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New York Times, Friday, November 14, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,398
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1. Fraternal groups: Abbr. : SOCS
5. Louvre name. : MONA
9. Last of the Mohicans. : UNCAS
14. Joie de vivre. : ELAN
15. Gone. : AWAY
16. Kind of surgeon. : NEURO
17. Terza ___. : RIMA
18. ___ for picking. : RIPE
19. Legally strong. : VALID
20. Excessively fastidious. : OVERFINE
22. More ___ to conquer. : WORLDS
23. Slender insect. : WALKINGSTICK
25. From: Fr. : DES
26. Without direction. : UNAIMED
30. Expedites. : SPEEDS
34. Star-shaped. : STELLATE
35. Griddle for tortillas. : COMAL
36. Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
37. Russian lake. : ILMEN
38. Fruit stone. : OLIVEPIT
40. Estimate. : ASSESS
41. Girls named for a saint. : TERESAS
42. Clock setting. : EST
43. Englishman's dilemma. : STICKYWICKET
49. Coupon instruction. : SENDIN
52. Alpine iterations. : REECHOES
53. Clergyman: Fr. : CLERC
54. Kind of monster. : GILA
55. Good-for-nothing: Scot. : ORRA
56. "Have ___ at yourselves . . . " : ALOOK
57. Danish weights. : ESER
58. Hideout. : LAIR
59. Files. : RASPS
60. Italian family. : ESTE
61. Some bills. : ONES
1. Asian antelope. : SEROW
2. Baseball's Tony. : OLIVA
3. Arab's mount. : CAMEL
4. Boojum. : SNARK
5. Parris Islanders. : MARINES
6. ___ Mills, Md. : OWINGS
7. Necks. : NAPES
8. Yes vote. : AYE
9. Lacking in singing quality. : UNVOCALISTIC
10. Close hits. : NEARKILLS
11. Choose. : CULL
12. Dry. : ARID
13. Turfs. : SODS
21. Nonsense! : FIDDLESTICKS
22. Chablis. : WINE
24. Scolding words. : TUTS
27. Auntie ___. : MAME
28. Summers in Paris. : ETES
29. Quiet rooms. : DENS
30. Highlander. : SCOT
31. Paderewski. : POLE
32. Arab chieftain. : EMIR
33. Listen in a way. : EAVESDROP
34. Be in session. : SIT
36. Of all kinds: Abbr. : MISC
39. Ache. : PAIN
40. "Accept us ___." : ASWEARE
42. Small hole. : EYELET
44. Kringle. : KRISS
45. S. A. Indian of mixed blood. : CHOLO
46. Holy book of Islam. : KORAN
47. Uncanny. : EERIE
48. Emperors. : TSARS
49. Cicatrice. : SCAR
50. Miss Cinders. : ELLA
51. Prefixes meaning new. : NEOS
54. Cousin of gosh. : GEE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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