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New York Times, Saturday, December 27, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,441
Across Down
1. Bridge in Venice. : SIGHS
6. Struck down. : SMOTE
11. Letter afterthoughts. : PPS
14. Bewildered. : ATSEA
15. Daughter of David. : TAMAR
16. Atlas abbreviation. : LAT
17. Inlet near Honolulu. : PEARLHARBOR
19. River in central Italy. : ASO
20. Fertile plants. : BEARERS
21. " . . . ___ Caesar the things . . . " : UNTO
22. Pronoun. : SHE
25. "Pooh" author. : MILNE
26. Tachometer reading. : SPEED
27. Elia. : LAMB
29. Tackle. : RIG
30. Lahr. : BERT
31. Revoke, legally. : ADEEM
33. Name for plush residential area. : GOLDCOAST
37. Stain. : TARNISH
39. West Coast city. : ASTORIA
40. Became stale. : STAGNATED
42. Marsh bird. : STILT
43. Milk: Prefix. : LACT
44. Gotham letters. : NYC
46. Port of Fiji. : SUVA
47. Move in a way. : SIDLE
49. Roll-call reply, in old Rome. : ADSUM
51. Spoil. : MAR
52. Et ___. : ALII
53. French V.I.P. : PREMIER
55. Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
56. Neighbor of Waikiki. : DIAMONDHEAD
60. Dance in Paris. : BAL
61. Of a subcontinent. : INDIC
62. High place. : AERIE
63. Expert. : ACE
64. Chimney. : STACK
65. Ross. : LANNY
1. Weaken. : SAP
2. Native: Suffix. : ITE
3. Youth group: Abbr. : GSA
4. Useful plant. : HERB
5. Mass. city. : SALEM
6. Night sight. : STARLIGHT
7. Village in north Italy. : MARENGO
8. Spanish card game. : OMBRE
9. Resort in New Mexico. : TAOS
10. Wander. : ERR
11. Universe in miniature. : PLANETARIUM
12. Stickum. : PASTE
13. Endured. : STOOD
18. Show of "Aquarius." : HAIR
21. Displaces. : UPROOTS
22. Blind parts. : SLATS
23. Assaulted. : HADAT
24. Colleen's home. : EMERALDISLE
26. Denominations. : SECTS
28. Native of an Indian region. : BENGALI
30. Councils: Abbr. : BDS
32. Cut up. : MINCE
34. Cuckooflower. : LADYSMOCK
35. Trees of a region. : SILVA
36. Asian tribesman. : TATAR
38. Posed. : SAT
41. Native. : ENDEMIC
45. Measure of volume: Abbr. : CUIN
47. Brazilian dance. : SAMBA
48. Ending for sacro. : ILIAC
49. Tilled land. : ARADA
50. Award. : MEDAL
53. Measure. : PINT
54. Greek Mother of the Gods. : RHEA
56. Apart: Prefix. : DIS
57. Sea eagle. : ERN
58. Own: Scot. : AIN
59. Old Algerian title. : DEY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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