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New York Times, Wednesday, November 12, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,396
Across
1. Underground group. : CELL
5. The real ___. : MCCOY
10. Over, in Germany. : UBER
14. Name for Athena. : ALEA
15. "Mighty lak' ___." : AROSE
16. Transient star. : NOVA
17. Pole, for one. : SLAV
18. Sources. : ROOTS
19. " . . . whose name was ___ in water." : WRIT
20. Turn yellow. : TAKETOONESHEELS
23. Recess. : NOOK
24. Adjective suffix. : IAL
25. Depress. : SADDEN
28. Sky blue. : CERULEAN
33. Wandered. : ERRED
34. Roadside place. : MOTEL
35. Word before down or low. : LIE
36. Storyteller. : LIAR
37. Two tablespoonfuls. : OUNCE
38. Go piggyback. : RIDE
39. A queen's way out. : ASP
40. Building recesses. : APSES
41. Parceled out. : METED
42. Unobservant. : HEEDLESS
44. Broadway fare. : COMEDY
45. Celtic name. : IAN
46. Exposed. : BARE
47. Redeye, for one. : SNAKEBITEREMEDY
55. Plant. : WORT
56. Shade of green. : OLIVE
57. Color for Alice. : BLUE
58. Building pier. : ANTA
59. Earthenware jars. : OLLAS
60. Dash. : ELAN
61. Outdo. : BEST
62. Wails. : KEENS
63. Cincinnati players. : REDS
Down
1. Playbill listing. : CAST
2. Fitzgerald. : ELLA
3. Slip out, as news. : LEAK
4. Scent. : LAVENDER
5. Shade of red. : MAROON
6. Bend. : CROOK
7. Ringtailed animal. : COON
8. Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
9. Emphatic affirmative. : YESSIREE
10. Ailing. : UNWELL
11. Drill. : BORE
12. Sinister. : EVIL
13. Betrayers. : RATS
21. Nailed obliquely. : TOED
22. Cart. : HAUL
25. Biblical term. : SELAH
26. Begin. : ARISE
27. Arrange in folds. : DRAPE
28. Pine-tree products. : CONES
29. Extras: Abbr. : ETCS
30. Cream. : ELITE
31. Helped. : AIDED
32. Destitute. : NEEDY
34. Disarrange. : MUSS
37. Something easily understood. : OPENBOOK
38. Convey greetings. : REMEMBER
40. Wings. : ALAE
41. Additional. : MORE
43. Harsh unilateral settlement. : DIKTAT
44. Pet. : CARESS
46. Former British Laborite. : BEVAN
47. Mop. : SWAB
48. ___ of your business. : NONE
49. Field of study. : ARTS
50. That: Lat. : ILLE
51. Drainage pipe. : TILE
52. She, in Paris. : ELLE
53. Pair. : DUAD
54. Urges. : YENS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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