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New York Times, Thursday, September 19, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 341 (avg 1.88)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,977

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Laundry. : WASH
5. Notch. : JAG
8. School signals. : BELLS
13. Yearn (for). : ACHE
14. "L'___, c'est moi." : ETAT
16. Let him go out: Lat. : EXEAT
17. Numerical ending. : TEEN
18. Potage du ___. : JOUR
19. Weather word. : FOGGY
20. Sedative. : TRANQUILIZER
23. Von ___ of NASA. : BRAUN
24. Passé: Slang. : OLDHAT
28. Victory: Ger. : SIEG
30. Monsieur Poquelin. : MOLIERE
31. Conducted. : LED
34. Money of Warsaw. : ZLOTY
36. Wife: Lat. : UXOR
37. Corn lily. : IXIA
39. Salad days. : YOUTH
41. Magnitude. : MASS
42. Ein Berliner. : MANN
43. King Arthur's father. : UTHER
45. Balmoral's river. : DEE
46. Vociferous. : BLATANT
49. Self satisfied. : SMUG
51. Tread. : STRIDE
52. Rain forest vine. : LIANA
55. Something uncertain. : QUESTIONMARK
60. Terrifying. : AWFUL
63. Monceau, for one. : PARC
64. ___ one's time. : BIDE
65. Headgear. : BERET
66. Star in Perseus. : ATIK
67. Kitchen adjunct. : OVEN
68. Ocean depths. : ABYSS
69. Want ___. : ADS
70. Imparted. : LENT
Down
1. Electrical unit. : WATT
2. Sharp. : ACERB
3. Clip. : SHEAR
4. Dyes. : HENNAS
5. In a vapid manner. : JEJUNELY
6. Thine: Fr. : ATOI
7. Ancient Frenchman. : GAUL
8. Happened. : BEFELL
9. Introduction. : EXORDIUM
10. Table part. : LEG
11. Dawdle. : LAG
12. Piggery. : STY
15. Numerical prefix. : TRI
21. Exam. : QUIZ
22. Menagerie. : ZOO
25. Half dozen. : HEXAD
26. Got up. : AROSE
27. Brief. : TERSE
29. Exit. : GOOUT
30. Fables. : MYTHS
31. Branches. : LIMBS
32. Elevate. : EXALT
33. Money of Iraq. : DINAR
35. Impatient sound. : TUT
38. Prized relics. : ANTIQUES
40. Conifers. : HEMLOCKS
44. Demolish. : RUIN
47. Grown-ups. : ADULTS
48. Born: Fr. : NEE
50. Play. : GAMBOL
53. Guileless. : NAIVE
54. Enoch ___. : ARDEN
56. Resort. : SPA
57. 'Bye. : TATA
58. Garden plant. : IRID
59. Where Canterbury is. : KENT
60. Fabric. : ABA
61. Network. : WEB
62. Sauté. : FRY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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