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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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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,416
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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
1. 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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