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New York Times, Tuesday, March 18, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,157
Across
1. Unfamiliar. : NEW
4. ___ crossroads. : ATTHE
9. Workplace. : SHOP
13. Urchin. : ARAB
15. Argentine name. : PERON
16. Corrida star. : TORO
17. European leader. : TITO
18. Makeup: Colloq. : PAINT
19. Single. : UNAL
20. Series time. : OCTOBER
22. Blackbird. : GRACKLE
24. Cafeteria gear. : TRAY
25. Draw off. : SUCK
26. Disclose. : UNVEIL
29. Electioneers. : STUMPS
33. Bearing. : POISE
34. Arrange in a certain way. : JUXTAPOSE
37. Residence, in Soho. : OME
38. Dessert items. : CAKES
39. French beverage. : THE
40. Suburban implement. : LAWNMOWER
43. Long-necked guitar. : SITAR
45. Sight ___. : UNSEEN
46. Light wraps. : THROWS
47. Sweeten the pot. : ANTE
49. Basra's country. : IRAK
50. Small heron. : BITTERN
53. Habitué. : DENIZEN
57. Together, in music. : ADUE
58. In difficulty. : ATSEA
60. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
61. Foists, with "off." : FOBS
62. European. : CROAT
63. Forbidding. : GRIM
64. Shoe or slipper. : FLAT
65. TV, in Soho. : TELLY
66. Cheer for 16 Across. : OLE
Down
1. Western pact. : NATO
2. Famed explorer. : ERIC
3. Electrical unit. : WATT
4. Attraction. : APPEAL
5. Lachrymose. : TEARY
6. Numerical prefix. : TRI
7. Chinese warehouses. : HONGS
8. Commits. : ENTRUSTS
9. Conceited: Colloq. : STUCKUP
10. Aviary sound. : HONK
11. By word. : ORAL
12. Spar. : POLE
14. Arcturus's constellation. : BOOTES
21. Soft cheese. : BRIE
23. Proceedings. : ACTA
26. Apia's island. : UPOLU
27. "___ is an island." : NOMAN
28. Considers. : VIEWS
30. "Can Do," for one. : MOTTO
31. Sound of irritation. : PSHAW
32. Seventh sons. : SEERS
34. Yak: Colloq. : JAW
35. Luau accompaniment. : UKE
36. Dry: Prefix. : XER
38. Shrink. : CONTRACT
41. Least cluttered. : NEATEST
42. Word on the wall. : MENE
43. ___ State, in Burma. : SHAN
44. Wearying. : IRKING
46. Compact. : TREATY
48. ___ nous. : ENTRE
49. Goal. : IDEAL
50. Golf stroke. : BAFF
51. Revered one. : IDOL
52. Brass member. : TUBA
54. Thermometer reading. : ZERO
55. Malefic. : EVIL
56. Christen. : NAME
59. Money of Lima. : SOL

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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