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New York Times, Saturday, January 25, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,105
Across Down
1. Frilly neckpiece. : JABOT
6. Chimps. : APES
10. Sharpen. : WHET
14. Latin friends. : AMICI
15. Minor or Major. : URSA
16. Greek letter. : IOTA
17. Infuse. : IMBUE
18. Fallen angel. : BEELZEBUB
20. Be lazy. : LOLL
21. Hebrew letter. : MEM
22. Casabas. : MELONS
23. Role in "Othello." : IAGO
25. Like some college halls. : IVIED
27. Last stop, financially. : POORHOUSE
30. Spanish verb. : ESTA
34. Particularly: Abbr. : ESP
35. Stanch. : ARREST
37. Cabinet post: Abbr. : DHEW
38. "O Sole ___." : MIO
39. Bohea. : TEA
40. Topple. : TIP
42. "___ man of . . . " : IMA
43. Benelux member: Abbr. : BELG
45. Seed for rolls. : SESAME
47. Hero of many a movie. : SPY
48. Space. : AREA
49. Frees. : UNLEASHES
51. Lariat. : LASSO
54. Fortune. : LUCK
55. Spacecraft name. : APOLLO
58. Beam. : RAY
60. Pile. : HEAP
63. Birds named for their song. : BOBOLINKS
65. Veld animal. : ZEBRA
66. Hodgepodge. : OLIO
67. Stew flavoring. : LEEK
68. With full force. : AMAIN
69. Cozy home. : NEST
70. Coins of Peru. : SOLS
71. Film great. : GABLE
1. Lock up. : JAIL
2. Ordnance: Slang. : AMMO
3. Bookseller. : BIBLIOPOLE
4. Visual. : OCULAR
5. Kind of score. : TIE
6. Seine tributary. : AUBE
7. Hypothesis. : PREMISE
8. Direction: Abbr. : ESE
9. Ragout. : SALMI
10. Brandished. : WIELDED
11. Rod-rider. : HOBO
12. Vingt-___. : ETUN
13. Bills. : TABS
19. Hudson's Tappan ___. : ZEE
21. Archie et al. : MOORES
24. Ganges sight. : GHAT
26. Pure. : VESTAL
27. Island off Tanganyika. : PEMBA
28. Willow. : OSIER
29. Asp. : URAEUS
31. Grilled delicacy. : SHISHKEBAB
32. Greek valley sacred to a god. : TEMPE
33. Quite ___ (quite a distance): Colloq. : AWAYS
36. Opportune. : TIMELY
41. ___ de soie. : PEAU
44. Clodhopper: Var. : GALLOOT
46. Skindiving aid. : SNORKEL
50. Outline. : SCHEMA
52. Wholly. : ALL
53. Smears. : SOILS
55. ___ marché. : ABON
56. Cracow man. : POLE
57. Sashes. : OBIS
59. Inquires. : ASKS
61. Seed coat. : ARIL
62. Facet. : PANE
64. Recent: Prefix. : NEO
65. Sharp turn. : ZAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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