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New York Times, Thursday, March 20, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { W X Z }, Scrabble score: 335 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,159
Across Down
1. Sound. : HALE
5. Planet. : PLUTO
10. Wad of tobacco. : QUID
14. Came down. : ALIT
15. Old Greek district. : IONIA
16. Homely. : UGLY
17. Awkward spot. : HOLE
18. Fast draws. : QUICKFIRES
20. Exclamation. : AHA
21. Golf shot. : PUTT
22. Weeds, for short. : LOCOS
23. Baby garments. : SACQUES
25. Dagger. : DIRK
26. Elevator buttons. : UPS
27. Solitary. : LONESOME
31. Eastern judges. : CADIS
34. Feature of a U.S. building. : FIVESIDES
35. Guinness. : ALEC
36. Meandered. : ROVED
37. Provided. : LENT
38. House features. : BACKDOORS
40. Sidestep. : EVADE
41. Export shipping. : SEATRADE
42. Glasgow negative. : NAE
43. Of a glacial period. : RISS
44. Oil well feature. : DERRICK
48. Confine. : STINT
50. But: Fr. : MAIS
51. Greek letter. : RHO
52. Stimulating. : QUICKENING
54. Lock-up. : JAIL
55. Migrate. : TREK
56. Western farm. : RANCH
57. Ferber. : EDNA
58. Lectures: Abbr. : SERS
59. Bond and others. : SPIES
60. Gatherings of sorts. : BEES
1. Sunken fences. : HAHAS
2. Greeting in Oahu. : ALOHA
3. Popular shrub. : LILAC
4. Hot time in Nice. : ETE
5. Irritates. : PIQUES
6. Clods. : LOUTS
7. Constituent. : UNIT
8. Fixation. : TIC
9. Describing some shady walks. : OAKLINED
10. Liquid of sorts. : QUICKSILVER
11. Language: Prefix. : UGRO
12. Seine features. : ILES
13. Bad: Prefix. : DYS
19. Warning cries. : FORES
21. Little animals. : PUPS
24. Some bridge holdings. : QUICKTRICKS
25. Birds in the news. : DOVES
27. Item in a librairie. : LIVRE
28. Music halls. : ODEA
29. Heal. : MEND
30. Italian family. : ESTE
31. Hacks. : CABS
32. Wings. : ALAE
33. Prefix for logue. : DECA
34. Peas, beans, etc. : FOODS
36. Kitchen appliances. : ROASTERS
39. Tea or milk. : DRINK
40. Corn on the cob. : EARS
42. Whinnies. : NEIGHS
44. Reel. : DANCE
45. Turkish decree. : IRADE
46. Ridge. : CHINE
47. Nuts. : KOLAS
48. Positive. : SURE
49. Row. : TIER
50. Prefix with skirt. : MINI
52. Measures: Abbr. : QTS
53. Fabric surface. : NAP
54. Stuart. : JEB

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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