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New York Times, Friday, September 27, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,985

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Road covering. : TARMAC
7
Underwater workshop. : SEALAB
13
Treasure State. : MONTANA
14
"The beautiful ___ Lee." : ANNABEL
16
New member. : ENTERER
17
Tangible. : TACTILE
18
Black bird. : ANI
19
Height. : STATURE
21
Gun: Slang. : GAT
22
Pats. : DABS
24
Con ___. : AMORE
25
Furnace. : OAST
26
Curved moldings. : OGEES
28
Sea bird. : ERN
29
Leontyne. : PRICE
30
Wind direction. : WESTERLY
32
Wanness. : PALLOR
33
Toast and others. : TANS
34
Star in Cetus. : MIRA
35
Food fish. : SMELTS
38
Humility. : MEEKNESS
42
Records. : TAPES
43
Mongrel dog. : CUR
44
Word of farewell. : ADIEU
45
U.S. novelist. : URIS
46
Bird sound. : CHIRP
48
Ratibor's river. : ODER
49
Professional man: Abbr. : ATT
50
Ancient vehicle. : CHARIOT
52
Poetic form. : ODE
53
Boisterous. : RIOTOUS
55
Illuminated. : MOONLIT
57
Drums. : TAMBORS
58
Hervey Allen hero. : ANTHONY
59
Snuggle. : NESTLE
60
Framework. : CASING
Down
1
Capacity of a merchant ship. : TONNAGE
2
City SW of Nice. : ANTIBES
3
Map entry. : RTE
4
Planet. : MARS
5
Dutch news agency. : ANETA
6
Rich candy. : CARAMELS
7
U.S. moon rocket. : SATURN
8
Finnish lake. : ENARE
9
Suffix of nouns. : ANCE
10
Atlas abbreviation. : LAT
11
Wife of Pres. John Adams. : ABIGAIL
12
Famous name in the theater. : BELASCO
13
Hayfield. : MEADOW
15
Tee, for one. : LETTER
20
Loyalist. : TORY
23
Subsides. : SETTLES
25
Florida city. : ORLANDO
27
Reservations. : SEATS
29
Skier's garb. : PARKA
31
Important workers, for short. : RNS
32
Dessert. : PIE
34
Historic warship. : MERRIMAC
35
Symington. : STUART
36
Pertaining to 4 Down. : MARTIAN
37
Condensed account. : EPITOME
38
Glacier in SE Alaska. : MUIR
39
Phantom. : EIDOLON
40
Tennis tournament term. : SEEDING
41
Bond. : SURETY
43
Gliding dance step. : CHASSE
46
Rustic. : CHURL
47
City in W India. : POONA
50
Aquatic bird. : COOT
51
The stroller set. : TOTS
54
Abbr. in recipes. : TBS
56
Medicare, in Britain. : NHI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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