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New York Times, Monday, January 13, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,093
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1. Secretary. : DESK
5. Skeins. : HANKS
10. Fellow. : CHAP
14. Entr'___. : ACTE
15. Constellation. : ORION
16. Angel feature. : HALO
17. The Deacon's masterpiece. : SHAY
18. Discuss. : TALKITOVER
20. Short-tempered one. : HOTHEAD
22. Gluttonize. : OVEREAT
23. Eye: Suffix. : OPIA
24. Pen name. : ELIA
25. Middy. : SAILOR
28. Item for a gang weapon. : SILENCER
32. Leered. : OGLED
33. Vetch. : TARE
34. An, in Germany. : EINE
35. Dover's state: Abbr. : DEL
36. Tag specially. : EARMARK
39. Lilting. : GAY
40. Science course: Abbr. : ANAT
42. Kind of sign. : NEON
43. Take ___ (accept a challenge). : ADARE
45. Some servicemen. : SADSACKS
47. Fifths, on a car. : SPARES
48. Ave atque ___. : VALE
49. Incentive. : SPUR
50. Snow White word. : FAIREST
53. Unsophisticated. : ARTLESS
57. Support. : ASSISTANCE
59. There is: Fr. : ILYA
60. Waltz city. : WIEN
61. Word with horse and comic. : OPERA
62. Noun suffix. : NESS
63. De ___ (you're welcome): Sp. : NADA
64. Sang praises: Colloq. : RAVED
65. Attains. : GETS
1. Track event. : DASH
2. Reverberation. : ECHO
3. Copy, for short. : STAT
4. Basketball court area. : KEYHOLE
5. Empty talk. : HOTAIR
6. Plowed land. : ARADA
7. Zero. : NIL
8. G. & S. immortal. : KOKO
9. Whimpering one. : SNIVELER
10. Girl in the line. : CHORINE
11. New father's words. : HAVEACIGAR
12. Greek goddess. : ALEA
13. Sweet wine. : PORT
19. Prefix for gram. : TELE
21. Poetic form. : EPODE
25. Fountain drinks. : SODAS
26. Spacecraft booster. : AGENA
27. Lacking wisdom. : ILLADVISED
28. One of the Sporades. : SAMOS
29. Afghanistan neighbor. : IRAN
30. Finnish lake. : ENARE
31. Kings, in Spain. : REYES
33. Expedition. : TREK
37. Forebear. : ANCESTOR
38. Done for: Slang. : KAPUT
41. Russian noble. : TSARINA
44. Name for Clementine. : DARLING
46. Drinks. : ALES
47. Sumptuous meal. : SPREAD
49. ___ bleu! : SACRE
50. Grovel. : FAWN
51. Largest of seven. : ASIA
52. Coarse cloth. : TAPA
54. Rob't ___. : ELEE
55. Method: Abbr. : SYST
56. Impertinence. : SASS
58. Silver state: Abbr. : NEV

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

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