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New York Times, Wednesday, November 19, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,403

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Disguise. : MASK
5. Relatives of scenes. : ACTS
9. Old name of Huesca, Spain. : OSCA
13. With. : AMONG
15. Load for a gun. : SHOT
16. Carrots' friends. : PEAS
17. Street show. : RAREE
18. Short news item. : PARAGRAPH
20. Nautical props. : SHEETS
22. Church court. : ROTA
23. Man's nickname. : MOE
24. Basketball maneuver. : STALL
26. Frome and others. : ETHANS
28. Evil. : BAD
31. Hodgepodge. : OLIO
32. O'Casey. : SEAN
33. Upon. : ATOP
35. Within: Prefix. : ENTO
37. Loops, in anatomy. : ANSAE
40. Man who cashed in on rain. : SOMERSETMAUGHAM
43. Facial expression. : SMILE
44. Dissenters of 1860's. : REBS
45. Form of address. : SIRE
46. Close. : NEAR
48. Hat part. : BRIM
50. Parisian's few. : PEU
51. Testimonial-dinner feature. : SPEECH
53. Fortification. : REDAN
55. Before: Prefix. : PRE
56. River in Portugal. : TEJO
58. Make practicable. : ENABLE
62. Persons of mixed descent. : EURASIANS
65. Sedate. : STAID
66. Drinks. : ADES
67. Tiny insect. : MITE
68. Like some seals. : EARED
69. Colors. : REDS
70. Great number, informally. : SLEW
71. Mother of Castor. : LEDA
Down
1. Planet. : MARS
2. Oriental servant. : AMAH
3. Grievous. : SORE
4. Joints. : KNEES
5. Snake. : ASP
6. Famous sister. : CHARLOTTEBRONTE
7. Spanish bull. : TORO
8. Components of a country. : STATES
9. Phone girl. : OPR
10. Mariner's skill. : SEAMANSHIP
11. Table poultry. : CAPON
12. Bonfire leftovers. : ASHES
14. Arrive at. : GETTO
19. French cake. : GATEAU
21. Kind of resistance. : SALES
25. Something for the inside. : LINER
27. Pends. : HANGS
28. Choir voice. : BASS
29. Small thing. : ATOM
30. Overpowered. : DOMINEERED
34. West Indian volcano. : PELEE
36. Old Spanish card game. : OMBRE
38. Swiss river. : AARE
39. Big bird. : EMEU
41. Responds. : REACTS
42. Stage dialogue device. : ASIDE
47. French cathedral town. : RHEIMS
49. Parson's home. : MANSE
51. Weapon. : SPEAR
52. Prig. : PRUDE
54. Brazilian port. : NATAL
57. Hoosegow. : JAIL
59. Open. : BARE
60. Fibbed. : LIED
61. Norse story. : EDDA
63. Beast of burden. : ASS
64. Stitch. : SEW

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

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