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New York Times, Friday, April 4, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { K V Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,174
Across
1. Influence. : SWAY
5. Angers. : IRES
9. Island nation. : JAPAN
14. Piece of gossip. : TALE
15. Fissure. : RENT
16. Polish province. : OPOLE
17. Right angles. : ELLS
18. Court proceedings. : ACTA
19. Month. : APRIL
20. Recent: Prefix. : NEO
21. Capable (with "to"). : EQUAL
22. Port of Brazil. : NATAL
23. Try sorely. : TAX
25. Canvas canopy. : TILT
27. Auditing word. : LOSS
28. Dashed against. : RAMMED
31. Turkish coins. : LIRAS
33. Chicago name. : OLEARY
34. Small piece. : SNIP
35. Small paper. : PPH
38. Horror movie figure. : MONSTER
40. King Kong. : GORILLA
42. Teacher's ___ : PET
43. Roof ornaments. : EPIS
45. Bookmark of sorts. : DOGEAR
46. Western clay. : ADOBE
47. Hellen, to Hellenes. : EPONYM
48. Austrian composer. : BERG
51. Loosely woven silk. : TRAM
53. Morsel. : ORT
54. Pale. : ASHEN
56. Certain signs. : OMENS
58. Self. : EGO
61. Early age. : STONE
62. Japanese race. : AINU
63. A violation, in sports. : FOUL
64. Tears. : RENDS
65. Twist, as wool. : SLUB
66. Precept. : RULE
67. Neighborhoods. : AREAS
68. Mrs. Dick Tracy. : TESS
69. Seat of Nobel Institute. : OSLO
Down
1. British gun. : STEN
2. Raised surface. : WALE
3. Share. : ALLOTMENT
4. An answer. : YES
5. Baghdad's republic. : IRAQ
6. Snip over again. : RECUT
7. Involves. : ENTAILS
8. Losing velocity. : STALLING
9. Maid of Orleans. : JOAN
10. Shocks. : APPALS
11. ___ Alegre, Brazil. : PORTO
12. Otherwise. : ALIAS
13. Dickens girl and others. : NELLS
21. Acted strongly. : EXERTED
24. Pile: Fr. : AMAS
26. Electron tube. : TRIODE
28. Frolic. : ROMP
29. Succulent plant. : ALOE
30. Color worker's vat. : DYEPOT
32. Suitable. : APROPOS
35. Fruitful. : PLENTEOUS
36. Recess activity. : PLAY
37. Injury. : HARM
39. Dinner item. : RIBROAST
41. Stravinsky. : IGOR
44. Nautical measure. : SEAMILE
46. Program. : AGENDA
48. Gateway to Russia in W.W. II. : BASRA
49. Chemical compound. : ESTER
50. Geneva's river. : RHONE
52. Cartes. : MENUS
55. Cape. : NESS
57. Lumps. : NUBS
59. Delude. : GULL
60. Spread. : OLEO
63. Partner of to. : FRO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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