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New York Times, Monday, December 1, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,415
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1. Diminish. : ABATE
6. Beaks. : NEBS
10. Worry: Colloq. : STEW
14. Of the kidney. : RENAL
15. Nurse, in India. : AMAH
16. White. : HOAR
17. Pilgrims' goal. : CANTERBURY
19. Otherwise. : ELSE
20. Pack, as a ship's hold. : STEEVE
21. Cheer up. : GLADDEN
23. Superstition of a sort. : EVILEYE
26. Fossil shells. : AMMONITES
30. Willie Mays. : GIANT
35. Expensive. : DEAR
36. Kindled. : LIT
37. Season. : WINTER
38. Small ravines. : DINGLES
40. Uneasy. : RESTIVE
41. Tacit. : UNSAID
42. Travel org. : AAA
43. Dec. 31 and others. : EVES
44. Hammer parts. : PEENS
45. Columbus, Clark, Armstrong et al. : EXPLORERS
47. Stops. : ARRESTS
49. Bureau. : DRESSER
53. Strumpet. : HARLOT
58. ___ call. : ROLL
59. Prude. : GOODYGOODY
62. European capital. : OSLO
63. Russian sea. : ARAL
64. Chemical compound. : ESTER
65. Show of a kind. : PEEP
66. Assault boats: Abbr. : LSTS
67. British county. : SHIRE
1. Geometric lines. : ARCS
2. Pulsation. : BEAT
3. English queen. : ANNE
4. London gallery. : TATE
5. Jets or Saints. : ELEVEN
6. Grab. : NAB
7. Bird. : EMU
8. Vessels. : BARGES
9. Timidly. : SHYLY
10. Throw off. : SHED
11. Related. : TOLD
12. Comfort. : EASE
13. St. Paul's architect. : WREN
18. Abused. : REVILED
22. Sponsorship. : AEGIS
24. Obsession: Suffix. : ITIS
25. Rent. : LET
26. Tot. : ADDUP
27. German possessive. : MEINE
28. Parson's home. : MANSE
29. Grinder's instrument. : ORGAN
31. Prefix for lope or mission. : INTER
32. Adjective suffix. : ATIVE
33. Absolutely not. : NEVER
34. Lock. : TRESS
37. Like Croesus. : WEALTHY
39. Forms of Elizabeth. : LISAS
40. Séance phenomena. : RAPS
42. Tool. : AXE
45. Boo-boos. : ERRORS
46. Ornamental trees. : OSAGES
48. Stately. : REGAL
49. Descend. : DROP
50. Got up. : ROSE
51. She: Fr. : ELLE
52. Swill. : SLOP
54. ___ ha-Shanah. : ROSH
55. French novelist. : LOTI
56. Polish border river. : ODER
57. Phoenician city. : TYRE
60. Cereal grass. : OAT
61. Librarian's degree. : DLS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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