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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

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Students & seniors
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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