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New York Times, Wednesday, January 8, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 326 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,088

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Across
1
Pantheon. : GODS
5
Large drink. : JORUM
10
African town. : STAD
14
Aid's companion. : ABET
15
Czar's dictate. : UKASE
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Tropical staple. : TARO
17
Misrepresenter. : LIAR
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Bewildered. : DAZED
19
W. W. II powers. : AXIS
20
Twined. : STRUNG
22
Praise. : EULOGIZE
24
Bivouac. : CAMP
26
Twinge. : PANG
27
Bracer. : PICKMEUP
31
Wagner opera. : RIENZI
35
Spanish article. : UNA
36
Record. : ENTER
38
French numeral. : TROIS
39
Mink and seal. : FURS
41
Instructor. : TUTOR
43
The bench. : SUBS
44
Abnormality. : FREAK
46
Flycatcher. : PEWEE
48
New: Ger. : NEU
49
Sycophant. : YESMAN
51
Asks. : REQUESTS
53
Entreaty. : PLEA
55
Fees. : DUES
56
Rash ones. : HOTHEADS
60
Provoking. : IRKING
64
To him: Fr. : ALUI
65
Rodeo man. : ROPER
67
Brainstorm. : IDEA
68
Hindmost. : REAR
69
Intrepid. : BRAVE
70
Defoe character. : MOLL
71
Over. : DONE
72
Votes for. : YESES
73
Mexican pot. : OLLA
Down
1
Relatives of qts. : GALS
2
Newspaper item. : OBIT
3
Expensive. : DEAR
4
Beat. : STRUCK
5
Finding. : JUDGMENT
6
Tula's river. : OKA
7
Destroy. : RAZE
8
Exhaust. : USEUP
9
Crabapple's cousin. : MEDLAR
10
Consternates. : STAGGERS
11
Hack. : TAXI
12
State: Abbr. : ARIZ
13
Rx datum. : DOSE
21
Moniker. : NAME
23
Step ___. : ONIT
25
Contrived. : PUTUP
27
Short-winded. : PUFFY
28
Habituate. : INURE
29
Apprehensions. : CARES
30
Ustinov. : PETER
32
Certain words. : NOUNS
33
Asiatic civet cat. : ZIBET
34
Where Alexander defeated Darius. : ISSUS
37
Sculled. : ROWED
40
Glasswort. : SAMPHIRE
42
Entails. : REQUIRES
45
Garden green. : KALE
47
Your: Ger. : EUER
50
At hand. : NEARBY
52
Native of Alaska. : ESKIMO
54
Worship. : ADORE
56
Troublesome. : HARD
57
Spread. : OLEO
58
Eastern title. : TUAN
59
Resorts. : SPAS
61
Revered one. : IDOL
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Dickens character. : NELL
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Festive. : GALA
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Poet's time of day. : EVE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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