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New York Times, Tuesday, February 11, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,122
Across
1
Mountain. : OSSA
5
Old card. : TAROT
10
Range. : ROAM
14
Whaler. : AHAB
15
Like a certain animal. : OVINE
16
Italian river. : ARNO
17
L.B.J. words. : FELLOWAMERICANS
20
Traffic violators. : SPEEDERS
21
Ohio city. : NILES
22
Galena. : ORE
23
Swells. : FOPS
25
Berths. : UPPERS
29
Drops given by oculists. : DILATERS
33
Man's name. : NEIL
34
Life ___. : SAVER
35
Turmeric. : REA
36
Bambi's companions. : FELLOWCREATURES
40
Apple-giver. : EVE
41
Dispels. : ROUTS
42
G-men. : FEDS
43
Fools and trifles. : DESSERTS
45
Like a grove. : WOODSY
47
Matures. : AGES
48
Railroad of a kind. : COG
49
1836 locale. : ALAMO
52
Great many. : ZILLIONS
57
Puck. : ROBINGOODFELLOW
60
Waste allowance. : TRET
61
French byway. : ALLEE
62
Russian river. : LENA
63
Only. : SOLE
64
U.S. historian. : BEARD
65
Stirred up. : AGOG
Down
1
Louts. : OAFS
2
Fields. : SHEP
3
Transaction. : SALE
4
Kind of seaman. : ABLE
5
Minarets. : TOWERS
6
Moliere's miser. : AVARE
7
Just misses the cup. : RIMS
8
Unit. : ONE
9
Numerical prefix. : TER
10
Bigot. : RACIST
11
Vocal. : ORAL
12
English queen. : ANNE
13
Hart. : MOSS
18
Repute. : ODOR
19
To an extent. : INPART
23
Celtics and others. : FIVES
24
Olive genus. : OLEA
25
Hungry. : UNFED
26
Irritate. : PEEVE
27
Wharf supports. : PILES
28
Wing. : ELL
29
Dashes. : DARTS
30
Went astray. : ERRED
31
Cattails. : REEDS
32
Impudent. : SASSY
34
Rabbit tails. : SCUTS
37
State. : OREGON
38
Lasted. : WORE
39
Sky sight for some. : UFO
44
Silk fabric. : SAMITE
45
Ate, in a way. : WOLFED
46
Leer. : OGLE
48
Drink. : CIDER
49
Wiles. : ARTS
50
Monk parrot. : LORO
51
Actor Walter. : ABEL
52
French author. : ZOLA
53
She: Latin. : ILLA
54
Cassini. : OLEG
55
Taboo. : NONO
56
Booty. : SWAG
58
Prattle. : GAB
59
Arena cheer. : OLE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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