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New York Times, Thursday, November 27, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 5, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,411
Across
1. Beginning. : ALPHA
6. Moving. : ASTIR
11. Vestment. : ALB
14. Large lizards. : GILAS
15. Labor man. : MEANY
16. New Guinea port. : LAE
17. With 59 Across, a well-known route. : OVERTHERIVERAND
20. Gather. : REAP
21. Name in Genesis. : ABEL
22. Outing. : HIKE
23. Waldorf's companion. : ASTORIA
25. Asian desert. : GOBI
28. Poetic preposition. : OER
29. Like plywood. : LAMINOSE
33. With 38 and 44 Across, a holiday destination. : GRAND
36. Whatnots. : ETAGERES
37. Pronoun. : HER
38. See 33 Across. : MOTHERS
41. Deprive of: Prefix. : DIS
42. Transport. : AIRLINER
44. See 33 Across. : HOUSE
46. Mobile homes. : TRAILERS
47. Spinning toy. : TOP
48. Schiaparelli. : ELSA
49. Where Dijon is. : COTEDOR
53. Rat ___. : ATAT
56. East Indian hardwood tree. : POON
58. Baseball team. : NINE
59. See 17 Across. : THROUGHTHEWOODS
63. Beverage. : NOG
64. Ballerina Shearer. : MOIRA
65. Examine accounts. : AUDIT
66. Mountain: Prefix. : ORO
67. De Valera. : EAMON
68. Marks with dots, in editing. : STETS
Down
1. Athens sight. : AGORA
2. Plutarch's specialty. : LIVES
3. Skirt fold. : PLEAT
4. Weapon for Ahab. : HARPOON
5. One connected with: Abbr. : AST
6. Protozoan. : AMEBA
7. Withered. : SERE
8. Part of a truck. : TAILGATE
9. Bid to a party: Abbr : INV
10. New York suburb. : RYE
11. Kirghiz range. : ALAI
12. Thin. : LANK
13. George Eliot character. : BEDE
18. Pelage. : HAIR
19. River to the North Sea. : RHINE
24. Herbert operetta subject. : REDMILL
26. Sharif. : OMAR
27. V.I.P. : BIGSHOT
29. Annealing ovens. : LEHRS
30. Turkish port on Black Sea. : ORDU
31. Six in Spain. : SEIS
32. Actual being. : ESSE
33. Mountain pass in India. : GHAT
34. Laugh: Sp. : REIR
35. Irish expletive. : ARRA
39. Persons. : ONES
40. Ancient Hebrew household gods. : TERAPHIM
43. Stay stationary, at sea. : LIETO
45. Unfold. : OPENOUT
47. Dial sound. : TONE
49. Broadway name. : COHAN
50. Electron tube. : DIODE
51. Piece of gossip. : ONDIT
52. Takes it easy. : RESTS
53. "___ extra cost." : ATNO
54. U. S. missile. : THOR
55. Constellation in Milky Way. : ARGO
57. Other: Sp. : OTRO
60. River in Sweden. : UME
61. Where Panjim is. : GOA
62. Common verb. : WAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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