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New York Times, Wednesday, September 4, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { H J K Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,962

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Langley and others: Abbr. : AFBS
5. Religious leader. : RABBI
10. Vital fluid. : SAP
13. French artist. : DORE
14. Ventilated. : AIRED
15. Black: Prefix. : ATRO
16. Symbol of 9 Down. : DONQUIXOTE
18. Deodar. : TREE
19. Malt beverages. : STOUTS
20. Most exhausted. : WEARIEST
22. "___ later than you think." : ITIS
24. Beast of burden. : LLAMA
25. Secured, nautical style. : BATTENED
29. Deliverer of the good old days. : ICEMAN
32. ___-propre. : AMOUR
33. Domineering: Colloq. : BOSSY
35. Famous U.N. name. : LIE
36. Double-talker. : LIAR
37. ___ out (stop). : CUTIT
38. S. A. city. : LIMA
39. Result. : END
40. Copied. : MIMED
41. Man from U.M.W. : MINER
42. Part of a poem. : SESTET
44. Argumentative fellows. : DEBATERS
46. Huge fellow. : TITAN
48. Fruit. : SLOE
49. Possibly portentous sound. : FOOTSTEP
52. Timetable column. : ARRIVE
56. Ancient coin. : OBOL
57. Enlightens. : IRRADIATES
59. Wing: Fr. : AILE
60. Sheeplike. : OVINE
61. Day: Abbr. : TUES
62. Army offs. : LTS
63. Ethiopian ruler. : NEGUS
64. ___ dixit. : IPSE
Down
1. States further. : ADDS
2. Measure of length. : FOOT
3. Czech city. : BRNO
4. Non ___. : SEQUITUR
5. Fruit. : RAISIN
6. City near Marseilles. : AIX
7. Facial feature. : BROW
8. Kind of nut. : BETEL
9. Visionary one. : IDEALIST
10. Modernize. : STREAMLINE
11. Bellicose god. : ARES
12. Moore or More. : POET
15. One at ___. : ATIME
17. Speak. : UTTER
21. Risqué. : RACY
23. Gland secretion. : SEBUM
25. Wraps tightly. : BALES
26. Chemical compound. : AMINE
27. Puffballs. : TOADSTOOLS
28. Was overfond (with "on"). : DOTED
30. To love: Fr. : AIMER
31. Approaches. : NEARS
34. Agrees (with). : SIDES
37. Award. : CITATION
38. Learned persons. : LITERATI
40. Men from Shea. : METS
41. Polynesian. : MAORI
43. Mr. or Mrs. : TITLE
45. Dashing lads. : BLADES
47. Audacity. : NERVE
49. Young animal. : FOAL
50. Newspaper item, for short. : OBIT
51. Prudish fellow. : PRIG
53. Live ___. : ITUP
54. Letters. : VEES
55. Latin infinitive. : ESSE
58. Babylonian deity. : ANU

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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