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New York Times, Saturday, November 29, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,413
Across Down
1. French classical painter. : DAVID
6. Abolitionist Wendell. : PHILLIPS
14. Sidestep. : EVADE
15. Does a tennis turn. : RECEIVES
16. Arts. : WILES
17. Weaken. : ENERVATE
18. Arabian or Sulu. : SEA
19. Footlike part. : PES
20. Writes. : PENS
21. Organic basis of bone. : OSSEIN
23. Letter. : ESS
24. Dervish headgear. : TAJ
27. Set out. : BEGIN
29. Musical finale. : CODA
30. Guidebook item. : MAP
33. React to a sudden noise. : START
34. Had a taste for. : CARED
35. Toughen. : ENURE
37. Proceed, in Scotland. : GAE
38. White poplar. : ABELE
39. Out. : NOTIN
40. Legal term. : INREM
42. His: Fr. : SES
43. Woman of Norse myth. : IDUN
44. Fertilizer salt. : NITRE
45. Cluster of fibers. : NEP
46. Throw, as a baseball. : PEG
48. "Things are in ___ mess." : ASORRY
52. Fatigue. : WEAR
54. Stand-off. : TIE
55. Gardener's tool. : HOE
56. Taking the plunge. : DIVINGIN
58. Estuary of a river. : LIMAN
60. Prehistoric era. : STONEAGE
61. Kind of drum. : SNARE
62. More shabby, familiarly. : CHEESIER
63. English poet. : DONNE
1. Condensation. : DEW
2. Dispatch boat. : AVISO
3. Low grounds. : VALES
4. Seminar products. : IDEAS
5. French preposition. : DES
6. Committing oneself in advance. : PREENGAGING
7. Biddies. : HENS
8. Word for diamonds. : ICE
9. Secretions on eucalyptus trees. : LERPS
10. "Private ___." : LIVES
11. Russian name. : IVAN
12. Where puppies are sold. : PETSTORES
13. Direction: Abbr. : SSE
19. Magpie. : PIET
22. Buddy. : EBSEN
23. Streisand, for one. : ENTERTAINER
25. Fred's sister. : ADELE
26. Tires. : JADES
28. Certain Mideasterner. : IRANI
29. Hack. : CAB
30. "___ White." : MENIN
31. Electrode. : ANODE
32. Suffer. : PUTUPWITH
34. Engraved gem piece. : CAMEO
36. ___ tin-tin. : RIN
41. Gaelic. : ERSE
46. Early U. S. pamphleteer. : PAINE
47. Sea birds. : ERNES
49. Snouted animal. : RHINO
50. Kind of nose. : ROMAN
51. Pine. : YEARN
53. Cry of bacchanals. : EVOE
54. Buster Brown's dog. : TIGE
56. Military medal: Abbr. : DSC
57. Merry, in Paris. : GAI
58. Psychedelic drug. : LSD
59. Word in wedding story. : NEE

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

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