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New York Times, Monday, January 20, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 30-Down clue had "Shakespearian"; changed it to "Shakespearean."

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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,100

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Humbug. : FLAM
5. Power source. : STEAM
10. Party disciplinarian. : WHIP
14. Seine tributary. : EURE
15. Range of Utah. : UINTA
16. Screen. : HIDE
17. Student's concern. : EXAM
18. Dimmed. : FADED
19. Winnie ___ Pu. : ILLE
20. Free. : LETOFF
22. Baby transit. : STROLLER
24. Bankruptcy. : RUIN
26. Before zwei. : EINS
27. Le Roi Soleil. : LOUISXIV
31. Alit. : GOTOFF
35. "___ moi, le deluge." : APRES
36. Claro, for one. : CIGAR
38. New Zealand parrot. : KEA
39. V.I.P.'s. : BIGS
40. Halloween get-up. : GHOUL
41. Improbable. : TALL
42. Pronoun. : ONE
43. Suppress. : QUELL
44. Pumpkin and squash. : PEPOS
45. Deliverance. : RESCUE
47. Detroit Tiger star. : ALKALINE
49. Publicizes. : AIRS
51. Kennel sound. : YIPE
52. Unused. : BRANDNEW
56. Dawdled. : LAGGED
60. Eastern V.I.P. : RANI
61. Big bargain: Colloq. : STEAL
63. Level. : RAZE
64. Not touch with ___ foot pole. : ATEN
65. French house feature. : ETAGE
66. Tilted. : ATIP
67. With 8 Down, cozy meeting. : TETE
68. Teamed up. : YOKED
69. Not settled. : MOOT
Down
1. Sense. : FEEL
2. De ___. : LUXE
3. Smell ___. : ARAT
4. Computer parts. : MEMORIES
5. Word adjunct. : SUFFIX
6. Spanish aunt. : TIA
7. Closes. : ENDS
8. See 67 Across. : ATETE
9. Vocal piece. : MADRIGAL
10. During, of old. : WHILST
11. Feature of Rome. : HILL
12. Not in use. : IDLE
13. Viscount. : PEER
21. Uproar. : FUSS
23. ___ about. : ONOR
25. Statue spot. : NICHE
27. Item on a repair bill. : LABOR
28. Allow as how. : OPINE
29. Presses. : URGES
30. Shakespearean role. : VIOLA
32. Giraffe's cousin. : OKAPI
33. Wrongdoer. : FELON
34. Spurious. : FALSE
37. Erosion product. : GULLY
40. Dairy cow. : GUERNSEY
41. Wire. : TELEGRAM
43. Chaw. : QUID
44. One of the Bears. : PAPA
46. Tooth. : CANINE
48. Vetoed. : KILLED
50. Brawl. : SETTO
52. Neighbor's child. : BRAT
53. Appraise. : RATE
54. French writer. : ANET
55. Ineffectual. : WEAK
57. Cat: Sp. : GATO
58. Pinza. : EZIO
59. Gov't. branch. : DEPT
62. Vital statistic. : AGE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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