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New York Times, Tuesday, January 7, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,087
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1. Jalopy's call. : BEEP
5. Opening words for Caesar. : ICAME
10. Bad marks on a report card. : FFFF
14. Willing's companion. : ABLE
15. TV's George. : GOBEL
16. Ingenue, for one. : ROLE
17. Dog that eats beans? : BOSTONBULL
19. Way out. : EXIT
20. Menuhin's teacher. : ENESCO
21. Milady's ritual. : TOILETTE
23. Rain cover, for short. : TARP
25. Heavy stake. : SPILE
26. Cream pastry. : NAPOLEON
30. Variety of fig. : SMYRNA
33. Market place. : AGORA
34. Hood. : ROBIN
36. Oriental. : RUG
37. Famous Auntie. : MAME
38. Kind. : GENUS
39. Marks on beans. : HILA
40. After printemps. : ETE
41. Portends. : BODES
42. Senses. : FEELS
43. Sequence. : SERIES
45. Gem shape. : TEARDROP
47. "___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
49. Men's gathering. : STAG
50. Tools. : HANDSAWS
53. Oona's father. : ONEILL
57. Rose's mate. : ABIE
58. Dog that eats honeydew? : MELANCHOLY
60. Shah's land. : IRAN
61. Heath genus. : ERICA
62. Word with shoppe. : OLDE
63. Bombast. : RANT
64. Drive away. : REPEL
65. Annie Oakley. : PASS
1. Innocent one. : BABE
2. Black. : EBON
3. Differently. : ELSE
4. Where to buy a dog. : PETSTORE
5. Pay no mind. : IGNORE
6. Male swan. : COB
7. Border. : ABUT
8. Cyclades isle. : MELOS
9. Mark for omitted words. : ELLIPSIS
10. Without stint. : FREELY
11. Partly sly dog. : FOXTERRIER
12. Pass lightly. : FLIT
13. Honor. : FETE
18. Central Florida city. : OCALA
22. Portray. : LIMN
24. Having tiny openings. : PORED
26. Appoints. : NAMES
27. Small type. : AGATE
28. Dog that eats apples? : POMERANIAN
29. Piece for nine. : NONET
31. A bid to win no tricks. : NULLO
32. Breathless. : AGASP
35. Public carriers. : BUSES
38. Filmy. : GOSSAMER
39. Fly low. : HEDGEHOP
41. Parties. : BEES
42. French money. : FRANC
44. Notch. : INDENT
46. Lacking musical key. : ATONAL
48. Poetic verb. : TWERE
50. Chair stuffing. : HAIR
51. Start of a magic-spell word. : ABRA
52. Err. : SLIP
54. City in S. E. Kansas. : IOLA
55. Degrees. : LLDS
56. Soap ingredients. : LYES
59. King's superior. : ACE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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