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New York Times, Friday, January 10, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,090
Across
1. Tightens: Naut. : FRAPS
6. Foot: Prefix. : PEDI
10. Tenting area. : CAMP
14. Fix over. : RESET
15. Foreboding. : OMEN
16. Olive genus. : OLEA
17. Opening words, for short. : INTRO
18. Movie writer. : SCENARIST
20. His god was Mazda. : ZOROASTER
22. Pesky insects. : GNATS
23. Words on "Arrivals" board. : ONTIME
24. State wrongly. : MISSAY
25. Gentle ___. : BEN
27. Evian. : SPA
28. Kick. : BOOT
29. Wings. : ALAE
31. Cygnus. : SWAN
33. College subject. : ARTS
37. Border on. : ABUT
38. Relative of the ibis. : STORK
39. A kind of year. : LEAP
40. See 23 Across. : LATE
41. Felled. : HEWN
42. Cabbage variety. : KALE
43. Bring up. : REAR
45. E. Indian tree. : SAL
48. Spanish hero. : CID
49. Without success. : VAINLY
52. Optimally. : ATBEST
54. Indian coins. : ANNAS
55. Sideline. : AVOCATION
58. Memorable. : REDLETTER
60. Monotone. : DRONE
61. Indigo. : ANIL
62. Skin: Suffix. : DERM
63. Chop up. : MINCE
64. Sojourn. : STAY
65. Solidifies. : SETS
66. Comforted. : EASED
Down
1. Form into tufts. : FRIZ
2. Western city. : RENO
3. Modern hero. : ASTRONAUT
4. Argentine name. : PERON
5. Weasels. : STOATS
6. Man of zip codes. : POSTMASTER
7. Entertainer. : EMCEE
8. Red or roe. : DEER
9. River to the Danube. : INN
10. Fall field sight. : CORNSTALK
11. Cover-up name. : ALIAS
12. Perle. : MESTA
13. Scapegoat: Slang. : PATSY
19. Discount word. : AGIO
21. Use a straw. : SIP
24. Fra, for one. : MONK
25. Idol. : BAAL
26. Historic island. : ELBA
28. Makes one-night stands. : BARNSTORMS
30. Immutably. : ETERNALLY
32. Yipes! : WOW
34. Counter tendencies. : REACTIONS
35. Ankles. : TALI
36. Hurried. : SPED
38. One-hoss ___. : SHAY
44. Otherwise. : ELSE
46. Basic fact. : ABC
47. ___ to the altar, Walter. : LEADME
49. Spanish measures. : VARAS
50. Regarding. : ANENT
51. Kind of ink. : INDIA
52. Turn away. : AVERT
53. Threadlike line. : STRIA
55. To ___. : ATEE
56. Formerly. : ONCE
57. Exigency. : NEED
59. Football scores. : TDS

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

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