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New York Times, Saturday, April 26, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,196
Across
1. Johnny Appleseed's name. : CHAPMAN
8. De ___ (in reality). : FACTO
13. Halo. : AUREOLE
14. Strands. : MAROONS
16. Mistake of a sort. : SLIPOFTHETONGUE
18. Ach! : ALAS
19. River through Lake Geneva. : RHONE
20. Dramatis personae. : CAST
21. Suffix with press or moist. : URE
23. Charlotte ___. : RUSSE
25. Pops the question. : PROPOSES
29. Hayseeds. : HICKS
33. L. P. for one: Abbr. : REC
34. Emulated O'Toole. : ACTED
36. City near Lisbon. : EVORA
37. Antony's phrase for Brutus. : ANHONOURABLEMAN
40. Polo. : MARCO
41. "Olympia" painter. : MANET
42. First word of "Home, Sweet Home." : MID
43. Quarterback play. : SNEAK
44. Set apart solemnly. : DEDICATE
46. Straight muscles. : RECTI
49. Car of the '20's. : REO
50. Jai ___. : ALAI
53. ___ mañana. : HASTA
55. U.S. agency: Abbr. : USIS
59. Very special. : BORNTOTHEPURPLE
62. Fred from Omaha. : ASTAIRE
63. Not so neat. : MESSIER
64. Sample. : TASTE
65. Goes up. : ASCENDS
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1. Señora's place. : CASA
2. Pea pod. : HULL
3. "Un bel di," for one. : ARIA
4. Invigorates. : PEPSUP
5. Barn sound. : MOO
6. Open-air. : ALFRESCO
7. Where Haarlem is: Abbr. : NETH
8. Gruesome threesome. : FATES
9. Nigerian native. : ARO
10. Fancy. : CONCEIVE
11. Forum garb. : TOGA
12. Obligation. : ONUS
14. Cafe card. : MENU
15. Term in new math. : SET
17. Condiment. : HORSERADISH
22. Raleigh's island: 1585. : ROANOKE
24. Pony. : SHELTIE
25. Hyde Park vehicles. : PRAMS
26. French author: 1823–92. : RENAN
27. Artist's pigment. : OCHRE
28. Garden: Suffix. : ETUM
30. Slight pause. : COMMA
31. Cobra's cousin. : KRAIT
32. Earl of Derby fame. : SANDE
35. Hamlet. : DANE
38. Cousins of harmonicas. : OCARINAS
39. Clothes. : BEDRAPES
45. Links. : COURSE
47. Milking, for one. : CHORE
48. London gallery. : TATE
50. Desert coat. : ABA
51. All at sea. : LOST
52. City in N. W. Greece. : ARTA
54. Melodic subject. : TEMA
56. Ballet maneuver. : SPIN
57. "___ Three Lives." : ILED
58. Pulpit talks: Abbr. : SERS
60. Small bird. : TIT
61. Alma mater of O. J. Simpson. : USC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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