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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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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,119
Across Down
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
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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