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New York Times, Wednesday, November 26, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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C
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O
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B
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Q
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C
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A
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R
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,410
Across
1
Certain stores. : COOPS
6
Part of Einstein equation. : MASS
10
Certain words: Abbr. : ADVS
14
Available. : ONTAP
15
Gardner. : ERLE
16
Senior event. : PROM
17
Dance of W. W. I era. : TURKEYTROT
19
Golden advice. : RULE
20
Barnacle Bill. : SAILOR
21
Horn: Fr. : TROMPE
23
Swing around. : SLUE
24
Cuts blubber. : FLENSES
25
Total. : UTTER
27
Favorite fowl part for some. : BREAST
28
Word with bill or tail. : BROAD
29
___ Sisters of "Macbeth." : WEIRD
30
Mental ratings: Abbr. : IQS
33
Draw. : LIMN
34
Talks. : CHATS
35
Rabbit's tail. : SCUT
36
Appraisal: Abbr. : EST
37
Polite coughs. : AHEMS
38
White wine. : TOKAY
39
Some berths. : UPPERS
41
Pie part. : CRUST
42
Add to the poker pot. : RERAISE
44
Name for a dog. : SHEP
45
Sock. : ANKLET
46
Thump. : PUMMEL
49
Bit of news. : ITEM
50
Veterans Day. : NOVEMBERII
54
"___ Little Tenderness." : TRYA
55
Eye part. : UVEA
56
Nigerian capital. : LAGOS
57
Storm Country girl. : TESS
58
Row. : TIER
59
Jackets. : ETONS
Down
1
Bed for a pad. : COT
2
Responsibility. : ONUS
3
Spanish adjective. : OTRA
4
Moslem land. : PAKISTAN
5
Relieved. : SPELLED
6
Unit of length. : METRE
7
Opposite of lv. : ARR
8
Traffic sign. : SLO
9
Pilgrims and others. : SETTLERS
10
Greens areas. : APRONS
11
See 27 Across. : DRUMSTICKS
12
Secretary of Transportation. : VOLPE
13
Pintail ducks. : SMEES
18
Pronoun. : YOUR
22
What to do if the TV conks out. : READ
24
Glassmaking ingredients. : FRITS
25
"Topaz" author. : URIS
26
Male birds. : TOMTURKEYS
27
Lasers. : BEAMS
28
Wheat: Fr. : BLE
29
Reporter's question. : WHERE
31
Four: Abbr. : QUAT
32
Enclosure. : STY
34
Kind of dressing. : CHESTNUT
35
Wings and necks, often. : SOUPMEAT
37
" . . . baked in ___." : APIE
38
Shake. : TREMBLE
40
Las ___. : PALMAS
41
Ground bait. : CHUM
42
Singer John. : RAITT
43
___ nous. : ENTRE
44
Old weapon. : SPEAR
47
Hence. : ERGO
48
Leo. : LION
51
Egg: Prefix. : OVI
52
Neckline. : VEE
53
Publication: Abbr. : ISS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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