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New York Times, Wednesday, March 26, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,165
Across
1. Vacation spot. : CAMP
5. Truck parts. : CABS
9. Even if, for short. : ALTHO
14. Blue shade. : OPAL
15. Sioux. : OTOE
16. Perfume ingredient. : NEROL
17. Plum brandy. : MIRABELLE
19. Met's cousin in Italy. : SCALA
20. Card game. : BACCARAT
21. Cossack chief. : HETMAN
22. Bows. : ARCS
23. Dance. : GALOP
24. Neckwear. : BOWTIE
27. Cowslip. : PRIMROSE
30. Israeli port. : ACRE
31. Cheerless. : DREAR
33. Thin strip. : SLAT
34. Fixed: Abbr. : STA
35. Tricorn. : HAT
36. Pier group: Abbr. : ILA
37. Preserved. : KEPT
39. Soft speech sounds. : LENES
41. Difficulty. : SNAG
42. Certain actresses. : STARLETS
44. ___ foie . . . : PATEDE
46. Sunday fare. : ROAST
47. Irish village. : TARA
48. "Not even ___." : AMOUSE
50. Minimal. : MARGINAL
54. Intimidate. : DAUNT
55. Asian. : CANTONESE
56. Dumbbell. : OUNCE
57. ___ part. : ACTA
58. Albion's neighbor. : ERIN
59. Supported (with). : SIDED
60. Besides. : THEN
61. Word of warning. : DONT
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1. Groom. : COMB
2. Upolu port. : APIA
3. Chagall. : MARC
4. Appease. : PLACATE
5. Twisted an arm. : COERCED
6. Mainstay. : ATLAS
7. Roll of cloth. : BOLT
8. Witness. : SEE
9. Canterbury's Saint ___. : ANSELM
10. Scripture readers. : LECTORS
11. Canvas net. : TRAMPOLINE
12. Spanish greeting. : HOLA
13. Oriental heroine. : OLAN
18. Port of Italy. : BARI
21. Animal coat. : HAIR
23. Fireplace. : GRATE
24. Suns. : BASKS
25. Musical group. : OCTET
26. Outsert. : WRAPAROUND
27. Certain songs. : PEANS
28. Waldorf. : SALAD
29. Floor: Fr. : ETAGE
32. Mitchell hero. : RHETT
38. Defeat. : TROUNCE
39. ___ majesty. : LESE
40. Like commuters, sometimes. : SPARTAN
41. Like some glass. : STAINED
43. Wore. : LASTED
45. Constellation. : ARGO
47. French relative. : TANTE
48. Increases. : ADOS
49. Hawaiian island. : MAUI
50. Austrian physicist. : MACH
51. Black, in Rome. : NERO
52. Hindu month. : ASIN
53. Seasonal period. : LENT
55. Tabby. : CAT

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