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New York Times, Thursday, October 23, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,376
Across
1. Prospector's area. : CLAIM
6. Thickening agent. : AGAR
10. Mountain pass. : GHAT
14. Boy hero of juvenile books. : ROLLO
15. Chinese: Prefix. : SINO
16. Eastern title. : RANI
17. Bedouin cords. : AGALS
18. Place of escape for a child. : TREEHOUSE
20. Gymnasiums. : PALESTRAS
22. Swiss mathematician. : EULER
23. Spanish queen. : ENA
24. Mansard. : ROOF
25. Beard of wheat. : AWN
26. Cut the grass. : MOW
27. Fragments. : FLINDERS
32. Name in psychology. : ELLIS
35. Treasured. : DEAR
36. Delay. : WAIT
37. Daniel Boone, for one. : PIONEER
39. Compunction. : REMORSE
41. Formerly. : ONCE
42. Spanish uncles. : TIOS
44. U. S. composer. : ARLEN
45. Drift. : SNOWBANK
47. Sort. : ILK
48. Food scrap. : ORT
49. Tops. : AONE
51. Initials of 1935. : WPA
54. Japanese porcelain ware. : IMARI
57. Sights on the Wabash. : SYCAMORES
59. Region of central Asia. : TURKESTAN
61. Eastern Christian. : UNIAT
62. Italian town. : ESTE
63. New Zealand tree. : RIMU
64. Pioneer in electricity. : TESLA
65. Rise high. : REAR
66. Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
67. Glyceride. : ESTER
Down
1. Thin fabric. : CRAPE
2. Singer Ella. : LOGAN
3. Ancient Greek war cry. : ALALA
4. Winnie ___ Pu. : ILLE
5. Deep-pink color. : MOSSROSE
6. Space-age prefix. : ASTRO
7. African animal. : GIRAFFE
8. Ones, in Scotland. : ANES
9. Shad delicacy. : ROE
10. Preliminaries. : GROUNDWORK
11. Drag. : HAUL
12. Handle, in France. : ANSE
13. Layer. : TIER
19. Cut. : HEWN
21. Kind of truck. : TOW
25. Yorkshire river. : AIRE
26. Underground man. : MINEWORKER
28. Norse name : LARS
29. Nobleman. : EARL
30. High ground. : RISE
31. British gun. : STEN
32. Type of poetry. : EPOS
33. Waterfall: Scot. : LINN
34. Frenzied: Slang. : LOCO
35. Yugoslavian river. : DRIN
38. Coup d'___. : ETAT
40. Sled dog. : MALEMUTE
43. Honshu city. : OKAYAMA
46. Soft cheese. : BRIE
47. ___ minute. : INA
50. Rope plaiter of myth. : OCNUS
51. Joint. : WRIST
52. U. S. portrait painter. : PEALE
53. "___ for every state." : ASTAR
54. Roman road. : ITER
55. Euterpe. : MUSE
56. Grecian gulf. : ARTA
57. Move. : STIR
58. Bills. : ONES
60. Hindu title. : SRI

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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