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New York Times, Monday, March 31, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,170

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Shapeless drop. : BLOB
5. In style. : CHIC
9. Equal. : SAME
13. ___ sunshine. : RAYOF
15. Kind of weed. : LOCO
16. Malayan knife. : KRIS
17. Huron and Mohawk. : AMERICANINDIANS
20. Pince-___. : NEZ
21. Chance. : RISK
22. Twenty, at Monte Carlo. : VINGT
23. Swamplands. : FENS
24. Retreats. : DENS
25. Title for a woman. : MADAME
28. Essential part. : CORE
29. Taste. : SIP
32. Critical. : ACUTE
33. To boot. : PLUS
34. Fountain item. : SODA
35. Garden pests. : JAPANESEBEETLES
38. City on the Oka. : OREL
39. Fired. : SHOT
40. Herbage. : GRASS
41. Flushed. : RED
42. ___ of worms. : ACAN
43. Storied ship. : BOUNTY
44. Tear at. : CLAW
45. Power unit. : WATT
46. Korean metropolis. : SEOUL
48. Rumanian city. : IASI
49. Eau-de-___. : VIE
52. Salad garnish. : RUSSIANDRESSING
55. Campus group. : FRAT
56. Kicked in a way. : TOED
57. Append. : TIETO
58. God, in old Rome. : DEUS
59. Pitching statistics. : ERAS
60. Braces. : TWOS
Down
1. Cereal. : BRAN
2. Dress material. : LAME
3. Court cry. : OYEZ
4. City division: Abbr. : BOR
5. Categorize. : CLASS
6. Highway sound. : HONK
7. Here: Fr. : ICI
8. Talk. : CONVERSE
9. Pelts. : SKINS
10. One of a Kipling trio. : ARAG
11. Popular garnish. : MINT
12. Feminine ending. : ESS
14. Name for relief pitchers. : FIREMEN
18. Movie, in Madrid. : CINE
19. Wine's tagalong. : DINE
23. Calamitous. : FATAL
24. Question. : DOUBT
25. Army man. : MAJOR
26. Not ___ in the world. : ACARE
27. Tricked. : DUPED
28. Opponent of Pericles. : CLEON
29. Large gannet. : SOLAN
30. That is: Lat. : IDEST
31. Suburb of Paris. : PASSY
33. Word of disgust. : PSHAW
34. Structural piece. : STRUT
36. Intensify. : ESCALATE
37. Self-centered one. : EGOTIST
42. His: Fr. : ALUI
43. Groundwork. : BASE
44. Outlays. : COSTS
45. Hospital divisions. : WARDS
46. Guaranteed. : SURE
47. Son of Isaac. : ESAU
48. Impression. : IDEA
49. Outlook. : VIEW
50. Preposition. : INTO
51. Personalities. : EGOS
52. Postal initials. : RFD
53. Correlative. : NOR
54. Perch. : SIT

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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