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New York Times, Wednesday, October 8, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,361

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Students & seniors
Across
1. U. S. sculptor. : TAFT
5. Brief try. : STAB
9. Glacial ridges. : OSAR
13. Inter ___. : ALIA
14. College song word. : BOOLA
15. Lopez number. : NOLA
16. Tip, as a plane. : BANK
17. Used a scull. : OARED
18. Shouts, in Paris. : CRIS
19. Aside. : UNDERONESBREATH
22. Go to ___. : SEED
23. Statute: Fr. : LOI
24. Punched: Slang. : BOFFED
27. Cubs' cousins. : BROWNIES
32. ___ a sudden. : ALLOF
33. Dry measure of Brazil. : MOIO
34. Auk genus. : ALCA
35. Use a branding iron. : SEAR
36. Strict. : RIGID
37. Program. : BILL
38. Marionette man. : SARG
39. Ending for tonsil. : ITIS
40. Garb for Sir Walter. : CLOAK
41. Small change in Madras. : ONERUPEE
43. Pleasure trips. : JAUNTS
44. Kyushu mountain. : ASO
45. Excellent. : AONE
46. Lucid. : INONESRIGHTMIND
54. Word of caution. : DONT
55. Hawk feature. : TALON
56. In bad ___. : ODOR
57. Heraldic term. : ENTE
58. Stabilizes. : EVENS
59. Wine vessel. : OLPE
60. Indicative, for instance. : MOOD
61. Word for some novels. : SEXY
62. Desideratum. : NEED
Down
1. Forbidden. : TABU
2. Heraldic dog. : ALAN
3. Encounter. : FIND
4. Supposes. : TAKESFORGRANTED
5. ___-so. : SOAND
6. Raced. : TORE
7. Porter and others. : ALES
8. Ill will. : BADBLOOD
9. Infrequently. : ONCEINABLUEMOON
10. Marsh bird. : SORA
11. Came down. : ALIT
12. Incautious. : RASH
14. Sounded off, in a way. : BOOED
20. Navigational hazard. : REEF
21. Use the oars. : ROW
24. Singer. : BASSO
25. New York city. : OLEAN
26. Blaze up suddenly. : FLARE
27. Hobgoblin: Var. : BOGIE
28. U. S. social reformer. : RIIS
29. Troy, to the Greeks. : ILION
30. Fanfare. : ECLAT
31. Jonas and family. : SALKS
33. Small sum. : MITE
36. Comebacks. : RIPOSTES
40. Tilt. : CANT
42. Take advantage of. : USE
43. Alden and others. : JOHNS
45. Kind of newspaper column. : AGONY
46. The same: Lat. : IDEM
47. Words to a child. : NONO
48. In the know. : ONTO
49. Ecstatic review. : RAVE
50. Holly. : ILEX
51. At rest. : IDLE
52. Slangy negative. : NOPE
53. A Scott. : DRED

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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