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New York Times, Tuesday, May 27, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,227
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1. Sports name. : BABE
5. Exclamation. : ALAS
9. Verse. : STAVE
14. College in North Carolina. : ELON
15. Jester. : MIME
16. "South Pacific" or "Wayside Inn." : TALES
17. Approach in a way. : CLOSEINON
19. Migrant workers. : OKIES
20. ___ the collar. : HOTUNDER
21. Della. : REESE
22. Upper space. : ETHER
23. ___ band. : ONEMAN
26. Producer, as of books. : ISSUER
29. Mild oath. : DANG
32. Grenoble item. : SKI
35. Water, at cocktail time. : CHASER
36. Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
37. Hoity-toity. : HIGHHAT
39. Arrange. : DISPOSE
41. ___ hejirae. : ANNO
42. Johnson in-law. : NUGENT
44. Norse goddess. : RAN
45. Destiny. : DOOM
46. Tramp. : TRUDGE
47. Queen. : REGINA
49. Insects. : WASPS
54. Gielgud vehicle. : DRAMA
56. Endures successfully. : RIDESOUT
59. Do a cartographer's job. : REMAP
60. Indicated. : ADDEDUPTO
61. Musical piece. : ETUDE
62. Ego. : SELF
63. Ruffle. : ROIL
64. German river. : WESER
65. Hunted animal. : PREY
66. Bird. : ERNE
1. ___-de-mer (a pidgin English). : BECHE
2. Assign. : ALLOT
3. Stall. : BOOTH
4. Result. : ENSUE
5. Among. : AMID
6. Short message. : LINE
7. Loving. : AMOROUS
8. Capitol Hill man: Abbr. : SEN
9. ___ trooper. : STORM
10. Use the pool. : TAKEADIP
11. One who conveys property. : ALIENATOR
12. Necklines. : VEES
13. Sum, ___, ful. : ESSE
18. Add value to. : ENRICH
24. Required. : NEEDED
25. Wrong. : ERRING
27. Peace in Hinduism. : SHANTI
28. Sixth planet from sun. : SATURN
30. U. S. agency. : NASA
31. Secluded valley. : GLEN
32. Food fish. : SHAD
33. The movies, in Europe. : KINO
34. Dullard. : IGNORAMUS
38. Domestic. : HOMEMADE
40. Did the prunes. : STEWED
43. Sentry. : GUARDER
48. Curious one. : GAPER
50. Bet on ___ thing. : ASURE
51. Lethargy. : SOPOR
52. Interpose. : PUTIN
53. Embezzled. : STOLE
54. Attracted. : DREW
55. Network. : RETE
57. Useless. : IDLE
58. Flout. : DEFY
60. Cobra. : ASP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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