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New York Times, Saturday, October 25, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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C
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N
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H
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R
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T
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B
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D
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B
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D
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G
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C
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,378
Across
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Piraeus portico. : STOA
5
Greek peak. : OSSA
9
Scottish hillside. : BRAE
13
Greek region. : PINDUSMOUNTAINS
17
Alaskan area. : ALEUTIANISLANDS
18
Unreliable one. : LIAR
19
Bangkok man: Var. : TAI
20
Look at. : EYE
21
Domain. : REALM
23
Time of life. : TEENS
25
Social division. : CASTE
26
Lowlife. : CAD
27
Essential part. : GIST
30
Formal procedure. : RITE
31
Ocean: Abbr. : PAC
32
Impressed. : BITTEN
34
Mountain of Crete. : IDA
35
Environment. : HABITAT
37
Regret. : RUE
38
Improved. : BETTER
40
Harbor craft. : TUG
41
Scraps. : BITS
42
Game animal. : DEER
43
Familiar word of address. : BUB
44
Greenskeeper's concern. : DIVOT
45
Borders. : EDGES
47
Cheat. : COZEN
48
R. R. stop: Abbr. : STA
51
Noun suffix. : IER
52
Corner. : TREE
53
Tropical fruit. : CAYENNECHERRIES
59
African area. : ORANGEFREESTATE
60
Go. : WEND
61
Pack. : STOW
62
Plenty for 5 Down. : ENOW
Down
1
Belgian resort. : SPA
2
Sesame. : TIL
3
Wallet item. : ONE
4
Flatter. : ADULATE
5
Persian poet. : OMAR
6
Dombey's favorite. : SON
7
Appropriate. : SUITED
8
Loops, in anatomy. : ANSAE
9
Pasture noise. : BAA
10
Russian hemp. : RINE
11
Man's nickname. : ANDY
12
Common Latin verb. : ESSE
14
Of avail. : UTILE
15
Anna's destination. : SIAM
16
Alaskan tribal group. : TLINGIT
21
Made an attack. : RAIDED
22
Fourth ___. : ESTATE
23
Roman historian. : TACITUS
24
Convene. : SIT
25
Cheat in an exam. : CRIB
26
Vehicle. : CAB
28
Endeavor. : STRIVE
29
Early German. : TEUTON
31
Common level. : PAR
32
Sack. : BAG
33
Cozy place. : NEST
35
Running together. : HERDING
36
Container. : TUB
39
Pipe joint. : TEE
41
Tunisian port. : BIZERTE
43
Deprived. : BEREFT
44
Active ones. : DOERS
46
Biological factors. : GENES
47
Canadian Indian. : CREE
48
Clumsy boat. : SCOW
49
Weight allowance. : TARE
50
Spruce tree of Asia. : AYAN
52
Muscle. : THEW
54
Conclude. : END
55
___-Magnon. : CRO
56
Fleming. : IAN
57
W. W. II area. : ETO
58
Fasten. : SEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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