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New York Times, Monday, February 17, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,128
Across
1. Latvian. : BALT
5. Edged. : SHARP
10. Town near Amsterdam. : EDAM
14. Government agency. : USIA
15. Earnest. : EAGER
16. Gallic name. : RENE
17. Western park. : ZION
18. Winglike. : ALATE
19. Part of a litter. : RUNT
20. Part of 4 Down. : ZANZIBAR
22. Breaks off. : CEASES
24. Ones: Scot. : ANES
25. Kind of farmer. : DIRT
26. Display. : EVINCE
29. "The ___ Sixpence." : MOONAND
32. Genoese admiral. : DORIA
33. Magazine: Fr. : REVUE
34. Swerve. : YAW
36. Hip bones. : ILIA
37. Gloves, in a way. : MATES
38. Spoiler. : BANE
39. Man's nickname. : TED
40. Stay near. : HOVER
41. Agreements. : PACTS
42. More meaty. : SOLIDER
44. Slate. : TICKET
45. Certain times. : EVES
46. A friar. : TUCK
47. Housewife's concern. : PRICES
50. Beaten. : THRASHED
54. Cheer. : ROOT
55. Number. : THREE
57. Slick. : OILY
58. Voice. : ALTO
59. French river. : LOIRE
60. Berg. : FLOE
61. Part of a decade. : YEAR
62. Arabian state. : YEMEN
63. Caring. : FOND
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1. Activity. : BUZZ
2. Map area. : ASIA
3. Famous one. : LION
4. African nation. : TANZANIA
5. Navy man. : SEABEE
6. Asian pines. : HALAS
7. Gelling agent. : AGAR
8. Emeritus: Abbr. : RET
9. Overnice. : PRECIOUS
10. Corrigenda. : ERRATA
11. God: Lat. : DEUS
12. Girl's name. : ANNE
13. Baseball team. : METS
21. Indian. : INCA
23. Bird. : ERNE
25. City in Kent. : DOVER
26. Cut (with out). : EDIT
27. Rodents. : VOLES
28. Rainbow: Prefix. : IRIDO
29. Measure. : METER
30. Town on Hudson. : NYACK
31. Alighieri. : DANTE
33. Carries on. : RAVES
35. U.S. novelist. : WEST
37. On a low key. : MODESTLY
38. Retreats. : BACKSOFF
40. Busy place. : HIVE
41. Type size. : PICA
43. Reader in a church. : LECTOR
44. Dish. : TUREEN
46. Common adverb. : THERE
47. Petition. : PRAY
48. Part. : ROLE
49. Greek letter. : IOTA
50. Decorate. : TRIM
51. Hawaiian city. : HILO
52. Biblical judge. : ELON
53. Processed, in a way. : DYED
56. Implement. : HOE

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

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