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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
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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
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Desserts. : PEACHPIES
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Thrust. : LUNGE
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Seaman. : TAR
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Bread spread. : APPLEBUTTER
23
Iowa town. : AMES
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Sloths. : AIS
25
Thespian. : STAGER
28
European capital. : BERN
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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
Down
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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
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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