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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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