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New York Times, Tuesday, April 8, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B V Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
PS notes: Original 49-Across clue had "Shakespearian"; changed it to "Shakespearean."
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,178

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Plus item. : ASSET
6. Go to ___ trouble. : ALOT
10. Munich's river. : ISAR
14. Offense. : PIQUE
15. Australian parrot. : LORY
16. ___ contendere. : NOLO
17. Cease-fire. : TRUCE
18. Introductions. : PROLOGUES
20. Guarantee. : SEAL
21. Word for a ship. : SHE
22. Power. : ENERGY
23. Razor mishap. : NICK
25. Navigational aid. : LORAN
27. Where Tottenham is. : MIDDLESEX
30. Airman's initials. : USAF
34. Soho residence. : OME
35. Some time. : AWHILE
37. Outside: Prefix. : ECTO
38. Hostilities. : WAR
39. Through: Prefix. : PER
40. Gershwin. : IRA
42. Early Mongolian. : HUN
43. German river. : EGER
45. Dictator. : DESPOT
47. Fort near Monterey. : ORD
48. Took a bus. : RODE
49. Shakespearean heroine. : DESDEMONA
51. Tournament. : JOUST
54. Chemical ending. : ENOL
55. City on the Somme. : AMIENS
58. Grazed. : FED
60. Ridicule. : TWIT
63. Asylum. : SANCTUARY
65. Exclusively. : ALONE
66. Pay phone feature. : SLOT
67. Korean name. : RHEE
68. ___ incognita. : TERRA
69. Sawbucks. : TENS
70. River to North Sea. : YSER
71. Small fry. : TYKES
Down
1. Flats, for short. : APTS
2. Word of respect. : SIRE
3. Wasted. : SQUANDERED
4. Famed geometrist. : EUCLID
5. Golfer's adjunct. : TEE
6. Xanadu's river. : ALPH
7. Famed siren. : LORELEI
8. ___ y plata. : ORO
9. U.S. President. : TYLER
10. Dramatic role. : INGENUE
11. Turn bad. : SOUR
12. Shake ___ (hurry). : ALEG
13. Optimistic. : ROSY
19. ___ diet. : ONA
21. Slanted. : SKEWED
24. Applaud. : CLAP
26. Primroses. : OXLIPS
27. Yard implement. : MOWER
28. Insect stage. : IMAGO
29. Tatters. : SHREDS
31. Student's chore. : SCHOOLWORK
32. Done to ___. : ATURN
33. Stage and movie name. : FONDA
36. Deteriorated. : ERODED
41. Solar disc. : ATEN
44. Culls. : REJECTS
46. Unleash. : SETFREE
50. Variegated. : MOTLEY
52. Neighbor of Que. : ONT
53. Loan shark's line. : USURY
55. Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
56. Man or boy. : MALE
57. Participating. : INON
59. One who peeks. : EYER
61. Regarding. : INRE
62. Bohea and oolong. : TEAS
64. Exclamations. : AHS
65. Appended: Abbr. : ATT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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