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New York Times, Wednesday, February 5, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,116
Across
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Yonder, out yonder. : THAR
5
Trades. : SWAPS
10
Heavy cloth. : SHAG
14
Atmosphere. : AURA
15
Who's ___? : THERE
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Material for publication. : COPY
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Pompous one. : PRIG
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Kind of jacket. : EISENHOWER
20
___ attention. : STANDAT
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Sailed. : SOARED
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Staff men. : AIDES
25
Herb. : RUE
26
Carroll beasts. : SNARKS
29
Closing words. : THATSALL
34
Small craft. : CANOE
35
Green quartz. : PRASE
36
Aloha item. : LEI
37
Sports place. : RINK
38
___ polloi. : HOI
39
Look ahead. : PLAN
40
Girl's name. : AVA
41
Fall. : SPILL
43
Stop. : CEASE
44
Headlong. : PELLMELL
46
Swindled: Colloq. : CONNED
47
Fuel. : OIL
48
Reprove. : SCOLD
50
Thwart. : HOGTIE
53
Turned. : ROTATED
57
Relief for an ailment. : COUGHSYRUP
59
Lopez song. : NOLA
60
Church part. : APSE
61
Fishing gear. : SEINE
62
Decorate. : TRIM
63
Marina part. : PIER
64
Literary first name. : EDGAR
65
Sinecure. : SNAP
Down
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Parts of dancing shoes. : TAPS
2
Impair. : HURT
3
Song. : ARIA
4
Final destruction, in myth. : RAGNAROK
5
Suffixes for home or road. : STEADS
6
Supreme Court Justice. : WHITE
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Roman bronze. : AES
8
Executive: Abbr. : PRES
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Spanish women. : SENORAS
10
Orchestrates. : SCORES
11
U. S. inventor. : HOWE
12
Copied. : APED
13
Circle: Prefix. : GYR
19
High: Fr. : HAUTE
21
Dutch sight. : DIKE
24
Saunters. : STROLLS
26
Discard. : SCRAP
27
Ingenuous. : NAIVE
28
Yearly record, old style. : ANNAL
30
Call. : HAIL
31
See 64 Across. : ALLAN
32
Renter's concern. : LEASE
33
Did a coat job. : LINED
35
Bandman Harris. : PHIL
39
Pieces of jewelry. : PENDANTS
41
Black or Arrow. : SMITH
42
Fur-lined mantle. : PELISSE
43
Superbowl player. : COLT
45
Lumberman. : LOGGER
46
Barrel maker. : COOPER
49
Eye: It. : CRUNA
50
Indian. : HOPI
51
Yorkshire river. : OUSE
52
Looked at. : EYED
54
Ripped. : TORN
55
Essayist. : ELIA
56
Moist. : DAMP
57
Uniform part. : CAP
58
Manipulate, as bids. : RIG

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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