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New York Times, Saturday, April 19, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,189
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1. Ladies in Lyons. : MMES
5. Rascal. : SCAMP
10. Partly open. : AJAR
14. Staff member. : AIDE
15. Potato. : TUBER
16. Words of impossibility. : NOGO
17. Cheap liquor. : SNEAKYPETE
19. Secret society. : KLAN
20. Member of the Met. : SINGER
21. Brewers. : TEABALLS
23. Repute. : ODOR
25. Like ghosts and ghouls. : SCARY
26. Hairpiece. : CHIGNON
29. "Citizen ___." : HEARST
32. Odds makers' words. : TOONE
33. Chopper. : DICER
35. Scoreboard trio. : OOO
36. Circle. : RING
37. Low, hard-hit ball. : LINER
38. Predecessor of MVD. : OGPU
39. Article, in Arles : UNE
40. Jurors' group. : PANEL
41. Clumsy. : INEPT
42. Spring time. : EASTER
44. Astronaut's big moment. : REENTRY
46. On ___ (busy). : THEGO
48. Monday mood. : BLAH
49. Wheedling. : CAJOLERY
52. Have ___ on. : ANEDGE
56. Power source. : ATOM
57. Barbecue offerings. : SLOPPYJOES
59. Okinawan city. : NAHA
60. People, poetically. : SOULS
61. African port. : ORAN
62. Austrian town. : ENNS
63. Clothe. : ENDUE
64. Strip. : BARE
1. Bulk. : MASS
2. Kind of skirt. : MINI
3. Where figleaf was skirt. : EDEN
4. Maritime. : SEAGOING
5. "Nat Turner" author. : STYRON
6. Sports trophy. : CUP
7. Encourage. : ABET
8. Allots. : METES
9. Oldtime circuit man. : PREACHER
10. Mideast capital. : ANKARA
11. Flag of a sort. : JOLLYROGER
12. "I want ___ just . . . " : AGAL
13. Swoboda and others. : RONS
18. Anchor. : KEDGE
22. Boxing champ in 1934. : BAER
24. Famed sculptor. : RODIN
26. To ___ phrase. : COINA
27. Artillery rocket. : HONESTJOHN
28. Forty-___. : NINER
30. Drenched. : SOPPY
31. Self-appointed adviser. : TOUT
32. Precise. : TRUE
34. V.I.P., for short. : CELEB
37. Gifts. : LARGESSE
38. Alert. : ONTHEJOB
40. Strip. : PEEL
41. ___ event. : INANY
43. Apostle. : THOMAS
45. Pass. : ELAPSE
47. Popular material. : ORLON
49. Sugar source. : CANE
50. ___ impasse. : ATAN
51. ___ be surprised. : YOUD
53. Dumb girl. : DORA
54. Equipment. : GEAR
55. Serf. : ESNE
58. Noun form: Abbr. : PLU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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