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New York Times, Friday, October 17, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,370
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1. Mata ___. : HARI
5. Word on a post office sign. : ALIAS
10. Sudden blow. : CLAP
14. Enthusiasm. : ELAN
15. Emergency. : PINCH
16. Crippled. : LAME
17. Bench, in Paris. : BANC
18. Western event. : RODEO
19. Monogram: Abbr. : INIT
20. ___ the button. : RIGHTON
22. Postures. : STANCES
24. District of a lord. : MANOR
26. Cold word for hot gems. : ICE
27. Garden flower. : ASTER
30. Complete. : FINISHOFF
35. Paste used for fake jewelry. : STRASS
37. Fault. : VICE
38. Shelter. : LEE
39. Sunday sound. : PEAL
40. Botanic seed. : OVULE
42. Adjectival suffixes. : IALS
43. Sea eagle. : ERN
44. Iridescent stone. : OPAL
45. Musical directions. : LENTOS
47. Took new bearings. : RESIGHTED
50. Play part. : SCENE
51. Scotsman's one. : ANE
52. Tithe. : TENTH
54. Satisfactory outcome. : SUCCESS
58. Antilles islands. : LEEWARD
62. Hebrew letter. : TETH
63. Anchor position. : ATRIP
65. Mine products. : ORES
66. Lily plant. : ALOE
67. Small bird. : FINCH
68. Bevel out. : REAM
69. Indian weights. : SERS
70. Muse of poetry. : ERATO
71. Objective for NASA. : MARS
1. N. T. book: Abbr. : HEBR
2. Kirghiz range. : ALAI
3. Telephoned. : RANG
4. Gradually. : INCHMEAL
5. Hangar area. : APRON
6. ___ Judah. : LIONOF
7. Certain voter: Abbr. : IND
8. Experts. : ACES
9. Photograph. : SHOT
10. Settle conclusively. : CLINCH
11. Tapering, as a leaf. : LANCEOLATE
12. Grenoble friend. : AMIE
13. Dogs and cats. : PETS
21. Seagoers. : TARS
23. Comfort: Fr. : AISE
25. Brook. : RIVULET
27. Old Turkish coin. : ASPER
28. Cubic measure. : STERE
29. One who does business. : TRANSACTOR
31. Zero. : NIL
32. Island republic: Abbr. : ICEL
33. Criminal. : FELON
34. Escutcheon band. : FESSE
36. Classman. : SOPH
41. Vessel. : VAT
42. Acrobatic caterpillar. : INCHWORM
44. S-shaped curve. : OGEE
46. Italian family. : ESTE
48. Creeps along. : INCHES
49. Improper act, in law. : DELICT
53. Prefix for cloud. : NEPHO
54. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
55. Central African river. : UELE
56. Objective of a certain cracker. : SAFE
57. Become active. : STIR
59. Surface. : AREA
60. Rise high. : REAR
61. Military awards: Abbr. : DSMS
64. Class of nucleic acids. : RNA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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