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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
1. 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
17. Weekdays: Abbr. : FRIS
18. Inner: Anat. : ENTAL
19. So-so haul of fish. : FAIRCATCH
21. Roman official. : EDILE
22. Defame. : TRADUCE
23. Ruler: Abbr. : EMP
25. 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
1. 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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