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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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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,213
Across Down
1. 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
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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