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New York Times, Thursday, January 9, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,089
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1. Exclamation. : AHA
4. Vapor. : STEAM
9. Latin abbr. : IBID
13. Part of speech. : VERB
15. Cuddly bear. : KOALA
16. Cyrano's worry. : NOSE
17. Of an age. : ERAL
18. Misstepped. : ERRED
19. Type of oak. : HOLM
20. Night club. : CABARET
22. Discounts. : REBATES
24. Nonsense! : RATS
25. Pagodas. : TAAS
26. Delicate flowers. : BLUETS
29. Horseplayer. : BETTOR
33. Actress Christian. : LINDA
34. Roofed passage by a house. : BREEZEWAY
37. Dated. : OLD
38. Vaunt. : BOAST
39. Japanese statesman. : ITO
40. Count your ___. : BLESSINGS
43. Culet. : FACET
45. Related items. : SERIES
46. Carpenter's joints. : MITERS
47. Be an angel, on Broadway. : BACK
49. Marsh bird. : SORA
50. Civil War site. : BULLRUN
53. Frauds. : HUMBUGS
57. Turkish regiment. : ALAI
58. Small bits. : IOTAS
60. Samoan port. : APIA
61. Mountain lake. : TARN
62. Coil. : TWINE
63. Laze. : LOLL
64. Difficulty. : SNAG
65. Deride. : SNEER
66. ___ King Cole. : NAT
1. With: Fr. : AVEC
2. Greek Juno. : HERA
3. Urchin. : ARAB
4. Long-handled scoops: Naut. : SKEETS
5. Civil wrongs. : TORTS
6. Spike of corn. : EAR
7. Warning. : ALERT
8. Wagered. : MADEABET
9. Hurriedly. : INHASTE
10. Footwear. : BOOT
11. Key. : ISLE
12. Party men: Abbr. : DEMS
14. Trumpeted. : BLARED
21. Pro ___. : RATA
23. Singer Joan. : BAEZ
26. Small lumps. : BLOBS
27. French city. : LILLE
28. Below. : UNDER
30. Once again. : TWICE
31. Horse opera. : OATER
32. Indian peasants. : RYOTS
34. Marché or ton. : BON
35. Tease: Slang. : RAG
36. Letter. : ESS
38. Cookies, in Soho. : BISCUITS
41. Child. : SIBLING
42. Scorch. : SEAR
43. Steadfast. : FIRM
44. Drum. : ATABAL
46. A cat is one. : MOUSER
48. Familiar. : KNOWN
49. Hero of a Western. : SHANE
50. Goes to the plate. : BATS
51. ___ Bator. : ULAN
52. Venezuelan state. : LARA
54. Once ___ a time. : UPON
55. Arizona river. : GILA
56. Corn. : SALT
59. Bond. : TIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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