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New York Times, Wednesday, April 16, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,186
Across Down
1. Horse. : MARE
5. Holiday mail. : CARDS
10. N.C.O.'s. : SGTS
14. Enthusiasm. : ELAN
15. Oil source. : OLIVE
16. Bronx cheer. : HOOT
17. Tatterdemalion. : RAGAMUFFIN
19. Ferber. : EDNA
20. Earthy. : VISCERAL
21. Offstage man at Scopes trial. : DARWIN
23. Explosive. : TNT
24. Refugee. : EMIGRE
26. Diamonds. : REDSUIT
30. Designate. : ENTITLE
33. Sky god. : ANU
34. Brad. : NAIL
36. Ecological communities. : SERES
37. Mute. : DUMB
39. Misses. : GIRLS
41. Celestial bodies. : SUNS
42. Bower. : ARBOR
44. Ship part. : PROW
45. Jeanne or Marie: Abbr. : STE
46. Did over, as a letter. : REWROTE
48. First name at Chequers. : WINSTON
51. Words, in a salad recipe. : ADDOIL
53. Vote. : NAY
54. Shrewdest. : SLIEST
56. Vegetable. : EGGPLANT
61. So long. : TATA
62. Neckpiece of sorts. : ADAMSAPPLE
64. Large bird: Var. : EMEU
65. Win a few, ___ few. : LOSEA
66. Reconcile. : HEAL
67. Groucho. : MARX
68. Perfume. : SCENT
69. Spanish miss: Abbr. : SRTA
1. Emcee Griffin. : MERV
2. Jai ___. : ALAI
3. Teases: Colloq. : RAGS
4. Performs, as a role. : ENACTS
5. Suing. : COURTING
6. ___, Bravo, Charlie. : ALFA
7. Ransack. : RIFLE
8. Sixth century date. : DVI
9. Remit, as a boxtop. : SENDIN
10. Amontillados. : SHERRIES
11. In ___. : GODWETRUST
12. Diminutive of Antoinette. : TONI
13. Baseball's Man. : STAN
18. Bill of fare. : MENU
22. F.B.I. men: Abbr. : AGTS
25. Ripen. : MELLOW
26. Kind of antenna. : RADAR
27. Habituate. : ENURE
28. Pinter play (with "The"). : DUMBWAITER
29. Asian capital. : TAIPEI
31. Slowly: Music. : LENTO
32. Eat: Ger. : ESSEN
35. Type of verb: Abbr. : IRR
38. French port. : BORDEAUX
40. Goes for the ball, as a batter. : SWINGSAT
43. Hot ___. : RODS
47. Sums. : TOTALS
49. Vineyard valley of California. : NAPA
50. Undines. : SYLPHS
52. Rent. : LEASE
54. Restrain. : STEM
55. Asian monk. : LAMA
57. See 22 Down. : GMEN
58. Copycat. : APER
59. Arctic Circle location: Abbr. : NLAT
60. Tissue layer. : TELA
63. One of the dwarfs. : DOC

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

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