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New York Times, Monday, April 21, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,191
Across
1. Both: Prefix. : AMBI
5. Cut away. : PARED
10. Ives. : BURL
14. Cousin of the bay. : ROAN
15. Supra. : ABOVE
16. Unicorn fish. : UNIE
17. Lily plant. : IRID
18. Embankment. : LEVEE
19. Mauna Loa output. : LAVA
20. Dainty. : DELICATE
22. Went flat. : PALLED
24. Shoots of a woody plant. : RODS
25. Fowl. : HENS
26. Mineral salt. : ALKALI
29. Permanently. : FORKEEPS
33. Labor initials. : CIO
34. Leading. : ONTOP
36. Monster slain by Hercules. : HYDRA
37. Vetch. : TARE
39. Western capital. : SALEM
41. Shield. : EGIS
42. ___ on. : ONAND
44. Fong of Hawaii. : HIRAM
46. German river. : EMS
47. Mikado's son. : NANKIPOO
49. ___-woolsey. : LINSEY
51. Thought: Fr. : IDEE
52. ___ Grande. : CASA
53. Flag. : PENNON
56. Uneven. : LOPSIDED
60. ___ of roses. : ABED
61. ___ Oro. : RIODE
63. French composer. : LALO
64. Soviet river. : URAL
65. Stranger. : ODDER
66. English town. : ETON
67. Learning. : LORE
68. Follower of a belief. : DEIST
69. Man from Korsor. : DANE
Down
1. Jejune. : ARID
2. What Oliver Twist wanted. : MORE
3. Handle of a pail. : BAIL
4. First name in India. : INDIRA
5. Knights of old. : PALADINS
6. Urges on. : ABETS
7. Range. : ROVE
8. Poetic time. : EVE
9. More profound. : DEEPER
10. Direct hit. : BULLSEYE
11. Single. : UNAL
12. Cleave. : RIVE
13. Go ahead. : LEAD
21. Western state: Abbr. : COLO
23. Egyptian symbol. : ANKH
25. Optimist. : HOPER
26. Take steps. : ACTON
27. Tropical vine. : LIANA
28. Mohammedan bible. : KORAN
29. Page number. : FOLIO
30. Borders. : EDGES
31. Certain TV time. : PRIME
32. See 40 Down. : SASSY
35. Western lake. : TAHOE
38. Light up. : ENKINDLE
40. Saucy. : MALAPERT
43. Caper. : DIDO
45. Do without. : MISS
48. Sam's friend. : PENROD
50. Caught. : NAILED
52. Zip, et al. : CODES
53. Pry. : PAUL
54. Spanish river. : EBRO
55. Intimate. : NEAR
56. California city. : LODI
57. Filed material. : DATA
58. N. C. college. : ELON
59. Over. : DONE
62. Chemical suffix. : IDE

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