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New York Times, Tuesday, March 4, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 339 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,143
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1. Misbehave. : ACTUP
6. Pet. : TABBY
11. British money: Abbr. : STG
14. Sophisticated. : BLASE
15. Island, in Italy. : ISOLA
16. Scoreboard trio. : OOO
17. Example of lagniappe. : BAKERSDOZEN
19. ___ tree. : UPA
20. Watched. : EYED
21. St. ___, France's West Point. : CYR
22. Swerved. : SKEWED
24. Craft of sorts. : UFO
26. Unserviceable. : USELESS
27. Start of a game. : JUMPOFF
31. Obligations. : NEEDS
32. ___ dare. : ONA
33. Reluctant. : AFRAID
35. Common French verb. : ETRE
38. Invigorating. : VITAL
40. Title of respect: Abbr. : ESQ
41. Erect. : AREAR
42. Impress clearly. : ETCH
43. Snub. : REBUFF
45. Communication initials. : RCA
46. German philosopher. : HEGEL
48. Passes. : ELAPSES
50. Louis XV's favorite. : DUBARRY
52. Neighbor of Ida. : ORE
53. Poem. : EPOPEE
54. ___ Paulo. : SAO
56. Scoria. : LAVA
60. Increase. : WAX
61. British composer. : EDWARDELGAR
64. Wind direction. : ENE
65. Littoral. : COAST
66. Prepare new defenses. : REARM
67. Measures: Abbr. : YDS
68. Attempt. : ESSAY
69. Off-target. : STRAY
1. French clergyman. : ABBE
2. The Great Pacificator. : CLAY
3. Receipts, familiarly. : TAKE
4. Depleted. : USEDUP
5. Through. : PER
6. Redd up. : TIDY
7. Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
8. Dickens. : BOZ
9. Delightful. : BLESSED
10. American Leaguer. : YANKEE
11. Foul-weather gear. : SOUWESTERS
12. Bends the elbow. : TOPES
13. Stimuli. : GOADS
18. Gibe. : SCOFF
23. Church man. : ELDER
25. A Saratoga purchase. : FOAL
26. Notable. : UNIQUE
27. Olympian. : JOVE
28. Army group. : UNIT
29. Containers of a sort. : MATCHBOXES
30. Ad lib. : FREELY
34. Fireproofing: Abbr. : ASB
36. Competition. : RACE
37. Geologic times. : ERAS
39. All of ___. : AHEAP
41. Remote. : AFAR
43. Altar screen. : REREDOS
44. Bright light. : FLOOD
47. Where the Alpheus flows. : GREECE
49. Shot. : PELLET
50. U.S. admiral. : DEWEY
51. ___ coming. : UPAND
54. Fencer's cry. : SASA
55. Bohemian. : ARTY
57. Seaweed. : AGAR
58. Latin-American measure. : VARA
59. Multitude. : ARMY
62. Common verb. : WAS
63. Noun endings. : ERS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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