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New York Times, Tuesday, November 4, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,388
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1. Composer. : BACH
5. School chore. : THEME
10. "What ___ God wrought!" : HATH
14. Pain. : ACHE
15. Less frequent. : RARER
16. Monster. : OGRE
17. Gunlock catch. : SEAR
18. Jimmy Valentine, for one. : ALIAS
19. Sail aloft. : SOAR
20. ___ Doctrine. : TRUMAN
22. Limestone deposit in a cave. : STALAGMA
24. ___ Triste. : VALSE
26. Narrow: Prefix. : STEN
27. Unpopular vine. : CLINGING
30. Acme. : ZENITH
34. Chinese dynasty. : HAN
35. Fragrant oil. : ATTAR
37. Hindu title. : RANEE
38. Eye part. : IRIS
40. Flavor. : SAPOR
42. Math ratio. : SINE
43. Nidi. : NESTS
45. Strikes out. : DELES
47. Man's nickname. : TED
48. Respect. : ESTEEM
50. Marl and tartar. : DEPOSITS
52. Carrots' friends. : PEAS
54. Balkan capital. : SOFIA
55. Tyro. : BEGINNER
59. Motley crowd. : RAGTAG
62. Landed. : ALIT
63. Special tidbit. : TREAT
65. Shade of green. : NILE
66. Pacific sea. : SULU
67. Once-popular stocking fabric. : LISLE
68. Welsh name. : EVAN
69. Cuff. : SLAP
70. Put in the ledger. : ENTER
71. Try out. : TEST
1. Cordage fiber. : BAST
2. Genus of maple. : ACER
3. Superpatriot. : CHAUVINIST
4. Musician Woody. : HERMAN
5. Passes over. : TRANSITS
6. Name for Henry VIII. : HAL
7. Greek goddess. : ERIS
8. Protein foods. : MEATS
9. Not the real McCoy. : ERSATZ
10. Shouts of praise. : HOSANNAS
11. Excited. : AGOG
12. English vehicle. : TRAM
13. Greek Juno. : HERA
21. Seaweed. : ALGA
23. Nasty look. : LEER
25. Toward the center. : ENTAD
27. Backbone of an animal. : CHINE
28. Household gods. : LARES
29. Yawned. : GAPED
31. Get-up-and-go. : INITIATIVE
32. Belief. : TENET
33. Minds. : HEEDS
36. Parts. : ROLES
39. Get a move on. : STEPITUP
41. Leg man. : REPORTER
44. Noted. : SEEN
46. Living-room piece. : SOFA
49. Mickey. : MANTLE
51. Small seal. : SIGNET
53. Finch. : SERIN
55. Fish. : BASS
56. Hebrew month. : ELUL
57. Western river. : GILA
58. Take it easy. : REST
60. Too bad. : ALAS
61. Man, informally. : GENT
64. Drink. : ALE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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