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New York Times, Tuesday, August 6, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,933

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Deck mop. : SWAB
5
French military cap. : KEPI
9
Moroccan capital. : RABAT
14
Staff officer. : AIDE
15
Rugby's river. : AVON
16
Highway to Fla. : USONE
17
Kind of party. : STAG
18
Filibusters. : TALKATHONS
20
Gesture. : SHRUG
22
Dens. : LAIRS
23
Set of tools. : KIT
24
Traffic sign. : NOTURNS
26
Letters. : DEES
27
Gaelic "alas!" : OCH
30
Weave. : BRAID
31
Took the bait. : BIT
32
Household addition. : TRIPLETS
34
Revolutionary patriot. : REVERE
37
Sketch. : OUTLINE
38
Respected. : HONORED
39
Scope. : EXTENT
40
Frame. : MOUNTING
41
Exclamations. : HAS
42
Reason. : CAUSE
43
Had brunch. : ATE
44
Operates. : GOES
46
Canines. : BASSETS
48
French pronoun. : ILS
49
Menuet. : DANSE
50
Dig. : SPADE
54
Insincere talk. : LIPSERVICE
57
Greek warrior. : AJAX
58
To have: Fr. : AVOIR
59
Grandparental. : AVAL
60
Noted physicist. : RABI
61
Seven, in Italia. : SETTE
62
Hardens. : SETS
63
Former, old style. : ERST
Down
1
Cheekiness. : SASS
2
Accompanied by. : WITH
3
Jewish month. : ADAR
4
Started. : BEGUN
5
Krazy ___. : KAT
6
Appraise. : EVALUATE
7
Tail of Ursa Minor. : POLARIS
8
Similarly. : INKIND
9
Daily routines. : RUTS
10
Tree. : ASH
11
Kind of self-service store. : BOOKETERIA
12
Ethel Merman role. : ANNIE
13
Sets of problems. : TESTS
19
___ poetica. : ARS
21
Creatures of folklore. : GOBLINS
25
Nottingham's river. : TRENT
26
Lump of turf. : DIVOT
27
Indian. : OTOE
28
Pivotal point. : CRUX
29
Satisfy: Colloq. : HITTHESPOT
31
Jane Austen family. : BENNETS
33
Requests. : PLEAS
34
Stir. : ROUSE
35
Let out. : RENT
36
Advantage. : EDGE
38
Tabby. : HOUSECAT
40
Huge. : MASSIVE
42
Painting. : CANVAS
44
Lizards. : GILAS
45
Popular garnish. : OLIVE
46
Counter. : BAR
47
Extra. : SPARE
49
"___ Mable." : DERE
51
Not in harmony. : AJAR
52
Flatfish. : DABS
53
Way out. : EXIT
55
Rest. : SIT
56
Certain trains. : ELS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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