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New York Times, Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,445

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Exactly. : SPANG
6
French friends. : AMIS
10
Speed. : WING
14
Boat. : CANOE
15
Fluff. : LINT
16
Put ___ writing. : ITIN
17
Musical group. : OCTET
18
Sorts. : ILKS
19
Space org. : NASA
20
Pilots' delight. : TAILWINDS
22
Austrian psychologist. : ADLER
23
___ with (support). : SIDE
24
Uproar. : TURMOIL
26
Follower: Suffix. : ITE
29
Man's nickname. : NED
30
Hawaiian royalty. : ALII
31
Pooped. : TIRED
33
Apparatus for hoisting. : WINDLASS
37
Lamb. : ELIA
38
Crockery. : CHINA
40
Hawaii event. : LUAU
41
Humans: Ger. : MENSCHEN
43
Army N.C.O.'s. : TSGTS
44
Tea source. : THEA
45
Greek letter. : TAU
47
Ross, for one. : SEA
48
Blower of value to some. : ILLWIND
51
Work units. : ERGS
53
___ loft. : CHOIR
54
Rumble-seat hazards. : WINDBURNS
59
Mountain lake. : TARN
60
Tend. : MIND
61
Constellation. : ORION
62
Worn. : USED
63
Poker term. : ANTE
64
Lizard. : AGAMA
65
Lip. : SASS
66
Perfume. : ODOR
67
Cable: Abbr. : TELEG
Down
1
Burns, for one. : SCOT
2
Rodent. : PACA
3
Against. : ANTI
4
Carols. : NOELS
5
___ of (learn). : GETWIND
6
Brought into adjustment. : ALINED
7
Like a spring day. : MILD
8
Old newsman's trademark. : INKSTAIN
9
Thoroughfares: Abbr. : STS
10
Dutch sights. : WINDMILLS
11
Of a European country. : ITALO
12
U.S. Japanese. : NISEI
13
Contort. : GNARL
21
Chemical suffix. : IDE
22
Sere. : ARID
25
Arm bone. : ULNA
26
Entry. : ITEM
27
Flooring. : TILE
28
Island country. : ERIN
32
Certain blowers. : EASTWINDS
33
Get. : WIN
34
Months: Abbr. : AUGS
35
Fill. : SATE
36
Biblical city. : SUSA
38
Snow goose. : CHEN
39
Pilots' bane. : HEADWIND
42
Variety of pine. : CHIR
43
Harbor sight. : TUGBOAT
45
Railroad car. : TENDER
46
Overzealous one: Suffix. : ARD
48
Metrical stress. : ICTUS
49
Tibet's capital. : LHASA
50
Traditional learnings. : LORES
52
Billow. : SURGE
55
Preposition. : INTO
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Iranian coin. : RIAL
57
Greek province. : NOME
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Tear. : SNAG
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Chinese leader. : MAO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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