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New York Times, Monday, June 16, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F K Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,247
Across Down
1. Peerage abbreviation. : BART
5. Meadow sounds. : BAAS
9. Commit a crime. : STEAL
14. Nautical term. : ALEE
15. Pilaf ingredient. : RICE
16. Contour feather. : PENNA
17. Soft-grain sheepskin. : ROAN
18. Visionary. : IDEALISTIC
20. Hinged, with "on." : DEPENDED
22. Stakes. : ANTES
23. Recompense, old style. : MEED
24. Bancroft. : ANNE
25. Worn-out horses. : JADES
28. Omelet ingredient. : DICEDHAM
32. Regarding. : ANENT
33. Stopwatch. : TIMER
34. Winglike part. : ALA
35. Measure. : PINT
36. Hard-hit baseball. : LINER
37. River in England. : AVON
38. Biblical priest. : ELI
39. Made public. : AIRED
40. Place of action. : SCENE
41. School session. : SEMESTER
43. Aches. : PINES
44. Book of the Bible. : ACTS
45. Retired. : ABED
47. Arthur Hailey title. : HOTEL
49. Splashes. : SPATTERS
53. Portrays. : DELINEATES
55. Part of Latin "to be." : ERAT
56. Common contraction. : ARENT
57. Erudition. : LORE
58. Place. : SITE
59. Strong drinks. : GROGS
60. Country, in France. : PAYS
61. Ruler. : TSAR
1. Man of 37 Across. : BARD
2. Drug plant. : ALOE
3. Gather. : REAP
4. Dwelling of a kind. : TENEMENT
5. June V.I.P. : BRIDE
6. Backed. : AIDED
7. Scored at tennis. : ACED
8. Adriatic. : SEA
9. Fishing lure. : SPINNER
10. Did a checking job. : TESTED
11. Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
12. Cuckoos. : ANIS
13. Varnish ingredient. : LAC
19. Mounted soldier. : LANCER
21. Tree sight. : NEST
24. Intended. : AIMED
25. Tricks. : JAPES
26. Old-womanish. : ANILE
27. Heavy fabric. : DENIM
28. Train unit. : DINER
29. Shelter. : HAVEN
30. "All ___, I'm so . . . " : ALONE
31. Parts of horses. : MANES
33. Spares. : TIRES
36. Scanty. : LITTLE
37. Moment of truth. : ACIDTEST
39. Take-offs. : ASCENTS
40. Small barracuda. : SPET
42. Using up. : EATING
45. Mimicking. : APERY
46. Guantanamo and others. : BASES
47. German title. : HERR
48. Spread. : OLEO
49. Porch. : STOA
50. Greek goddess. : ERIS
51. Pro ___. : RATA
52. Abbreviation on a spoon. : STER
53. U.N. name. : DAG
54. Peak. : ALP

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