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New York Times, Tuesday, November 25, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,409
Across
1. Building detail. : ARCH
5. Rough it. : CAMP
9. Entries. : GATES
14. Stubborn one. : MULE
15. But: Ger. : ABER
16. Existing. : ALIVE
17. Zoological suffix. : ACEA
18. Wall St. specialist. : NOTEBROKER
20. Road sign. : SHARPCURVE
22. German article. : EINE
23. Piece of furniture. : SETTEE
24. Roof feature. : EAVE
26. Depression initials. : NRA
28. Dictionary. : LEXICON
33. Juvenile-book boy. : ROLLO
37. Swindler's forte. : SHELLGAME
39. It's ___. : ADEAL
40. Charged atom. : ION
41. Greek letters. : IOTAS
42. Famous martyr. : JOANOFARC
44. Coats of grains. : BRANS
45. Immunology agent. : ANTIGEN
46. Poetic word. : EER
48. Measure. : YARD
50. Vitamin-B component. : NIACIN
55. Newts. : EFTS
59. Pastures, brooks, farms, etc. : RURALSCENE
61. Czech city. : BRATISLAVA
63. Home, in Bonn. : HAUS
64. Word for an old bucket. : OAKEN
65. Narrative poetry. : EPIC
66. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
67. Well-known negatives. : NYETS
68. Advise, in England. : REDE
69. Dakota Indians. : REES
Down
1. Collect. : AMASS
2. Dress trimming. : RUCHE
3. Part of a baseball shoe. : CLEAT
4. Core. : HEART
5. Zodiac sign. : CANCER
6. ___ ben Adhem. : ABOU
7. Rhythm. : METRE
8. Wide use. : PREVALENCE
9. Fish. : GAR
10. Lily plant. : ALOE
11. Polynesian god. : TIKI
12. Smooth. : EVEN
13. Dry. : SERE
19. Slant. : BEVEL
21. Warden's study. : PENOLOGY
25. Bookplate. : EXLIBRIS
27. Mao, for one. : ASIANRULER
29. Stravinsky. : IGOR
30. Down: Prefix. : CATA
31. Muscat's partner. : OMAN
32. Monster's Loch. : NESS
33. Indian V.I.P. : RAJA
34. Zoological suffix. : ODON
35. English water trench. : LEAT
36. Wool: Prefix. : LANI
38. Sunrise or sunset area: Abbr. : HOR
43. Apprehensions. : FEARS
47. Twine. : ENLACE
49. Hang in folds. : DRAPE
51. Indian relish. : ACHAR
52. Discontinue. : CEASE
53. Occupied. : INUSE
54. Egg holders. : NESTS
55. Dark. : EBON
56. Conflict. : FRAY
57. Seize. : TAKE
58. Editorial mark. : STET
60. Eager. : AVID
62. Office holders. : INS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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