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New York Times, Friday, June 13, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,244

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Across
1
Duffer's strokes. : BAFFS
6
Pequod. : SHIP
10
Opposite of vive. : ABAS
14
Nautical term. : ATRIP
15
Philippine cloth. : PINA
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Con ___ (briskly). : BRIO
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See 3 Down. : THIRTEENTH
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Flavoring plant. : HERB
20
Common contraction. : HED
21
Irish dramatist. : SYNGE
22
Ancient country. : MOAB
23
Indians of Tierra del Fuego. : ONAS
25
No place for apple eating. : EDEN
26
___ the Covenant. : ARKOF
28
Address. : SAYTO
30
Try. : ESSAY
32
Emotion. : IRE
33
Rare person. : ONER
35
Sixth sense: Abbr. : ESP
36
Direction. : NNE
37
Goes flat. : STALES
40
Decked. : TOGGED
42
See 3 Down. : THE
43
Postal item: Abbr. : STP
45
Metalware. : TOLE
46
Timetable abbr. : ARR
47
Severe. : HARSH
49
Spirit of a people. : ETHOS
53
Important alliance. : SEATO
55
Account of a sort. : EPIC
57
Item to be held securely, in superstition. : SOAP
58
Homme d'___. : ETAT
59
Archeologists' tools. : PICKS
61
Indian. : OTO
62
Wind. : COIL
63
Tempts fate, ladderwise. : WALKSUNDER
65
Henry's fourth. : ANNE
66
First name for an author. : ERLE
67
Children's poet. : MOORE
68
Makes an out in baseball. : TAGS
69
Defeat. : BEST
70
Geologist's term. : STOSS
Down
1
Mawkishness. : BATHOS
2
Greek goddess. : ATHENA
3
With 42 and 17 Across, a time for caution. : FRIDAY
4
Wood. : FIR
5
N. Y. and San Fran. : SPTS
6
Fast man with a dollar. : SPENDER
7
Depends, with "on." : HINGES
8
Violent. : INTENSE
9
Exclamation. : PAH
10
Execrate. : ABHOR
11
___ a mirror (tempting fate). : BREAKING
12
Winging. : AIRBORNE
13
News story of a kind. : SOB
18
Evil ___. : EYE
22
Spring festival gear. : MAYPOLE
24
Special kind of airport: Abbr. : STOL
27
"___ a cold, . . . " : FEED
29
Not requiring repetition. : ONESHOT
31
Apropos. : ASTO
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This: Sp. : ESTA
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Railroad stops: Abbr. : STAS
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___ match. : THREEONA
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Making effervescent. : AERATING
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___ on (manages). : GETS
44
Train. : PREPARE
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Undergrowth. : THICKET
48
___ salt (tempts fate). : SPILLS
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17 Across, for one. : HOODOO
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TV Westerns. : OATERS
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Germ cells. : SPORES
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Witches' ___. : TALES
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Containers: Abbr. : CKS
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Pupil's problems. : SUMS
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Black ___. : CAT
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Entanglement. : WEB
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Do ___ open umbrellas indoors. : NOT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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