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New York Times, Monday, December 29, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,443
Across Down
1. Bedouin steed. : ARAB
5. French cleric. : ABBE
9. Norseman. : SWEDE
14. Gather. : CULL
15. Shed. : MOLT
16. Misplaces. : LOSES
17. First name in China. : CHOU
18. Scotsman. : BLUEBONNET
20. Loyal. : TRUEBLUE
22. Acid-alcohol compounds. : ESTERS
23. Dissents. : NOES
24. Arthur of tennis. : ASHE
25. Lineage. : BLOOD
27. "___, all of them gone . . . " : BLUEDAYS
31. Keen. : BRISK
32. Heaths. : MOORS
33. Toper. : SOT
34. Guitar's grandsire. : LUTE
35. Disloyal. : FALSE
36. Stay. : BIDE
37. Cinder. : ASH
38. Fountain orders. : SODAS
39. Like some jokes. : OLDER
40. " . . . the birth of ___." : THEBLUES
42. Tyrannic. : CRUEL
43. Nimbus. : AURA
44. She: Fr. : ELLE
45. Highwayman. : BANDIT
48. Iris. : BLUEFLAG
52. Salad dressing. : BLUECHEESE
54. Greek letter. : IOTA
55. Hunters' shelter. : LODGE
56. Clock numeral. : VIII
57. Aloof person. : SNOB
58. Draughts. : SWIGS
59. Solar deity. : ATEN
60. Haws' partner. : HEMS
1. Reckoning: Abbr. : ACCT
2. German region. : RUHR
3. Baseball's Matty. : ALOU
4. Nickname for a Nova Scotian. : BLUENOSE
5. Moseyed. : AMBLED
6. Large pill. : BOLUS
7. Risqué. : BLUE
8. French season. : ETE
9. Wades in mire. : SLOSHES
10. Habitual. : WONTED
11. Serf. : ESNE
12. Stag. : DEER
13. Educated guesses: Abbr. : ESTS
19. Have certainty. : BESURE
21. Engage. : BOOK
24. At ___. : ALOSS
25. Graze. : BRUSH
26. Supple. : LITHE
27. Rancheros' weapons. : BOLAS
28. Stage line. : ASIDE
29. Tyrol tune. : YODEL
30. Fine silver: Abbr. : STER
31. Sheep sound. : BLAT
32. ___ Federal case of. : MADEA
35. Quadrant. : FOURTH
36. Pomatomus. : BLUEFISH
38. Floodgates. : SLUICES
39. Heraldic border. : ORLE
41. No-gooder. : BADEGG
42. Give a briefing to. : CLUEIN
44. Bovine belle. : ELSIE
45. Containers: Abbr. : BBLS
46. Beneath, to sailors. : ALOW
47. Bare: Prefix. : NUDI
48. So ___. : BEIT
49. Solitary. : LONE
50. Particle. : ATOM
51. Jaws. : GABS
53. Gabor. : EVA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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