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New York Times, Saturday, November 8, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,392
Across Down
1. Sudden pain. : STAB
5. Inflexibility. : RIGOR
10. Pro ___. : TEM
13. Pretense. : POSE
14. Two hearts that beat ___. : ASONE
15. Siamese. : THAI
16. Kind of exam. : ORAL
17. Nun. : CLOISTRESS
19. Ontario man. : CANADIAN
21. Investigates. : PROBES
22. Author of 35 Down. : KHAYYAM
23. Italian sculptor. : LEONI
24. Adjective suffix. : IAL
25. Casino game. : BACCARAT
28. Palm leaf. : FROND
31. Maxim. : MOTTO
32. Forging device. : DIE
33. Yearn. : LONG
34. Begets. : SIRES
35. Go for a spin. : RIDE
36. Bar member: Abbr. : ATT
37. Top notcher. : AONER
38. Melts. : FUSES
39. Eastern prophet. : MOHAMMED
41. Chatter. : GAB
42. Indians. : ERIES
43. Missouri city. : SEDALIA
47. Least. : FEWEST
49. Darius and subjects. : PERSIANS
50. Relative radiation power. : EMISSIVITY
52. Brynner and others. : YULS
53. Camping item. : TENT
54. Tropical fruit. : MANGO
55. Smell ___. : ARAT
56. Work unit. : ERG
57. Mount of Africa. : ELGON
58. Shooting marbles. : TAWS
1. Well-known doctor. : SPOCK
2. Body of Jewish law. : TORAH
3. Yoga posture. : ASANA
4. Making fast, on a ship. : BELAYING
5. Of ethnic groups. : RACIAL
6. Eastern religion. : ISLAM
7. Hired thug. : GOON
8. Soviet city. : ONI
9. Esteems. : RESPECTS
10. With 30 Down, words by Omar. : THEBIRDIS
11. Facilitate. : EASE
12. Overlook. : MISS
15. Whitish mineral. : TRONA
18. English lawn game. : TROCO
20. Half a tetrad. : DYAD
23. Subsequently. : LATER
25. Wearied. : BORED
26. Staff man. : AIDE
27. Golfing areas. : TEES
28. Deception. : FLAM
29. Pictorial section, for short. : ROTO
30. See 10 Down. : ONTHEWING
31. Explosives. : MINES
34. Former. : SOMETIME
35. Famous quatrains. : RUBAIYAT
37. Faulty. : AMISS
38. Current rages. : FADS
40. Take ___ (relax). : AREST
41. Monster slain by Hercules. : GERYON
43. Starting words, after "ready." : SETGO
44. Author Hobson. : LAURA
45. Family member. : INLAW
46. Helpers: Abbr. : ASSTS
47. Gay party. : FETE
48. Cuchulainn's wife. : EMER
49. Metallic sound. : PING
51. Kind of lace. : VAL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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