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New York Times, Monday, February 3, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,114
Across
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Mexican snack. : TACO
5
Units of progress. : STEPS
10
Collude with. : ABET
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Completed. : OVER
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Refuge. : HAVEN
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Chinese wormwood. : MOXA
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Minor League club. : FARM
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In reserve. : ONICE
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River of Belgium. : YSER
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Emporium employe. : FLOORWALKER
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Bankroll. : WAD
24
Tennis stratagem. : LOB
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Hungarian violinist. : SZIGETI
27
Western forest sights. : SEQUOIAS
32
Kennel sound. : YOWL
33
Elected: Fr. : ELU
34
Lighter part. : FLINT
36
Purposive. : TELIC
39
___ in one's bonnet. : ABEE
41
Comedian of silent films. : LLOYD
43
Spanish youngster. : NINO
44
Handle. : SEETO
46
Contrite. : SORRY
48
Timetable abbr. : ARR
49
Sisters. : NUNS
51
French meal. : DEJEUNER
53
English courts. : ASSIZES
56
Tree. : ELM
57
Baseball gear. : BAT
58
Military aircraft. : ATTACKPLANE
64
Nerve-cell process. : AXON
66
Without joy. : SADLY
67
Many. : ALOT
68
Municipality. : TOWN
69
Thin as ___. : ARAIL
70
The Middies. : USNA
71
Nine: Prefix. : ENNE
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Where Innsbruck is. : TYROL
73
Cat's-paw. : TOOL
Down
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Soho swell. : TOFF
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Grandparental. : AVAL
3
Atlantic game fish. : CERO
4
Decorative brass. : ORMOLU
5
Poster. : SHOWBILL
6
Source of the Blue Nile. : TANA
7
Maleficence. : EVIL
8
Sharp digs. : PECKS
9
Doc's friend. : SNEEZY
10
Girl of song. : AMY
11
Like a famous biographer. : BOSWELLIAN
12
Clerical permission to leave. : EXEAT
13
Late: It. : TARDI
21
Overhead item. : ROOF
22
Disturbance. : RIOT
26
Verdon. : GWEN
27
Large waves. : SEAS
28
River of Germany. : ELBE
29
South African city. : QUEENSTOWN
30
Is distressed. : AILS
31
Hairnet. : SNOOD
35
Spare, in Soho. : TYRE
37
Concerning. : INRE
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Certain journalist: Abbr. : CORR
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Small case. : ETUI
42
R.L.S. character. : DRJEKYLL
45
Spanish weight. : ONZA
47
Bark. : YELP
50
___ large (frees). : SETSAT
52
Vowel sign. : UMLAUT
53
Slacken. : ABATE
54
Lowlander. : SAXON
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Owl-eyed. : STARY
59
Hebrew month. : ADAR
60
Thalia's sister. : CLIO
61
Furthermore. : ALSO
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Words of warning. : NONO
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Catchall abbr. : ETAL
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Compass reading. : NNE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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