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New York Times, Thursday, October 30, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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1. Imperfection. : FLAW
5. Metropolitan. : URBAN
10. A band of sorts. : IMAN
14. ___ citato. : LOCO
15. Full of holes. : LEAKY
16. Appellation. : NAME
17. Cheese. : EDAM
18. Callas. : MARIA
19. Place for corn. : CRIB
20. Early Mexican. : AZTEC
22. Ballerinas. : DANSEUSES
24. Inquisitive. : NOSY
26. Branch. : ARM
27. Curve. : ARC
30. Having a rotunda. : DOMED
33. Have ___ (live it up). : ABALL
37. Workman. : DAYLABORER
40. Cry of revelry. : EVOE
41. Eat formally. : DINE
42. Pineapple: Sp. : ANANA
43. Part of N. B. : NOTA
44. Type of school: Abbr. : UNIV
45. Loud report. : DETONATION
47. Hickory tree. : PECAN
49. Tender years. : YOUTH
50. Summer time. : DST
51. Snood. : NET
53. Salinger heroine. : ESME
55. Diamond center. : AMSTERDAM
60. Land of the Rosetta stone. : EGYPT
64. Modern artist. : DALI
65. Fervent. : EAGER
67. City on Lake Michigan. : GARY
68. Park in Utah. : ZION
69. Hemingway locale. : ARENA
70. Swan genus. : OLOR
71. Punta del ___. : ESTE
72. Churlish. : TESTY
73. Fictional captain. : NEMO
1. Circus performer of a sort. : FLEA
2. Polish metropolis. : LODZ
3. "___ may look at . . . " : ACAT
4. Housewives. : WOMEN
5. Einstein's birthplace. : ULM
6. Cash on hand. : READYMONEY
7. Silent screen vamp. : BARA
8. Similar. : AKIN
9. Lake in southern Africa. : NYASA
10. Office holder. : INCUMBENT
11. Earth's neighbor : MARS
12. Friend in Paris. : AMIE
13. Beaks. : NEBS
21. Musical finale. : CODA
23. Geological period. : ERA
25. Not ___. : SOBAD
27. Tot. : ADDUP
28. Creator ot Tugboat Annie. : RAINE
29. Scoffer. : CYNIC
31. Muse. : ERATO
32. Outcome. : DENOUEMENT
34. Give a wide berth. : AVOID
35. Water lily. : LOTOS
36. Inclined. : LEANT
38. Mideasterner. : LEVANTINE
39. Carries on. : RANTS
46. Alas! : AHME
48. Wedding-notice word. : NEE
52. Rare pleasure. : TREAT
54. Incite. : EGGON
55. Wood-dressing tool. : ADZE
56. But: Fr. : MAIS
57. Pigeonhole. : SLOT
58. Take a chance. : DARE
59. Long period of time. : AGES
61. Ivy team. : YALE
62. College event. : PROM
63. Amateur. : TYRO
66. Skate. : RAY

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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