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New York Times, Thursday, May 8, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,208
Across Down
1. Available. : ONTAP
6. Commander in Revolution. : ASHE
10. Be off! : SCAT
14. French river. : LOIRE
15. Bandy words. : SPAR
16. Weight deduction. : TARE
17. Girl's name. : ELLEN
18. Evening in Naples. : SERA
19. Island land. : ERIN
20. Become upset. : GOTOPIECES
22. Every: Ger. : ALLE
23. Prefix with freeze or body. : ANTI
24. Farthest. : UTMOST
26. Where kinder learn to write. : SCHULE
30. Wall hanging. : ARRAS
32. At ___ for words. : ALOSS
33. Features of jazz. : BLUENOTES
37. Asian boundary river. : YALU
38. Enervates. : JADES
39. Course. : PATH
40. Openings. : APERTURES
42. River area. : DELTA
43. Control board. : PANEL
44. Performed in a way. : DANCED
45. Note. : REMARK
48. Bolivian Indian. : ITEN
50. Part of a Latin trio. : AMAT
51. Post Office function. : MOVINGMAIL
57. Year during reign of Henry I. : MCII
58. Southwest wind. : AFER
59. Free. : LETGO
60. Wine: Prefix. : OENO
61. Regarding. : INRE
62. Prevent. : ESTOP
63. Realized. : SEEN
64. Myrna and others. : LOYS
65. Cherished ones. : DEARS
1. Cassini. : OLEG
2. ___ contendere. : NOLO
3. Pinball word. : TILT
4. Mars: Prefix. : AREO
5. Writers of a sort. : PENPALS
6. Useful quality. : ASSET
7. Postal service. : SPECIALDELIVERY
8. Speedy one. : HARE
9. Removals. : ERASURES
10. Gets at some mail. : STEAMSOPEN
11. Ponti. : CARLO
12. Seed coverings. : ARILS
13. Stand. : TENET
21. Noun suffix. : INE
25. Brown. : TAN
26. "___ prayer . . . " : SAYA
27. Strike. : CLAP
28. Predicament. : HOLE
29. Seizure of a kind. : USURPATION
31. Is sorry for. : RUES
33. Unmask. : BARE
34. Barbershop item. : TALC
35. Feminine ending. : ETTE
36. Food fish. : SHAD
38. Some letters. : JUNKMAIL
41. Seafarer. : TAR
42. Hung loosely. : DANGLED
44. Cub Scout unit. : DEN
45. Kind of gin fizz. : RAMOS
46. Allen or Griffin. : EMCEE
47. Muskie's state. : MAINE
49. Exasperates. : TIRES
52. ___ consequence. : OFNO
53. Month, in Italy. : MESE
54. ___ boy! : ATTA
55. Stravinsky. : IGOR
56. Cuts off. : LOPS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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