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New York Times, Saturday, February 22, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,133
Across
1. Show stamina. : BEARUP
7. George W. confessed to him. : DAD
10. Voucher. : CHIT
14. Collar, in a way. : ARREST
15. "___ seen everything now." : IVE
16. Sharpen. : HONE
17. George's deed, in a way. : HATCHETJOB
19. Gardner. : ERLE
20. Hard look. : STARE
21. Netherlands port. : ROTTERDAM
23. Fine fur. : ERMINE
25. Victimizes (with "on"). : PREYS
26. Printers' frames. : CHASES
28. Shop. : BUY
29. Do housework. : IRON
30. Inferior. : LESSER
33. Col.'s superior. : GEN
36. Standing advice for George. : DONTROCKTHEBOAT
39. W. W. II agency. : OWI
40. Complete. : ENTIRE
41. Secure, as a line. : LASH
42. "___ Rheingold." : DAS
43. Shrewd. : ASTUTE
45. Endured. : STOOD
48. Strikes. : SMITES
50. Operates, as a drawer. : PULLSOPEN
52. One at ___. : ATIME
56. Indigo. : ANIL
57. Helpful dosage for Feb. 22. : TRUTHSERUM
59. Hindu divinity. : DEVA
60. Western group. : OAS
61. Use a spray. : AERATE
62. River of Germany. : EDER
63. French season. : ETE
64. Meetings. : TRYSTS
Down
1. Words of derision. : BAHS
2. Common Latin verb. : ERAT
3. Ionian Sea gulf. : ARTA
4. Backslider. : RECREANT
5. Theater workers. : USHERS
6. Army man: Brit. abbr. : PTE
7. Burgundy city. : DIJON
8. Cast ___. : AVOTE
9. National figure. : DEBT
10. Color for Feb. 22. : CHERRY
11. Massed group. : HORDE
12. Ornamental setting. : INLAY
13. Pours. : TEEMS
18. Divide an angle. : TRISECT
22. Pattern to be traced. : EPURE
24. Fruit-store treats. : MELONS
26. Bird's cry. : CROW
27. "___ soit . . . " : HONI
28. Command. : BEHEST
29. Half a musical title. : IDO
31. Alpine gear. : SKI
32. Strong tension, poetically. : STRAINT
33. Capricorn. : GOAT
34. Let up. : EASE
35. A degree. : NTH
37. Studies. : READS
38. Like some days. : BLUSTERY
42. It went a long way for George. : DOLLAR
44. Movie trailer. : TEASER
45. Card. : SPADE
46. Did a piano job. : TUNED
47. Cocktail additive. : OLIVE
48. Jack. : SPRAT
49. French river. : MEUSE
51. Western Indian. : OTOE
53. Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
54. Nonthoroughbred. : MUTT
55. Dutch uncles. : EMES
58. Medicine or old. : HAT

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

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