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New York Times, Friday, September 13, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,971

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Porcelain from Germany. : MEISSEN
8
Settled. : STAID
13
City in SW California. : SANTAANA
14
Like some owls. : HORNED
16
Astonishes. : ASTOUNDS
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Catapult of anc. warfare. : ONAGER
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Noun suffix. : ISE
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Citizen of Vientiane. : LAOTIAN
21
Cockney's idol. : ERO
22
Turkish pound. : LIRA
24
Shelley's name for himself. : ARIEL
25
Small piece. : SNIP
26
Shots beyond the target. : OVERS
28
Unit of weight in India. : SER
29
Steam bath. : SAUNA
30
Tree of the Pacific Coast. : REDALDER
32
Man's name. : PELEG
33
Gander. : BIRD
34
"___ soit . . . " : HONI
35
Flavorful. : SPICY
37
Noblemen. : BARONETS
41
Lecture. : SPEAK
42
Murmuring sound: Var. : PUR
43
Met again. : RESAT
44
Philadelphia name. : PENN
45
___ incognita. : TERRA
47
City in NW France. : STLO
48
Tried for office. : RAN
49
Fun in the sandbox. : DIGGING
51
Hanoi name. : HOA
52
Former Spanish kingdom. : ARAGON
54
Rising. : EMERGENT
56
Depart on the double. : GETOUT
57
Cloys. : SATIATES
58
Letter opener. : DEARS
59
Broke. : SNAPPED
Down
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Bulky and heavy. : MASSIVE
2
Engaged in. : ENTERED
3
Japanese name. : ITO
4
King of Israel. : SAUL
5
Capital of Yemen. : SANAA
6
Signed. : ENDORSED
7
More unpleasant. : NASTIER
8
Shallow. : SHOAL
9
Capacity of a merchant ship: Abbr. : TONN
10
The Altar. : ARA
11
Stage role. : INGENUE
12
Maker of famous harvester. : DEERING
13
Hat style. : SAILOR
15
___ hint. : DROPA
20
Suffix of nouns. : IER
23
___ Desert of Egypt. : ARABIAN
25
Briny deposits. : SALINES
27
Smooth and shiny. : SLICK
29
Man's title. : SENOR
31
Weather word. : DRY
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By: Sp. : POR
34
Name in the news. : HARRIMAN
35
Caught fish, in a way. : SPEARED
36
Feathered. : PENNATE
37
Borough resident. : BURGESS
38
Beauty lover. : ESTHETE
39
Having claws. : TALONED
40
Summer ermine. : STOATS
41
Roof prop in a coal mine. : SPRAG
42
Pin. : PEG
45
Soft colors. : TINTS
46
Dutch news agency. : ANETA
49
Gloomy, Scottish style. : DOUR
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Hold. : GRIP
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___ long way. : GOA
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Hiatus. : GAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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