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New York Times, Monday, March 24, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,163
Across
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Variety of pear. : BOSC
5
More discerning. : SAGER
10
Casa division. : SALA
14
Eye part. : UVEA
15
Suppress. : CRUSH
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Biblical name. : ENOS
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Dozes. : NAPS
18
Violin maker. : AMATI
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Goddess of Victory. : NIKE
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Substance in wheat flour. : GLUTEN
22
Region in Central Asia. : MONGOLIA
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Philippine island. : LEYTE
26
Serve at tea. : POUR
27
Sounds off. : DECLAIMS
30
Close. : STINGY
34
German exclamation. : ACH
35
Glossy. : SLEEK
37
Gaze. : STARE
38
Bifurcation. : FORK
40
City in China. : YENAN
42
Scope. : AREA
43
Whip. : FLAIL
45
Cowboy. : ROPER
47
Home: Abbr. : RES
48
Cowardly: Colloq. : YELLOW
50
Strengthening. : ROBORANT
52
Sculling equipment. : OARS
54
Poisonous snake. : KRAIT
55
Part. : FRAGMENT
59
Counsel. : ADVISE
62
Hideaway. : LAIR
63
Ointments. : NARDS
65
Holiday times. : EVES
66
Lamp. : ETNA
67
Speak hoarsely. : CROAK
68
___ to high heaven. : REEK
69
Te ___. : DEUM
70
Former columnist Hopper. : HEDDA
71
Inquires. : ASKS
Down
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Stopper. : BUNG
2
Face shape. : OVAL
3
Gloomy. : SEPULCHRAL
4
___ Gandolfo. : CASTEL
5
In a meager manner. : SCANTILY
6
Prepare for action. : ARM
7
One of the Marianas. : GUAM
8
Prevent. : ESTOP
9
African game, for short. : RHINOS
10
Resident in 10 Across. : SENORITA
11
West Indian shrub. : ANIL
12
Norse god. : LOKI
13
On the briny. : ASEA
21
Nestling. : EYAS
23
Courage: Slang. : GUTS
25
Arabian ruler. : EMEER
27
A Dean. : DAFFY
28
Place for French teacher. : ECOLE
29
Mexican gentleman. : SENOR
31
Tales. : NARRATIVES
32
Color. : GREEN
33
Kind of cake. : YEAST
36
Tropical tree. : KAPOK
39
Metric weight. : KILOGRAM
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State associated with Lincoln. : NEBRASKA
44
Dark soil. : LOAM
46
Way. : ROAD
49
Tool. : WRENCH
51
Mexican muralist. : RIVERA
53
Kind of drum. : SNARE
55
Escaped. : FLED
56
Deserve: Colloq. : RATE
57
Primitive Japanese. : AINU
58
Stepped. : TROD
60
Search. : SEEK
61
Some Alaskans: Abbr. : ESKS
64
Family member. : DAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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