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New York Times, Monday, May 12, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,212
Across
1
Dance. : BALL
5
___-Magnon. : CRO
8
Kind of numeral. : ARABIC
14
Brainstorm. : IDEA
15
Scuttle. : HOD
16
Latin rhythm. : BOLERO
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Home. : DOMICILE
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Died down. : ABATED
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Speechify. : ORATE
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Rub out. : ERASE
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Put on. : DON
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Reader. : BOOKWORM
28
Command. : ENJOIN
30
World area. : EAST
31
Compass point. : SSE
34
Agitate. : CHURN
35
Feeling. : SENSATION
37
Weather forecast. : RAIN
38
Dividing walls. : SEPTA
39
Reputation. : ODOR
40
Include. : ENCOMPASS
42
___ evil. : SEENO
43
Netherlands commune. : EDE
44
Word with bahn or mate. : AUTO
45
Seafood item. : MUSSEL
46
More rugged. : STRONGER
48
___ poetica. : ARS
49
Jelly garnish. : ASPIC
52
Moved slowly. : EDGED
54
Spinner of life’s thread. : CLOTHO
56
Potential loser. : UNDERDOG
59
Whigs’ opponents. : TORIES
60
Wire measure. : MIL
61
Pelvic bones. : ILIA
62
Exhausts. : SPENDS
63
Tiny. : WEE
64
Broker’s advice. : SELL
Down
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Offer. : BID
2
Stir. : ADO
3
Sour ingredient. : LEMONJUICE
4
Den. : LAIR
5
Mollusk. : CHITON
6
Log-rolling contest. : ROLEO
7
Canticle. : ODE
8
Arabian cloth. : ABA
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Memorable musical. : ROBERTA
10
Tocsin. : ALARM
11
Greek letter. : BETA
12
Incenses. : IRES
13
Cipher. : CODE
18
Mountain retreat. : CABIN
22
Law. : DECREE
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In stock. : ONHAND
25
Continues. : KEEPSON
26
Needs. : WANTS
27
Peak in Thessaly. : OSSA
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Whether ___. : ORNO
31
One way to ride. : SIDESADDLE
32
Certain frontiersman. : SOONER
33
Matriculates. : ENROLS
35
Eastern alliance. : SEATO
36
Golf club parts. : TOES
38
Goad. : SPUR
41
Paired off. : MATCHED
42
Swell. : SURGE
45
Interfere. : MEDDLE
46
Participate. : SITIN
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Spirit. : GENIE
49
Biblical book. : ACTS
50
Hog food. : SLOP
51
Opening. : PORE
53
Strife goddess. : ERIS
55
W. W. II group. : OSS
56
John L. Lewis’s org. : UMW
57
Iranian export. : OIL
58
Measure: Abbr. : GAL

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

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