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New York Times, Thursday, March 27, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,166
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1. Humble. : ABASE
6. After pi. : RHO
9. Devour. : EATUP
14. Not so bright. : PALER
15. Long time. : EON
16. Metric measure. : STERE
17. It has tips for good dining. : ASPARAGUS
19. Cuban dance. : CONGA
20. Pronoun. : SHE
21. Jewish month. : ADAR
22. Part. : SUNDER
23. Fair amount. : NOTALITTLE
26. Accident. : MISHAP
28. Make tracks. : HIE
29. Indian tribe. : SAC
32. Pilaster. : ANTA
33. Sight of Salt Lake City. : TABERNACLE
37. Berate. : SCORE
39. Macadamia. : NUT
40. Moving line. : TRAIN
41. Priestly. : SACERDOTAL
44. Chalcopyrites. : ORES
45. Invite. : ASK
46. Goddess of dawn. : EOS
47. Early ascetic. : ESSENE
49. Entreated. : IMPETRATED
52. Hockey player. : GOALIE
55. Aspire to. : HOPE
56. Legendary Chinese emperor. : YAO
59. Helmet. : ARMET
60. Little G. & S. girl. : BUTTERCUP
62. A kind of rule. : SLIDE
63. Brew. : ALE
64. Lariat. : RIATA
65. Ganges sights. : PYRES
66. Reply. : YES
67. Yuccalike plant. : SOTOL
1. Timber trees of Brazil. : APAS
2. Shindig. : BASH
3. Mountain climber's gear. : ALPENSTOCK
4. Sargasso ___. : SEA
5. Printing mistakes. : ERRATA
6. Splendid. : REGAL
7. Muslim beauty. : HOURI
8. Cricket sides. : ONS
9. Quite edible. : ESCULENT
10. United. : ATONE
11. Watch over. : TEND
12. Importune. : URGE
13. Anjou. : PEAR
18. Make fit. : ADAPT
22. Cooking direction. : STIR
24. Chicago airport. : OHARE
25. Greek letter. : THETA
26. ___ regiment of troops. : MASSA
27. Early Peruvians. : INCAS
29. Timid one. : SCAREDYCAT
30. Strange. : ALIEN
31. Perfume. : CENSE
34. Win by ___. : ANOSE
35. Word of exception. : BUT
36. Rebelled. : AROSE
38. Recluses. : EREMITES
42. Info. : DOPE
43. Jumped. : LEAPT
48. Pilots. : STEERS
49. ___ France. : ILEDE
50. Greenland base. : THULE
51. Surf sounds. : ROTES
52. Sound of surprise. : GASP
53. Paris airport. : ORLY
54. Muslim ruler. : AMIR
57. Limousine. : AUTO
58. Gem. : OPAL
60. Horse color. : BAY
61. Spanish river. : RIO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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