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New York Times, Tuesday, March 11, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,150
Across
1. Chest. : ARCA
5. Fevers: Abbr. : TEMPS
10. Wilson's predecessor. : TAFT
14. Droplet. : BEAD
15. Heep. : URIAH
16. Seth's father. : ADAM
17. One-time vamp. : BARA
18. Ham's field. : RADIO
19. Restrain. : BATE
20. Firm. : ADAMANTINE
22. What ___. : AMAN
23. Family member. : SIS
24. Hesitant sounds. : ERS
25. River to the Moselle. : SAAR
27. Early Washington name. : JOHNADAMS
33. ___ in need of. : SADLY
34. Turkish president. : INONU
35. One of the maters. : PIA
36. Winglike parts. : ALAE
37. Enrich. : ENDOW
38. Store areas: Abbr. : DPTS
39. Actress Rita. : GAM
40. Type of verse meter. : IONIC
41. Mule parts. : SOLES
42. Economist. : ADAMSMITH
44. Bills. : ONES
45. Enthusiast: Slang. : NUT
46. Madrid woman: Abbr. : SRA
47. Inventor of diving bell. : EADS
49. Famous Peter Pan. : MAUDEADAMS
56. Ule, for one. : TREE
57. Comedian Fred. : ALLEN
58. Lily plant. : ALOE
59. Hub. : NAVE
60. Canonical hours. : NONES
61. Parcel out. : METE
62. Whistle-wetters. : ALES
63. Russian stockade. : ETAPE
64. O'Casey. : SEAN
Down
1. Biblical title. : ABBA
2. Interpret. : READ
3. Beloved in Italy. : CARA
4. A drink. : ADAMSALE
5. Spins. : TURNS
6. Quod ___ . . . : ERAT
7. South of France. : MIDI
8. French bread. : PAIN
9. Pump. : SHOE
10. Knightly tunic. : TABARD
11. A certain node. : ADAMSAPPLE
12. Fairy: It. : FATA
13. Agents. : TMEN
21. Ethereal. : AIRY
24. Parisian water. : EAU
25. Caesar, for one. : SALAD
26. Twosome. : ADAMANDEVE
27. Muslim spirit. : JINNI
28. They say, in St. Lo. : ONDIT
29. Booze. : HOOCH
30. Wind direction. : NNW
31. Widows' coins. : MITES
32. Impertinence. : SASS
33. Forsyte, for one. : SAGA
37. Business initials for a certain time. : EOM
38. TV comic. : DONADAMS
40. Doer: Suffix. : IST
41. Rail. : SORA
43. Eden and others. : MUSEES
46. Grasp. : SENSE
47. Sicilians' Mongibello. : ETNA
48. Russian sea. : ARAL
49. Jungle neckpiece. : MANE
50. Thanks ___. : ALOT
51. Arm bone. : ULNA
52. Davy Jones' home. : DEEP
53. Hard ___. : ALEE
54. Baseball's Manny. : MOTA
55. Spied. : SEEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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