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New York Times, Friday, October 31, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,384
Across Down
1. Hike. : TRAMP
6. South African. : BOER
10. Second-century date. : CIII
14. Jewel. : BIJOU
15. Sector. : AREA
16. Palindromic name. : OTTO
17. Part of some clocks. : ALARM
18. Night out for small fry. : HALLOWEEN
20. Ingram of the movies. : REX
21. Design. : PLAN
23. Woolly beasts. : LLAMAS
24. Glide along. : SKIM
25. Watcher. : EYER
26. "We're off to see ___ . . . " : THEWIZARD
30. Common saying. : ADAGE
34. Fine cigar. : HAVANA
35. Nook, in England. : HERN
37. Indian export. : TEA
38. On a par. : EVEN
39. European river. : RHINE
41. Word of warning. : DONT
42. 32,000 ounces. : TON
43. Toothed animal: Suffix. : ODON
44. Charlotte ___. : AMALIE
46. Player. : ACTOR
48. Mischief-maker. : HOBGOBLIN
50. Bad: Sp. : MALO
52. Testing areas. : LABS
53. ___ the occasion. : ROSETO
56. Without: Fr. : SANS
57. Companion of whiz. : GEE
60. Seasonal costumes. : SKELETONS
62. Fives, nines, etc. : TEAMS
64. Contemptible. : VILE
65. Tense. : TAUT
66. Strangely charming. : ELFIN
67. Whack. : PELT
68. Planets. : ORBS
69. Weapon. : RIFLE
1. Skier's lift. : TBAR
2. Miff. : RILE
3. Greek hero. : AJAX
4. Forest humus. : MOR
5. October décor. : PUMPKIN
6. Atlantic islands. : BAHAMA
7. Algerian port. : ORAN
8. Slippery one. : EEL
9. Come from behind. : RALLY
10. Scaredy-cat. : COWARD
11. Thing. : ITEM
12. Shrub genus. : ITEA
13. Free electrons. : IONS
19. New York city. : OLEAN
22. Crocodile, for one. : LIZARD
24. Kind of dive. : SWAN
25. Biblical setting. : EDEN
26. Greek letter. : THETA
27. Devastation. : HAVOC
28. Occasion. : EVENT
29. Zero Mostel role. : RHINO
31. Bikini. : ATOLL
32. Supernatural spirits. : GENII
33. Consumed. : EATEN
36. Ronald. : REAGAN
40. Santa's sound. : HOHO
41. Pats. : DABS
43. Declaim. : ORATE
45. Capone, for one. : MOBSTER
47. Menu selection. : OMELET
49. Explosions. : BLASTS
51. Game of chance. : LOTTO
53. Invitation request: Abbr. : RSVP
54. Migrant worker. : OKIE
55. Vend. : SELL
56. Ignore. : SNUB
57. Climbing spur. : GAFF
58. Man's name. : EMIL
59. Early serf. : ESNE
61. Bladed pole. : OAR
63. Yale. : ELI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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