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New York Times, Saturday, June 21, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,252
Across
1. Ropes, hawsers, etc. : CORDAGE
8. Civil Defense condition. : ALERT
13. Sir Roger de ___. : COVERLEY
14. Forage plant. : CLOVER
15. Menu item. : OMELETTE
16. Bring back. : REVIVE
17. Hot time. : SPREE
18. Implement. : HOE
20. Elysium. : EDEN
21. City in Arizona. : MESA
22. Winter wear. : GLOVE
24. Delivered. : SENT
25. Torero's praises. : OLES
26. Exasperate: Colloq. : RILE
27. Bronze Age sight in England. : HENGE
28. Avoid, in a way. : STEPOVER
30. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
31. Pasture animal. : EWE
32. Pronoun. : SHE
34. Ordinary. : SOSO
37. Sight near Stroudsburg, Pa. : WATERGAP
42. Red Square name. : LENIN
43. Muslim title. : IMAM
44. Variety's Green. : ABEL
46. It's ___ world. : AMAD
47. Victimizes. : PREYS
48. Actress Louise. : TINA
49. Low or ebb. : TIDE
50. Seafood delicacy. : EEL
51. ___ Rapids. : CEDAR
52. Tooth part. : ENAMEL
54. New on the job. : INCOMING
57. Floating. : NATANT
58. Afternoon party. : TEADANCE
59. Vogue. : TREND
60. Orchestrate. : ARRANGE
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1. Constrains. : COMPELS
2. Excess type, in printing. : OVERSET
3. Press statement. : RELEASE
4. Endure, a la Robert Burns. : DREE
5. Height: Abbr. : ALT
6. Fetch. : GET
7. Peeping aperture. : EYEHOLE
8. Stout's kin. : ALE
9. One-sided tennis score. : LOVESET
10. Plain. : EVIDENT
11. Vendetta's purpose. : REVENGE
12. Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
13. World: Prefix. : COSMO
14. Western Indian. : CREE
19. Wear out one's welcome. : OVERSTAY
22. Take on stature. : GROW
23. Aggressive person. : LIVEWIRE
27. Dutch title. : HEER
29. Laborer. : PEON
33. Surrounds, with "in." : HEMS
34. Study group. : SEMINAR
35. Stepping out. : ONADATE
36. Certain musician. : SIDEMAN
38. Galli-Curci. : AMELITA
39. Entrance keeper. : GATEMAN
40. Permanent. : ABIDING
41. Expiation. : PENANCE
42. Potentially active. : LATENT
45. Roomy. : LARGE
47. Trapper's quest. : PELT
51. Musical finale. : CODA
53. Purpose. : END
55. Father of Kish. : NER
56. Because: Fr. : CAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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