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New York Times, Monday, March 10, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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G
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,149
Across
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Chatters. : GABS
5
Guatemala people. : ITZA
9
Deep drink. : QUAFF
14
El Bahr. : NILE
15
Bucolic sounds. : MOOS
16
Family member. : UNCLE
17
Jewish month. : ADAR
18
Bar offerings. : PINKLADIES
20
Port of Brazil. : RECIFE
22
Whitetail. : DEER
23
Mil. unit. : DET
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Early Norse bards. : SKALDS
26
Computer need. : DATA
28
Inactive state. : SLEEP
29
Slingshot ammo. : PEBBLE
33
Traffic situation. : JAM
35
Out of the way. : ASIDE
38
Part of R.F.D. : RURAL
39
Etats ___. : UNIS
41
Roman goddess. : NOX
42
Pyramid area. : TOMB
43
Passé. : DATED
45
Frets. : STEWS
48
Miniscule. : WEE
49
Extras. : OTHERS
51
Mark of honor. : CROWN
53
Temperate. : MILD
55
Least risky. : SAFEST
57
Acknowledge. : OWN
60
Barkley. : VEEP
62
Puffed. : PANTED
64
Tires. : WHITEWALLS
67
City south of Moscow. : TULA
68
Veranda. : LANAI
69
Stead. : LIEU
70
Man's name. : ADAM
71
Inexorable. : STERN
72
Small spring. : SEEP
73
Phoenicia's capital. : TYRE
Down
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Growl. : GNAR
2
Staffmen. : AIDES
3
Racetrack worker. : BLACKSMITH
4
Magazine feature. : SERIAL
5
Blocks. : IMPEDES
6
French pronoun. : TOI
7
Soviet moonship. : ZOND
8
Invited. : ASKED
9
Football period. : QUARTER
10
German conjunction. : UND
11
Rich in silica. : ACID
12
Shun. : FLEE
13
Ending for song or gab. : FEST
19
___ year. : LEAP
21
Circus employe. : FLEA
25
Protracts. : SPINS
27
Touch. : ABUT
30
Preoccupied state. : BROWNSTUDY
31
Gown material. : LAME
32
River of Germany. : ELBE
33
Relative of karate. : JUDO
34
Med. course. : ANAT
36
Musical symbol. : DOT
37
Office V.I.P.'s. : EXECS
40
Feign. : SEEM
44
Movie. : DRIVEIN
46
Recaps. : WRAPSUP
47
Chesterfield. : SOFA
50
Part of a basket. : SLEW
52
Tackled. : WENTAT
54
Does business. : DEALS
56
Tissue-like. : TELAR
57
Birds. : OWLS
58
Reporter's question. : WHAT
59
Mets or Nats. : NINE
61
Ballet position. : PLIE
63
Title. : DAME
65
Road surface. : TAR
66
F.F.V. name. : LEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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