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New York Times, Friday, May 30, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 322 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,230
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1. Witty saying. : SQUIB
6. U. S. sculptor. : TAFT
10. Fellow. : CHAP
14. Koufax forte. : CURVE
15. Eastern name. : OMAR
16. Steak instruction. : RARE
17. Attired. : ROBED
18. Name for certain workers. : SODAJERKS
20. ___ loss. : ATA
21. Set up the pool balls. : RACK
23. Ancient musician. : LUTIST
24. Symbol of curiosity. : PANDORA
26. Silly: Colloq. : GAGA
27. Goodman, for one. : ACE
28. Midwesterner. : INLANDER
32. Very soiled. : BLACKASCOAL
36. Stowe girl. : EVA
37. At ___! : EASE
38. Aspiration. : AIM
39. Word of agreement. : AMEN
40. German pronoun. : SIE
41. Drawing. : MAGNETIZING
45. Scoundrel. : SCALAWAG
47. ___ spree. : ONA
48. Indites. : INKS
49. Disconnect. : TURNOFF
53. Sign of obeisance. : KOWTOW
56. Corrida performer. : TORO
57. ___ Dolorosa. : VIA
58. Immortality. : ATHANASIA
60. Court defense. : ALIBI
62. Feuchtwanger. : LION
63. Atlas name. : RAND
64. Roadside rest. : DINER
65. See. : ESPY
66. Cowboy's concern. : DOGY
67. Measure of capacity. : STERE
1. Discard. : SCRAP
2. Share. : QUOTA
3. Word with blight or renewal. : URBAN
4. Common contraction. : IVE
5. Lowest stratum. : BEDROCK
6. Opera character. : TOSCA
7. Run ___. : AMOK
8. In-thing. : FAD
9. Singing sounds. : TRALALA
10. Candia resident. : CRETAN
11. Espionage name. : HARI
12. Clumsy craft. : ARKS
13. Hanger-on. : PEST
19. Of the cheek. : JUGAL
22. Geography word. : AREA
25. Fresh-water fish. : DACE
26. Fairy tale character. : GNOME
28. Form of decoration. : ICING
29. Lesser: Prefix. : DEMI
30. What some gamblers hope to get. : EVEN
31. Pealed. : RANG
32. Mrs. Truman. : BESS
33. Secular. : LAIC
34. Befuddled. : ASEA
35. Certain tales. : SAGAS
39. Muezzin's call. : AZAN
41. Work by Massenet. : MANON
42. Inopportune. : AWKWARD
43. Go places. : TOUR
44. Encroachments. : INROADS
46. Repetitive chant. : LITANY
49. Sycophant. : TOADY
50. Like a ram. : OVINE
51. Filament. : FIBER
52. Laissez ___. : FAIRE
53. Vegetable. : KALE
54. Revolutionary patriot. : OTIS
55. Wallop. : WHOP
56. Musical sound. : TING
59. ___ Paulo. : SAO
61. College subject, for short. : LIT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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