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New York Times, Tuesday, February 25, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,136

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Tech areas. : LABS
5. Air-race feature. : PYLON
10. N.F.L. team. : RAMS
14. Got off. : ALIT
15. Rhone tributary. : ISERE
16. Biblical character. : ESAU
17. Lake Lucerne's backdrop. : RIGI
18. Big. : LARGESCALE
20. Wet blanket. : KILLJOY
22. Tidbit. : DAINTY
23. Puff up. : ELATE
24. Flood, in a way. : GLUT
25. ___ to say. : THATIS
27. ___ eight. : PIECESOF
31. Vehicle. : WAGON
32. Illusory. : FALSE
33. Wall: Fr. : MUR
34. Babylonian god. : ANU
35. Laps. : FURLS
36. Plural suffix. : ATA
37. Noun suffix. : ISE
38. Disconcerts. : FAZES
39. Shut up like ___. : ACLAM
41. Talk in a certain way. : NASALIZE
43. Blue glasses. : SMALTS
44. City on Lake Michigan. : GARY
45. Son of Cain. : ENOCH
46. Tacit. : UNSAID
49. Small pit. : VARIOLE
52. Sky sight. : LITTLEBEAR
55. Depart. : QUIT
56. Protected. : ALEE
57. Take ___. : ARIDE
58. See 52 Across. : URSA
59. Sens' colleagues. : REPS
60. Like some highways. : LANED
61. Appraisals: Abbr. : ESTS
Down
1. Bird. : LARK
2. Others, in Rome. : ALII
3. Pros' milieu. : BIGLEAGUES
4. ___ come. : STILLTO
5. Men on the bridge. : PILOTS
6. Belgian violinist. : YSAYE
7. God. : LER
8. Assn. : ORG
9. Superfluous. : NEEDLESS
10. Declaim. : RECITE
11. ___ example. : ASAN
12. Grain product. : MALT
13. Chop ___. : SUEY
19. Chef's concern. : SAUCE
21. Adherent of Indian faith. : JAIN
24. Breathing organs. : GILLS
25. Clemens. : TWAIN
26. Early guild. : HANSA
27. Gay ___. : PAREE
28. Not prime time. : SMALLHOURS
29. ___ the plate. : OUTAT
30. Beats: Colloq. : FRAMS
32. Unclear. : FUZZY
35. Truman slogan. : FAIRDEAL
38. Lambaste. : FLAIL
39. Cupid. : AMOR
40. Latin American political boss. : CACIQUE
42. Marbles. : AGATES
43. Caught in a way. : SNARED
45. Duck. : EVADE
46. Adjective ending. : ULAR
47. Giza's river. : NILE
48. Gait. : STEP
50. Tilt. : LIST
51. Greek letters. : ETAS
53. Garment. : BRA
54. German article. : EIN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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