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New York Times, Friday, December 12, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,426
Across
1. City in Russia. : BAKU
5. Algonquian wampum. : SEWAN
10. Article of clothing. : WRAP
14. Form of John. : EVAN
15. Matador's domain. : ARENA
16. Fish. : EELS
17. Posterior. : HIND
18. Victrola, E-Z Fix, Sudsies, etc. : TRADENAMES
20. Stand. : EASEL
22. Ship: Abbr. : STR
23. Noun suffix. : ITE
24. Intense gazes. : STARES
26. Faithful follower. : HENCHMAN
30. Laboratory item. : TESTTUBE
32. Weak. : FEEBLE
33. Of an arm bone. : HUMERAL
35. Steeps. : RETS
36. Orchid meal. : SALEP
39. Gateway Arch city: Abbr. : STL
40. Evil jinni: Var. : AFRIT
41. Opposite of aloft. : ALOW
42. Shakespearean character. : OTHELLO
44. Future officers. : CADETS
46. Sent overseas. : EXPORTED
50. Users of profanity. : SWEARERS
52. Pulley wheel. : SHEAVE
53. Sault ___ Marie. : STE
54. Ear: Prefix. : OTO
56. Faster: Music abbr. : ACCEL
57. Lowest. : NETHERMOST
61. Tops. : AONE
62. Wings. : ALAE
63. Dark grayish blue. : PERSE
64. Blackening. : SMUT
65. Young salmon. : PARR
66. Man's inhumanity ___. : TOMAN
67. Record. : TAPE
Down
1. Command. : BEHEST
2. Fly. : AVIATE
3. Sunflower territory. : KANSAS
4. Indisposed. : UNDERTHEWEATHER
5. Weekend abbr. : SAT
6. Makes booboos. : ERRS
7. Come through. : WEATHERTHESTORM
8. Previn. : ANDRE
9. Scotty's denial. : NAE
10. Fair, for one. : WEATHERFORECAST
11. Old song hit. : REMEMBER
12. Partner of beer. : ALE
13. Letter additions: Abbr. : PSS
19. City in France. : NICE
21. Abate. : LETUP
25. Total. : SUM
27. Gridiron group: Abbr. : NFL
28. High: Prefix. : ALTI
29. Kinglet's home. : NEST
31. Superlative. : BEST
34. Man's nickname. : ALEX
36. Pouches. : SACS
37. There ought to be ___. : ALAW
38. Heavenly guide. : LODESTAR
40. Hilo hello. : ALOHA
42. Chemical suffix. : OSE
43. Certain records: Abbr. : LPS
45. Palm. : TREE
47. City in Washington. : TACOMA
48. ___ the score. : EVENUP
49. Cancel. : DELETE
51. Shakespearean character. : ROMEO
55. Mountain in Greece. : OSSA
57. Rest. : NAP
58. Note in Guido's scale. : ELA
59. Formal statement: Abbr. : RPT
60. Big number in the Midwest. : TEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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