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New York Times, Tuesday, November 18, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,402
Across
1. Converse. : CHAT
5. Billiard shot. : CAROM
10. In reference. : ASTO
14. New World capital. : LIMA
15. Sidestep. : ELUDE
16. Measure of area: Abbr. : SQYD
17. Remote. : AFAR
18. Parts of football teams. : LINES
19. Mideasterner. : KURD
20. Anxiety. : DISQUIET
22. Challenges. : DEFIES
24. With 25 Across, Asian metropolis. : ULAN
25. See 24 Across. : BATOR
26. Not hear ___ drop. : APIN
28. Objected. : DEMURRED
31. Where the action is. : ARENA
32. Like some textiles. : WOVEN
33. Ouside: Abbr. : EXO
34. German pronoun. : MIR
35. U.S. novelist. : JAMES
36. Name in U.N. records. : LIE
37. Sailor's initials. : USN
38. Eastern pepper plant. : BETEL
39. Vocal pieces. : DUETS
41. Got as a profit. : REALIZED
43. Lineman. : ENDS
44. Creator. : MAKER
45. Cork's port. : COBH
47. Gossamer thing. : COBWEB
49. Keep up. : CONTINUE
53. Word on U.S. money. : UNUM
54. Showy display. : ECLAT
56. Bottle feature. : NECK
57. Blue-green. : BICE
58. Not enthusiastic. : LOATH
59. Marine hazard. : GALE
60. Harrow's rival. : ETON
61. Import. : SENSE
62. Geologic periods. : ERAS
Down
1. Bedighted. : CLAD
2. Music-lover's must. : HIFI
3. You love: Lat. : AMAS
4. Early king of Rome. : TARQUIN
5. Lady in Carew's poems. : CELIA
6. Strange. : ALIEN
7. Shrimp. : RUNT
8. Literary work. : ODE
9. Title for les femmes. : MESDAMES
10. Solicit. : ASKFOR
11. Stashed (away). : SQUIRRELED
12. Spare, in Soho. : TYRE
13. Eight-to-five, e.g. : ODDS
21. Forearm bone. : ULNA
23. Vingt-___. : ETUN
25. Chamfer. : BEVEL
26. Crop up. : ARISE
27. Recife's other name. : PERNAMBUCO
28. Like the Taj Mahal. : DOMED
29. Thruway signs. : EXITS
30. Forest denizens : DOES
31. River of Asia. : AMUR
32. Oasis feature. : WATER
35. Wicked women. : JEZEBELS
38. Two-wheeler. : BIKE
39. I.O.U. : DEBT
40. Throw off balance. : UNHINGE
42. Earp and Masterson. : LAWMEN
45. Covers completely. : COATS
46. ___ prowl. : ONTHE
47. Die. : CUBE
48. Step ___. : ONIT
49. Social unit. : CLAN
50. Immediate. : NEAR
51. Western campus. : UCLA
52. Makes do, with "out." : EKES
55. Iowa college. : COE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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