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New York Times, Wednesday, October 22, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F G J }, Scrabble score: 333 (avg 1.78)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,375
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1. Bin for grain. : CRIB
5. Formal statements. : DICTA
10. Forest Hills V.I.P. : ASHE
14. Sharpen. : HONE
15. Alliance. : UNION
16. Sound of relief. : WHEW
17. "___ Three Lives." : ILED
18. Ubiquitous. : EVERYWHERE
20. French painter. : CEZANNE
22. Straphanger. : RIDER
23. Galvanizes. : ZINCS
25. Parking problem. : CAR
26. Tub of a sort. : SITZBATH
29. Finally. : ATLAST
33. Skating jumps. : AXELS
34. Europeans. : IRISH
36. Machine tool. : DIE
37. Swab. : WIPE
38. Russian river. : DVINA
39. Turkish coin. : PARA
40. Shoe part. : TOE
41. Little Nell's name. : TRENT
42. Adjusts, as an engine. : TUNES
43. Kind of punch. : ONETWO
45. Arch feature. : KEYSTONE
47. Chance. : HAP
48. Spills over. : SLOPS
49. Play part. : ACTII
52. Five-year period. : LUSTRUM
56. First-aid item. : TOURNIQUET
60. One of York's rivers. : OUSE
61. Literary works. : ODES
62. Eat in a way. : MUNCH
63. Notion. : IDEA
64. Enjoyment. : ZEST
65. Men of letters. : POETS
66. Criterion. : TEST
1. In style. : CHIC
2. Macbeth, for one. : ROLE
3. Girl's name. : INEZ
4. Awe. : BEDAZZLE
5. Chaperon. : DUENNA
6. Denunciatory. : INVECTIVE
7. French co. : CIE
8. Noun ending. : TOR
9. Word with how or where. : ANY
10. Spinning. : AWHIRL
11. Discard. : SHED
12. On-the-spot. : HERE
13. Jug. : EWER
19. Choler. : WRATH
21. V.I.P. word, with "his." : NIBS
24. Contracts. : SHRINKS
25. Señora's home. : CASA
26. Took care of. : SAWTO
27. Mythical king of Thessaly. : IXION
28. Squaw's home. : TEPEE
30. Novel bell town. : ADANO
31. Temptress. : SIREN
32. Badger. : TEASE
35. Wits. : INTELLECT
38. Let go. : DROP
39. Presses hard. : PUTSTOIT
41. Clemens. : TWAIN
42. Recipe abbrs. : TSPS
44. Craving. : THIRST
46. Adolescents. : YOUTHS
49. From ___. : ATOZ
50. Symbolic expression. : CODE
51. Calendar abbr. : TUES
53. Unmannered. : RUDE
54. Wields. : USES
55. Steaks and chops. : MEAT
57. Mischief-maker. : IMP
58. Status ___. : QUO
59. French numeral. : UNE

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

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