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New York Times, Thursday, April 10, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,180
Across Down
1. House pets. : CATS
5. Word for a strikebreaker. : SCAB
9. Low places. : VALES
14. Greek peak. : OSSA
15. ___ Longa, ancient city. : ALBA
16. Stay. : ABIDE
17. Desserts. : PEACHPIES
19. Thrust. : LUNGE
20. Seaman. : TAR
21. Bread spread. : APPLEBUTTER
23. Iowa town. : AMES
24. Sloths. : AIS
25. Thespian. : STAGER
28. European capital. : BERN
30. Crowlike bird. : DAW
33. Ancient raiment. : TOGAS
34. Thirst quencher. : ORANGEADE
36. Shortly. : ANON
37. A profession. : BAR
38. San ___ Obispo. : LUIS
39. Lacquer. : BANANAOIL
42. Minute amount. : TINGE
43. Arch. : SLY
44. Taking repose. : ABED
45. Household helper. : SITTER
46. Mailing address. : APO
47. Berlin's forte. : TUNE
48. Yuletide treat. : PLUMPUDDING
53. Vegetable. : YAM
56. Calcutta celebrity. : RANEE
57. Fruit dish. : PEARSAUCE
59. More experienced. : OLDER
60. Irish hill. : TARA
61. Merganser. : SMEW
62. Secures a ship. : MOORS
63. Overwhelm, informally. : SLAY
64. Gridiron thrill. : PASS
1. Egyptian. : COPT
2. Addled. : ASEA
3. Monarch. : TSAR
4. Illinois Indian. : SAC
5. Military engineer. : SAPPER
6. Fasteners. : CLIPS
7. Steelworkers' leader. : ABEL
8. Low. : BASE
9. Appraising. : VALUING
10. Touches. : ABUTS
11. Fluffy stuff. : LINT
12. "The Razor's ___." : EDGE
13. Farsighted one. : SEER
18. Harness parts. : HAMES
22. Storage place. : BARN
23. Guam's capital. : AGANA
25. Direct insults. : STABS
26. Of sound. : TONAL
27. Torment. : AGONY
28. Trimming. : BRAID
29. British title. : EARL
30. Cow. : DAUNT
31. Italian river. : ADIGE
32. North Sea tributary. : WESER
34. Woodwind. : OBOE
35. Choice part. : ELITE
40. Sleepyheads. : NAPPERS
41. ___ ben Adhem. : ABOU
42. Ringing sounds. : TINGS
45. Source of light. : SUNRAY
46. Eastern notable. : AMEER
47. Headdress. : TIARA
48. College event. : PROM
49. French composer. : LALO
50. Bring to ruin. : UNDO
51. Store areas: Abbr. : DPTS
52. Transaction. : DEAL
53. Arizona city. : YUMA
54. Ashe's specialty. : ACES
55. Gulls. : MEWS
58. Serpent. : ASP

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

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