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New York Times, Saturday, August 31, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,958

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Veer. : SWERVE
7. For. : PRO
10. Atmosphere of a kind. : SMOG
14. Dialect. : PATOIS
15. Poetic time. : EEN
16. Own. : HAVE
17. Approval. : ACCEPTANCE
19. Unchanged. : ASIS
20. Shoe part. : TOE
21. Garden item. : TOMATOPLANT
23. Bonefish. : TARPON
25. Depends (on). : RELIES
26. Play parts. : SCENES
28. Of a certain tree. : CITRO
30. Azores stopover. : HORTA
31. Pay attention, modern style. : GETWITHIT
35. ___ rule. : ASA
36. Black substance. : TAR
38. ___ Canals. : SOO
39. Dist. : YDS
40. Divest of reality. : DISEMBODY
43. A ___ dozen. : DIMEA
45. Join forces. : MERGE
46. Offender. : SINNER
47. The same. : ALLONE
50. Twisted: Prefix. : PLECTO
52. City in Tennessee. : CHATTANOOGA
54. Law: Fr. : LOI
57. Adopt. : TAKE
58. Advisers. : CONSULTORS
60. Customer. : USER
61. Italian number. : TRE
62. Funeral orations. : ELOGES
63. Bridge term. : PASS
64. Deplorable. : SAD
65. Either of two opposing points in an orbit. : SYZYGY
Down
1. Quarrel. : SPAT
2. Texas city. : WACO
3. Odds and ends. : ETCETERAS
4. Richard ___. : ROE
5. Red-carpet reception. : VIPTREATMENT
6. Prohibits. : ESTOPS
7. Church term. : PENANCE
8. Parsonage: Abbr. : RECT
9. A few. : ONEORTWO
10. Green onion. : SHALLOT
11. Kenyan people. : MASAI
12. Sheeplike. : OVINE
13. Exploits. : GESTS
18. I love: Lat. : AMO
22. From time to time. : PERIODICALLY
24. Hill dweller. : ANT
26. Fishy treat. : SHAD
27. Thus: It. : COSI
29. ___-bitsy. : ITSY
31. Liquor, nautical style. : GROG
32. Music of a special form. : HYMNOLOGY
33. ___ fixe. : IDEE
34. Ruler. : TSAR
37. Expresses an emotion. : ABREACTS
41. Ham actors. : EMOTERS
42. Testified. : DEPONED
44. Carrying charge: Abbr. : INT
46. Transitions, in music. : SEGUES
47. Behave obstreperously. : ACTUP
48. City of Tibet. : LHASA
49. Louise and others. : LAKES
51. ___ Alamos. : LOS
53. Eleanor's cousin. : NORA
55. Where Astoria is: Abbr. : OREG
56. Suburb of Paris. : ISSY
59. From A ___ : TOZ

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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