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New York Times, Monday, January 6, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,086
Across Down
1. Candy purchases. : BARS
5. Gentle blow. : DAB
8. Kind of diver. : SCUBA
13. Got down. : ALIT
14. Bee: Prefix. : API
15. Garlic units. : CLOVES
16. Won back. : REGAINED
18. Pencil-box items. : RULERS
19. This year. : MCMLXIX
20. Elaborate show. : PAGEANT
21. "I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
22. Recital number. : SONG
23. Fin on a fish's back. : DORSAL
25. Intertwines. : WREATHES
30. Ab ___ (from the egg). : OVO
31. Barracuda. : SPET
33. Smiling. : RIANT
34. Jut out. : BULGE
37. Pasture. : LEA
38. Nile feature. : DELTA
39. Ewe cry. : BLEAT
40. Gudrun's spouse. : ATLI
42. Three of a kind. : III
43. Old Roman coin. : SESTERCE
45. Mountain lion. : COUGAR
48. Control. : REIN
49. Tuscany river. : ARNO
50. Worked with dye. : STAINED
54. Student of a sort. : TRAINEE
57. Hot. : TORRID
58. Lively parties. : SHINDIGS
59. Existence. : ENTITY
60. Parrot of N. Z. : KEA
61. Burma people. : LAIS
62. Not shipshape. : MESSY
63. Gaelic name. : IAN
64. Otherwise: Scot. : ENSE
1. Leaven. : BARM
2. Guinness. : ALEC
3. Complicated procedures. : RIGMAROLES
4. Plays for time. : STALLS
5. Lion's friend and others. : DANIELS
6. Peak. : APEX
7. Bridge word. : BID
8. Lazybones. : SLUGGARD
9. Porter. : COLE
10. Part of the iris. : UVEA
11. European capital. : BERN
12. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
15. Whooping ___. : CRANE
17. Corn lily. : IXIA
20. Entrance. : PORTAL
22. Add calories. : SWEETEN
23. ___ Ferry, N. Y. : DOBBS
24. Seedlet. : OVULE
26. Secure. : TIE
27. Certain Nova Scotian. : HALIGONIAN
28. Abstract beings. : ENTIA
29. Step. : STAIR
32. N. Y. lake. : PLACID
35. Hood's weapon. : GAT
36. Long time. : ETERNITY
41. Foolhardy. : ICARIAN
44. Long and slender. : REEDY
46. Algerian city. : ORAN
47. Busy. : UNIDLE
50. Arrest. : STEM
51. Prevailing style. : TONE
52. Liberal ___. : ARTS
53. Author Murdoch. : IRIS
54. Camelia shrub. : THEA
55. Sponsorship. : EGIS
56. Cousin of 59 Across. : ESSE
58. Do the schuss. : SKI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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