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New York Times, Tuesday, December 2, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 357 (avg 1.93)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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L
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J
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W
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,416
Across
1
Move noisily. : LUMP
5
Downright. : PLUMB
10
Very willing. : GLAD
14
Corn lily. : IXIA
15
Navigation aid. : SONAR
16
Musical sounds. : LALA
17
Poetic time. : MORN
18
Leave-taking word. : ADIEU
19
Russian sea. : AZOV
20
Jewelry item. : BRACELET
22
Astronomical phenomenon. : SYZYGY
24
Limbs. : ARMS
25
Starts suddenly. : SHIES
26
G. and S. role. : KOKO
28
Menu offering. : CHOPSUEY
31
Comedian's forte. : JOKES
32
Restaurant employe. : CHEF
33
Wind direction. : SSE
34
Soft drinks. : ADES
35
Shoplifter. : THIEF
36
Pro ___. : RATA
37
The Queen's pilots. : RAF
38
Hirelings. : HELP
39
Gaffe. : BONER
40
Spotty, as some horses. : SKEWBALD
43
Antarctic sea. : ROSS
44
Water wheel. : NORIA
45
Study hastily. : SKIM
47
Type of singing. : CHORAL
49
Got by, narrowly. : SQUEEZED
53
Codlike fish. : HAKE
54
Parisian passion. : AMOUR
56
Heavy reading. : TOME
57
Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
58
Mayfly young. : NAIAD
59
Work hard. : TOIL
60
Imagine, of yore. : WEEN
61
Blockheads. : DOLTS
62
Punta del ___. : ESTE
Down
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Projection. : LIMB
2
Caesar's wife. : UXOR
3
Star in Cetus. : MIRA
4
Breakfast fare. : PANCAKES
5
Sacred song. : PSALM
6
Miner's goal. : LODES
7
Determinate quantity. : UNIT
8
West. : MAE
9
Curt dismissal. : BRUSHOFF
10
Ices over. : GLAZES
11
Serving devices. : LAZYSUSANS
12
Sleep like ___. : ALOG
13
One of the Joneses. : DAVY
21
Olympian. : EROS
23
Kennel sound. : YIP
25
Timid ones. : SHEEP
26
Rochester product. : KODAK
27
U. S. swamp. : OKEFENOKEE
28
Moppet. : CHILD
29
___ Park. : ESTES
30
Calendar unit. : YEAR
31
Shakes up. : JARS
32
Claw of a lobster. : CHELA
35
Cambodia's neighbor. : THAILAND
36
Super Chief feature. : ROOMETTE
39
French export. : BRIE
41
Elapsed. : WOREON
42
Bikini part. : BRA
45
Hunker. : SQUAT
46
Mideastern people. : KURDS
47
Dog. : CHOW
48
Make tracks. : HARE
49
Firm land. : SOIL
50
City attractions. : ZOOS
51
Give off. : EMIT
52
Stet's opposite. : DELE
55
Chinese name. : MAO

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

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