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New York Times, Friday, March 28, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,167
Across Down
1. Taste. : PALATE
7. Old fellow. : GAFFER
13. Outstanding. : EMINENT
15. Memorial Stadium team. : ORIOLES
17. Like a feather. : PINNATE
18. Vicious circle. : RATRACE
19. Pindaric poem. : ODE
20. Steel mill group. : MELTERS
22. Hosiery shade. : TAN
23. More expensive. : DEARER
25. Held onto. : KEPT
26. Breed of fowl. : MARAN
28. Knight in a fight. : TILTER
32. British novelist. : AMIS
33. Cooperative. : SYNERGETIC
37. Prepared for a rainy day. : SAVEDUP
39. Portentious. : AUGURAL
40. East Coast bay. : CHESAPEAKE
42. Carthaginians' last stand. : ZAMA
43. Spends. : USESUP
44. French writer: 1823–92. : RENAN
45. Sloping way. : RAMP
48. Testers. : TRIERS
50. Hole-in-one. : ACE
51. Apes. : BABOONS
54. A dog, for short. : POM
57. Old weapon. : POLEAXE
59. Quondam. : ONETIME
61. Cloying words. : TREACLE
62. Felt hats. : FEDORAS
63. Lower. : NETHER
64. They make the grade. : RATERS
1. Pumpkin or squash. : PEPO
2. Surrounded by. : AMID
3. Typical Musial hit. : LINEDRIVE
4. Harding or Sheridan. : ANN
5. Jasmine dealer. : TEAMAN
6. Script direction. : ENTER
7. Author Vidal. : GORE
8. Tree of Morocco. : ARAR
9. Suits. : FITS
10. Favoring. : FOR
11. Make exultant. : ELATE
12. A kind of tire. : RECAP
14. Message-sending machines. : TELETYPES
16. Mailed. : SENT
21. Group of three: Abbr. : TRIN
24. Slackens. : EASESUP
25. Old German coin. : KREUZER
26. Opposite of fem. : MASC
27. Indian nurse. : AMAH
29. Snug, as a roof. : LEAKPROOF
30. Correct. : TRUE
31. Humpty Dumpty. : EGG
33. Bit player in Hollywood. : SUPE
34. Happen. : TRANSPIRE
35. Van Druten's "___ Camera." : IAMA
36. Highland group. : CLAN
38. "___ Rheingold." : DAS
41. Item from Flint. : AUTO
44. Shade of green. : RESEDA
45. Transported. : RAPT
46. Squirrel's tidbit. : ACORN
47. Donnybrook. : MELEE
49. ___ tube. : INNER
51. Master of counterpoint. : BACH
52. Wheel shaft. : AXLE
53. Lager. : BEER
55. Poet. : OMAR
56. Jumble. : MESS
58. Use up. : EAT
60. Kiddie. : TOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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