIS
64
Empty. : IDLE
65
Kauri or roble. : TREE
66
Entice. : TEMPT
67
Calls on. : SEES
68
Repeats. : SAYS
69
Gnawed away. : EROSE
Down
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British colony: Abbr. : GIB
2
Word game: Abbr. : ANAG
3
Earth. : MARL
4
Pep up. : ENLIVEN
5
Most down at heels. : SEEDIEST
6
Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
7
Central American tree. : EBO
8
Fencing. : WIRE
9
"I do," for one. : SENTENCE
10
Bold and lively. : DASHING
11
Against. : ANTI
12
Challenging destination. : MOON
13
Obstacle. : SNAG
18
Longings: Colloq. : YENS
22
Professional man. : CPA
24
Player for time. : STALLER
26
Forum garments. : TOGAS
27
Occasion. : EVENT
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State: Abbr. : PENNA
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Man's name. : ERLE
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Woodsman's route. : TRAIL
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Belgian town. : YPRES
35
Balmy. : MILD
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Returns to office. : REELECTS
40
Rule. : DOMINATE
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Electrical units. : AMPERES
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Chapman. : PEDDLER
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Clipboard item. : PAD
49
Eject. : SPEW
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Saint of Keats poem. : AGNES
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Wading bird. : IBIS
54
Fashion. : MODE
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European. : POLE
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Theo's cousin. : DORA
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Sailors' patron saint. : ELMO
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Tears. : RIPS
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Spanish king. : REY
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Church title. : STE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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