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New York Times, Wednesday, February 26, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, 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. 7,137
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1. Stupid. : CRASS
6. Give orders. : BOSS
10. Asian prefix. : INDO
14. Remnant in Rouen. : RESTE
15. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
16. Fasten. : SEAL
17. Used. : EATEN
18. Shop of sorts. : NEWSSTAND
20. Baseball listings. : STANDINGS
22. Masking and friction. : TAPES
23. Starchy plant. : TARO
24. Half a Hollywood name. : ZSA
25. Fowl. : HEN
26. Kind of bank account: Abbr. : SAV
28. Pastry shell. : TIMBALE
32. Globe: Abbr. : SPH
35. Church officer. : DEACON
38. Caspian tributary. : URAL
39. Babe Ruth specialties. : GRANDSTANDPLAYS
42. Arena figure. : TORO
43. Emblems. : TOTEMS
44. Youth group: Abbr. : BSA
45. Substitute. : STANDIN
47. Sweep. : OAR
49. Huge amount. : SEA
50. Navy officers: Abbr. : RAS
52. Lamb. : ELIA
56. "___ cockhorse." : RIDEA
59. Desperate effort. : LASTSTAND
61. Scottish golf course. : STANDREWS
63. Windbreaker. : PARKA
64. French poet's output. : VERS
65. Yes. : ISEE
66. Cheer finale. : TIGER
67. Head part. : PATE
68. Sprightly. : PERT
69. A certain noise. : SNORE
1. Top. : CREST
2. Lasso on the llanos. : REATA
3. "Fair as ___ . . . " : ASTAR
4. Working girls. : STENOS
5. Shopper's word. : SEND
6. Wedding notice. : BANNS
7. Finale. : OMEGA
8. Farm animals. : SOWS
9. Noun suffix. : SIS
10. Port on the Bosporus. : ISTANBUL
11. Tide. : NEAP
12. Hamlet or dog. : DANE
13. Auto pioneer. : OLDS
19. Flower bearer. : STEM
21. Paper Ivan reads. : IZVESTIA
25. Rear. : HINDMOST
27. Increase. : ADD
28. Style. : TONE
29. Street urchin. : ARAB
30. Songs. : LAYS
31. Maxwell. : ELSA
32. Army men: Abbr. : SGTS
33. First: Prefix. : PROT
34. River in Mongolia. : HARA
36. Weigh ___. : ATON
37. Spiteful woman. : CAT
40. Balderdash. : NONSENSE
41. David's songs: Abbr. : PSA
46. Obsolete. : DEAD
48. Keep in mind. : RETAIN
50. More wintry. : RAWER
51. Money, for one. : ASSET
53. Stately music. : LARGO
54. Stamp pad. : INKER
55. Take ___. : ADARE
56. Invitation letters. : RSVP
57. Willow. : ITEA
58. Move fast. : DART
59. ___ majesty. : LESE
60. Boston and others: Abbr. : SPTS
62. Sleeper. : RIP

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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