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New York Times, Tuesday, April 15, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,185
Across
1. Came down. : ALIT
5. Baseball term. : ATBAT
10. Fruit. : PEAR
14. Function. : ROLE
15. Family member. : NIECE
16. Semicircular recess. : APSE
17. Impudence. : GALL
18. Tips. : GRATUITIES
20. Branch. : OFFSHOOT
22. Protective device on a shoe. : TOECAP
23. Bikini, for one. : ATOLL
24. Word with Pro or Super. : BOWL
25. Former tourist mecca. : HAVANA
27. Famous painting. : MONALISA
31. Venerate. : ADORE
32. A people of Sonora. : SERI
33. Grandparental. : AVAL
34. Predatory fish. : GAR
35. Tonality. : SONANCE
38. ___ Faithful. : OLD
39. Like some cheese. : AGED
41. Johnnycake. : PONE
42. Elan. : VERVE
44. Attack warning. : REDALERT
46. Arizona sight. : CANYON
47. Hume contemporary. : KANT
48. Of a Hindu culture. : VEDIC
49. Track and tie. : ASCOTS
52. Phrase of daring. : HEREGOES
55. Pennsylvania Ave. building. : WHITEHOUSE
57. A horse. : MARE
58. A Chaplin. : OONA
59. Mrs. Hobby. : OVETA
60. Part of SEATO. : ASIA
61. Sediment. : LEES
62. Of a foot. : PODAL
63. Prow. : STEM
Down
1. Southern constellation. : ARGO
2. Dillydally. : LOAF
3. Ugly. : ILLFAVORED
4. Communications satellite. : TELSTAR
5. African country. : ANGOLA
6. Innsbruck's province. : TIROL
7. Throb. : BEAT
8. Statute. : ACT
9. German. : TEUTONIC
10. Kneecap. : PATELLA
11. Iliad, for example. : EPIC
12. Cruising. : ASEA
13. Defendant in a suit: Abbr. : RESP
19. Midwest state. : IOWA
21. Sharpening devices. : HONES
24. Endured. : BORNE
25. Ishmael's mother. : HAGAR
26. Saying. : ADAGE
27. Signified. : MEANT
28. West African area. : IVORYCOAST
29. Burst of gunfire. : SALVO
30. Famous Pilgrim. : ALDEN
32. Drink of redeye. : SNORT
36. Labor term. : OPENSHOP
37. Shirk. : EVADE
40. Sioux. : DAKOTAS
43. Puzzles. : ENIGMAS
45. Overdue. : LATE
46. Breakfast item. : CEREAL
48. Wax match. : VESTA
49. Military offense: Abbr. : AWOL
50. Brogan. : SHOE
51. Movie: Prefix. : CINE
52. Having color. : HUED
53. Scene of Perry victory. : ERIE
54. Suture. : SEAM
56. Egg: Prefix. : OVO

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

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