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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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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,149
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1. 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
24. 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
1. 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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