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New York Times, Monday, October 6, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,359
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1. Daunted. : AWED
5. Hired hands. : HELP
9. Ort. : SCRAP
14. Surface. : PAVE
15. River to Fulda. : EDER
16. Hot pepper. : CHILI
17. Biblical king. : AGAG
18. Awry. : AGEE
19. Wedding procession locale. : AISLE
20. Music for Texas. : REDRIVERVALLEY
23. Picked up the tab. : TREATED
24. Of grandparents. : AVAL
25. Fizzle. : DUD
26. Bergman's daughter. : PIA
27. Corn. : SALT
31. Before's partner. : AFTER
34. Worship given to saints. : DULIA
36. Kind of rap. : BUM
37. Music for Milwaukee. : BEERBARRELPOLKA
40. Lion's share. : ALL
41. Word for verdant walls. : IVIED
42. Primp. : PREEN
43. Pung. : SLED
45. Adjective suffix. : IVE
46. Nourished. : FED
47. Vaulted recess. : APSE
49. Made eerie sounds. : CLANKED
53. Music for the West. : HOMEONTHERANGE
56. Deceptive. : FALSE
57. Algerian port. : ORAN
58. Weird Sister of "Macbeth." : NORN
59. Crude tartar. : ARGOL
60. Pelts. : FURS
61. Actors' signals. : CUES
62. Dizzy and Daffy. : DEANS
63. Regale. : FETE
64. Feminine suffix. : ETTE
1. Isolated. : APART
2. Bet. : WAGER
3. Sidestep. : EVADE
4. One who corrupts. : DEGRADER
5. Hoisted. : HEAVED
6. Won narrowly, with "out." : EDGED
7. Evil look. : LEER
8. Won. : PREVAILED
9. Stairs, in Italy. : SCALA
10. Discourages. : CHILLS
11. Low hill. : RISE
12. Confederate. : ALLY
13. ___ in the sky. : PIE
21. U. S. pianist. : ITURBI
22. Suffice. : AVAIL
26. Thick soup. : PUREE
28. First word of a palindrome. : ABLE
29. Between Mark and John. : LUKE
30. Gov't. agent. : TMAN
31. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
32. Dreadful. : FELL
33. Distant: Prefix. : TELE
34. Repelled. : DRIVENOFF
35. Materialize. : APPEAR
38. Dispatch boat. : AVISO
39. Weapons in general. : ORDNANCE
44. Kind of plum. : DAMSON
46. Strip blubber. : FLENSE
48. Strips. : PEELS
49. Mariner's necessity. : CHART
50. Flogging whip. : KNOUT
51. Heron. : EGRET
52. Stupid. : DENSE
53. Loser in a race. : HARE
54. Girl's name. : OLGA
55. Steadfast. : TRUE
56. Craze. : FAD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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