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New York Times, Thursday, January 16, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 341 (avg 1.80)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,096
Across Down
1. Grass. : ALFA
5. With "on" and 32 Across, honest. : THEUP
10. Sleepwear, for short. : PJS
13. Weevil's goal. : BOLL
14. Cardiff people. : WELSH
15. Covering. : WRAP
16. Sunup. : BREAKOFDAY
18. Expectation. : HOPE
19. Range of vision. : EYESHOT
20. Strained, as peas. : SIEVED
22. Arabic letter. : KAF
23. ___ d'hotel. : MAITRE
25. Official of India. : DEWAN
28. Mastered. : CONQUERED
31. Muscovites. : IVANS
32. See 5 Across. : ANDUP
33. Pasture sound. : BAA
34. Receives. : GETS
35. Vestige. : TRACE
36. Neon, for one. : SIGN
37. Noun ending. : URE
38. Bake eggs. : SHIRR
39. Porous rock. : SHALE
40. Divination by fire. : PYROMANCY
42. Becomes dim. : PALES
43. Santa's vehicle. : SLEIGH
44. Brynner. : YUL
45. Oratorio composer. : HANDEL
47. Draws from. : DERIVES
51. Jai ___. : ALAI
52. Compromise. : ADJUSTMENT
55. Companion of Paul. : LUKE
56. Unavailing. : NOUSE
57. ___ boy! : ATTA
58. Word of disapproval. : FIE
59. Office furniture. : DESKS
60. Etymon. : ROOT
1. French cleric. : ABBE
2. Australian parrot. : LORY
3. Decamp. : FLEE
4. Certain Eskimos. : ALASKANS
5. ___ a kind (pair). : TWOOF
6. Weight. : HEFT
7. Yore, of yore. : ELD
8. G.I. initials. : USA
9. Build. : PHYSIQUE
10. Often said. : PROVERBIAL
11. Make fun of. : JAPE
12. Expedited. : SPED
15. Reporter's question. : WHERE
17. Eastern rulers. : KHANS
21. Whoop ___. : ITUP
23. Butterfly. : MONARCH
24. Hue ___. : ANDCRY
25. Ferret out. : DIGUP
26. Without exception. : EVERY
27. Moccasin, for one. : WATERSNAKE
28. Solicitous. : CARING
29. Golfing feat. : EAGLE
30. Men from Aarhus. : DANES
35. Cambodia's neighbor. : THAILAND
36. Gardens near Lahore. : SHALIMAR
38. "Peter Pan" pirate. : SMEE
39. Finishing kick. : SPURT
41. Last week's song, to a teenager. : OLDIE
44. Go-aheads. : YESES
45. Moiety. : HALF
46. His: Fr. : ALUI
47. Sundown. : DUSK
48. Forbid. : VETO
49. Inner: Prefix. : ENTO
50. Suffix for thermo. : STAT
53. Forest denizen. : DOE
54. Au ___. : JUS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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