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New York Times, Saturday, February 8, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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B
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O
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F
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G
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L
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H
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Y
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C
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A
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K
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T
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N
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F
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P
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P
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W
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C
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L
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D
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M
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G
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M
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B
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H
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,119

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Gag line. : BOFF
5
Kind of worm. : GLOW
9
West Indies magic. : OBEAH
14
Rose's spouse. : ABIE
15
___ risk. : RUNA
16
Crimean city. : YALTA
17
String. : CORD
18
Cards. : ACES
19
Push aside. : ELBOW
20
With 28, 36, 44 and 53 Across, a Presidential quote. : HESERVESHIS
23
Refuge. : ARK
24
Waif. : STRAY
25
Mortise's companion. : TENON
27
Former Broadway name. : FAY
28
See 20 Across. : PARTYBEST
32
Phone. : CALL
34
Usually 72, in golf. : PAR
35
Land holdings. : REALTY
36
See 20 Across. : WHO
37
Shout. : CRY
38
___ Alamos. : LOS
39
Swiss river. : AAR
40
___-oo. : TOODLE
42
Musical notes. : TIS
43
Whale. : CETE
44
See 20 Across. : SERVESTHE
46
Chinese leader. : MAO
47
___ pink. : INTHE
48
Italian city. : PARMA
50
School subj. : ENG
53
See 20 Across. : COUNTRYBEST
56
Hebrew precept. : TORAH
58
Italy's Aldo ___. : MORO
59
Give ___. : ITTO
60
Container. : CRATE
61
Cellar: Abbr. : BSMT
62
Black: It. : NERO
63
Author of quote. : HAYES
64
Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
65
Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
Down
1
Composer. : BACH
2
Clarinets' cousins. : OBOES
3
Down-elevator's goal. : FIRSTFLOOR
4
Word for U.S. Government. : FEDERAL
5
Meat juices. : GRAVY
6
Time Inc. man. : LUCE
7
Type of general. : ONESTAR
8
Ring of metal. : WASHER
9
Court cries. : OYESOYES
10
Dance: Fr. : BAL
11
Tuscan island. : ELBA
12
Noun suffix. : ATOR
13
Predatory bird. : HAWK
21
Gamma or beta. : RAY
22
Emcees' chores. : INTROS
26
N. Y. Knicks' league. : NBA
28
Wages. : PAY
29
Oil testing device. : ELAEOMETER
30
Copy, for short. : STAT
31
Ancient city. : TYRE
32
Weight units: Abbr. : CWTS
33
" . . . scratch it with ___." : AHOE
34
Immediately. : PRESTO
37
Draws together. : CLENCHES
38
___ low (hide). : LIE
41
506. : DVI
42
On ___ (exactly). : THENOSE
43
Rifle. : CARBINE
45
Flicks pages. : THUMBS
46
Month. : MAY
48
Church people: Abbr. : PROTS
49
Ad ___. : ASTRA
50
Engrave. : ETCH
51
Ibsen character. : NORA
52
Hoary. : GRAY
54
Rail centers: Abbr. : TRMS
55
Blast. : TOOT
57
Partook of. : ATE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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