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New York Times, Saturday, November 22, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,406
Across
1. ___ Kids. : QUIZ
5. Fast driver. : JEHU
9. Composer Franz and family. : ABTS
13. Itch. : URGE
14. Merkel and others. : UNAS
15. Nail's partner. : TOOTH
17. Indian mulberries. : AALS
18. Fear of strangers. : XENOPHOBIA
20. Surfeit. : GLUT
21. Company officials: Abbr. : TRS
22. Changes. : ALTERS
23. Tire. : FLAG
25. Cypress feature. : KNEE
26. Growing in close groups. : CLUMPY
28. Authenticates. : ATTESTS
32. "___ thee . . . " : HAILTO
33. Cobbler's locale. : SHOESHOP
34. Fortify. : ARM
35. Wasp's forte. : STING
37. Sheep. : EWE
38. More ostentatious. : FLASHIER
41. Cleared an I.O.U. : REPAID
44. Having a will. : TESTATE
45. Family member. : PARENT
46. Words on some sale items. : ASIS
47. Saga. : EPIC
48. "How ___ my heart . . . " : DEARTO
51. Hebrew letter. : PEH
52. Geometric solid. : CONE
56. Tending to hinder. : PREVENTIVE
58. Take ___. : ABOW
59. Circe. : SIREN
60. Brain passage. : ITER
61. Part. : ROLE
62. Some deliveries: Abbr. : CODS
63. Certain living quarters. : PADS
64. Period of time. : YEAR
Down
1. Marsh. : QUAG
2. Russian range. : URAL
3. Eskimo dwelling. : IGLU
4. Piquant. : ZESTFUL
5. Certain type of placement. : JUXTAPOSITION
6. Atom product. : ENERGY
7. Brinker. : HANS
8. Entertainment monogram. : USO
9. Willie Mays, for one. : ATHLETE
10. Tots' wear. : BOOTEES
11. Famous first words. : TOBE
12. Move. : STIR
16. Owns. : HAS
19. Copiers of drawings, etc. : PANTOGRAPHERS
24. Time within an area: Abbr. : LMT
25. Met Opera patron Otto. : KAHN
26. Musician Frankie. : CARLE
27. Beans. : LIMAS
29. Gallagher's partner. : SHEAN
30. Namely. : TOWIT
31. Expedited. : SPED
32. Sword handle. : HAFT
33. Title of respect. : SIR
36. Golfing areas. : TEES
39. Craved strongly, with "for." : STARVED
40. Hurries. : HASTENS
42. Silkworm. : ERI
43. Piglike animal. : PECCARY
45. Irked. : PEEVED
48. W. W. II refugees: Abbr. : DPS
49. Author Ambler. : ERIC
50. Prefix for plane. : AERO
51. Fiber plant. : PITA
53. Woodwind. : OBOE
54. Piano composition. : NOLA
55. Pitcher. : EWER
57. Tout's specialty. : TIP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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