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New York Times, Wednesday, January 1, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,081
Across Down
1. Joins. : WEDS
5. Pith helmet. : TOPI
9. Browning girl. : PIPPA
14. Adjoin. : ABUT
15. Antler. : HORN
16. Tapestry. : ARRAS
17. Constitutional guarantee. : FREEDOMOFSPEECH
20. Hat. : TOPPER
21. Prefix with ton or lith. : MEGA
22. Perceive. : SEE
23. 45 or 78. : RPM
24. Punch ingredient. : FIST
25. Parker. : FESS
26. Bacchanalian cry. : EVOE
28. Fair. : JUST
29. Douglas. : FIR
30. Fond du ___. : LAC
31. Hart. : MOSS
32. Russians. : SLAVS
34. Freudian technique. : FREEASSOCIATION
38. Belgian violinist. : YSAYE
39. Sounded. : RANG
40. Vote. : NAY
41. Theater sign. : SRO
42. Physical unit. : DYNE
43. Monster. : OGRE
44. Greek letters. : RHOS
46. Overhead item. : RENT
47. Links star. : PRO
48. Pershing's command. : AEF
49. See 2 Down. : TAJO
50. Hidden supplies. : HOARDS
53. Constitutional prohibition. : BILLOFATTAINDER
56. "Bombs bursting ___." : INAIR
57. Marble streak. : VEIN
58. Sicilian port. : GELA
59. Loser in 1948. : DEWEY
60. Second-hand. : USED
61. Spoiler of myth. : ERIS
1. Carry gently. : WAFT
2. Iberian river. : EBRO
3. Constitutional guarantee. : DUEPROCESSOFLAW
4. Unforested tract. : STEPPE
5. Valhalla god. : THOR
6. ___ Paul. : OOM
7. I.O.U.'s. : PROMISSORYNOTES
8. Overrun. : INFEST
9. Family member. : PAPA
10. Choler. : IRE
11. Constabulary duty. : PRESERVINGORDER
12. Steps. : PACES
13. Remains. : ASHES
18. Political abbr. : DEM
19. N.C.O. : SGT
24. Stir. : FUSS
25. Decree. : FIAT
26. Leprechaun. : ELF
27. Change. : VARY
28. Greco. : JOSE
29. Country's symbol. : FLAG
31. Irish county. : MAYO
32. Math word. : SINE
33. Fly on high. : SOAR
35. What walls have. : EARS
36. Verbal contraction. : CANT
37. American humorist. : NYE
42. I've-done-this-before feeling. : DEJAVU
43. Product of Spain. : ORANGE
44. Fanatical. : RABID
45. German poet. : HEINE
46. W. W. II fliers. : RAF
47. Luau ingredient. : POI
49. Conservative. : TORY
50. Card deal. : HAND
51. Food shop, for short. : DELI
52. Feminine titles. : SRAS
54. Former U.N. name. : LIE
55. Draw. : TIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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