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New York Times, Thursday, May 15, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,215
Across
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Technician's milieu. : LAB
4
Cooling equipment. : ICER
8
Prosperous. : FLUSH
13
Brouhaha. : TODO
14
Asian cervine. : NAPU
15
Variety of marble. : RANCE
16
Narrow pass. : ABRA
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Weekdays: Abbr. : FRIS
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Inner: Anat. : ENTAL
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So-so haul of fish. : FAIRCATCH
21
Roman official. : EDILE
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Defame. : TRADUCE
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Ruler: Abbr. : EMP
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Man's nickname. : LEN
26
Volstead's opponents. : WETS
27
City air problem. : SMOG
29
Canadian province: Abbr. : ALTA
32
Certain Nevadans. : SIERRANS
36
Make tight. : CAULK
38
River to the Rhone. : AIN
39
Interdiction. : TABOO
40
Chinese province. : SINKIANG
42
Variety of quartz. : SARD
43
Look over. : SCAN
44
Swabs. : MOPS
47
Direction. : SSE
50
Malay isthmus. : KRA
51
Middle East domain. : EMIRATE
55
Biblical spy. : CALEB
57
Nudes in a Warsaw art gallery. : BAREPOLES
59
Covent Garden offering. : OPERA
60
Wicked. : EVIL
61
Sounds from a corrida. : OLES
62
Refresher. : TONIC
63
Took a bus. : RODE
64
Part of a fork. : TINE
65
Follow. : TRACK
66
Insect. : GNAT
67
Curve of a ship plank. : SNY
Down
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Type of pneumonia. : LOBAR
2
Town in north Italy. : ADRIA
3
Directors on a stroll, in a way. : BOARDWALKS
4
Truly. : INFACT
5
Menus. : CARTES
6
Great. : EPIC
7
What a fool does sometimes. : RUSHESIN
8
Drinks on the house. : FREEPORT
9
Farmer's necessity. : LAND
10
Up to. : UNTIL
11
Prepare fish. : SCALE
12
Trojan War name. : HELEN
13
U. S. President. : TAFT
20
Hint. : CUE
24
Mrs., in France. : MME
28
Foundation of sod. : GRASSROOTS
29
CPA's concerns: Abbr. : ACS
30
Old French ballad. : LAI
31
Cask. : TUN
32
John Hancock: Abbr. : SIG
33
Camel's-hair robe. : ABA
34
Correlative. : NOR
35
Turf. : SOD
37
Retaliate with the foot. : KICKBACK
38
Commune in Saxony. : ANNABERG
41
Central European river. : AAR
44
Capital of Yucatan. : MERIDA
45
Plain or Spanish ___. : OMELET
46
Spot on a card. : PIP
47
Walter or Barbara Ann. : SCOTT
48
Flavor. : SAPOR
49
Italian queen. : ELENA
52
Tired. : ALLIN
53
Wee. : TEENY
54
Latin infinitive. : ESSE
56
Norse navigator. : ERIC
58
English river. : AVON

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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