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New York Times, Wednesday, December 3, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F H J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,417
Across
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Scandinavian. : DANE
5
Measure. : SCALE
10
Turkish coin. : PARA
14
Stravinsky. : IGOR
15
Punch-line for Aesop. : MORAL
16
Particle. : ATOM
17
Fed the computer. : PROGRAMMED
19
European battleground. : STLO
20
Saint: Sp. : SAN
21
Fall fetes. : ALES
22
Navigate. : STEER
23
Moderate. : MILD
24
Stock, in cards. : TALON
26
Sections. : AREAS
29
Time gone. : YESTERDAY
33
Sews in a way. : BASTES
35
F.B.I. action. : RAID
36
Used up. : ATE
37
Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
38
Name for Havana. : PEARL
40
Theater group. : ANTA
41
Chinese shrub. : TEA
42
Proceeds. : GOES
43
Alley denizen. : TOMCAT
45
Southern Indians. : SEMINOLES
48
Ogles. : LEERS
49
Construction beams. : IBARS
50
Related. : AKIN
52
Capitol Hill name. : AGNEW
54
Nuclear count: Abbr. : ATNO
55
Bustle. : ADO
58
Busy person. : DOER
59
Puts aside. : SEQUESTERS
62
Against. : ANTI
63
Habituate. : INURE
64
Russian city. : OREL
65
City in Arizona. : MESA
66
String or snap. : BEANS
67
Bustle. : TODO
Down
1
What pool visitors take. : DIPS
2
Taj Mahal site. : AGRA
3
Whistle time. : NOON
4
Unit of work. : ERG
5
Part of the back. : SMALL
6
Sennett output. : COMEDY
7
Materiel. : ARMS
8
New Guinea port. : LAE
9
Poetic yore. : ELD
10
Churchman. : PASTOR
11
Roll-call data. : ATTENDANCE
12
Function. : ROLE
13
Love: Sp. : AMOR
18
Poker move. : RAISE
22
Pung. : SLED
23
Ship officer. : MATE
24
Emperor. : TSAR
25
Inclined. : ATILT
26
Supports. : ABETS
27
Indian title. : RANEE
28
French taverns. : ESTAMINETS
30
Take out. : ERASE
31
Rose oil. : ATTAR
32
Irish poet. : YEATS
34
Track. : SPOOR
39
Lampreys. : EELS
40
Prayer word. : AMEN
42
Chew on. : GNAW
44
Mixtures. : OLIOS
46
Peninsula of Europe. : IBERIA
47
God of agriculture. : SATURN
51
Body joints. : KNEES
52
Genesis name. : ADAM
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Departed. : GONE
54
Water: Lat. : AQUA
55
Prefix with dynamics and space. : AERO
56
Scott. : DRED
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Norwegian fjord. : OSLO
59
Akin. : SIB
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Compass direction. : ENE
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Young one. : TOT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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