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New York Times, Tuesday, May 13, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 354 (avg 1.89)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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R
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G
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Q
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H
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B
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J
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,213
Across
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Zoo sounds. : ROARS
6
Where Surabaya is. : JAVA
10
Bind tightly, asea. : FRAP
14
French thoroughfare. : ALLEE
15
Leaf angle. : AXIL
16
___ mutton. : LEGO
17
Imperil. : JEOPARDIZE
19
Leap ___. : YEAR
20
Reptile. : ASP
21
Adversaries. : FOES
22
Badger. : HECKLE
24
Douceurs. : TIPS
25
Russian peninsula. : KOLA
26
Took an oath. : SWORE
28
Erring. : FAULTING
32
One at ___. : ATIME
33
Spheres. : ORBS
34
Jubilate. : CROW
35
City near Tel Aviv. : GAZA
36
Line up. : QUEUE
37
Sharpen. : HONE
38
Unruffled. : EVEN
39
Single. : UNAL
40
Inert gas. : XENON
41
Return. : SENDBACK
43
Saint ___ River, to Soo Canals. : MARYS
44
Month. : JUNE
45
Reads. : CONS
46
Remnant. : TAGEND
49
Go to ___ of trouble. : ALOT
50
Undertake. : TRY
53
Caesar's wife. : UXOR
54
Opposite. : ANTITHESIS
57
Shakespearean role. : LEAR
58
Control. : REIN
59
Veni, translated. : ICAME
60
Associate. : ALLY
61
Joining piece. : YOKE
62
Tobacco worker. : CURER
Down
1
Eastern VIP. : RAJA
2
Corrida encouragement. : OLES
3
Drooping. : ALOP
4
Capitol Hill man: Abbr. : REP
5
Marine phenomenon. : SEAFIRE
6
Becomes weary. : JADES
7
W. W. II powers. : AXIS
8
Namely: Abbr. : VIZ
9
Pub. : ALEHOUSE
10
Certain birds. : FLYCATCHERS
11
Give off fumes. : REEK
12
Bedouin headband. : AGAL
13
Reflect on. : PORE
18
Do a rodeo job. : ROPE
23
Letter. : ELL
24
Bar offering. : TOMANDJERRY
25
Afghanistan's capital. : KABUL
26
Stanza. : STAVE
27
Shrivel. : WIZEN
28
Fleck with color. : FREAK
29
Sardonic humor. : IRONY
30
Taboo things. : NONOS
31
Verdon. : GWEN
32
Geologic periods. : AGES
33
Snow leopard. : OUNCE
36
Predicament. : QUANDARY
40
Yellowish. : XANTHIC
42
Bakery item. : BUN
43
Debatable. : MOOT
45
Slope: Suffix. : CLINE
46
Russian city. : TULA
47
Skating leap. : AXEL
48
Scoreboard entry. : GOAL
49
Star in Perseus. : ATIK
50
Ivan the Great. : TSAR
51
Frost. : RIME
52
Belgian river. : YSER
55
Modern: Prefix. : NEO
56
Old French coin. : ECU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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