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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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J
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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, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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